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$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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2740 Bridge Ave, Albert Lea, MN 56007-2066
+1 507-373-0380
11:00 - 11:00
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Merriam, Kansas
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84 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Traveling recently for work on Valentine's Day, I found myself in the beautiful hamlet of Albert Lea, MN. (I think they make Spam here) I believe it was around 7pm that I finally stumbled my way across the parking lot from the AmericInn Inn where I'd managed to down most of a 5th of cheap Hawkeye vodka. The rest of... More 

Thank Partssales
Albert Lea, Minnesota
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36 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

We haven't visited our local Apple Bees for quite awhile as we haven't been very impressed on our previous visits. Our granddaughter wanted her birthday meal to be here so we went with. The service was great but the food wasn't up to par as usual!! There were 10 of us and 4 of us ordered the steak special and... More 

Thank NaNaBooh
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31 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

I've always had great service at this location. Prices are cheap, there are plenty of delicious options on the menu (both food and drink). Great for a family dinner or meeting up with friends for drinks.

Thank Y8368OZsamantha
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6 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

Busy restaurant. Did not have item available on specials menu. No silverware on table till after our food arrived. Need more ranch given on salad. Awesome jalapeño croutons on salad. Don't assume everyone wants to use the techy contraption on the table to check out.

Thank CheriLynn94
Albert Lea, Minnesota
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76 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Applebee's = Applebee's...it's ok, so so, nothing special...here are other better choices but their hours are good so if they are open and you need to stop they're ok.

Thank Keith K
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

We arrived around dinner time, and there was a wait. We went and sat at the bar. We were treated to one of the very best bartenders I have ever witnessed. She was fast, efficient and friendly. Nicole was the best I've soon. Got our drinks right away, and got menus to order our food. Food came in a very... More 

Thank Mary T
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176 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

From 3-6pm and 9-close the $5 House Long islands and other drink and half price appetizers are exceptional. The chicken quesadilla is a special app.

Thank Froomcat
Seattle, Washington
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24 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

We went to have lunch and we were greeted by the bartender, probably because there was a change of shift ...I don't know Her name was Kathleen. Soon after, the restaurant got busy, and she did a great job trying to seat & great new customers, taking food & drink orders for all customers....it was interesting to watch...I know it... More 

Thank John_Hospitality
Mount Prospect, IL
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

Very cold inside the restaurant. Service was good. Had chicken tortilla soup which was too spicy. Wedge salad was huge and tasty.

Thank vmj13
Springfield, Illinois
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176 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

What can you say, they're all the same. It comes down to service, which was very good. Food was good also and it sure beats Mc D's by a long shot

Thank TechyD

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 11:00
11:00 - 11:00
11:00 - 11:00
11:00 - 11:00
11:00 - 11:00
11:00 - 11:00
11:00 - 11:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2740 Bridge Ave, Albert Lea, MN 56007-2066
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Albert Lea
  • Phone Number: +1 507-373-0380

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