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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 - 00:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 00:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 01:00
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Matthews, North Carolina
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23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

My wife and I stopped in Applebee's for a late lunch after a trip to the DMV. And like a fun ride that makes you scream, "Weeeeeeeee," everything was fantastic! We were quickly and warmly greeted, and taken to a comfortable and quiet booth. Our server was wonderfully kind and patient as we took a while to order. He was... More 

Thank Jim and Teri B
Charlotte, North Carolina
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70 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

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 

1 Thank CharlotteTraveler7
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 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 16 September 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 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 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 29 August 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 17 July 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 12 July 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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222 reviews
147 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 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 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 May 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

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
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?