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5050 Academy Ln, Bessemer, AL 35022-5249
+1 205-424-5255
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good20%
  • Average24%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible20%
19 Jun 2017
“Waiter ”
12 Jun 2017
“Replace the staff and it will be better”
Open Now
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m. Hours
American, Bar
$$ - $$$
5050 Academy Ln, Bessemer, AL 35022-5249
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Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

My Son and I went to the Bama/Arkansas game and dropped in to the Applebee’s in Bessemer near our hotel. I normally wouldn’t probably dine at an Applebee’s however the were the only place open near our hotel. Everything turned out awesome and Whitney was...More

Thank Joshua G
Reviewed 6 September 2017

The waitress I had at this restaurant sucked. The only person that was working was the hostesses and she was walking around with a limp. The food was typical Applebee's food.

Thank James C
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

The staff was very friendly. The meal was well prepared and served while still hot. The beer was cold. The facility could have used a little upkeep.

Thank don w
Reviewed 9 August 2017

The wings had a terrible after taste. She replaced my order. I had the same issue. I threw the wings in the hotel trash. However the waitress was very friendly.

Thank Your_Opinion_Counts
Reviewed 25 July 2017

Good food and decent service. About the same that you'd expect from an Applebee's. I liked the location, right off the main road, and near my hotel.

Thank Penny B
Reviewed 14 July 2017

We stopped here for a quick lunch while traveling and it was disappointing. I ordered soup and a salad, my companion ordered soup only. The restaurant had been open for about 75 minutes when we arrived so the kitchen should have been prepared. My salad...More

Thank Texhusky75
Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

When we arrived our group of 12 seemed to overwhelm them even tho the place was empty. The waitress that got us did not want the take our tables and we ended up having a very nice woman. She was amazing. The food all came...More

Thank dmathes
Reviewed 18 June 2017

Good choices with good wait staff. Tacos were tasty and burgers lip spaking. Constant refills on beverages.

Thank Elliehans
Reviewed 12 June 2017

First off, the food was good and the staff member who seated us did her job well. After that, staff service went WAY down hill. Our waiter was far more interested in showing off for the person he was training than doing anything else right....More

Thank Perry L
Reviewed 10 June 2017

This place is within walking distance from the BW hotel so it was a simple choice for us to go there for dinner. We were greeted and seated immediately and our server showed up promptly with a smile. It is all simple American food as...More

Thank lonestarlizard
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
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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