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1160 Union Ave, Laconia, NH 03246-2127
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Ranked #32 of 69 restaurants in Laconia
Cuisines: American, Hamburgers, Ice Cream
Most recent review
- Aug 18, 2014
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25 reviews from our community

45% Recommend
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English first
South Alexandria, New Hampshire, United States
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014 NEW

I use to go here for long time and had the traditional friendly service however because of today I will never ever go to a friendly's and will tell my friends, family and followers not to do so. My family and I went to friendly's for lunch. When we ordered our drinks I asked for water (nothing special). When our... More

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St. Petersburg, Florida
11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

I am from the hometown of Friendly's and hardly ever eat there. Look for a place to eat in Laconia did not find much so I went to Friendly's. Same lousy service with average food and I waited 5 minutes at the register too pay my bill. I think I finally learned my lesson. No more Friendly's

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Senoia, Georgia, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

We don't normally eat at chain restaurants while we are traveling, but because it was a Sunday evening and was getting late, we decided to eat at the Laconia Friendly's because it was open and didn't look to be crowded. We weren't expecting much, to be honest. What a surprise! My former experience with Friendly's was that it was no... More

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Kilgore, Texas, USA
13 reviews 13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2013

My husband & I are on an 8 day vacation through New England. This was by far the worst restaurant we stopped at. We were looking for an inexpensive meal but after our experience, I would've paid triple the price for better food & service. The restaurant wasn't clean (floor, tables or chairs), the waitress we had was so incredibly... More

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Johnstown, New York
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34 reviews 34 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2013

My husband and I live Friendly's supermelts but in our home town the restaurant is so slow and disorganized we rarely go. We were apprehensive about stopping here but we thought we would give it a try. We were professionally seated and served and finished within 40 minutes. The food was good and hot and made exactly as we requested.... More

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Bedford, New Hampshire
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2013

I've noticed that several local Friendly's franchises have gone downhill. Our family stopped going do to cleanliness, service, and quality issues (in that order). I brought my family to this place reluctantly - but we were HUNGRY! What a very pleasant surprise! GREAT food! Excellent service! Very clean and good value. The manager made a point of stopping by every... More

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Californai/New Hampshire
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46 reviews 46 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2013

Decided to have lunch here on a whim. Ordered the hamburger you create yourself. It was delicious! The waitresses here are nice and seasoned professionals, not the summer kid help we are subjected to in other restaurants. My server, Cindi, was excellent. She was prompt, attentive, helpful & very nice. While I waited for my food to arrive the manager... More

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Somersworth, New Hampshire
15 reviews 15 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2012

The food is good, but not for the price, the location is good. It used to be that friendly's was a good place to go for a sit down experience without the high prices of other chains. The prices aren't that good any more. And the service is always slow, very very slow. Waiters are always pleasant, but it takes... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2012

We decide to come here and get a quick bite for lunch. The service was slow especially since it wasn't busy. The place is old and had a weird odor to it. The vents were filthy and the walls are in definite need of cleaning. It looked like there was old food that a kids slug on the wall. My... More

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N Berwick ME
5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2012

Just like every other Friendly's that is left open. We eat there 2 out of 4 times we're in the area.

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