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480 Ackerman Rd, Columbus, OH 43202-1597
+1 614-268-1220
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good25%
  • Average11%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible3%
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“steak” (7 reviews)
“kids menu” (2 reviews)
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American, Bar
$$ - $$$
480 Ackerman Rd, Columbus, OH 43202-1597
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Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

Applebee’s is every where but this one was good at service which is what counts most. Bartender Zach was a beast keep it up man

Thank Steed J
Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

My family ordered 3 entrees. The bacon/whiskey cheeseburger did not have any bacon on it and the French fries were cold and the ketchup was rancid. Another entree was the shrimp cavatelli/pasta dish. It had a strange flavor and looked like Mac and cheese with...More

Thank Cassy B
Reviewed 8 October 2017

This place is a happening little place. Always busy. Food is ok, drinks are great. I enjoyed Shawn, the Tuesday, Thursday bartender. He, and all the staff seem to get along well, and do a great job. Best Applebee's I've ever been in.

Thank sandy4409
Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

Our food was very good and the staff here was incredibly friendly. From the gentleman cleaning the windows who greeted us kindly to the hostess who friendly and got us to our seats quickly. Our waitress was awesome! She was kind, interactive, and fast. We...More

Thank fetchertaco
Reviewed 24 May 2017

This restaurant is close to several hotels close to the Ohio State University campus. We stopped in for lunch upon arriving in Columbus. The atmosphere was friendly and not noisy. We were greeted, seated and served quickly. Our waiter had a great personality and made...More

Thank RPS1971
Reviewed 23 May 2017

I had the chicken and shrimp plate for about $12.99. It was great. Also cheap beer. The decor is nice. The service was indifferent but good.

Thank Largang
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

Visited here on a Thursday night around 11pm. This restaurant was within walking distance of our hotel. Very few people during our visit. Friendly hostess and waitress. Fast service. Good food. Definitely would come here again.

Thank Roger R
Reviewed 16 February 2017

Fast and very friendly service. We have a big family and they let us sit at 2 tables side by side, during a time that was very busy.

Thank treebugg79
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

They revised the kids menu. Now with more options and more sides (like broccoli, apples, and mashed potatoes) that you can combine with the meals. The meals now come in two sizes of food anounts: regular size and hungry size.

Thank Jose A
Reviewed 14 December 2016

Never crowded and staff were very helpful. Service good, food hot. had takeout one day and it was a very short wait to get it

Thank Caren B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 480 Ackerman Rd, Columbus, OH 43202-1597
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Columbus
  • Phone Number: +1 614-268-1220
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