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Friendly Farms

17434 Foreston Rd, Upperco, MD 21155-9414
+1 410-239-7400
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good32%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“apple butter” (36 reviews)
“fried chicken” (36 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 20:00All hours
$$ - $$$
17434 Foreston Rd, Upperco, MD 21155-9414
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We had a party of nine, some visiting for the first time. Service was good and pleasant. Always love their cottage cheese and Apple butter combined. Their beets and Cole slaw also. We majored on chicken and crab cakes. The Orange roughy and beef also...More

Thank George C
Larry W, Owner at Friendly Farms, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thanks for the wonderful review, George! We are very happy that we were able to accommodate your party and everything came out to your liking from the service to the dessert. Thanks again for the feedback and we can't wait for the next opportunity to...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Friendly Farms is not "fine dining". It's home cooked type fare with the appetizers and side dishes served family style. They do not have a liquor license. The appetizers are a bit unusual in that they are simple foods. Pickled beets, cottage cheese, apple butter,...More

Thank MissKittysMom
Larry W, Owner at Friendly Farms, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your wonderful review and highlighting your experience at Friendly Farms! We are so happy that you and your friend enjoyed your meals and we can't wait for the next opportunity to serve you! Thank you again for your feedback!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were very disappointed after all the hype about this supposedly being a great place. The over-crowded dining room was so noisy, it was near impossible to have a conversation with the person across from me at my table. My steak -- and her crabcake...More

Thank Mark E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A group of us went to Friendly Farms for my daughter's birthday. All the entrees are all great, and we went for the crab cake and fried chicken combo. The crab cakes are great, and the fried chicken is the real deal. Above and beyond...More

Thank Charlie S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Friendly Farm is a good place to go with the family, a group, club or team. You get a choice of entree such as fried chicken, prime rib, some seafood and all you can eat sides. The sides are served family style. Friendly Farm has...More

2  Thank aedwardr
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food is very good here. However, the expectations were so high for the crab cakes that it was impossible to meet. There was a generous portion of crab meat for the crab cake. The staff was friendly and all of the food was good....More

Thank mamberman
Reviewed 17 April 2017

We were invited here for a 70th Anniversary. I never knew this place existed. The food was fabulous. We had chicken, roast beef, and ham, everything was very hot prepared for a banquet style meal. I would recommend this place to eat and want to...More

Thank daisytoby1
Larry W, Owner at Friendly Farms, responded to this reviewResponded 28 April 2017

We are thrilled to hear you enjoyed your recent dining experience with us! We are very happy you enjoyed our dishes, as we always strive to deliver traditional, home-style food that all our guests can enjoy. We look forward to the next time we can...More

Reviewed 10 April 2017

This is a huge farm house turned into a country style restaurant. Beautiful ponds and scenery and ducks and geese. They have a downstairs for special events and groups. Upstairs in the main dining room are huge windows to look out as you eat. The...More

Thank cricketanne
Reviewed 22 March 2017

We had a delicious Family Style meal at this restaurant. Their were many choices for everyone including an ice cream dessert.More

Thank NanaSteer
Larry W, Owner at Friendly Farms, responded to this reviewResponded 14 April 2017

NanaSteer, thank you for leaving us a 5-star review! At Friendly Farm Restaurant we always strive to deliver the delicious homemade meals our diners have been coming for since 1959. We are happy to hear you enjoyed your meal with us, including our special ice...More

Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

Took a 20 minute drive to this restaurant. Haven't been here for a long time You order your food then sit down in the restaurant and wait for your feast. My wife had crab cakes and I had the chicken. You pay 1 price and...More

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I would like to know why your carry out menu does not include sides? You get them with your meal if you eat in. Does not make sense to me they are the same price. Would love to know why the difference?
4 March 2017|
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Response from Mark T | Reviewed this property |
The carry out menu does include sides, which you pay for because the CO prices are cheaper. If you compare the Carry Out menu with the Eat In menu you will see there is a noticeable difference (i.e: 8 oz Filet Mignon CO... More
I am handling the money for a large party on Sept 9, Close to 80 people. My ? is -- Can I pay with my credit card? S Hennigan
25 August 2015|
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Response from Mike S | Reviewed this property |
Hi, we usually pay with our credit card but that's just for my wife and me. I would imagine that with a large party like you have that you'll be able to charge it. Do you have reservations for your large group? If not I... More
What if u can't finish my plate? An I allowed to take the rest home?
9 August 2015|
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Response from Hubbell B | Reviewed this property |
Of course...boxes available for leftovers...even the rolls.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, View
Open Hours
12:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17434 Foreston Rd, Upperco, MD 21155-9414
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Upperco
  • Phone Number: +1 410-239-7400
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