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Friends & Company Inc.

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11 Boston Post Rd, Madison, CT 06443-2131
+1 203-245-0462
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Today
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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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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Connecticut
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108 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Tried this for first time on a Saturday evening. Restaurant was half full when we arrived, yet hostess tried to seat us at table closest to the entrance. Prior to being seated she accommodated our request for a table further inside the dining room. The server was pleasant, however after serving our main dish, we did not see her again... More 

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Connecticut
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016

Well, on a Monday night, mostly older people. The chicken piccata was just ok. Chicken was not pounded so a little tough. Sauce and vegetables were good. Inside of restaurant is very old looking, peeling wall paper and dirty cracked ceiling. A little expensive for the condition of the place and the food.

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Thank silvercoyote
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 13, 2016 via mobile

I went to Friends for my birthday last night with my husband and daughter who surprised me coming down from Boston. The host went to seat us and said "you know this is a nonsmoking restaurant ". Turned my husband right off we don't smoke. All restaurants in CT are none smoking! I was in the restaurant business for over... More 

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Thank Myoscarboy
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11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 28, 2016 via mobile

First time here and we were delighted. Sat at the bar with very friendly bartender and other patrons . Menu and specials all sounded super. Loved our soup and salad and look forward to another visit.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

I love this restaurant! It is family friendly place with a home feel. we usually go on the weekends and enjoy the outside seating in the summer and of course the food is always good and the people are super friendly!

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New Haven, Connecticut
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30 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016

Service was very good, attentive, friendly. Food is better than OK. Solid choice for a burger and fries. Seafood dishes solid, just not extraordinary in a market where extraordinary is not very far away. Single room capable of noise problems when busy.

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Frederick, Maryland
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 11, 2016

Not as good as it was in the 1980's but still a convenient and palatable choice. Nice people and pretty good food

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Thank wanderlust82016
Guilford
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42 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 10, 2016

My mother and I went to friends and company for lunch last year, and I remember a wonderful large, not too expensive dessert. We went again for lunch and I had a wonderful chicken waldorf like salad with cranberries. We sat outside which was nice. Then we had a great dessert. Prices are decent, atmosphere good, service good.

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Thank Ellen C
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 10, 2016 via mobile

We stopped here for the first time. Had lunch in the bar. Food was very good, prices very good also. Kyle the bartender was excellent!! Will definitely be back!

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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73 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 19, 2016 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 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Seafood
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Television, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
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: +1 203-245-0462

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