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Friendly's Family Restaurant

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81 Newtown Rd, Danbury, CT 06810-4118
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Peabody, MA
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93 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Friendly's restaurants have been going down hill for sometime. It appears that at the several locations that I've tried over the past few months, they're pretty much just phoning it in and waiting for that final axe to fall. I stopped in at this location on a late Saturday afternoon. The restaurant was mildly busy but not overwhelmingly so. I... More 

Thank projectorfixer
National Park, New Jersey
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299 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

My wife and I ate here for diner. The service was good. Food was served quickly and it was hot. Very good ice cream and good Senior Citizen rates.

Thank JoeSchwartz
Saco, United States
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2016

The place was empty. We were there for breakfast on a Saturday morning. There was a musty odor, like you were in the closet with the old mop. We wouldn't go back.

Thank Sharon W
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2016

This place could really use a run through with a mop. The floors were gross & it had an overall dirty feel. The food was cold & took forever to come out. I won't eat here agian.

2 Thank KJKJ1
Scottsdale, Arizona
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2016

It was 0 degrees when we first visited. Nice, warm place, good service, and happy to accommodate even though they were very busy from Valentines Day diners. Went back the next day for a great lunch and got a special discount as grandparents.

Thank manctil2016
Hagerstown, Maryland
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2016

Went to Friendlys this evening , got there at 6 25 and was waited on by 6 40. Very easy order . How long can it take to make a burger and a chicken sandwich with fries. 7 15 we left and went home. This isn't the first time this happened at Friendlys. My wife and I will not ever... More 

Thank Terry S
Harrison, Maine
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2016

My family and I were traveling and decided to stop to have dinner at Friendly's. We are from Maine and have experienced Friendly's Restaurants before, so we knew that we liked the food. When we walked in, not one Friendly's staff greeted us- Mind you, I have 3 children and one of them is in a baby carrier. I was... More 

Thank Callie P
Brookfield, Connecticut
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2016

It's been a while since I have been to Friendly's. I was by myself, expected to have to wait so I always bring a magazine. I was seated promptly, coffee was brought to the table quickly, order was taken as soon as I decided what I wanted. Ordered the "Big Two Do", two over easy eggs, two link sausages, (... More 

Thank tweetybird123
The Colony, Texas
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33 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2015 via mobile

When I travel to the northeast I always try to make one stop at Friendly's. The people are awesome and the food good. No matter what you pick, it'll come out to your table hot and fresh. Oh don't forget the great ice cream. Try the hot fudge sundae. WOW!

Thank Jeff S
Danbury, Connecticut
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2015

We went here for a quick lunch several times. This store has excellent sandwiches which are reasonably priced. Our favorite is the hot fish sandwich/cheese & of course their excellent Ice Cream dishes. Our favorites are 'banana split' & 'hot fudge sundae'

Thank Tex P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    2.5 of 5 stars
Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 81 Newtown Rd, Danbury, CT 06810-4118
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Danbury
  • Phone Number: 203-748-2476

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?