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Friendly's

#597 of 3,212 Restaurants in Orlando
Certificate of Excellence
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American, Ice Cream
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8718 International Dr, Orlando, FL 32819
(407) 345-1655
Today
7:00 am - 12:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 7:00 am - 12:00 pm
Fri - Sat 7:00 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Late Night, Dessert
Good for:
Families with children
Dining on a budget
Breakfast/Brunch
Lunch
Dinner
Takeout
Late Night
Dessert

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

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Visitor rating
  • 208
    Excellent
  • 178
    Very good
  • 100
    Average
  • 42
    Poor
  • 24
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Surprisingly good!

We went here with no intention of actually going, but stumbled across it, and the food was actually very good, simple but good, I can understand the comments regarding the service on other reviews as i could hear some of the other waiting staff when they spoke to customers and the lady at the front... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 28, 2015
annilou1678
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Leeds, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Dining on a budget
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Takeout
  • Late Night
  • Dessert
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English first
Leeds, United Kingdom
Contributor
16 reviews 16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 NEW

We went here with no intention of actually going, but stumbled across it, and the food was actually very good, simple but good, I can understand the comments regarding the service on other reviews as i could hear some of the other waiting staff when they spoke to customers and the lady at the front of house was a bit... More 

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Canton, MI
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 NEW

Ate here for breakfast one morning because it was right next door to our hotel. The breakfast menu is limited and the service was terrible. Wouldn't recommend.

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Orlando, Florida, USA
Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 NEW

Come at least once a month with my 11yr and 9yr. The Kid's menu has always been fantastic. The service is a hit or miss but mostly miss. The personal (except for one) really have the attitude that they do not want to be there. They are anything but friendly. If the manager reads this review, really people, Smile! and... More 

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2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015 NEW via mobile

We are staying at the Courtyard by Marriott right around the corner and popped in today to grab some food. We were not greeted or acknowledged by any staff member and despite only having a handful of tables with people and several staff members working, no one even looked at us. We waited for a good 10 minutes before turning... More 

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Southport, North Carolina
Top Contributor
60 reviews 60 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

This is a nice place to eat, we have been here before. The poor waitress was trying to get our orders and take care of other folks while the manager just sat with arms folded and pointed out things for the staff to do. Once we figured out WHY our waitress was slow, we have more patience. Manager could have... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Our visit took forever. Waited to order drinks. Waited to get drinks. Waited 20-25 minutes for food. Food was okay. The hour and twenty minutes it took to go there was not.

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Bangkok, Thailand
Top Contributor
56 reviews 56 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

I got there late at night right before they closed and they mad me a great sandwich to go. They have a pretty good menu.

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1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

One of the best value for your dollar restaurants on International drive. The food was delicious and the ice cream terrific. The staff was very friendly and courteous. Definitely a good spot if you want something nice to eat without spending a ton of money.

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Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

I have been to this place for the past 3 years for their ice cream and it is excellent. The food isn't as good as the ice cream, but overall a good place. My ice cream recommendation is a Jim Dandy!!!

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Georgia
Top Contributor
144 reviews 144 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Food was pretty good, but the reason to go is the milkshake and sundaes. Service was good, but would have liked larger portions of ice cream.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 8718 International Dr, Orlando, FL 32819
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Orlando
  • Phone Number: (407) 345-1655

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 0 - 20
  • Cuisine: American, Ice Cream

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 12:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 12:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 12:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 12:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 12:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
7:00 am - 12:00 am

Questions & Answers

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