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222 Winthrop Ave, Lawrence, MA 01843-3824
+1 978-689-8565
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  • Excellent14%
  • Very good30%
  • Average23%
  • Poor19%
  • Terrible14%
Jun 9, 2017
“Thank god the ice cream is good!”
Feb 23, 2017
“Waste of time”
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7:00 am - 11:00 pmAll hours
222 Winthrop Ave, Lawrence, MA 01843-3824
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Reviewed June 9, 2017 via mobile

Not sure where it all went wrong, but the food here is sub standard. There was a time that a trip to Friendly's was delicious fun. Last trip was not. Not a place for those in search of a good meal , prepared well, using...More

Thank Mark P
Reviewed February 23, 2017 via mobile

Horrible service and cold food, won't return. Waited almost 15 minutes for a server and finally had to flag her down.

Thank Ted B
Reviewed February 5, 2017

Stopped in after having dinner elsewhere and really wanting a treat. Place was hopping for almost 9 pm. Met at the door by very friendly staff person, Leonardo, who seated us and was our server for the evening. His friendly service continued the entire night,...More

Thank MicheinMA
Reviewed July 14, 2016

We had been at a cookout most of the day. So we really were not looking for a small dinner, but rather a snack of some sort. Ice Cream always hits the spot. This place is within walking distance of our hotel. Literally, cross the...More

Thank Jeanne O
Reviewed April 25, 2016

The children's special suppose to attract more people....it's the reason we don't go back. Children climbing , yelling and going into my purse! Our ice creams were wrong and just added over it, surprise we noticed! Manager came over and when I explained my daughter...More

Thank LAAM2016
Reviewed April 12, 2016

Stopped in this friendly's for ice cream last Saturday. It was very clean with attentive servers. The ice cream was served up fast and the portions were generous. The restaurant itself looked new or at least updated - again very clean. I was wishing we...More

Thank mey1448
Reviewed November 27, 2015

If you like Hot fudge sundaes, ice cream cones, milk shake and Frappes you are at the right place for dessert 12 months a year. There Breakfast is also a good choice. Haven't had lunch but have been told by friends it is very good.

Thank butchconnors
Reviewed November 11, 2015

This was the worst service. I did not end up eating the food. The restaurant was dirty and in need of renovations.

Thank EatDrinkPlayLove
Reviewed November 2, 2015

What a disappointment. Waited over an hour for our meal, then it was delivered cold and burnt. Sent it back, and 30 minutes later it was served - dry and a very sloppy looking plate. Other than ice-cream quick visits, I will not be returning.for...More

Thank Yvonne S
Reviewed October 21, 2015

Wow, this was bad. My other experiences at different locations have been middling. But this was awful. Walked in late afternoon for a spontaneous icecream and coffee with my son, as our regular icecream shop was closed. There was only one other customer in the...More

Thank buddhagirl108
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 222 Winthrop Ave, Lawrence, MA 01843-3824
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Lawrence
  • Phone Number: +1 978-689-8565
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