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American, Bar, Pub
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1820 W University Dr, McKinney, TX 75069-3221
+1 972-562-8016
07:00 - 19:00
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McKinney, Texas
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267 reviews
217 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 135 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Time to use of the rest of our gift cards to Applebee’s, Saturday night dinner at the McKinney location! Om: Just like our review about a year ago, Applebee’s gets a bad rap. Maybe it’s just because my expectations are low, I don’t know, but I enjoy their food and atmosphere. I had the three cheese chicken cavatappi, and it... More 

Thank OmAndNom
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

Service was bad the managertook my drink order and brought my drink after a long wait my order was taken . They weren't busy at all . The cook brought my food after a loooong wait and it was cold Never again. Good thing I didn't have guests They had staff but they were just standing around

Thank Gary V
Melissa, Texas
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66 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 October 2016

Went there with wife and kids. there really aren't many low carb items on the menu, so had to try something. went with the Cedar plank chicken. bland, not enough sauce, apple relish had no flavor, except for the apple. overall service okay, but not really busy. wonder why?

Thank mark007103
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134 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 June 2016 via mobile

We love coming here and haven't been in awhile. I ordered steak and it was a little dry (overlooked) and did not have a lot of flavor. However the other 3 people really enjoyed their food. The Blazin Texan Burger, oriental grilled chicken salad, and Crispy Brewhouse Chicken and they were all enjoyed. The women's bathroom stinks so bad. Apparently... More 

Thank Kelley M
McKinney, Texas
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267 reviews
217 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 135 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 May 2016

We had a gift card for Applebee’s lying around for quite some time, so we decided to put it to use and head down to the McKinney location for some early dinner! Om: NAAAHM! These are my observations at Applebees! Wow, look at all the TV’s! They are everywhere. It’s not very busy for a Sunday late afternoon. We got... More 

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Tulsa, United States
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47 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 March 2016

The Applebee's at home are nothing to write about, but this one is excellent. We arrived late to town, and this was one of only a few places that are open late during the week. Our server was outstanding and the food was hot and fresh--yum! I would not hesitate to stop by here again if I'm in the area.

Thank SfomTulsa
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39 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 January 2016

Went for a Sunday brunch with family. Food was sub-par for Applebee's in other states. Considering the price, I would definitely not recommend this location to anyone.

Thank jcmach1
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Reviewed 1 January 2016 via mobile

Stopped to eat on our way to Arkansas- food was great! The service was very good as well. My husband and 9 year old both enjoyed their meals. Nice family ambiance.

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Anna, Texas
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36 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 October 2015 via mobile

We went to Applebee's this week. The food was great, with service to match. I had Sriracha Shrimp, and my wife Had Pulled Pork Nachos. The only complaint was the quantity Of the meat on the Nachos. For what they charge, they could have put more on The dish.

Thank Jim K
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134 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 September 2015

We visited on a Sunday after church. We were seated right away. They have a new thing on the menu where you can order appetizers 2 for ? , 3 for ? etc. We ordered the cheese sticks, wonton tacos, and quesadillas shared all three for our meal. We both enjoyed, food came quickly. Service was good and better yet,... More 

Thank Kelley M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 21 - USD 30
American, Bar, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1820 W University Dr, McKinney, TX 75069-3221
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  McKinney
  • Phone Number: +1 972-562-8016

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