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1233 Arsenal St, Watertown, NY 13601-2213
+1 315-788-3320
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NY
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67 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is incredible! Today, Nov. 11th, is Veterans Day. My Husband and I went for lunch, at a busy time, but the hostess, took our names, and seated within a few short minutes! She constantly checked when people left, went to table cleaned it off, went back to front to seat the next persons waiting! Great! We were seated,... More 

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Thank disco50
Verona, Canada
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109 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

We went out for dinner and ended up at Friendly's.Thank goodness our server was very quick as we had already sat at another restaurant for over 30 mins with nothing to eat. Our server was very helpful and had our meal out in less than 5 mins.

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Thank donlin2015
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62 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

We've been stopping at this Friendly's location on our way to Cape Cod for breakfast since 19194. Stopped in today Sept. 19th 2016 and the experience was as usual a lovely one. This is not some fancy over pretentious place, but rather a simple humble down homey place. George was our server today and as usual he and all the... More 

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Thank NWSesq
Schenectady
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

Yet another Friendly's that has that funky odor when you walk in the door. Waitress was friendly, food was good, table was clean. Floors could have used some vacuuming but it was close to the end of the night so that may not be typical.

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Thank Michele B
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

The place was small. It's not like the same friendly I loved while growing up. Service was ok. Place was clean. Serving size was very small and I'm not a big eater. I wouldn't go back I wasn't happy.

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Thank Darlene O
Christiansburg
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104 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2016

We ate the $5.55 deal and when the food came out it was pretty small but what did I expect for the price I assume. However fries are cheap and more than 7 would have been good.

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Thank Merissa S
Baden, PA
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50 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2016

We decided to stop for ice cream after dinner. There were 10 of us and we were pleased to see that you could order outside through a service window. We ordered single scoops and were given double...a summer promotion. Good ice cream, as always.

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Thank retiredandlovinit
Millbrook
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82 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2016

This restaurant does not live up to its name. We stopped by for lunch on a trip to Virginia. The facility was small and although we didn't wait long to be seated the host took a couple who came in behind us first. The food was satisfactory and the waitress was pleasant be the overall experience was not what I... More 

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Thank OzzyPizza
Syracuse, NY
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42 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2016

My granddaughter wanted to come here for dinner. Big mistake. The restaurant is small and appeared very dirty. The burger I ordered looked nothing like the delicous one pictured in their menu. It was small with a greasy bun. My granddaughter got the mac and cheese and it looked like it came straight out of a box with a can... More 

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Thank Riciznic
Marmora, Canada
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2015

We decided to try this restaurant while we were in town with my parents and our three year old daughter. We thought it would be a good atmosphere for her and a fun place to dine. Firstly, the pricing of the items isn't bad IF the portion sizes were good, but they were TERRIBLE! My husband and I ordered a... More 

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Thank Cuba_Megan

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1233 Arsenal St, Watertown, NY 13601-2213
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Watertown
  • Phone Number: +1 315-788-3320

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