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Friendly's Ice Cream Shop

1000 Reese Ave, Hershey, PA 17033-2272
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Ranked #50 of 68 restaurants in Hershey
Cuisines: Dessert
Most recent review
- Aug 18, 2014
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45% Recommend
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Stoney Creek, Canada
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014 NEW

This was hard to rate. The food was very good, however going by the overall experience it was poor. I felt sorry for our server, she seemed to be trying hard and was frustrated by things, such as we were never given cutlery when seated, our order took very long to come out and apparently another server took our appetizer.... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

As we walked in I noticed that it just wasn't bright and inviting as it had been three years ago when I was there. My husband said he thought it smelled like sour milk. I did notice it didn't smell like good fresh cooking. But then we got a menu to look at while waiting to be seated and it... More

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Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

Very friendly! Everyone in that restaurant was supper nice! As soon as you walk in to the time you walk out!

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Stafford, Virginia
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132 reviews 132 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

We enjoyed our breakfast here the service was good and the price was right. I will say the omlet I ordered was the smallest omlet I have ever seen.

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lancaster, pa
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

Well, food is good, as it always has been. Not great. Service very slow, intermittent. Which is strange. Late afternoon with wait staff of 3 and a manager.

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Corry, Pennsylvania
20 reviews 20 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

Had an good meal here the last day we were in Hershey. Quick, efficient service and hot, tasty food. The place was clean and even though it was very busy [it was a Sunday and there was a huge after-church crowd there] we had excellent and very friendly service. I would eat there again if I was ever in Hershey.

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Baltimore, Maryland
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117 reviews 117 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2014

While the ice cream is ALWAYS fabulous, it ALWAYS takes them forever to make it. Seriously, it's ice cream. Scoop and serve, right? We were there close to an hour for something we could have gone to McD's drivethu and spent a lot less. Might do that next time. Restaurant was clean, server was ok, but really no reason to... More

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Temple, Pa
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33 reviews 33 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

We stopped for lunch on our first day visiting Hershey. We have been to a Friendly's before in our town. The place was not very busy. We ordered our drinks and food since we knew what we wanted. The drinks and appetizer came out at the same time. Within a few minutes our entrees were out. We had to push... More

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Palmyra, PA
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98 reviews 98 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

I have never been so disappointed at a Friendly's restaurant... EVER! Hershey Friendly's has always been the best and our favorite of them all. This time it was the worst! I hope it was a fluke, but not sure. Understaffed and the staff that were there were running around looking very frazzled. Everything was chaotic. Waited at the hostess station... More

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Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2013

I love friendly's. The ice cream and food is great. It's affordable and my only regret is that there is none in my city

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