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American, Bar, Pub
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9616 E Independence Blvd, Matthews, NC 28105-4628
+1 704-845-1599
11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 1:00 am
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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70 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our grandson chose Applebee's for his birthday dinner. We hadn't been in a while and with all the ads I had seen about Applebee's changing their "image", I thought why not give it another try. Seems like the same old Applebee's of days gone by to me. Food was mediocre....I didn't see any appreciable difference in the menu offering. Service... More 

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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 4, 2016 via mobile

Great place to eat if you have extra $$$. Great service and meal was hot when brought to us. Asked for the warmest place to sit because my husband gets cold easily. Got a nice warm spot. Not too many customers so it was quite enough to hear one another. Courtney A was a great server/waitress. She was able to... More 

Thank Janice L
Charlotte, North Carolina
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79 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 16, 2016

We've dined here quite a few times, but not anymore due to a having issues the last few times we visited. Staff is courteous and location is very convenient.

Thank CltGirl129
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 10, 2016 via mobile

Stopped here after church. I found Applebee's to be friendly and a good experience. We were seated right away and our server was friendly and proactive in making sure we had everything we needed. Rather rare on a Sunday to be quickly taken care of. Defiantly will visit here again.

Thank georgeestes
Charlotte, North Carolina
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103 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 29, 2016

Love this place for taking clients to lunch. Fast, close to freeway and always good. They wait on you without rushing you at lunchtime. I go there about once a month

Thank James M
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 17, 2016 via mobile

The wings are great! The service was fast and they were courteous. I recommend this restaurant for a quick bite.

Thank chris b
Poughkeepsie, New York
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52 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 12, 2016 via mobile

Since Applebee's is a chain and it's pretty much the same all over, we knew we could trust this restaurant to please us. We had been to this location once before and we liked it so decided to give it another try. We really enjoyed our food so much and the garlic mashed potatoes are to die for. The wait... More 

Thank poughzp
knoxville, TN
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213 reviews
139 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 20, 2016

Applebee's is not one of my go to places. However the location of this one was convenient while I was traveling. Wow, the food was good. I wanted something low calorie. The bartender recommended a dish. It was great. The atmosphere was upbeat as well. The bartender was friendly, engaged in conversation with all of the patrons. I would recommend... More 

Thank Traveler672
Mint Hill NC
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37 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 15, 2016 via mobile

We had not been here in awhile and decided to try it again. The menu was a lot different and more healthy friendly than before. The appetizers or small bites were very good and filling. Enjoyed the new and improved menu

Thank CoffeeQueen0521
Clinton, South Carolina
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 11, 2016

I had a bad experience with the food, it came out the burger was hot but fries were ice cold, server was not the greatest to deal with.

Thank mehasskills

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar scene, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9616 E Independence Blvd, Matthews, NC 28105-4628
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Matthews
  • Phone Number: +1 704-845-1599

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