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Friendly's Restaurant & Ice Cream

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35 Old Lincoln Hwy, Malvern, PA 19355-2545
+1 610-647-7246
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08:00 - 22:00
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Mon - Thu 08:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 07:00 - 12:00
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have tried to eat at this place twice over the past 2-3 months. They have one waitress for the whole place. The first visit we waited forever and never even stayed to get seated. The next visit we actually got seated but waited over 20 minutes and decided if it took even that long to attempt to order, how... More 

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Thank Kathleen M
Collegeville, Pennsylvania
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35 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

Nice lunch with the family. Kids loved the meals that come with the free ice cream sundaes. Definitely a nice surprise. Until next time

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Thank helenah714
Philadelphia
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2015 via mobile

Came for lunch with the family. Waited 10 minutes for our drinks, then waited 35 mores muted for our entrees. Waitress never checked back to see if we needed refills. She brought out check before ever taking the kids' ice cream order (which came with the meal). Then came back and grabbed the check assuming we'd paid. We asked about... More 

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Thank HHB66
Christina P, Guest Relations Manager at Friendly's Restaurant & Ice Cream, responded to this review

Thank you for this feedback and we sincerely apologize for your experience. Rest assured, we take all our guest comments very seriously and use it for training in order to perfect our guest experience. Thank you again for your time in submitting this review. If you would be interested in a certificate for your next visit, please email mammamiapromotions@gmail.com and... More 

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72 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2015

The employees were very nice and it seemed clean. They should update this restaurant. The wood trim and panels should be re-stained or painted. This is something that would not take much to do. Even employees could fix these things a like this. They should also remove some of the booths and put in normal tables for larger groups. Otherwise... More 

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Thank Charles R
Christina P, Guest Relations Manager at Friendly's Restaurant & Ice Cream, responded to this review

Hello Charles, Thank you so much for your feedback. We appreciate your business and hope to see you again soon! More 

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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42 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2015

Small, diner style restaurant. Come here if you stay at some crappy hotel that offers a horrible version of continental breakfast. Overall, average food and overpriced for what it is. Interior needs updating.

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Thank Jen R
San Diego, California
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2015 via mobile

How could this beloved franchise go downhill. Took my family there to enjoy a nostalgic childhood experience. Needless to say, time for my son to have a different childhood eatery. Tisk Tisk to the staff and owner

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Thank jswigg22
Oxford, United Kingdom
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120 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2015 via mobile

Went there for breakfast with friends who have been here before already. Typical American local breakfast bar with yummy choices of ice cream. I ordered stack of pancake, maple syrup and ices cream. It was very nice and fresh. Service is efficient and staff were friendly. Very good choice for a decent cheap breaky

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Thank Ahmed M
Wayne, Pennsylvania
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106 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2015

We've been to this Friendly's many times over the years because my kids love it. The restaurant is very small and in need of some updating, but it's clean. The servers are always very nice, though some can be a bit forgetful, probably because the place is always very busy.The kids are always happy with their meals, and especially their... More 

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Thank DaisySue6
Newport, RI
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99 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2014

Same as all the other Friendlys....not much to report just ice cream sundaes and cones, Small outside eating area was clean

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Thank satking
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2014

Its a nice place. Good food, clean environment, friendly staff. It is a Friendly's - they do a good job. I enjoy eating here. And don't forget the ice cream!!

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Thank MarkPennington

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
Cuisine
American
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating
Open Hours
Monday
08:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 22:00
Thursday
08:00 - 22:00
Friday
07:00 - 12:00
Saturday
07:00 - 12:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 35 Old Lincoln Hwy, Malvern, PA 19355-2545
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Malvern
  • Phone Number: +1 610-647-7246

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?