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American, Bar, Pub
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5605 2ND Ave, Kearney, NE 68847-2437
+1 308-698-6000
11:00 - 00:00
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Parker, Colorado
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2016 via mobile

Thought we'd give Applebee's another try. The food was terrible. Their quality has gone way down over the years. The beer was cold & we had a nice waitress.

Thank J-830
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91 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed our time at Applebees. We met for a girls lunch. Even though it was fairly busy we got seated quickly. My salad was good but the Blondie dessert was the best!

Thank Misty H
Kansas City, Missouri
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284 reviews
185 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2015

We went there for the free veterans day meal. It was very busy, but we thought that we would support such a worth while effort by Applebee's. We had the chicken basket it was good(chicken and fries). We also ordered dessert that is when we had a problem. Our waitress was also the bar tender she took our order and... More 

Thank nighthawk779
Kearney, Nebraska, United States
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33 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2015

It is pretty much what one should expect of an Applebees. Good, but not great food. Decent and friendly service. No complaints but then nothing that makes it extraordinary.

Thank Larry H
Kearney, Ne
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46 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2015

We used to be Applebee fans but lately the food quality seems average at best. had the rack of ribs last week and they had been on the grill warming them up so long they were very dry. Place always busy and menu changes mean what you have a craving for may not be available any longer.

Thank kycgeek
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2015 via mobile

I always enjoy myself at Applebee's! They have happy hour specials every day from I believe 3-5, and 9-close (don't quote me on that) I love the bar top tables, boneless wings, awesome appetizers, a huge drink menu with only the good stuff, and the staff is very helpful and friendly. :)

Thank HungryMusician
Grand Island, Nebraska
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61 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2015

Went early for dinner. Lots of empty tables. Had to wait to be seated. Waited for our server. After ordering we waited more than 40 minutes for our food. Over half the tables still empty but the waiting area full. The meat was very hot but our side dishes weren't even room temperature. $50 for cold food and long wait.... More 

Thank Gonequilting
Kearney, Nebraska
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153 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2015

This is always a good stop for lunch with friends. There is a yummy lunch menu and the service is usually quick.

Thank goldentraveler2015
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62 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2015 via mobile

I took my young daughter out for lunch with me and I was excited to find an Applebee's in Kearney as they have, in my opinion, the best children's menu available in a restaurant. My daughter ordered a mini cheeseburger with yogurt and strawberries. She also wanted an apple sauce so I asked if we could order an extra side.... More 

Thank mrsdruu
Spencer, Nebraska
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 April 2015 via mobile

Horrendous customer service from wait time to drinks to meal being served. We were told 10 minute wait which ended up being 30. I counted 8 empty tables at one time during our wait. Drink order wrong twice and then poor quality. Food was wrong and one person served at a time, spaced out. Took 2 hours from order to... More 

Thank SherylRH

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5605 2ND Ave, Kearney, NE 68847-2437
  • Location: United States  >  Nebraska (NE)  >  Kearney
  • Phone Number: +1 308-698-6000

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