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288 S Main St, Rutland, VT 05701-4907
(802) 773-6293
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6:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Fri 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 6:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
If Ice Cream is Your Game, Try Here

Friendly's - no matter where you go, is well-known for its ice cream treats and, in a less manner, sandwiches and breakfast. It's dependable and family-oriented.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 9, 2015
RalphP2
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Ludlow, Vermont
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Ludlow, Vermont
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88 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Friendly's - no matter where you go, is well-known for its ice cream treats and, in a less manner, sandwiches and breakfast. It's dependable and family-oriented.

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Rutland, Vermont
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52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

We had not been to the local Friendly's in over a year. We decided to try them because of their special offer of a small Fribble and a hamburger with cheese on bread for $2.00 -- supposedly like they used to offer it. When we entered, a noticeably vacuous "hostess" seated us. We asked to sit near the entrance because... More 

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Franklin, New Hampshire
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48 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

We stopped on our way thru Rutland for a meal that was above a fast food place. We ordered sandwiches, After a 30 minute wait and no food we started bugging our server. He checked in the kitchen and said the food would be right there. 15 minuter later still no food, checked with the manager. OOPS the food still... More 

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West Rutland, Vermont
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

I visit the Rutland, Vermont Friendly's every time I get my Honda Accord serviced at Shearer Honda right next door. I have many, many fond memories visiting the Rutland Friendly's with my daughters. The Friendly's menu is not what it once was, but it meets my needs, and at a reasonable price. Server Marla ALWAYS asks about my daughters (now... More 

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Albany NY
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29 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Myself, my teenage daughter and her friend stopped when we were in the area as we don't have many Friendly's restaurants still open in our hometown and the girls wanted to have dinner at Friendly's!! When we arrived, there were some patrons but not many. We were seated after a few moments wait. Before we could even sit in our... More 

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Brandon, Vermont
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Love the Service and the friendliness of the staff. Food is always hot. Ice cream is amazing. reasonably priced for families

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Rutland, Vermont
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70 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Food was average for Friendly's, although it took quite some time to get to the table. Noise level was quite high.

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Seattle, WA
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47 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 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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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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 288 S Main St, Rutland, VT 05701-4907
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Rutland
  • Phone Number: (802) 773-6293
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 am - 11:00 pm

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