We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Friends Grille and Bar


Ratings and reviews

Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2018 Winner

Location and contact

Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
American, Bar
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Parking Available, Table Service
Reviews (88)
Filter reviews
88 results
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Traveler rating
Show reviews that mention
All reviews brunch fettuccine steak spring rolls sandwiches pork soup favorite lunch place goat cheese regular menu never disappoints open kitchen worth the wait long wait the wait staff server apps
Selected filters
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 88 reviews
Reviewed April 28, 2019 via mobile

So glad that we decided to take the chance and drive this far from our usual spots in Valdosta, because we will definitely be back! Everything we ate at Sunday brunch was delicious. So good it didn't last long enough for photo evidence. 😉

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank mooreo1076
Reviewed April 21, 2019 via mobile

We have really enjoyed Sunday dinner/brunch here. The regular menu has some excellent choices, and there are always some creative specials.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank swpgjp
Reviewed April 4, 2019 via mobile

Hidden gem in Valdosta! Located in a business park, Friends is a wonderful spot. Seating was outdoors on a covered patio. We had a delightful flatbread appetizer, followed by two wonderful entrees- a fettuccine The contained corn, mushrooms, bacon and chicken and a terrific pork...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank CFlo1
Reviewed January 2, 2019 via mobile

I would recommend getting reservations, but we walked in 6 pm on a Friday and were graciously seated to celebrate a family event ( party of 6). Service was excellent, attentive, and honest recommendations. I thought this was a bar & grill since the decor...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank smileyblueyes
Reviewed October 22, 2018

Friends is a wonderful place to enjoy a meal and time with family or friends. The main dining room is great for a brighter, more bustling experience. The bar area is wonderful for a darker, more pub-like atmosphere and the patio is the perfect place...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank makins2018
Reviewed August 20, 2018

Great food and service always!! I have so many favorite things on the menu its hard to pick one!! Most of the time I get the special which never disappoints!! On the regular menu the BLT is always a good choice as well as the...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank lauraaharrell
Reviewed August 2, 2018 via mobile

Our family of 4 took my MIL out for dinner while visiting. Friends is lovely—from the decor, to the wait staff, to the menu. The only reason I didn’t give 5/5 is because a larger party placed their order ahead of ours and we had...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank MelBHall
Reviewed June 27, 2018 via mobile

The diner can get the feeling they are eating in a more metropolitan environment. The emphasis on the food is mostly about quality over quantity. In the deep south this can be an important distinction regarding eateries. This assertion in no way means the portions...More

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank 492denverr
Reviewed June 22, 2018 via mobile

Great food quick service. Restaurant was clean. Servers were polite and helpful. I have no complaints. We went for a dinner date. Pork tenderloin was flavorful and tender. Wife had the shrimp which was cooked well and flavorful and good sized. Asparagus side was delicious!...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank 113bradh
Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

My daughters took me to Friends for Mother’s Day. I had the French Toast with bourbon syrup. It was delicious! The bourbon syrup was so good I asked for a small container to bring my remaining syrup home. My waiter was kind enough to bring...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank MsKatV
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 33 nearby hotels
Red Roof Inn Valdosta - University
94 reviews
.97 miles away
The Garden Villas
17 reviews
1.22 miles away
InTown Suites Valdosta
11 reviews
2.74 miles away
Courtyard Valdosta
299 reviews
2.77 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 277 nearby restaurants
40 reviews
.13 miles away
Mama June's
69 reviews
.51 miles away
Chicken Salad Chick
36 reviews
.33 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 46 nearby attractions
The Crescent
23 reviews
2.96 miles away
Turner Center for the Arts
21 reviews
3.21 miles away
Lowndes County Courthouse
7 reviews
3.39 miles away
Lowndes County Historical Society and Museum
9 reviews
3.58 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Friends Grille and Bar staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Is This Your Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Free Listing