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McLean's OLE Time Cafe

418 W Gannon Ave, Zebulon, NC 27597-2508
+1 919-269-0125
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good35%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“biscuits” (6 reviews)
“ribs” (6 reviews)
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418 W Gannon Ave, Zebulon, NC 27597-2508
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I love there breakfast buffet, Dinner menu is great. Cisco chicken is the way to go! friendly service too!

Thank Casey S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We used to eat here about once a month when I had family in the area...Its just good ole county food and service. I'd like to tell ya what's good...but here its everything. Only problem they do get real busy some days.Best thing to do..turn...More

Thank johnnyquest111
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

Food and services are top notch. Always smiling faces and never an empty glass of drink no matter if it's tea or soda.

Thank 50ford
Reviewed 13 July 2017

The strawberry shortcake is one of the best desserts i had ever had! You can tell by the first bite that they use fresh strawberries! it's a wonderful summertime treat, i always make sure i take one (or two) home after dinner,

Thank Alex G
Reviewed 11 July 2017

They have a large variety of food which is very satisfying and tasty. The people are very attentive, and service is always great. The only thing bad is that the chairs are uncomfortable and very difficult to sit on for any length of time.

Thank Howard W
Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

We stopped here to eat breakfast on the way to Raleigh for some shopping, we had ordered omelets with cheese grits and a buttered biscuit, The omelets were fluffy with chesse melted on them! they were one of the best omelets we had ever had!...More

Thank lindaPearce
Reviewed 19 June 2017

We chose McLean's based on reviews saying it was the best place in Zebulon. Even though it was Father's Day, service was very attentive and patient. Delivery from the kitchen seemed a little slow, but we were okay with that. On the other hand, the...More

Thank Phil W
Reviewed 13 June 2017

My wife & I were looking for something different after leaving a meeting. We came across this southern restaurant. The decor was nice, clean and roomy. The staff was friendly. I highly recommend the grilled pork chops & Mac & cheese. They have something for...More

Reviewed 5 June 2017

Stopped at McLean's before a Carolina Mudcats game and had the breakfast buffet. Good not great,Sausage kinda average at best. Wait staff terrific,met an fellow former Ohioan as staff. Liked the atmosphere,I'd return...

Thank ThoughtsofRS
Reviewed 2 June 2017

I am about 15 minutes away, and come here about twice a year. McLean's is nice home style southern place to eat. It is a bit off highway 64/495, but travelers on this route would do themselves a favor to swing by if they are...More

Thank FHBuff
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11 February 2016|
Response from Frank T | Reviewed this property |
Have no idea.Unfriendly, most likely.
cheri s
29 May 2015|
Response from April McLean H | Property representative |
if you have a least 50ppl. being served either breakfast, dinner or lunch, there is no cost. If you have less than that it really depends on what your needs are from the restaurant. Feel free to call or email. We have... More
Diane S
17 December 2014|
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Response from Carol C | Reviewed this property |
For breakfast just potatoes. Many items are breaded and toast or biscuits are served with every meal. For other meals you can get the old familiar chicken breasts and salads. You must study the menu as they do not cater to... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 17
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
7:00 am - 8:30 pm
6:00 am - 8:30 pm
6:00 am - 8:30 pm
6:00 am - 8:30 pm
6:00 am - 8:30 pm
6:00 am - 8:30 pm
6:00 am - 8:30 pm
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
  • E-mail
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