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Bar, Pub, American
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1161 Polaris Pkwy, Columbus, OH 43240-6000
+1 614-840-9092
11:00 - 23:00
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Westerville, Ohio
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191 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

Applebee's is a chain restaurant and is pretty typical for a chain -- consistent menanu, fairly consistent level of service, etc. My experience with the service at Applebee's has generally not been good -- I've had some really slow service in a number of Applebee's but the service at this location was very good. We had taken my elderly mother-in-law... More 

Thank Jim H
Anthem, Arizona
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263 reviews
180 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 April 2016

Good food served quickly and good servers. Good atmosphere to watch sporting events. Our server Brooke was great and paid great attention to our needs.

Thank Larry W
United States
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 April 2016

Went to this location for friends birthday...ordered a steak medium rare...received a well done steak...waitress called manager....reordered steak...came back a second time...well done again...persons in my party was almost done eating so i ate the steak and potatoes as I was hungry and didn't want to wait again...service was good.. however food was not up to standard...manager was not accommodating... More 

Thank dgdiamond
Columbus, Ohio
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2016 via mobile

With Applebee's, you can't go wrong. They are very consistent and reliable. This location on Polaris Parkway has always been busy but their customer service is always great. They even have happy hour pricing on weekends. Their half off appetizers are hard to beat. Personally, I enjoy the Parmesan Shrimp and Steak. Add that with some spinach artichoke dip and... More 

Thank Derek P
Cleveland, Ohio
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216 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2015

Under 600 menu is great. I had cedar grilled lemon chicken. It was so delicious. Would have still ordered it even it wasn't on the 2 for $20 menu. The waitress Kim was great. She brought extra napkins without us having to ask. There was something that was a concern. It was raining and the floor was extremely slippery as... More 

Thank k p
Columbus, Ohio
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29 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 May 2015

I visited this Applebee's on April 28 for lunch with a group of seniors. We were 7 people all together and ordered from the lunch menu. Even though nothing was special in our order but all the items were common lunch foods, we had to wait overtime. I did not keep time, but it was abnormally long - longer than... More 

Thank Treebeard2005
Lewis Center, Ohio
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76 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 2015

Service is typically super slow (especially at lunch when getting soup and salad combo). We usually get good waiters though.

Thank spike9090
Napoleon, Ohio
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91 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 March 2015

We met our son and his family here as it was near his house and we had gift cards I wanted to use. I was a little concerned as we were arriving around 6 on a Friday night and didn't know how long we would have to wait - always scary when you have 2 young grandchildren who also have... More 

Thank Diana L
United States
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112 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2015

You know it's bad when 2 teenage boys complain that a restaurant is really unhealthy! Family lunch. I couldn't find anything really half-way healthy on the menu. I know just about everything is probably made from a pre-made sauce, or mix. The pretzel bites are amazing, but they are DEEP FRIED, so heart patients, beware! The Classic Burger I ordered... More 

Thank Monica D
Arad, Israel
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102 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2015

Atmosphere was friendly and fun. Wait staff great. Free refills on soft drinks. Food not great for vegetarians but was able to find something.

Thank Shahama1

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 21 - USD 30
Bar, Pub, American
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1161 Polaris Pkwy, Columbus, OH 43240-6000
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Columbus
  • Phone Number: +1 614-840-9092

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?