We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.


9616 E Independence Blvd, Matthews, NC 28105-4628
+1 704-845-1599
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent28%
  • Very good34%
  • Average14%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible12%
13 Apr 2017
“Weekly date night”
6 Mar 2017
“Good bar service”
Opens in 3 min
All hours
American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
9616 E Independence Blvd, Matthews, NC 28105-4628
Write a Review
Reviews (63)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 63 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Although there rools are amazing other types of food hhrt my stomach and doesnt taste as well as expected the best part was probally the price for a sit down resteruant

Thank nova the d
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Food is consistent. Burgers are good and juicy and seafood is fresh. Service is good and servers are courteous and friendly. Love their stir fry shrimp!

Thank Bonnie B
A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

It was 11:30pm. I was pulling in the McDonalds across the street after not eating all day. I peered across the street and... "Are there people in there?" It was still open. They close at midnight. I went in hesitantly. Half the bar was full...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 6 March 2017

I travel to the area frequently. This Applebee's location is convenient to several hotels and their service is top notch. I am not normally an Applebee's regular, however this location has one of the friendliest bartenders in the area, Danny. Sometimes you wanna go.. Where...More

Thank Traveler672
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...More

Thank Jim and Teri B
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...More

1  Thank CharlotteTraveler7
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...More

Thank Janice L
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
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....More

Thank georgeestes
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
Nearby Restaurants
Bonefish Grill
161 reviews
.60 km away
Azteca Mexican Restaurant
138 reviews
.21 km away
Showmars Restaurant
46 reviews
.05 km away
Krispy Kreme Doughnuts
26 reviews
.51 km away
Nearby Attractions
Four Mile Creek Greenway
37 reviews
3.75 km away
Elevation Church
26 reviews
2.75 km away
Matthews Heritage Museum
6 reviews
2.02 km away
Cinemark Movies 10
56 reviews
.34 km away
Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Is Danny from Long Island still bartending here????
16 August 2016|
What is your answer?
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
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
  • E-mail