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81 Newtown Rd, Danbury, CT 06810-4118
203-748-2476
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Good Food. The Best Ice Cream Creations

IMHO The best ice cream creations and friendly and courteous staff. Food is good for reasonably priced chain restaurant. Much better comparable than DQ Grill and Chill again IMHO

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 28, 2015
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New York City, New York
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW

IMHO The best ice cream creations and friendly and courteous staff. Food is good for reasonably priced chain restaurant. Much better comparable than DQ Grill and Chill again IMHO

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19 reviews 19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

My family and I went here, mostly because Kids wanted chicken fingers and ice cream. We got inside and sat down at far table. I looked around and saw half of the tables still had their menus. We waited and waited and waited. Saw 1 server take a tables order while rest waited. Finally after 15 minutes we said were... More 

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Danbury, Connecticut
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

Terrible Service - waited 45 minutes tonight for food to come out after being seated - took 15 minutes to pay the check even!!!! They must have lost 1/2 of their business (50 people) - cause there was not enough waitresses to seat people once they came in - tables went empty for long time - Resturant was severely under... More 

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Mahopac, New York
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45 reviews 45 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

We go here after shopping at the Danbury Fair mall. Good food at reasonable price. The waiter Pat was fantastic.

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somewhere,ct
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23 reviews 23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

This has to be one of the worst Friendly's. Let's start with the initial entering of the building...you get overwhelmed by the stench of dirty carpets, and old food. Completely outdated and DIRTY. The seat had a 12 inch rip on the booth we sat in. Dusty, sticky, and worse...the FLIES! Flies were all over the restaurant. We had a... More 

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norwich, Connecticut, USA
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66 reviews 66 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

stopped in for a breakfast with my 3 granddaughters - next time i will just order them one pancake dish - was huge service was nice and friendly and quick...enjoyed that

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New Hampshire
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

Since I was staying at a nearby hotel, I took the kids here as an alternative to the hotel breakfast. I remember going to Friendlys as a kid, and thinking it was the best food and ice cream place and being impressed even up till a few years ago. We were seated right away. The table and seats were full... More 

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Washington
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Im sitting in Friendly's parking lot writing this review. Friendly's has really gone down the tubes. I walked up to their outdoor window to buy a ice cream come. Was the only person at the window. July 21 around 9:00pm. I stood there at the window for about 7-8 minutes. The staff inside looked at me several times and looked... More 

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tonawanda, new york
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

Its a friendly's. Everyone knows the drill. Always good, clean, polite service and a standard menu. In Danbury, it's steps from the hotel so very convenient.

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New York
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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

Friendly’s in Danbury, CT is really cool and amazing. The service was okay. It was nice because it had fast service and a lot of menu items. The ambiance, it was great. It was kind of fun. There were pictures with I SPY also. It was amazing. The food was awesome. It was yummy. There are lots of choices for... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 81 Newtown Rd, Danbury, CT 06810-4118
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Danbury
  • Phone Number: 203-748-2476

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

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