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Applebee's

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9616 E Independence Blvd, Matthews, NC 28105-4628
704-845-1599
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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: Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 12
    Excellent
  • 15
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 8
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Decent Applebee's

Overall this was a good Applebee's. Service was better than I anticipated. Menu has been updated so a bunch of new things to choose from. Ate the Asian salad. It was very tasty. For me its always a must that a restaurant and it's menus be clean and they were.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
Michael G
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Corona, California
via mobile
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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30 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was one of the worst experiences at a restrurant and I cannot understand why. The await was long. Vey few people here and the food was awful. I am at a loss to know what the problem was .Not an experience I want to have again.

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Thank love56
Corona, California
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128 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Overall this was a good Applebee's. Service was better than I anticipated. Menu has been updated so a bunch of new things to choose from. Ate the Asian salad. It was very tasty. For me its always a must that a restaurant and it's menus be clean and they were.

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Thank Michael G
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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113 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2015 via mobile

Called in as it was one of the few within walking distance of hotel. Good welcome, nice enough place, food OK, not great, but what do you expect. Made to feel welcome, which is good. In the area, give it a go.

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Thank Cymru13
North, South Carolina
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2015

It was ok. Food was ok. Nothing memorable and nothing super tasty,but it was food. Service was lacking but not the worst I've ever had.

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Thank Alison U
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2015

This Applebee's is a little worse for wear--it needs a good upgrading and feels more like a bar hangout than the usual Applebees. The chicken sandwich I had was tasteless and not very hot. I would not recommend.

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Thank N M
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84 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2015 via mobile

The waitress was wonderful. She waited on us a few nights before so we requested her again. Destiny is awesome!!!! The food was great and the wait time for our food was not long. I suggest anything on the 2 for $25. Try to Blue Motorcycle alcoholic drink. It was great!!!!#

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Thank blueeyedcajun28
Mint Hill, North Carolina
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14 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Have you ever been looking at a menu and seen and smelled a sizzling entree go to someone's table? Well, on my visit to Applebee's, I did and ordered one of their sizzling entrees. Well, my entree was on a cold black pan and the entree wasn't even sizzling! I immediately told my server and she said she assumed my... More 

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Thank Jean C
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 via mobile

My boyfriend and I went to the Matthews location of Applebee's for dinner expecting decent food & decent service. I know Applebee's is a low end chain & we did not go in with high expectations, yet we were STILL beyond disappointed. This was, handsdown, the worst dining experience of my life. I've had better food & service at Waffle... More 

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Thank FAF911
Matthews, North Carolina
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Hadn't been here for a long time. In the past I didn't think the food was great but this time the food was excellent and a good experience. Will certainly return.

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Thank Ruth303
Matthews, North Carolina
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Applebee's has reasonable prices and good food. Not all luncheon entrees have a side so you will need to factor that into your total. Wait people are mostly efficient and friendly.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 9616 E Independence Blvd, Matthews, NC 28105-4628
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Matthews
  • Phone Number: 704-845-1599

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

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