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Friend's Diner

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American, Canadian, Diner
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400 Laclie St, Orillia, Ontario, Canada
+1 705-326-8594
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Barrie, Canada
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We tried Friend's Diner for the first time today. Both servers greeted us, and the cooks greeted us through the kitchen window as we chose our table. The decor consists mostly of antique kitchen implements, wagon wheels, and some local art on the walls, which was haphazard but super-interesting at the same time. My wife had the one-egg breakfast, which... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

We four of my friends and my wife and me attended Christmas dinner at Friends. My friend has a glutton allergy and Chef Al made her meal including desert for her dietary needs. The meal was chicken and noddles with complementary glass of red or white wine and desert. We had a wonderful time along with courteous waitress and helpful... More 

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Cambridge, Canada
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13 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

Very nice staff. Food was good had the County mans breakfast and eggs and sausage breakfast. My Tea came in a nice big tea pot. The staff were good with keeping the coffee cup filled. The price was good. They are very busy and its a small place. Would eat there again if in the area.

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Thank trish m
Belleville, Ontario, Canada
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90 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

We were surprised to enjoy a nice lunch here. My wife had a club house, she said it was good . I had a pretty yummy burger. The service was great!!!

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Thank Michael S
Orillia, Canada
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Great fast service,delious food...nicely sceasoned and cook perfect,reasonally priced . friendly staff and family style quante clean restaunt .

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Thank Barbra T
Orillia, Canada
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Friendly staff and great food. I've tried all the popular places but there's no better place in Orillia than Friends Diner.

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Thank EPCooper
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

Amazing breakfast- friendly staff & can't beat the prices! Best breakfast place in town by far. Once you eat here you won't want to go anywhere else!

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Thank Carlene M
Toronto
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

First time visitors. The food was great. Be sure to get there before church gets on Sunday or there will be a wait.

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Thank Nancy B
Kapuskasing, Canada
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46 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Our lunch was so very good and waitress was fabulous we went back next morning for breakfast and was good as well.. Not fancy but worthwhile eating there

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Orillia, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Open from 7am to 2pm daily except Monday this family style restaurant is the best. Breakfast and lunch to die for. Large delicious helpings at extremely reasonable prices served with a smile. One should really keep this eatery a secret. Five stars is under rated.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Canadian, Diner
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 400 Laclie St, Orillia, Ontario, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Orillia
  • Phone Number: +1 705-326-8594

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