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Friendly's

288 S Main St, Rutland, VT 05701-4907
(802) 773-6293
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Ranked #40 of 105 restaurants in Rutland
Most recent review
- Aug 11, 2014
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  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Any
English first
Seattle, WA
Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Went here for lunch, good food. Had the burger, very good. The shakes are hand made and wonderful. Service was very friendly, but then everyone in Vermont is friendly. Prices were reasonable. Restaurant was clean and well kept. The manager does a good job of keeping this a well run establishment.

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Charleston, South Carolina
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128 reviews 128 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

The food was quite good for this type of establishment but the food took forever to get to the table (though was hot when it arrived). The bathrooms smelled.

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Humble, Texas
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54 reviews 54 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

My family loves to go to Friendly's Restaurant for ice cream whenever we are in an area that has a location and we will try to search them out. This location was right down the street from our hotel and all I can say is stay clear of this particular location. BAD SERVICE! We were seated and no one waited... More

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New Hampshire
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31 reviews 31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

We are not usually fans of friendlys as the service is usually slow in all of the locations we have been to. In addition to slow usually servers do not seemed interested in their jobs and usually stores are on the grungy side. Our server did a nice job here she was friendly and polite. I ordered a salad and... More

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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158 reviews 158 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
506 helpful votes 506 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

Arrived around dinner and promptly seated.....and then waited about 25 minutes before anyone came to start waiting on us even though it was less than half full. After that, things proceeded reasonably normal. However, other tables waited longer than us and complained. Other tables had multiple wrong orders that were sent back. They were out of bananas (key ingredient in... More

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Madison, New Hampshire
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

its ok for a meal, there famous for ice cream, there breakfast was always good, and there homefries are amazing,

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West Sand Lake, New York, United States
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145 reviews 145 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2014 via mobile

Nothing terrible, but nothing great for lunch. Caesar salad was a little too smothered in dressing and croutons were way to big. Soups were okay but not memorable, plus they came out lukewarm and needed to be sent back for reheating.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2014 via mobile

I took my daughter & 2 grandchildren for a late lunch and ice cream, we waited 5 minutes to have anyone acknowledge that we were even there. Our server seemed fine but we commented on the quality of the salads material and her attidude changed immediately. We over heard her tell the table 2 away from ours that we had... More

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

We have never been to a restaurant where we could choose exactly what we wanted in our burgers. It was lovely to be able to put into it exactly what you wanted and we thoroughly enjoyed it when it arrived.

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Vermont
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28 reviews 28 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2013

The food is the same everywhere, but this place does have wonderful servers. Quick and efficient, and really not expensive. The ice cream is pretty good too! Good stop alone or with friends, and really wonderful for children.

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