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777 Rte 1, Saugus, MA 01906
(781) 231-2738
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Fri 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 3
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  • 3
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  • 9
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  • 1
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  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 stars
Not bad for a quick burger

If you are looking to have a quiet meal, Friendly's is not the place to stop at as many families take advantage of the happy ending sundae. The cheeseburgers are not bad at all. It's very busy in here so prepare yourself to be lost in everybody else's thoughts.

3 of 5 starsReviewed September 27, 2015
mcmalvarez
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Boston, MA
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County Galway, Ireland
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22 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2015 via mobile

We came here looking for a good lunch and it was just right. The service was excellent the food fresh and tasty. We were all very impressed.

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Boston, MA
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2015

If you are looking to have a quiet meal, Friendly's is not the place to stop at as many families take advantage of the happy ending sundae. The cheeseburgers are not bad at all. It's very busy in here so prepare yourself to be lost in everybody else's thoughts.

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Thank mcmalvarez
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 via mobile

The supposedly homemade mac and cheese that they boast about is not even as good as Kraft's Mac 'n Cheese from the supermarket and the screaming toddlers ruin the atmosphere.

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Thank Kenneth P
Caribou, Maine
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33 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015 via mobile

Arrived at 8 pm on a Friday. Place was busy with 4 parties in front of us. We were seated after a 15 minute wait. They had an entire (12 booths) section not open. Waitress took our order promptly and admitted she forgot to put our appetizer order in when she brought our meals out. The manager brought our appetizer... More 

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Thank mandaleigh25
Weymouth, MA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

We visited this Friendly's last Sunday at 5:30 PM. There were several unoccupied tables, none of which had been cleared. We waited 10 minutes and were finally seated and given menus. We sat for another 20 minutes, with no server approaching to take an order. We left the restaurant, mentioning our experience to one of the women working there. She... More 

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Thank jverdun
Wakefield, Massachusetts
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31 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

We walked in, and the hostess was busy playing with her hair. We have our name and waited about 15 minutes, no problem, but when we were called, there seemed to be plenty of open tables. We were seated in a booth, where the light was burnt out. We ordered and was quite a while before food arrived. Food was... More 

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1 Thank Nanahegg
Saugus, Massachusetts
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5 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

If you plan on going to eat there. You better bring a pillow and a blanket, because you will be waiting for your food for half a century.

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Thank kathy k
Lynn, Massachusetts
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57 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

I love ice cream so friendly's used to be my go to place. They have great food that is fairly prices and an atmosphere that's nice for children. There is one waiter their who sticks out in my memory named Pursey (hes bubbly and was so quick anytime we needed anything) he made all his tables feel so welcomed and... More 

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1 Thank canvasoftheworld
Beaumont, Texas
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67 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Place was nice, like an old time dinner. Food was pretty good, with good drinks and icecream. Service was slow, over all it was decent, with decent prices, but wouldn't try again.

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Thank TommyF387
Saugus, Massachusetts, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

The food is much like fast-food, but you are spending more money since you are being served. It's not bad, it's just OK. The ice cream is always good, but it can be pricey if you have a lot of people. There are always coupons for Friendly's in the paper.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 777 Rte 1, Saugus, MA 01906
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Saugus
  • Phone Number: (781) 231-2738

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20
  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm

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