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.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

McLean's OLE Time Cafe

Certificate of Excellence
€€ - €€€
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
418 W Gannon Ave, Zebulon, NC 27597-2508
+1 919-269-0125
Website
Today
06:00 - 20:30
Closed now
See all hours
Hours:
Sun 07:00 - 20:30
Mon - Sat 06:00 - 20:30
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

107 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
Showing 107: English reviews
WIlson NC
Level Contributor
149 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This place is super busy on Sundays and holidays because the secret is out! It's our go to place when in the area. The menu is diverse enough to satisfy anybody. Good service, reasonable prices, clean restaurant, scrumptious desserts.....it's all that!

Helpful?
Thank kmfleet
Zebulon, North Carolina
Level Contributor
5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Very comfortable place to eat. My personal favorite is the vegetable plate offering a variety of everyone's favorite vegetables that arrive at your table within minutes of your ordering and I can have something different at every visit.

Helpful?
Thank John T
Fayetteville, Arkansas
Level Contributor
223 reviews
156 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to eat. We were traveling through on our way to OINC and stopped here for lunch. Fried chicken breast with gravy was spectacular. My wife enjoyed the chicken salad sandwich while others enjoyed the pork sandwich and a hotdog. Great service and atmosphere. Thank you Zebulon! Hope we can come back again.

Helpful?
Thank NWA_RHightower
Level Contributor
7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

In Zebulon on business & decided to have lunch at McLean's after reading Trip Advisor's reviews on local restaurants. We were not disappointed! The restaurant was very clean and neatly decorated. As you enter, you are welcomed by friendly staff and a glass case full of desserts to die for. We were offered breakfast or lunch menus. We decided on... More 

Helpful?
Thank Cindy A
Level Contributor
3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good food. Good atmosphere. Reasonable pricing. Definite do over. Easy to find. Very friendly staff.

Helpful?
Thank JSwami
Level Contributor
12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

We enjoy coming here with family & friends. Very accommodating and friendly. Very good customer service and room to accommodate our group in the back

Helpful?
Thank Crystal B
Zebulon, North Carolina
Level Contributor
8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 30 March 2017

McLean's has a great atmosphere almost like cracker barrels, and their weekend breakfast buffet is awesome... For lunch or Dinner they have daily specials and it's mostly home country cooking such has country style steak, mashed potatoes, etc... Also has fried shrimp, and many many, other great dishes. Service is great and prices are decent.. If you ever go through... More 

Helpful?
Thank tandv73
Level Contributor
3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 March 2017

They have good home cooked food. The wait time is reasonable and the staff are nice and friendly. I have been several times.

Helpful?
Thank Gene C
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 March 2017

I am very pleased when we go to eat there. If your in the mood for vegetables, you will not be disappointed here! *they are country style seasoned with meat* they have a great staff that knows your name and are very accommodating! locally owned and operated!

Helpful?
Thank Nick B
Raleigh
Level Contributor
58 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2017

We arrived with a group of about 40 people.... we were seated quickly, given mini biscuits and hush puppies - Both were yummy! - and got our drink orders taken and brought out quickly. Our server was amazing and literally ran around getting things for our large group. Lunch orders were brought out almost all at the same time and... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank Ann G

Travellers who viewed McLean's OLE Time Cafe also viewed

 

Been to McLean's OLE Time Cafe? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$5 - US$17
Cuisine
American
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 20:30
Monday
06:00 - 20:30
Tuesday
06:00 - 20:30
Wednesday
06:00 - 20:30
Thursday
06:00 - 20:30
Friday
06:00 - 20:30
Saturday
06:00 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 418 W Gannon Ave, Zebulon, NC 27597-2508
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Zebulon
  • Phone Number: +1 919-269-0125

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of McLean's OLE Time Cafe and other visitors
3 questions
Ask a question
Garner, North Carolina, United States
over a year ago
over a year ago
Knightdale, North Carolina

See all questions (3)

Questions? Get answers from McLean's OLE Time Cafe staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?