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226 Washington St, Gloucester, MA 01930-2253
+1 978-281-1323
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Gloucester
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65 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

This place is convenient to get to but can be difficult to exit as it is off of the off ramp. People don't slow down because they are going too fast. Perhaps they also need to hire more staff in the kitchen. ??

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Thank nanagrace
Gloucester, Massachusetts
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67 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

Honestly, they have awesome burgers, great ice cream and seem to be in a time warp back to the 70s. Service is prompt and friendly, decor is retro. You will get filled for few $$ and have desert too. Expect tacky throw-back decor and a menu of fast food favorites, but do try the specialty burgers, the are quite good.... More 

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Thank MitziMom
Amesbury, Massachusetts
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

absolutely good waiters and waitresses i would recommend them to all my friends and family and very beautiful area to visit i hope all enjoy it

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Thank mickeymouse1961
Boston, Massachusetts
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107 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

We stopped here on our way to Gloucester whale watching. Early enough and conveniently open, we picked up some breakfast sandwiches on the go. While we were waiting I went to the men's room and as the photos indicate, truly disgusting. Before I left, loudly I said to the staff that was just sitting around doing nothing but idle and... More 

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Thank ugojoema
Reno, Nevada
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47 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2016

Went for breakfast; my wife is from CT and "always" eats at Friendly's when visiting. We arrived at 7:10 am (open at 7) to an empty parking lot; they were open and we were surprised that we were the only customers. Two orders is eggs, toast, and side of bacon were $6.49, add a sm orange juice, and a decaf... More 

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Thank Michael J
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320 reviews
152 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016 via mobile

Always nice food at friendlys and at 50% off its even better, we always head for friendlys when there is one near us and the staff are alway nice

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Thank Alan157243
Sebastian, Florida
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2015 via mobile

Food is the same that I remembered as a young adult. The service was Terrible. Waited to be seated as staff cleaned tables and restocked items. Had to ask to be seated. Once seated. Waited for a server. Food ordered. Delicious burger. If you go.....for burger. Not the atmosphere or the service. 😔

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Thank Julie D
Cleveland, Ohio
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58 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2015

having eaten out for seafood all week we just wanted a burger and a place to sit that wouldn't mind that we were from the beach, sand damp and stringy. Had great service, and quick food. Clean and parking easy for handicapped customers.

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Thank ttberry77
Great Falls, Montana
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2015

I really like this place. The waiters were very nice and the food is exceptional. Love the ice cream! I would recommend this place to anyone looking for a good feel and great food. Best ice cream ever!

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Thank Sara S
Gloucester, Massachusetts
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32 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2015

Friendly's............I have fond memories of this place. Unfortunatley it does not live up to what I remember. You will wait. You will wait a long time, regardless of how empty the building is. You stand a good chance of not getting what you ordered, and if it is, there is a good chance as well it will be cold. The... More 

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Thank Lewis P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 226 Washington St, Gloucester, MA 01930-2253
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Ann  >  Gloucester
  • Phone Number: +1 978-281-1323

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