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377 Main St, Oneonta, NY 13820-1929
+1 607-432-0361
08:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 21:00
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Hartwick, New York
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70 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Even though the founding brothers of Friendly Prestley and Curtis Blake sold out to Hershey who then sold the chain to Donald Smith of Tennessee Foods, which has since had some financial problems, this operation remains and presents the classic Friendly's experience, including their ice cream and sundaes.

Thank Tom P
Cherry Valley, New York
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66 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

Of course the food is the same as everywhere, but the service here is awesome! My family goes there often and the servers remember us. They always go out of their way to say hi, even if we aren't at their table. They even remember what my son orders (it's a little bit of a different order)!

Thank Caitlin K
Hartwick, New York
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70 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2016

It is a chain store but the quality remains consistently good and the ability to customize your choice of sundae is always a pleasure and the result is always what you would hope for. Their food offerings are as good as you would expect them to be.

Thank Tom P
Binghamton, New York
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104 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2016

We stopped here so the grandkids could give me birthday presents. We were seated pretty quickly but then things went downhill. The waitress was pretty attentive at the start. But then the problems started. In no particular order--didn't know if they were still serving one of the breakfast meals (I thought they always did); didn't have decaf tea but I... More 

Thank Thomas C
East Meredith
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17 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2015 via mobile

Today my husband and I went to friendly's, this was supposed to be a treat for me and to get me out of the house after a long hard sad month after my surgery, so I was looking forward to being out and grabbing some food. Well if I knew what I was in for I would never have step... More 

Thank Tammy M
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24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2015 via mobile

My wife and I visited this location on 10/24/15. We actually contemplated leaving the restaurant after waiting ten minutes for the waitress to finally come around. I ordered the pepperjack burger and my wife ordered a chicken sandwich and it came out only warm on the outside and completely raw on the middle, they were quick to replace it at... More 

Thank George G
Walhalla, South Carolina
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2015

A really darn good hamburger, and excellent ice cream sundae! A bit on the expensive side for what you get though.

Thank RStephens1955
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22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2015

Went there for breakfast, believe me, order one and share it, very large meal, can't even finish it all. Went for dinner, daughter ordered bacon, very raw, had to send it back but breakfast was great

Thank Diana B
Columbia, South Carolina
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1,664 reviews
342 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 610 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2015

the ice cream here is great. the main reason I stopped. kids enjoyed it themselves. small restaurant. the regular meals are okay...but remember the ice cream is great!

Thank jlantern3
Bay City, Michigan
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 May 2014

Stopped in here while passing through town. Thought the food was actually pretty good. The place is tiny and even being just two of us we had to wait a few minutes to be seated. Service was good despite how busy it was.

Thank Ryan D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 377 Main St, Oneonta, NY 13820-1929
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Oneonta
  • Phone Number: +1 607-432-0361

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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?