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1000 Reese Ave, Hershey, PA 17033-2272
717-533-4190
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7:00 am - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Lunch

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  • 20
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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
Quick service, good food and good fun.

We dropped in to Friendly's after a trip to the Hershey Story on Sunday June 14, 2015. The restaurant was busy. We were seated quickly despite the crowd, which I found impressive. We don't have Friendly's in Minnesota, so I was impressed with the decor, cleanliness and variety of menu offerings... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed June 23, 2015
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Mansfield, Ohio
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27 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

Best ice cream ever! You won't be disappointed! Their food is also good and servers have always been nice!

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Enola, Pennsylvania
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39 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

We use to stop here at times when venturing to Hershey. Last few years it has been horrible! Service was horrible, and that's putting it nicely. Our food came out cold most of the time and nothing was done to fix that. A few times our food was so over cooked that it was dry and nasty. My daughter loves... More 

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Bluff City, Tennessee
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30 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Was a great place to eat. very reasonable price. great staff. wide selection for everyone.they have take out as well. went before dinner rush and was great service.

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Dayton, Ohio
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Very slow service, and the food was not very good. The ice cream was fine, but there were many other places we could have gone instead.

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Durham, North Carolina
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34 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

We took a bus load of very hungry people and they were able to sit, serve and give good customer service on short notice. The food was good and reasonable in price. Of course the ice cream treats were the best way to end the meal and everyone indulged.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

We dropped in to Friendly's after a trip to the Hershey Story on Sunday June 14, 2015. The restaurant was busy. We were seated quickly despite the crowd, which I found impressive. We don't have Friendly's in Minnesota, so I was impressed with the decor, cleanliness and variety of menu offerings. The portions are appropriately sized, which left enough room... More 

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New York City, New York
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Our waitress was friendly. The food was great and the prices were awesome. We're from NY and to have such a great dinner at a fraction of the price, you can't go wrong. It was down the road from where we stayed (Hershey Lodge) which made it even more convenient.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

I expected more from this place. The food was greasy, but the desserts were ok. My stomach wasn't feeling well after. Service could be better as well.

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52 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015 via mobile

We were passing through after catching the circus and were displeased with the operation. All the staff, with exception to our waitress, appeared to be under the age of 18. You could tell they didn't care and it manifested itself in numerous ways. --K itchen staff: Both our hamburger buns had grease finger marks on them. -- Dishwasher: All three... More 

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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

Service was very bad. Took long for the waitress to come that first time. It took her even longer to bring our drinks and when she finally did, she only brought them for half our table. We waited for almost 30 min for our food which consisted of three orders of Mac'n Cheese, one BLT and a salad... Then we... More 

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Additional Information about Friendly's Ice Cream Shop

Address: 1000 Reese Ave, Hershey, PA 17033-2272
Phone Number: 717-533-4190
Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Hershey
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday 7:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday 7:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday 7:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday 7:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday 7:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday 7:00 am - 12:00 am

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1000 Reese Ave, Hershey, PA 17033-2272
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Hershey
  • Phone Number: 717-533-4190
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday
7:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
7:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
7:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
7:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
7:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
7:00 am - 12:00 am

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