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105 W Town St, Norwich, CT 06360-2263
(860) 886-1083
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Montville, Connecticut
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125 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

There was a time in Florida where we traveled 30 miles just to go to a Friendly's. Now that we are close to a friendly's we realize that the food is good for a quick meal but there are many better choices. The hamburger is good and of course the ice cream is the main reason to go to Friendly's.

Thank Krieger H
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2016

I was served french fries that already had ketchup on them. I don't like ketchup. Then the waitress said hhmmmm that's odd. Ya I got someone elses reused fries. I'll never go back.

Thank SRK X
Contoocook, New Hampshire
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26 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2016

My wife and were looking for a good breakfast after spending new years eve at Mohegan Sun at a concert. Service was great, plenty of hot coffee and food came fast and hot. The portions were good and came just as we ordered, my wife had an omelet and I had French Toast both done well and very good. May... More 

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Bagram, Afghanistan
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93 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2015

No, this is not haute cuisine; but it sure is good. Came in with a party of 8 and were seated immediately. Food was served quickly and hot. Waitress was attentive to our requirements and never missed a beat. Shame I didn't get ice cream, but there is always time for that. All in all, a good experience. Would definitely... More 

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Lake Worth, Florida
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55 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 via mobile

They have to get their act together. Good menu but never consistent . Service erratic , Sometimes it's even difficult to pay the check. Good for takeout ice cream .don't know why corporate does do something about this.

1 Thank Edwein
Montville, Connecticut
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125 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

I have found that the Norwich Friendly's is not the same quality of food and service as the Friendly's in Mystic, CT. Still a good pick for a fast meal when you are looking for a reasonable meal. The ice cream sundae is still the best thing offered.

Thank Krieger H
Oakdale, Connecticut
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235 reviews
175 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

We'll try this once in a great while but are always disappointed. Nothing ever looks like it does on the menu, and it seems like portions and quality are way off.

Thank Oakdale29
Farmington, Connecticut
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36 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

Waited a long time to be served for lunch - considering the few people that were there. One of the waitors - I think he was manager - would bring food out and just drop it on the table without a word! Careless but - expected in this kind of 'diner'...

Thank Sekjr
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57 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 via mobile

Went on Saturday afternoon and had a pleasurable time. Expected a typical long wait for food but within 15 minutes of sitting down we had our meal. Standard Friendlys fare with a varied menu. Kids at next table got these great looking chicken tenders on sticks..next time. Always good ice cream. With 3 lunches and 3 ice creams, $39.

Thank NCurl
Norwich, Connecticut
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79 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014 via mobile

Like with all Friendly's, if you have 2 hours to kill, this is the place for you! Everything takes forever to make and the food quality is horrible. I would say the only thing worth eating is the ice cream.

Thank Jessica C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3 of 5 stars
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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Seating, Waitstaff
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Families with children
Open Hours
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 105 W Town St, Norwich, CT 06360-2263
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Mystic Country  >  Norwich
  • Phone Number: (860) 886-1083

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?