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Friend's Diner

American, ,
400 Laclie St, Orillia, Ontario L3V 4P5, Canada
+1 705-326-8594
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good22%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“brunch” (4 reviews)
“home fries” (16 reviews)
“eggs benedict” (8 reviews)
American, Diner, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly
400 Laclie St, Orillia, Ontario L3V 4P5, Canada
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This tiny tucked away cafe has good homemade soup. It’s always full. It caters to seniors and reminds me of Mel’s Dinner. Menu consists of breakfast choices, burgers, grilled cheese etc. Friendly waitress provide fast service. Plenty of parking.

Thank Brenda B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went for Brunch. My ode had a hamburger, beautifully done and presented. I had scrambled eggs, very well done bacon ( I specifically asked for this preparation) eggs were perfectly done. The main reason I ordered what I wanted was so I could have...More

Thank Billybob1234567
Reviewed 27 March 2018 via mobile

We were a party of three, one of which is celiac, so we went to friends diner because of the advertised gluten free option. When we asked for the gluten free menu, the waitress looked at us like we had 3 heads and said "we...More

Thank VargaClan
Bobabue9, Owner at Friend's Diner, responded to this reviewResponded 30 March 2018

Sorry to hear about your recent visit. Unfortunately we do not have a gluten free menu but we can accommodate some different options. With some websites they advertise some things that are not true and I have no control on what is printed. One thing...More

Reviewed 12 February 2018

Friendly staff, clean atmosphere, great food, good price. Good size servings. Nice place to meet for lunch

Thank Gil C
Bobabue9, Owner at Friend's Diner, responded to this reviewResponded 13 February 2018

Glad you enjoyed yourself. Hope to see you soon.

Reviewed 5 February 2018

Service fast and friendly. Food arrived Hot. Coffee kept full. Ordered breakfast, nothing fancy, . Good food , nice small diner

Thank Richard B
Bobabue9, Owner at Friend's Diner, responded to this reviewResponded 6 February 2018

Thanks for the review. Hope the see you soon.

Reviewed 29 January 2018

Enjoyed a good hearty breakfast here. My own preference would be the hashbrowns cooked a little crispier, but nice flavor and onions were good in them! Eggs were perfectly over easy, and my partners were over hard, but not too long cooked. Rye bread was...More

Thank mlynnb
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Al and the ladies do an awesome job making you feel right at home! We go every Sunday to our favourite spot Recommend this place to anyone visiting Orillia!

Thank Russ H
Reviewed 10 January 2018 via mobile

Friends, good name, describes the atmosphere there, just add good food and you have a good family experience.

Thank Reg P
Bobabue9, Owner at Friend's Diner, responded to this reviewResponded 11 January 2018

Thanks for the great review. Come in as strangers leave as friends.

Reviewed 9 January 2018 via mobile

Had breakfast here after seeing a show the night before at Casino Rama. The food was great, reasonably priced and the staff were friendly. Food was served pretty quickly. This place was very busy on a Sunday morning.

Thank cowwzz
Bobabue9, Owner at Friend's Diner, responded to this reviewResponded 10 January 2018

Thanks for joining us and the great review. Hope to see you again when you are in town

Reviewed 6 December 2017

Just above average, down too earth dinner. The service and food are excellent. My go to dish is the Eggs Benedict. But can't go wrong with anything on the menu.

Thank polishprince79
Bobabue9, Owner at Friend's Diner, responded to this reviewResponded 7 December 2017

Thanks for the wonderful comments. We love hearing from you. Hope to see you soon.

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happy g
25 April 2017|
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
  • Value
American, Diner, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
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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