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Friendly Farms

17434 Foreston Rd, Upperco, MD 21155-9414
+1 410-239-7400
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good31%
  • Average5%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“cottage cheese” (38 reviews)
“apple butter” (40 reviews)
“fried chicken” (44 reviews)
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12:00 PM - 8:00 PMAll hours
$$ - $$$
17434 Foreston Rd, Upperco, MD 21155-9414
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Reviewed June 4, 2017

We were very disappointed after all the hype about this supposedly being a great place. The over-crowded dining room was so noisy, it was near impossible to have a conversation with the person across from me at my table. My steak -- and her crabcake...More

Thank Mark E
Reviewed May 29, 2017 via mobile

A group of us went to Friendly Farms for my daughter's birthday. All the entrees are all great, and we went for the crab cake and fried chicken combo. The crab cakes are great, and the fried chicken is the real deal. Above and beyond...More

Thank Charlie S
Reviewed May 24, 2017 via mobile

Friendly Farm is a good place to go with the family, a group, club or team. You get a choice of entree such as fried chicken, prime rib, some seafood and all you can eat sides. The sides are served family style. Friendly Farm has...More

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Reviewed May 23, 2017

The food is very good here. However, the expectations were so high for the crab cakes that it was impossible to meet. There was a generous portion of crab meat for the crab cake. The staff was friendly and all of the food was good....More

Thank mamberman
Reviewed April 17, 2017

We were invited here for a 70th Anniversary. I never knew this place existed. The food was fabulous. We had chicken, roast beef, and ham, everything was very hot prepared for a banquet style meal. I would recommend this place to eat and want to...More

Thank daisytoby1
Larry W, Owner at Friendly Farms, responded to this reviewResponded April 28, 2017

We are thrilled to hear you enjoyed your recent dining experience with us! We are very happy you enjoyed our dishes, as we always strive to deliver traditional, home-style food that all our guests can enjoy. We look forward to the next time we can...More

Reviewed April 10, 2017

This is a huge farm house turned into a country style restaurant. Beautiful ponds and scenery and ducks and geese. They have a downstairs for special events and groups. Upstairs in the main dining room are huge windows to look out as you eat. The...More

Thank cricketanne
Reviewed March 22, 2017

We had a delicious Family Style meal at this restaurant. Their were many choices for everyone including an ice cream dessert.More

Thank NanaSteer
Larry W, Owner at Friendly Farms, responded to this reviewResponded April 14, 2017

NanaSteer, thank you for leaving us a 5-star review! At Friendly Farm Restaurant we always strive to deliver the delicious homemade meals our diners have been coming for since 1959. We are happy to hear you enjoyed your meal with us, including our special ice...More

Reviewed March 19, 2017 via mobile

Took a 20 minute drive to this restaurant. Haven't been here for a long time You order your food then sit down in the restaurant and wait for your feast. My wife had crab cakes and I had the chicken. You pay 1 price and...More

Reviewed March 18, 2017

Did not live up to the hype. Went their to try the crabcakes after hearing so much about them. Pretty place but kind of like eating in a school lunch cafe as far as decor goes. Crabcakes were full of lump, but had no consistency....More

Thank daveokutman
Larry W, Owner at Friendly Farms, responded to this reviewResponded April 14, 2017

Hi daveokutman, we are very sorry that you seemed to have had a disappointing experience when dining with us. At Friendly Farms Restaurant we always strive to deliver the delicious homemade meals our diners have been coming for since 1959. We can assure you that...More

Reviewed March 6, 2017

Atmosphere was as expected.The waitress was very attentive. It has been a few years since we were here but the restaurant was the same. The gift shop had very little merchandise compared to what it used to have. We had a large group so we...More

Thank elle1111305
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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
  • Value
Average prices
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special occasions, Families with children, Kids, Scenic view, Large groups
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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