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American, Bar, Pub
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433 Earl Rd, Shelby, NC 28150-6700
+1 704-484-9222
11:00 - 00:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 00:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 01:00
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39 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went for a friends after Christmas lunch. Service was slow. Waited 50 minutes for our meal. After asking for the manager we got our food, Cold. We ask for boxes to go. The manager did comp our meal. Food was good once we got it. Don't think I will be back soon.

Thank Deborah M
Spindale, North Carolina
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

When we arrived at this restaurant, I thought it was closed because there seemed to be very little cars in the lot. When I went to the door to see if they were opened I was greeted by one of the waitresses, who said they were open but business was slow. Once inside we were seated and was asked what... More 

Thank loufrank63
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

My husband and I are from SC and we were headed to Asheville, NC for a weekend getaway. Even after seeing the negative reviews about this Applebee's, we stopped anyway. The restaurant was very clean and we were greeted with a smile when we walked through the door. We had quick and wonderful service. Our waitress was extremely nice and... More 

Thank Mary B
York, SC
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50 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2016 via mobile

Visited this Applebee's tonight with hopes of getting my "regular" Applebee's meal. It's very extravagant and takes forever to prepare! Wait for it!!!!!! A grilled, chicken sandwich with bacon & cheese. It's no longer on the menu and hasn't been in years. Even so, I've never had trouble getting the waitress to put an order in for one. Really, how... More 

Thank MoreIcePlease
Asheville, North Carolina
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48 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 June 2016 via mobile

Don't eat here. Workers outside the door smoking and socializing. Seated ourselves at bar table and had to wipe off salt and clean the table, after seeing five uncleared tables. Flies all around. Barmaid comes to our table finally and asks us what we want. No menus. We ask if she can change a tv to another channel. She says... More 

Thank Janine A
Shelby, North Carolina
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22 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 March 2016 via mobile

Pretty good menu variety , but priced little high for the portion. Service has always been downfall for this restaurant; constant turnover of servers. I am not a great fan of this applebee's; seldom patron over past 9yrs

Thank Linda R
everywhere, US
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65 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2015 via mobile

I came in alone so I sat down at the bar. The bartender was extremely helpful, helped me pick out something on the menu. I was someone hesitant due to the bad reviews on here, but I found none of those to be true. the restaurant was clean, the staff was courteous and the food delicious. The only reason I... More 

Thank 1911guy
North Carolina
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182 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2015

I had visited this restaurant sometime ago and thought that I would dine there again. The atmosphere is warm and inviting. The bar has many large screen tv's. The menu item that had was their American Standard hamburger plate. I was surprised how large the hamburger was! It was cooked to perfection and the fries were very tasty. The server... More 

Thank sctraveler069
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2015

Don't waste your time visiting Applebee's in Shelby, NC, unless you like seeing free drinks passed to employees, watching obviously drunk patrons being served drinks only to then see said drinks spilled right next to you. Or perhaps you would really enjoy these patrons speak in the worst sexually lewd language to the female bartender, only to have the other... More 

Thank Matts_MomToo
Brazil, In
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57 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2015

6 of us stopped here two nights in a row for a lat (after 10 PM) dinner, and though the place was pretty well empty by then the staff was engaging and good at what they did, and the food was better that we expected for "just before closing". We were able to enjoy our food and weren't rushed to... More 

Thank John J

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    2 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    2 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats
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: 433 Earl Rd, Shelby, NC 28150-6700
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Shelby
  • Phone Number: +1 704-484-9222

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