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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
07:00 - 12:00
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Mon - Thu 08:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 07:00 - 12:00
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Berwyn, Pennsylvania
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I have breakfast at this Friendly's Restaurant several days a month. We have also brought our family here an dour grandchildren enjoy coming here. The employees are kind, considerate, friendly, courteous and truly professional. Furthermore, the food, in my opinion, is of high quality and offered at fair and reasonable prices. Again, our family and some of... More 

Thank nolan2649
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 January 2017 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 

Thank Kathleen M
Collegeville, Pennsylvania
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39 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
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

Thank helenah714
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 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 

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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78 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 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 

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
Reviewed 23 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.

Thank Jen R
San Diego, California
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 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

Thank jswigg22
Oxford, United Kingdom
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130 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
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

Thank Ahmed M
Wayne, Pennsylvania
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107 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
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 

Thank DaisySue6
Newport, RI
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126 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 May 2014

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

Thank satking

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 15
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Good for
Open Hours
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 12:00
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?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?