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105 W Town St, Norwich, CT 06360-2263
+1 860-886-1083
07:00 - 22:00
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Norwich, Connecticut
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70 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Had breakfast there with a friend this past weekend. She had a coupon for 50% off. It was hot and quite good. Both ordered pancakes, scambled eggs and bacon or sausage. Waitress was attentive and for a Sunday it didn't seem that busy. But restaurant appeared to be clean and food served hot and promptly. Much better then my last... More 

Thank lingiglondon
Taftville, Connecticut
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30 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

best ice cream. we like to go for a after date night or just for shakes never had a complaint about price service or quality of food.

Thank Eric M
Norwich, Connecticut
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70 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 October 2016

Decided to try Friendly's for breakfast since I hadn't been there for a breakfast in a long time. They now advertise 50% off for breakfast. This could be because breakfast is lukewarm or cold. The bacon tasted like it had been sitting for too long; the scrambled eggs were okay, and the pancakes cold. You know when you have butter... More 

Thank lingiglondon
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

Unfortunately, no matter what meal you go for, this place is ALWAYS slow. It doesn't matter if it's packed or empty... Slow. We rarely visit here because it's so tough to keep the kids occupied while you wait. Best bet here is take- out Ice Cream.

Thank Mamaof2CT
Westerly, Rhode Island
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21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

8 customers, 4 waitresses and zero food. I was promptly seated as a party of four, only to sit for 15-20 minutes without any staff coming to our table. The place was basically empty and a waitress sat and chatted with one of the two occupied tables for 5 minutes and looked over at us several times but didn't care.... More 

Thank stephen s
Lisbon, Connecticut
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21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 August 2016

My wife and I stop at Friendly's usually 1 a month. Sometimes for breakfast and sometimes for dinner. We are lucky that we pass by there while on errands so it is convenient for us. We do enjoy the atmosphere and the friendly staff. Our meals come quickly and are very good.

Thank rutzup
Montville, Connecticut
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133 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 May 2016

There was a time in Florida where we traveled 30 miles just to go to a Friendly's. Now that we are close to a friendly's we realize that the food is good for a quick meal but there are many better choices. The hamburger is good and of course the ice cream is the main reason to go to Friendly's.

Thank Krieger H
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 24 January 2016

I was served french fries that already had ketchup on them. I don't like ketchup. Then the waitress said hhmmmm that's odd. Ya I got someone elses reused fries. I'll never go back.

Thank SRK X
Contoocook, New Hampshire
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31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 January 2016

My wife and were looking for a good breakfast after spending new years eve at Mohegan Sun at a concert. Service was great, plenty of hot coffee and food came fast and hot. The portions were good and came just as we ordered, my wife had an omelet and I had French Toast both done well and very good. May... More 

Thank dwjones_1954
Bagram, Afghanistan
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98 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2015

No, this is not haute cuisine; but it sure is good. Came in with a party of 8 and were seated immediately. Food was served quickly and hot. Waitress was attentive to our requirements and never missed a beat. Shame I didn't get ice cream, but there is always time for that. All in all, a good experience. Would definitely... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 105 W Town St, Norwich, CT 06360-2263
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Mystic Country  >  Norwich
  • Phone Number: +1 860-886-1083

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