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Applebee's

3540 Court St, Pekin, IL 61554-6211
309-353-3988
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Ranked #32 of 71 Restaurants in Pekin
Cuisines: American
Most recent review
- Aug 17, 2014
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English first
Pekin, Illinois, United States
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

The one in our hometown is terrible! Food is never right! We haven't been to one in ages! The orders are always screwed up!

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Pekin, Illinois
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

My wife and I had the 2 for 25. I had the sirloin and ordered it MR and it came out MW . The manager stopped at our table and asked how things were and I told her my steak was over cooked. She immediately took it back and had it redone. The manager delivered the steak back herself and... More

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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26 reviews 26 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

I think Applebee's are pretty standard across the board. The service was good. My only complaint was that the temperature was a bit too cool for my liking..but that's all a personal preference. I just ate with my coat on.

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Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Typical Applebee's. Service depends on the day. Speed and accuracy sometimes unpredictable. Prices seem to get higher and higher, while quality not improving. When I frequent Applebee's it's generally after 9 for half price appetizers and drink specials. Not a local favorite.

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Pekin, Illinois
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36 reviews 36 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

I really should not say poor wait staff, because a poor wait staff is the managements fault not the waiters. food was only fair. This used to be a fabulous place to eat, but not any more.

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Pekin, Illinois
Top Contributor
59 reviews 59 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

I have been an Applebee's restaurant goer since the restaurant was built. That is until lately. The latest menu has been a disappointment. Along with the sad menu, the food quality has seemed to drop. Not sure when, of if, I will go back. There are many other selections! As a matter of fact, had a great salad down the... More

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Mackinaw, Illinois
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83 reviews 83 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2013

I've been to Applebee's several times and have never been impressed. We went to the Applebee's in Pekin, IL last night. We were waited on quick however it took a long time to get our food. People that came in after us got their food around the same time we did. Not sure if our ticket got lost or what... More

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Pekin, Illinois
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2012

The food quality is inconsistant, one time the food is good and the next the food is terrible. I had the riblets the last time and they were cold and looked like they were just thrown on a plate and sent out. It was early in the evening about 4:30 and not busy. On other time I had the riblets... More

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Summersville, Missouri
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25 reviews 25 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2012

Loved the food and friendliness of the waiters, but was given the "When are you going to leave" stare by the waiters when we didn't leave the moment we finished eating.

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Peoria, Illinois
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28 reviews 28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2012

I don't know why we continue to go back. Every time we are disappointed with the service and the food. I found a hair in my food and the manager didn't even come to the table to get me a new dish. Wow.

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