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Applebee's

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514 E Expwy 83, McAllen, TX 78503-1615
(956) 686-8484
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May Pen, Jamaica
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We went for lunch as I wanted to taste the food based on their tv ads. What a mistake. We ordered the boneless chicken appetizer which tasted so awful after the first bite I couldn't anymore. The were dry and old tasting and the sauce on it was horrible. Our waiter was really nice and changed our order we got... More 

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edinburg, tx
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

I recently went and thier menus have completely changes. A plus is the under 500 calorie menu. A BIG minus is that they no longer have boiled egg with their salads and portions on the side salads are a lot smaller. The wings are breaded. They used to be naked with just the sauce and now they have even made... More 

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New Braunfels, Texas, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2016

We were seated right away. Our server, Alonso or Alfredo (not sure of his name) was excellent. He was prompt and made sure we had all we needed. He was the best part of our dinner. I had the Thai shrimp salad. The lettuce was limp and not very fresh. Otherwise it was okay. Not memorable. My husband had the... More 

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Thank Mary H
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

DH and I stopped in to Applebee's for lunch mid Feb as we had a coupon from turning in a bunch of change to a local CoinStar machine. We arrived just after the normal heavy lunch crowd, so we had plenty of good seating. Our server was Stephanie, who was wonderful in spirit, personality and assistance. She never let our... More 

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Falls Church, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

The waitress was wonderful -- I wish I had gotten her name. The food is good -- I had a Bourbon and bleu burger and it was very very good. It is hard to get excited about a chain restaurant, but this is a solid hoice

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Toronto, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

We ate at Applebee's on a Friday evening about 6PM. and asked for a booth but none were available--so we took a window table. Unfortunately the next table had 8 young adults who were very loud--looked like they had started their weekend early and were still on the liquid course....we asked for a different table and were quickly accommodated. But... More 

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014

we split the appetizer, had leftover, taste was good. I always am concerned about getting sick from food in restaurants, so when I find one that has fresh cooking, I like to give it a thumbs up! And our server was very polite and friendly.

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Thank MelanieMcDo
Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

Love Applebee's 2 for $20 food deal. Two dinners ( my favorite is the steak) plus an appetizer, Food is very tasty. Service ranges from OK to good, depending on the waitress.

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Thank macbobTexas
Magog, Canada
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25 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

Service is impeccable, food is excellent... It makes for a nice outing! I strongly recommend it even to families or large group. Music in the bar is good and not too loud that you can't hear yourself talk!

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Thank Lyse G
San Antonio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2012

When I am in McAllen, TX, I always go to Applebee's on HWY 83. That is my rest stop. Food is ALWAYS Good and always hot, beer is always cold and service is the best I have ever had anywhere. We always eat the Salads, full for me and half size for the little wife. The price is right for... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Average prices
$21 - $30
Cuisine
American
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 514 E Expwy 83, McAllen, TX 78503-1615
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  McAllen
  • Phone Number: (956) 686-8484

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