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3540 Court St, Pekin, IL 61554-6211
309-353-3988
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11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Dining options: Dinner

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Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Lunch while shopping

Had grandson (6 years old) with us shopping and asked where he wanted to eat. He said Applebee's so that is where we went. Not many good experiences here previously. Seated and waited on quickly. Food served hot and as ordered. No complaints in regards to food but the Men's bathroom was in... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed April 12, 2015
Kevin1234567892014
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Havana, Illinois
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East Peoria, Illinois, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

Great food & Laura the manager made sure everything was perfect! Our drinks were amazing and service was good!

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Havana, Illinois
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106 reviews 106 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015 via mobile

Had grandson (6 years old) with us shopping and asked where he wanted to eat. He said Applebee's so that is where we went. Not many good experiences here previously. Seated and waited on quickly. Food served hot and as ordered. No complaints in regards to food but the Men's bathroom was in desperate need of cleaning as well as... More 

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Illinois
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139 reviews 139 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

I like to go to Applebee's for the ribs. They have the best ribs I've had in Illinois. Menu prices are good too.

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Pekin, Illinois
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

My children think it's funny but when I've had a very bad experience at a restaurant I either complain or never go back. On one occasion when we went to this restaurant my baby girl was served rotten milk to drink,on the next occasion we received our food and had not been served our drinks or even given silver ware... More 

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Pekin, Illinois, United States
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

My wife and I (you can tell from a previous post) dislike Pekins' Applebee's from the past, but NOW! They got their act together!! The store is smartly remodeled and the service was as great as the food!! I think I'm still in shock and like it! My wife and I said to each other, we may start going back... More 

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Pekin, Illinois, United States
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29 reviews 29 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 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
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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
16 helpful votes 16 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
36 reviews 36 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 via mobile

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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38 reviews 38 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3540 Court St, Pekin, IL 61554-6211
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Pekin
  • Phone Number: 309-353-3988

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 1:00 am

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