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Friendly's Family Restaurant

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81 Newtown Rd, Danbury, CT 06810-4118
+1 203-748-2476
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Danbury, Connecticut
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22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We NEVER go to this location - It is dirty, service is terrible. Have never had a good experience here. We used to go to the one in Carmel NY but they have closed, so we will have to drive to Southbury. I just pretend this location doesn't even exist - it is that bad.

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Thank Joanne W
Old Orchard Beach, Maine
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168 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2017

I ordered a traditional hot fudge sundae and it was very good. Their ice cream is better from their restaurants than it is in the pre-packaged cartons you can find in the grocery store. Although it was a bit overpriced for its size, my sundae was delicious. It didn't take long to receive my order even though they were relatively... More 

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Thank Embrace_Life_Now
Hackettstown, New Jersey
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32 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 December 2016

I have been to this restaurant several times because the family likes the "fribble" shakes. the service is always slow and most of the time they get the order wrong. Not very clean either. My shoe almost came off the last visit due to the floor being so sticky!! Not impressed, won't go back!

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Thank bobsprincess64
Brewster, New York
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79 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 December 2016

Great selection on menu. Salads, burgers,soups, appetitizers Great tasting burgers on brioche roll. Most meals combo include choice of many flavors of ice cream sundae.

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Thank BCR37
Ontario, Canada
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26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 October 2016

This is a dated location, but pretty standard selection as far as this type of place. We went for breakfast. Karen was our Waitress. She was very friendly, and the service was fast. The food was good, and the price was on par for what I would pay anywhere else. I would go back if in the area again needing... More 

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Thank Bonniesppl
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28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 October 2016

This is a typical Friendlys restaurant. They have the devices for pay at the table. Takeout is relatively quick. You just have to expect that it will not be a quick experience.

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Thank laurie c
New Haven, Connecticut, United States
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41 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 October 2016

went to have a quick lunch with my daughter, walked in and the place smelled like sepic. we sat and after about a minute I said to my daughter there is no way I can eat in here, we got up to leave and the waitress came up to us and asked if there was a problem, I explained that... More 

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Thank Janet M
Buford, Georgia
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 August 2016

Friendly's is always on our list of must stops in Danbury! We enjoyed the breakfast and lunch, but our favorites are the sundaes!

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Thank A C
Peabody, MA
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102 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 July 2016

Friendly's restaurants have been going down hill for sometime. It appears that at the several locations that I've tried over the past few months, they're pretty much just phoning it in and waiting for that final axe to fall. I stopped in at this location on a late Saturday afternoon. The restaurant was mildly busy but not overwhelmingly so. I... More 

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National Park, New Jersey
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334 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 April 2016

My wife and I ate here for diner. The service was good. Food was served quickly and it was hot. Very good ice cream and good Senior Citizen rates.

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Thank JoeSchwartz

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 81 Newtown Rd, Danbury, CT 06810-4118
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Danbury
  • Phone Number: +1 203-748-2476

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