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Friendly Farms

17434 Foreston Rd, Upperco, MD 21155-9414
+1 410-239-7400
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good30%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“cottage cheese” (39 reviews)
“apple butter” (42 reviews)
“fried chicken” (47 reviews)
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17434 Foreston Rd, Upperco, MD 21155-9414
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Friendly Farms is a unique Restaurant. It is a family style Restaurant. They have a verity of different foods. All Entree's are sered with many verities of sides. Cole Slaw, Apple Butter, Vegetables, Potatoes. Rolls and Dessert. You get your money's worth.

Thank patriciagH95MQ
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Food is good. Quantity is shrinking on crabcakes. They say 6 oz., more like 4 oz. Also had soft crab special with a crabcake. For $36 a four inch from point to point crab is a bit steep. Glad they have unlimited sides, it was...More

Thank Bob B
Larry W, General Manager at Friendly Farms, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your candid feedback. We appreciate all comments that we receive from our guests whether they are good or bad. We look forward to the next opportunity we have to serve you again and provide an even better experience.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

All meals are served home style and no doggie bags. Food is fresh and sides are plentiful. Crab cakes, fried chicken and roast beef are great. Sugar rolls are to die for. Mom loves the apple butter. Recommend. Sometimes, especially on holidays, there is a...More

Thank Kristi B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My daughter (the birthday girl), her boyfriend, her oldest brother, and my wife and I enjoyed an awesome dinner at Friendly Farms! The server great food in a 'family style' setting. You order your entree before you are even seated. Nonce your seated, the appetizers...More

Thank Charlie S
Reviewed May 12, 2018 via mobile

Visiting Friendly Farms on Mother's Day was a beautiful view. Driving onto the property, you'll see the main house with barns and others buildings, 3 ponds with many geese to see. Ample parking for everyone. If you've never been here, ordering and seating can be...More

1  Thank scoop35311
Reviewed May 7, 2018

The staff is very friendly. My family had the fried chicken, which everyone loved. I had the crab cake. It was good, all meat. Sides were fine, nothing special. Everyone loved the sugar dinner roles. Very good!

Thank ladyarsenalsoccermom
Reviewed April 28, 2018

I can't believe this place gets any good reviews! Went there for lunch this past week, $46.00 for two people! Everything other than the main dish was from a can. I felt like I was eating at a nursing home! They may as well build...More

1  Thank Daniel F
Larry W, Owner at Friendly Farms, responded to this reviewResponded May 10, 2018

Thank you, Daniel, for taking the time to share your experience at Friendly Farms. We are very disappointed to hear that the price of your meal did not meet your expectations. We strive to provide a consistent and high quality dining experience. We take your...More

Reviewed April 1, 2018

The staff is very friendly and efficient. My wife had the crab cake and I had the roast beef this time. It was very tasty, we also enjoyed the view out the window of the pond with the geese swimming around. It is a very...More

Thank Robert D
Reviewed March 18, 2018

This is a family-style restaurant that serves delicious food. When you enter, you choose your dinner from the menu and pay the cashier who gives you a number. You wait in an ante-room or outside, if the weather is good, for your number to be...More

Thank RobCnYork
Larry W, Owner at Friendly Farms, responded to this reviewResponded March 22, 2018

We appreciate the time you took to write such an outstanding review. We love hearing from happy, satisfied guests and will make sure to pass your great feedback along to our staff. We hope to have the pleasure of serving you once again soon!

Reviewed March 12, 2018

Our bus trip stops here on the way back from the Baltimore Pops. We use the banquet room downstairs. The food is very good. They serve family style, They have excellent fried donuts,They had fried chicken, mashed potatoes, corn , green beans and fried shrimp....More

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March 4, 2017|
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Response from Mark T | Reviewed this property |
The carry out menu does include sides, which you pay for because the CO prices are cheaper. If you compare the Carry Out menu with the Eat In menu you will see there is a noticeable difference (i.e: 8 oz Filet Mignon CO... More
August 25, 2015|
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Response from Mike S | Reviewed this property |
Hi, we usually pay with our credit card but that's just for my wife and me. I would imagine that with a large party like you have that you'll be able to charge it. Do you have reservations for your large group? If not I... More
August 9, 2015|
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Response from Hubbell B | Reviewed this property |
Of course...boxes available for leftovers...even the rolls.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Kids, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Scenic view
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17434 Foreston Rd, Upperco, MD 21155-9414
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Upperco
  • Phone Number: +1 410-239-7400
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