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10243 Big Bend Rd, Riverview, FL 33578-7411
+1 813-236-9200
11:00 - 02:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 02:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 03:00
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Sun City Center, Florida
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280 reviews
189 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My wife and I love bourbon chicken so we went with friends to Applebees last night. We each had the special, bourbon chicken and blackened shrimp, including potatoes, sauteed onions and peppers.....for $9.99. Our friends enjoyed lime chicken and a large steak. Everyone was pleased with their meals. The food was as good as can be and was very reasonably... More 

Thank Steve B
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94 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Phone order to be picked up at curbside. Ordered soft drink with meal. Was told they were out. Drink was part of meal deal. No alternative offered. Burger was overdone, dry and cold. I ordered a side of onion rings and paid an additional $1.99 to substitute them for fries. There was 4 onion rings. 4!!!!! Next time I'll just... More 

Thank septsunseeker
Amesbury, Massachusetts
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47 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016

Crispy Brewhouse Chicken - Stout gravy, garlic mashed potatoes, cheddar, crispy onion. Was excellent - can't wait to go back and have it again. Shrimp Wonton Stir Fry - Stir-fry veggies, dumpling sauce, wonton strips, white rice. Was also very good, but was a little dry... the sauce they use was very tasty but they could have put more on... More 

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Yalaha, Florida
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35 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

Applebee's compares very favorably to its competition like TGIF and Chili's. Their lunch specials are half off on some of our favorite menu items. And their dinner specials offer substantial savings too. The beverage list has anything we might be interested in trying. Applebee's servers are without exception some of the most efficient and personable that we have met. They... More 

Thank Ken C
Riverview, Florida, United States
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51 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

Took my son and his friend for a bite to eat. Service was slow. The boys ordered from the kids menu and we laughed when the food arrived. Our family friend ordered chicken fingers with mozzarella sticks. The chicken tenders were the size of appetizers. My son basically received a piece of chicken cut into tenders. I ordered the chicken... More 

Thank Brockport95
Cape Coral, Florida
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

I was traveling around the Tampa area working and decided to stop for lunch. Although I have been to different Applebees for dinner, this was my first lunch experience. The food was prepared very well, it was tasty, and just the right amount for lunch. I had the lunch special of ceasar salad with delicious dressing, honey flavored chicken tenders... More 

Thank DonnaCMS
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43 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016

If you should visit this establishment, don't sit near the windows, way too many flys. Where do they come from? Anyway, about the food and the portions they could stand improvement. Are people just satisfied with crappy service and mediocre food? Nice ambiance and good advertising, that is what you're paying for.

Thank Robert V
Tampa, Florida
2 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016

We used to like dining at Applebee's a lot, but the recent visits were a dissapointment. The good thing first, our server was the reason it was not a total dissapointment. She did a great job! The rest: Dirty silverware, a steak not cocked to order and served on a smudgy plate. The meal size was more of an appetizer... More 

Thank gunnarwynarski
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

The food was very good and came our fairly fast. The atmosphere was pleasant as were the employees. The food tasted pretty good I had the Double Hog Dare Ya and it was decently sized and tasted very good. It did however take a little longer to get the bill out to us. Over all good place to go for... More 

Thank matt620
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

For it being an Applebee's tge food is excellent and the drinks are as well. Sometimes driving to brandon or other places seem far when you want a quick bite to eat. It's not a fine and wine dine place but for a q uick bite and great food it's the place. My only complain is that sometimes the service... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 03:00
11:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10243 Big Bend Rd, Riverview, FL 33578-7411
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Riverview
  • Phone Number: +1 813-236-9200

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