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#1,504 of 1,979 Restaurants in Charlotte}
€€ - €€€American, ,
8700 Jw Clay Blvd, Charlotte, NC 28262-8471
+1 704-548-9219
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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good34%
  • Average24%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible13%
12 Aug 2017
“A quick dinner stop”
3 Jan 2017
“It appears that there is a significant problem with management at this location.”
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American, Bar, Pub
€€ - €€€
8700 Jw Clay Blvd, Charlotte, NC 28262-8471
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Reviewed 12 August 2017

When at a conference at the Hilton this is a great alternative to The restaurants on the lake which can be crowded with Hilton Charlotte guests and others. Applebees has a familiar menu, meals are prepared after you arrive but in a timely manner. You...More

Thank Kerry G
Reviewed 3 January 2017

Tried to order cheese sticks for appetizer, was told they were out. Tried to order ribs with fries, was told they were out of fries too. A burger without fries, huh? The waitress sort of shrugged and laughed it off, saying that it is "interesting"...More

1  Thank dyingculture
Reviewed 4 December 2016

Arrived on Sunday afternoon for lunch after church. Was pleasantly surprised to see that the restaurant was fairly empty, however, there appeared to be a waiting crowd. Waited a few minutes for an employee who then stated that there would be a 30 minute wait....More

1  Thank americantraveller74
Reviewed 13 November 2016

I have eaten at Applebees in multiple states many times. And never did i have such a bad experience from the start as I had at the Applebees on JW Clay in Charlotte. Maybe they were having a really off night. We walked into a...More

1  Thank SharL156
Reviewed 11 October 2016

Went in for Lunch on a Saturday, wasnt too busy got seated right away, Our server was Tamerrick, Very Pleasent and outgoing, couldnt ask for a better person, people like this is hard to find, and harder to keep, very attentive to his tables, I...More

Thank Chris H
Reviewed 26 May 2016 via mobile

Had lunch here on my own and had a really nice waitress very caring and available. I tried the quesadilla burger and it was nice. The restaurant is ok nothing special. Would come back of in the area

Thank Jeremy85100
Reviewed 2 April 2016

Food was great. Staff was friendly and helpful. Full service. A good place to dine close to hotels and shopping.

Thank Wendy G
Reviewed 21 February 2016

It's Applebee's. It's the epitome of an American chain restaurant, if that makes any sense at all. It had been several years since I had visited an Applebee's, and I didn't have much desire to return. We actually only ate here because of a long-time...More

Thank T1964MCjonathanp
Reviewed 26 December 2015

The cedar grilled lemon chicken was excellent.And not a bad buy at 2 for 20$ comes with a huge side salad or ceasar salad or choice of other appetizers. Service was good and friendly.

Thank danonatt
Reviewed 31 October 2015

I went to this restaurant and as soon as I enter I see the health score of 92% which was a red flag to me but against my better judgment I decided to give this place a chance. I walk in and waited to be...More

Thank Tina F
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
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: 8700 Jw Clay Blvd, Charlotte, NC 28262-8471
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Charlotte>  > University City North
  • Neighbourhood: University City North
  • Phone Number: +1 704-548-9219
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