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5050 Academy Ln, Bessemer, AL 35022-5249
+1 205-424-5255
11:00 - 23:00
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Sun 11:00 - 00:00
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Birmingham, Alabama
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68 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

May 8th & 10th, 2017 I am just now getting around to writing this as it has taken me this long to calm down from the experience. On May 8th, I ordered Applebee's Carside To Go. Basically, I ordered online, paid, drove to the restaurant and pulled into the designated parking space so that they could bring it out to... More 

Thank KevinMuir
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20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we visited applebee's Sunday afternoon. the wait was not too long considering it was right after church and we had a party of nine. they first told us their biggest table would only accomodate 7 so they really couldnt seat us. it wasnt until someone in our party suggested pushing tables together that they agreed maybe they did have somewhere... More 

Thank hoover101
Houston, Texas
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 April 2017

I was served by a great young man named Edricus G. He took my order promptly and got it exactly right. I had a small steak with steamed broccoli and mashed sweet potatoes.The steak was done perfectly (thank you, Chef!). Edricus came several times to check on me and offered whatever he thought might make my dining more enjoyable.When I... More 

Thank Maggie0dill
Huntsville, Alabama
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48 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

Our first stop was Applebee's to get something quick and greasy to eat for the night planned for her. Staff.......ehh..... the waitress was nice but the staff......could've had more enthusiasm about being there and could've taken less time talking amongst one another.

Thank TukiJ
Bessemer, Alabama
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 24 March 2017

Applebee's is a family friendly restaurant. The staff are always friendly and the food is always good.

Thank contenna
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66 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

Dropped in after a 9 hour drive sat at bar great conversation with a man from England and another person. Appetizers where good wine good and great price.

Thank vickinca
Waynesboro, Tennessee
1 review
Reviewed 19 February 2017

I like the fiesta lime chicken! They also have great service and a good atmosphere to enjoy your self.

Thank Dale O
Waxahachie, Texas
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24 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 January 2017

Although we were seated promptly and given menus by the hostess that's the last of the staff that spoke to us until we walked out. Several wait staff walked passed us in both directions without any acknowledgement. Nobody came to take our drink order. We waited long enough to peruse the menu and decide what we wanted eat mentioning to... More 

Thank Patrick T
Knoxville, Tennessee
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123 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 December 2016

Stopped in for dinner while traveling through. It was just ok. Service was decent. Food was mixed. Broccoli was cold and overcooked the first time. The second time it was much better. The kids steak was under cooked. Everything else was just ok. Not great and not bad.

Thank MorgansInTennessee
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

Our place of business closes at 10:00. We love going to Applebees! They are open until 1:00am and even though it is late the service is good. Very seldom have we ever had to wait for our food. The servers are always friendly and eager to please. The food is good and reasonably priced. Our experience has always been a... More 

Thank cobo456

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
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: 5050 Academy Ln, Bessemer, AL 35022-5249
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Bessemer
  • Phone Number: +1 205-424-5255

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