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American, Bar, Pub
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2180 Us Highway 70 SE, Hickory, NC 28602-5170
+1 828-432-2940
11:00 - 00:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 00:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 01:00
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

My wife and I visit on occasion. I think that we get back around the time that the menu changes. The last time that we visited was a nice experience. We had a pleasant server and a good meal. We were seated immediately and the area surrounding our table was clean. We both enjoyed our meals I had the Shrimp... More 

Thank Eric B
Hickory, North Carolina
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26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

I went years ago and did not like. Went again a week ago (because of a gift card) and was pleasantly supprised

Thank jagartist
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

They were super nice and we only had to wait 5 minutes to get a table. It was our grandsons 1 birthday so we decided to come to Applebee's. The food was great just like the service we got.

Thank Carmen T
Taylorsville, North Carolina
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73 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

Stopped in for dinner after shopping spree at the mall. Nice, cold barley beverages, good food and fine service. The place really hops on the weekends. Big Screen TV's all over with wide variety of sports programing. Great place to stop

Thank Mike A
Asheville, North Carolina
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91 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016

Our dinner recently was pretty much what we expect of Applebee's... food was OK... service was OK, except for, well.... When I unwrapped by knife and fork from the paper napkin, I found some kind of food residue smeared on the upper blade of the knife. Worse, when I examined this, I discovered a human hair about 2" long embedded... More 

Thank jbird1213
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

Not to happy with our visit tonight. Restaurant was not that busy. Everyone's food was fine except for mine. Everyone got their food except for me they just went back to check and found out the manager had sent the first plate back because of burnt chicken. After a 10 + minute wait I got my second my second order... More 

Thank Melissa T
Hickory, North Carolina, USA
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2016

This used to be on our regular list, but they changed their menu to things we don't eat and stopped offering 1000 island dressing. They do need more of a variety of offered sides, instead of some sort of potato.

Thank O9524QWbarbaraw
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50 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2016 via mobile

Friendly and attentive servers. Our sampler mix included Sriracha shrimp, soft pretzels with beer cheese dip and Kobe meatballs. The shrimp and cheese dip were excellent, the meatballs not so much, overlooked. My quesadilla cheeseburger was a mess to eat; in hindsight, should have stuck with a bun, but the salsa on the burger was good. Also, since they asked... More 

Thank Deidre S
Grand Rapids, Michigan
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2015

Sat at bar. Lynn was great! Better service than at tables. Food was good. Bottomless homemade chips is really good incentive!

Thank Robert C
Conover, North Carolina
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2015

I had been frequenting Applebee's since it is close to the hotel I stay in when I am working in town. About 40 min had elapsed from the time the waiter took our order. We had long since finished our appetizers. I asked the waiter if the food was taking a long time. He responding saying the "food will be... More 

Thank Larry W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
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: 2180 Us Highway 70 SE, Hickory, NC 28602-5170
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Hickory
  • Phone Number: +1 828-432-2940

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