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288 S Main St, Rutland, VT 05701-4907
(802) 773-6293
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Fri 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 6:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Rindge, New Hampshire
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72 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

For the positives, all breakfasts M-f are 50% off. The food was very good and cooked perfectly. Home friends with onions and peppers were very tasty and eggs cooked to perfection. For the negatives, there is no counter with s person to greet you, nor is there even a cash register to pay. You just walk into to the restaurant... More 

Thank LarryD875
Mendon, Vermont
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57 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2016

When you go to Friendly's you know the food quality is going to be consistent. All that remains is whether the service will be acceptable or poor. This Friendly's is usually pretty good. They have recently renovated and seem to have more seating, but not sure if they have more staff. All that said, the Big Beef Cheeseburg and their... More 

Thank Luv2Pub
Saint Albans, Vermont
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213 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2016

My soup and sandwich was good and my sundae was wonderful. Such is a visit to Friendly's. Had excellent service, which made for a pleasant dinner.

Thank Jonathan B
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2016 via mobile

Slow service cold food three times over last 6 months. Today the bathrooms were gross! Walked in and know one even looked at us for 8 minutes and the restaurant wasn't even half full.

Thank Christina W
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2015

Right after walking in, it was clear that the manager of the restaurant was overwhelmed and disorganized. When I received the BLT I ordered, I noticed that there was hardly any bacon on my sandwich. There was one tiny piece on each half. Overall, the service was slow and we waited 20 minutes for our check to arrive. Would not... More 

Thank Erin S
Buford, United States
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49 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015

The food is good and the choices are plentiful. Great value for the money. The service lives up to its name,,,Friendly.

Thank Sandra C
Texarkana, Texas
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39 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2015

We had a bad hotel experience in Rutland, so the last morning we headed over to Friendly's rather than face the free "hot" breakfast we were subjected to during our stay. So glad we did....wonderful coffee, delicious food, and a waitress that gave us tips for where to find the best deals on Vermont apples and syrup. We also overheard... More 

Thank RobFin2012
Jericho, Vermont
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41 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2015

We were visiting Rutland and stopped for ice cream after dinner. No one greeted us for several minutes so we were beginning to think t was a seat yourself deal. After 4-5 minutes, the host appeared from the kitchen and seated us at a booth.Waitress (very pleasant) appeared quickly and delivered the order promptly. And, as usual, Friendly's ice cream... More 

Thank nativevter60
Ludlow, Vermont
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98 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Friendly's - no matter where you go, is well-known for its ice cream treats and, in a less manner, sandwiches and breakfast. It's dependable and family-oriented.

Thank RalphP2
Rutland, Vermont
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69 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

We had not been to the local Friendly's in over a year. We decided to try them because of their special offer of a small Fribble and a hamburger with cheese on bread for $2.00 -- supposedly like they used to offer it. When we entered, a noticeably vacuous "hostess" seated us. We asked to sit near the entrance because... More 

Thank Vermonter33

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 288 S Main St, Rutland, VT 05701-4907
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Rutland
  • Phone Number: (802) 773-6293

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?