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Friend's Diner

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400 Laclie St, Orillia, Ontario L3V 4P5, Canada
+1 705-326-8594
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Overview
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good21%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (4 reviews)
“eggs benedict” (9 reviews)
“home fries” (16 reviews)
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Diner, Canadian, American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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400 Laclie St, Orillia, Ontario L3V 4P5, Canada
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1 - 10 of 110 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

I have never ordered a bad meal at Friends. Especially, I love going there for breakfast which is always cooked to perfection. The coffee is delicious, too. The waitresses are very friendly and cheerful. This restaurant is friendly and clean.

Thank Mary K
Reviewed yesterday

Excellent home cooked style diner food with great friendly service.Recommend this spot and will come again.

Thank Garry M
Reviewed 5 days ago

Stopped in for lunch. Friendly greeting, seated and order taken quickly. Super friendly staff. I had the grilled cheese with bacon and fries. The grilled cheese was great and the fries were thick cut chip shop chips - they even have malt vinegar, which was...More

Thank rich b
Bobabue9, Owner at Friend's Diner, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thanks for coming in and we are happy you enjoyed everything. Yes, come in for breakfast and try the egg Benny. It is a favourite. See you soon. Thanks.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great spot. Manager is very engaging man. Perfect old-fashioned Breakfast. You know it’s great when all the locals come. I’ll be back every time in town!

Thank William E
Bobabue9, Owner at Friend's Diner, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for coming in. Love to hear from our new friends at Friends. Hope to see you soon. Nice chatting with you. Thanks again.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First time here and went because it was close with a good rating. We were welcomed as soon as we walked in. Service was very pleasant and quick but not pushee. The food was plentiful, lots of meat in the Philly steak and very tasty....More

Thank Theodore M
Bobabue9, Owner at Friend's Diner, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for coming in. We appreciate the great comments. Hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped in at Friends for a late lunch, as our hotel room wasn't ready yet. Our food was good but not outstanding. The staff and cook were very friendly though. I had the veggie burger, which is always a difficult item to do well....More

Thank James K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a "Justine Platter". Now I do not normally eat this type of food, however it was amazing. we had grilled Cheese with bacon. I have had this before and the bacon was not cut or cooked. The Justine Platter was perfectly cooked, the...More

Thank Billybob1234567
Bobabue9, Owner at Friend's Diner, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for the great review. We always enjoy hearing the great experiences everyone has. Hope to see you soon.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

breakfast nice to have good home fries for change with optional onions and peppers. food cost , reasonable and good service.

Thank thephoenixrisesagain
Bobabue9, Owner at Friend's Diner, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Always a pleasure to hear great comments. Thanks for your support. Hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 27 August 2018

Great little spot hidden away in Orillia. Tough to stand out for breakfast overall, but Friend's does, with the best eggs Benedict ever! Really quick service as well, which is good because it's a small place, so you can wait. Totally coming back!

Thank Brent C
Bobabue9, Owner at Friend's Diner, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2018

Thanks for the comment. Yes we do have a great eggs benny. Most popular dish. Regular sauce or Smokey bacon on the weekends. Hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

Had the huge breakfast which included eggs sausage bacon and pancakes. Extremely filling and great value. The waitress was attentive and the food came out quickly even though it was busy on a Sunday.

Thank hiwaytraveller
Bobabue9, Owner at Friend's Diner, responded to this reviewResponded 26 August 2018

Yes we had a busy day but we can get your orders out in a timely manner. Thanks for visiting and hope to se. you again.

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Response from Bobabue9 | Property representative |
Depending on the day and time we might be able to. Please call me at 705-331-9789 and we can discuss your party. Thanks Alan
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Tuesday
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Wednesday
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Thursday
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Friday
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Saturday
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 400 Laclie St, Orillia, Ontario L3V 4P5, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Orillia
  • Phone Number: +1 705-326-8594
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