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Bar, Pub, American, Steakhouse
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4510 Challenger Ave, Roanoke, VA 24012-7028
+1 540-977-0125
11:00 - 12:00
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9 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

Order placed for carry out. Notified after pick up that received wrong order. Returned for correction. Was allowed to keep all food!! However original order not right all along. Bummer.

Thank Laura B
Roanoke, Virginia
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Just had the New Tai Shrimp Salad on the new Salad menu. Delicious! Just the right amount of spice. Highly recommend.

Thank Kevin R
Fincastle, Virginia
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59 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

Very disappointed in corporate attempts to try and make Applebee's more than what it is. Going with the "wood fire" grill menu is a grasp to try and compete with actual steakhouses. The "wood fire" sirloin was very good but portions leave a lot to be desired. They still have the "2 for" menus but these also have changed. My... More 

Thank soonerpirate
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24 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016

Nothing great, nothing poor. It is Applebees. Service was prompt, food decent. Ordered alcohol and the drinks were good. Predictable, customary and a fine choice for casual night out.

Thank 123098
Roanoke VA
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60 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2016

Ok food, good service, good drinks. Doe this not fir all Applebees? I got a steak on my last trip and WHAT DO THEY TENDERIZE WITH? Not good. Everything else was good but isn't the steak supposed to be the star?

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5 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2015

Good food is always on the Applebee's menu. Dependably edible, good service, good value, too. Easily accessible, Pleasant atmosphere with adequate seating.

Thank Mary T
Harrison Township, Michigan
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410 reviews
272 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2015

This is a very clean and good Applebee's. What can I say...the menus are all the same. The only differential is service which I can say was very good. Can't go wrong with Applebee's.

Thank Scott R
Roanoke, Va
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162 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2015

Food was very good and the service was outstanding. The drink prices are a bit high for what you get (liquor) as compared to other places in the same area. It was a slow nite 7/4- everybody must've been celebrating elsewhere. We frequent this location about once a month and are generally pleased with our experience.

Thank Mike W
Roanoke, VA
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2015

Last August, the senior pastor of our church brought me here to celebrate a birthday lunch. What should have been a time of joy turned into an outright debacle. May I charitably suggest the chef should find another, more suited, line of work? Everything we ordered was below average. In fact, the onion soup ordered by my pastor was ice... More 

Thank TBeezley1
Roanoke, Virginia
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3 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2014

Applebee's is Applebee's, you get what you pay for. Service was good, our waitress was very attentive. However the temperature was freezing, had to leave before finishing my dinner and I had on a jacket. Watched other patrons leave (mostly women) and all had on sweaters, and we are in July!! Don't make the restaurant comfortable for the employees, make... More 

Thank Connie G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    2 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2 of 5 bubbles
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$18
Bar, Pub, American, Steakhouse
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
11:00 - 12:00
11:00 - 12:00
11:00 - 12:00
11:00 - 12:00
11:00 - 12:00
11:00 - 12:00
11:00 - 12:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4510 Challenger Ave, Roanoke, VA 24012-7028
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Roanoke
  • Phone Number: +1 540-977-0125
Located in front of Walmart and Lowes in Bonsack, Roanoke County, VA

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