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Friendly's

American, Hamburgers, Ice Cream
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1160 Union Ave, Laconia, NH 03246-2127
603-524-5824
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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
Quick bite to eat out.

Lost power at home, needed to kill time out, and also get a reasonably good dinner out! Stopped by Friendly's had the Fish & chips, which was surprisingly good, nice taste and crunch, great tarter sauce. Wife had the BBQ bacon cheese burger with a salad. Att was good.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 20, 2015
Thomas D
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Meredith, New Hampshire
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Meredith, New Hampshire
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45 reviews 45 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

Lost power at home, needed to kill time out, and also get a reasonably good dinner out! Stopped by Friendly's had the Fish & chips, which was surprisingly good, nice taste and crunch, great tarter sauce. Wife had the BBQ bacon cheese burger with a salad. Att was good.

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Hinsdale, New Hampshire, United States
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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

We were driving by and looking for a quick bite to eat. We figured Friendly's is a safe place.... as we know pretty much what's on the menu. We were seated quickly and the hostess was very friendly. The table she sat us at slanted, but it was okay, nothing was rolling off the table. Our order was taken quickly... More 

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New Bedford, Massachusetts, United States
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Girls always love to stop at Friendly/s - a familiar sight at home. Ice cream for all after dinner - they had no problem finishing it all!

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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014 via mobile

first got there there were four tables being used the rest of the restaurant was empty it took us 10 minutes to just get a table not friendly at all. No acknowledgment at all. No smiles. Like we were doing them a favor. The waitress was okay, and the food was regular Friendly's fair. I think they need to put... More 

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South Alexandria, New Hampshire, United States
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

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
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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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21 reviews 21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 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
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2013 via mobile

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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43 reviews 43 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 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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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1160 Union Ave, Laconia, NH 03246-2127
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  Laconia
  • Phone Number: 603-524-5824

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Hamburgers, Ice Cream

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