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Friends & Company Inc.

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11 Boston Post Rd, Madison, CT 06443-2131
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Sun - Thu 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue - Sat 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Fri - Sat 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Cincinnati, Ohio
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69 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came here for dinner with business colleagues for dinner and I was not disappointed. We hadn't heard of the restaurant but we're staying fairly close and happened upon it when leaving the hotel. We tried a bit of everything- mussels, calamari, caprese salad, wedge salad, seafood salad- everything was great. Our server, Joe, was incredibly friendly and we all thoroughly... More 

Thank BWRN
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26 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Found this place while googling restaurants from I-95. It was delicious and reasonably priced. Such a great break from a long road trip. Wonderful outdoor seating. Thank you!

Thank Nicol O
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016

My new favorite, Lamb salad. Fresh veggies like a Greek salad, with marinated lamb lollipops cooked to perfection. Toasted pita and the tangy mint dressing top the salad perfectly. Never a disappointing meal here. Last time was the short ribs dinner, melt in your mouth beef with garlic mashed potatoes and haricot verts. The all american meal, better than Mom's,... More 

Thank Susan P
Salt Lake City, Utah
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84 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2016

Came here on a business trip to the area... constantly visiting the Shoreline of CT and I have heard about Friends & Company and see the consistent business going in & out... Why? High prices, small portions, and the food is so-so. Did I miss something? Honestly, everything should be scaled back $4-6 or the portion sizes should increase. Until... More 

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Madison, Connecticut
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126 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016 via mobile

Have not been to Friends and Company for at least 15 years and probably will not go back for at least another 15! It was a cold, rainy night and decided we wanted something local. Staff is pleasant enough but food is not great, portion-size small and prices high. Very disappointed with all of our meals 😩

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58 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2016 via mobile

My wife snd I travel from Long Island to Friends & Company in Madison, CT a couple of times each year to have lunch with relatives who live in Mass. The food is great, they have different menus depending on the time of day and they all have a nice selection of choices. I have never had a bad mesl... More 

Thank Emil K
Guilford, Connecticut
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30 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2016

We just had the very best lunch we have eaten in a long time. Fried oysters to start; they were absolutely delicious, sweet and juicy covered in Panko crumbs, but it didnt take anything away from the juicy critters. The accompanying tartar sauce was housemade, not a bottled imitation. There are many choices for lunch; we both had cream of... More 

Thank brucef33851
Bethel, Connecticut
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168 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2016

friends and company feels like the kind of restaurant that used to dominate the industry, yet is now in critically short supply-the classic american restaurant. not a steakhouse, not a diner, not a chain, just good local food done well. the atmosphere was cozy and relaxing, the service prompt and friendly. my shrimp cocktail was absolutely delicious, and my entree... More 

Thank steakchef_11
Madison, Connecticut
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015

WE always use Friends and Company when we have company because we know we will get a good meal, a reasonable price and a calm quiet atmosphere. In the winter there is a warm fire going too.

Thank GmaJean66
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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31 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2015

I was there in the off season/winter so could not enjoy the water-side (creek?) view or outdoor seating. But it was right before Halloween so they had carved pumpkins throughout the candle-lit restaurant that you could vote on for favorite. Free fresh bread and a nice atmosphere. Food was good but not excellent.

Thank Kate M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
American, Steakhouse, Seafood
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Television
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11 Boston Post Rd, Madison, CT 06443-2131
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Madison
  • Phone Number: 12032450462

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