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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
Not bad

Our service was fine and the food was good just nothing to make say, "Let's go to Applebee's because it's so good." They are busy because there is little competition in Pekin.

3 of 5 starsReviewed July 8, 2015
Leonard B
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Pekin, Illinois
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Pekin, Illinois
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25 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015 via mobile

Our service was fine and the food was good just nothing to make say, "Let's go to Applebee's because it's so good." They are busy because there is little competition in Pekin.

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San Jose, IL
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46 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

My husband and I went to Applebees last Saturday night looking forward to a good meal because to be fair, that's usually what we have there. My husband ordered a steak with onions, mushrooms and potatoes. When his meal came, there was a huge pile of onion, one or two bits of mushrooms, and five chunks of overcooked potato. I... More 

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East Peoria, Illinois, United States
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

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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136 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 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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142 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 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
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 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
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34 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 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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34 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 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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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 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
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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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Additional Information about Applebee's

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

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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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