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4081 State Route 31, Clay, NY 13041-8785
+1 315-652-3786
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New York City, New York
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141 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2016

This place is legendary and the atmosphere and service are great - especially for families. The place was clean and upbeat despite the constant traffic and screaming babies. But there are not enough healthy options. I would love it if they served breakfast all day.

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Thank ThePickledPeddler
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52 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 December 2015 via mobile

I don't get why my son likes it. Fried blab food, dry chicken sandwiches w raw bacon, no salads that are good. Shakes I Quess are ok. Got rid of senior meals. So damn expensive. Family of 4 will cost you 75 bucks w 1 appetizer rather go anywhere else

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Thank Autumn S
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 October 2015

At the time of our visit, it was very busy with mostly young families. Nice server made it pleasant. Food was good and dessert excellent.

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Thank henryfe
New York
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26 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 September 2015

Took my daughter and 4 small grandchildren to eat at the Friendly's in the Great Northern Mall, in Clay, after shopping all day, and was so sorely disappointed! I grew up in Massachusetts only minutes from the birthplace of Friendly's, and Friendly's was always a great family stop when you wanted to get kid-friendly food and ice cream, in a... More 

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Thank Loriellen1964
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237 reviews
194 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 263 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 August 2015 via mobile

We stopped in for an early dinner. I ordered the Veggie Burger and my wife ordered the Original Burger. Both were good. The fries were delivered in baskets that got in the way. Ketchup was delivered in a tiny dish - not enough for the burger and fries.

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Thank Dan K
Clearwater, Florida
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480 reviews
336 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 August 2015

Good breakfast with very good French toast. Good burger for lunch. However, milkshake was thin have to much mike and little ice cream. Other locations we have visited did NOT have this problem and got higher ratings. Probably a local management issue.

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Thank Jim S
Cicero,New York
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84 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 May 2015 via mobile

We were out shopping for flowers and stopped by for breakfast. Our hostess was very welcoming and friendly. Our server Maria was prompt, friendly and very professional. The Orange juice was chilled and the coffee hot. The only negative was the Strawberry topping was way too watery and made my waffle soggy. The Sausage links were very wrinkled and seemed... More 

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Thank rivergal54
T.O.
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58 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2015

Went here for lunch over the weekend. We were pleasantly surprised by the menu selection and overall food quality. They also featured a $5 special for a new menu item which was a tasty good value.

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Thank GMKISOK
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140 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 November 2014 via mobile

We love taking the kids they always eat there meal and love the ice cream the price is reasonable and service is always good and if you get a chance to eat breakfast do it you will love there selection

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Thank Anthony315
Baldwinsville, New York, United States
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2014

My 7 year olds favorite restaurant. The foods always good and the service is great. Desserts are a must here lots to choose from. Very clean

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Thank Jennifer G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4081 State Route 31, Clay, NY 13041-8785
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Clay
  • Phone Number: +1 315-652-3786

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