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Friendly's Ice Cream Shop - CLOSED

Main St AT Genesee St, Oneida, NY 13421
(315) 363-7940
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Cuisines: Dessert
Most recent review
- Apr 15, 2014
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13 reviews from our community

53% Recommend
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English first
Oneida, New York
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

This Friendly's franchise has closed. So don't bother looking for it. The building is up for sale now and is a prime location with good parking so who knows what will happen.

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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

I arrived at the restaurant and was told I have to wait even though it was only half full. I questioned why and I was told the they only had two people serving. It appears Friendly's troubles are still prevalent. I do wish them well, but I do not think I will be back for a while.

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Central New Yorker
Top Contributor
58 reviews 58 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

Whenever one of our kids experienced some wondrous success at school we would all pile into the car and go to Friendly's. The staff is great and is made up of local people. The ice cream is great and the atmosphere is fun.

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Wynantskill, New York
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56 reviews 56 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2013

While the ice cream may still be great, the menu is now primarily high fat and high sodium choices. That coupled with a long wait (10 minutes) before the server took my order almost caused me to leave. The ginger chicken was good, but I skipped dessert, not wanting to wait any longer. I miss the healthier choices that used... More

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Oneida, New York
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2013

We went there on Friday the 22nd of February 2013 did not get seated by anyone of the staff after being seen standing there for 10 0r 15 minutes. So we sat our Family down. while we we sitting there we herd the staff apolizedto other custmers that the staff in the back where slow and gave some free food... More

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Central New York State
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17 reviews 17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2012

Window service has improved and I can usually get what I want in 15 minutes or less. When I need ice cream , I go to Friendly's.

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Verona, NY
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80 reviews 80 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2012

My Dad, boyfriend and I eat at Friendly's at least every other week. My boyfriend loves the burgers, Dad enjoys the meatloaf and I love the crispy chicken wrap. If you go, ask for Melissa as a waitress. You won't be sorry. I have never had to wait for a seat and my food has always come on a timely... More

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Camden, New York
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2012

I love going to Friendly's because they have a wonderful menu with great choices many for under $10 which includes your drink, entree, and even happy ending sunday dessert. Price can't be beat. Staff is always friendly :)

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Camden, New York
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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2012

I have visited this Friendlys off an on for over 20 years. The service has been consistently slow. There seems to be enough customers in Oneida to fill the place anyway but I don't now why?

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New York City, New York
Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2012

Weel this spot is as good as all the other friendly's we have enjoyed. very nice staff, location and the best ice cream of course!

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