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Friendly's

288 S Main St, Rutland, VT 05701-4907
(802) 773-6293
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Ranked #36 of 105 restaurants in Rutland
Most recent review
- Jul 2, 2014
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24 reviews from our community

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  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Any
English first
Humble, Texas
Top Contributor
51 reviews 51 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 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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23 reviews 23 reviews
11 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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159 reviews 159 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
502 helpful votes 502 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
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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130 reviews 130 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 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
27 helpful votes 27 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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27 reviews 27 reviews
25 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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Salisbury, Vermont, United States
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2013

Stopped by for lunch and was impressed from the start. Greeted and seated quickly, menu and specials explained in detail. Seating was comfortable, place was neat and clean including the rest rooms. Food and appetizers were excellent. Prompt, courteous service. Best chain restaurant I've been in. Will be back, and soon.

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Vermont
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2013

Had a great dinner. Our waitstaff was great and the food was good. Crowded restaurant at 5:30 on a Saturday Night.

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