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Friendly's Family Restaurant

81 Newtown Rd, Danbury, CT 06810-4118
+1 203-748-2476
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  • Excellent17%
  • Very good23%
  • Average28%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible16%
2 weeks ago
“Takeout is always a challenge”
17 Aug 2017
“a Friendly is a Friendly”
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81 Newtown Rd, Danbury, CT 06810-4118
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have only gotten takeout from this location. The food is standard fare, always good, never bad and never exceptional. The biggest challenge is the speed of service...I always give them a few more minutes thant hey say it will take and I plan to...More

Thank David A
Reviewed 16 October 2017

I used to love Friendly's, but not any more. And the Danbury CT store is the absolute worst. Tried coming here once & a while a few years back, nothing special, and the bathroom & kitchen always smelled bad. Then a waitress screwed up my...More

2  Thank greenwichite2017
Reviewed 17 August 2017

You can count on Friendly's for very good ice cream in all of its forms and average food. this one does not disappoint. None the less we love Fribbles with burgers and curly fries.

Thank allen k
Reviewed 30 July 2017

I have lived in Danbury most of my life or at least 60 years. This Friendlies is the only one in town. The irony of this review is I worked my way through college back in the early 70s at a Friendlies ( not this...More

1  Thank jbackus8746
Reviewed 29 June 2017

It must be the mozzarella sticks which I love but everything else is just ok. Service was not great, make sure you check your bill. Waiter could not answer questions. Burger was decent. Portions are getting smaller. It is fine for chicken nuggets, fries, and...More

Thank 5Tish
Reviewed 14 May 2017

The food and service were good. It is an older restaurant that could use some updating. Overall a good place to grab a quick dinner on the road.

Thank Tamela F
Reviewed 2 April 2017

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...More

1  Thank Joanne W
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...More

Thank Embrace_Life_Now
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...More

1  Thank bobsprincess64
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.

Thank BCR37
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
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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