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Applebee's

$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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2500 Capital Mall Dr SW, Olympia, WA 98502-5023
+1 360-352-8500
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Olympia, Washington
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

This Applebee's has some of the best staff. A few years ago they weren't as good but now they are more attentive and the orders are usually correct. The food is always good and it is reasonably priced for the budget conscious. You can make your dollars stretch if you go during happy hour and order appetizers for dinner as... More 

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Thank SHurley9876
Olympia, Washington
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Great time was had by all! Food was delicious and our server, Ryan, was the BEST! Love the two salads and two appetizers for $20 or $25.

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Thank RedLady327
Olympia, Washington
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265 reviews
133 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 170 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

We visited for a nice evening out with friends, and we're very pleased. We arrived a bit early, around 5, to beat the crowd. They were already busy, a good sign. I ordered the 2 for $20 ribs with the salad. MORE than I needed, but really good. The other meals also received good reviews, and some went home in... More 

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Thank Al K
Lake Havasu Cty
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27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 20 January 2017

You won't go away hungry and there are lots of ways to share different dishes. Food is good with full bar if you want it.

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Thank Joan K
Shelton, Washington
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69 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

Inviting, warm restaurant. Sat in the bar area. CURTIS was our server. He was so nice, gave a nice comment to my darling g -niece as she is expecting! Our service was great, lunch was yummy and the combo price was excellent. We had a really nice time.

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Thank marsha g
Elma, Washington
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118 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

I have always found Applebee's to serve generic food, in a quasi-bar-like atmosphere with sub-par service. Forced by my family to give it another try after about 7 years, we stopped here fully expecting the same results. I was wrong. While the food has improved some and I found something that I liked without the faked culinary experimentation I experienced... More 

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Thank DrHedrick
Seattle, Washington
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217 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 September 2016

Honestly we tried Olive Garden first but they had a 30 minute wait and Applebee's sat our party of 5 immediately. Our server Chris did a great job. Ordered the 12oz steak and felt cheated because they were obviously out of the 12 oz. and substituted an 8oz. and a 4 oz. without asking - and it ain't the same... More 

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Thank Timothy H
Tenino
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 7 September 2016

Many choices of foods that are lower in calorie but not taste. The selections are endless and they show the calories of each dish. The service is great.

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Thank joannaw663
Elma WA
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121 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 July 2016

Always good food and decent service. This last time for a quick lunch. Service was a little lacking this time.

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Thank phred209
Olympia, Washington
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4 reviews
Reviewed 3 July 2016

In the area, decent food & beverages. The waitstaff are friendly, and easy going. They come to the table, chat with you if there is a lull in their work- we got so we know a few very well - almost like family. This is the go to place for us when we just need a break-sometimes just pop in... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2500 Capital Mall Dr SW, Olympia, WA 98502-5023
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Olympia
  • Phone Number: +1 360-352-8500

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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?