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Friendly Farms

17434 Foreston Rd, Upperco, MD 21155-9414
+1 410-239-7400
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good30%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“cottage cheese” (41 reviews)
“apple butter” (46 reviews)
“fried chicken” (49 reviews)
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17434 Foreston Rd, Upperco, MD 21155-9414
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Family style, home style cooking, nice little family restaurant in a beautiful setting, great fried chicken similar Amish style food and service

Thank Denise B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My family loves coming here as we get “old fashioned “ comfort foods that are fresh and delicious. Just like sitting down to Sunday dinner on the farm! But this time was a real treat-soft shell crabs were available! They were a good full size...More

1  Thank Laxmom3kids
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is an eatery like none other. I felt like it was cross between Old Country Buffet and a Nursing Home dining hall. The location is off the beaten path making the drive enjoyable. When you arrive you're welcomed by geese and ducks. It's definitely...More

1  Thank KateMtraveler
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Located out in the country, it's well worth the drive. Surrounded by farmland and ponds, the restaurant serves family style meals, meaning your individual entree is ordered separate, but all the sides come in large bowls in the center of the table for everyone to...More

Thank davejednorski
Larry W, Owner at Friendly Farms, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave us your review! We are very proud to be able to serve you our 5 star experience. Thank you for the feedback and we can't wait to serve you again!

Reviewed 23 July 2018

My first time there. We had 10 so we called ahead for our group. What a stunning setting in the middle of nowhere! Very inviting, great parking, well organized. Very limited main menu so you order and pay upon arrival. Tip in figured in so...More

1  Thank Marie P
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

FF is a northern Baltimore County Classic. At 64 I remember family members hailing its greatness at 5. Today my 11 year old grandsons still think it's great. It's not romantic, no alcohol and waits can be long. The food is simple outstanding. Fried chicken,...More

Thank George C
Reviewed 8 July 2018

Surprised I've forgotten to review this Restaurant as we've been here quite a few times in our MD visits to Balt. You leave here full to the gills what with table placed items like great fries, delicious fried dough w/sugar, coleslaw, apple butter, beets, cottage...More

Thank DeeMD215
Reviewed 26 June 2018

My opinion would be to pass it by. Fighting the traffic through the city and what turned out to be a 1 1/2 hr drive to get there, I was ready for this wonderful meal that I've been hearing about. The entres are ordered at...More

1  Thank Charles H
Larry W, Owner at Friendly Farms, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you, Charles, for taking the time to write your review and share your experience. I'm sorry that the taste of your meal did not match your expectations. We take your comments very seriously and will use them in our upcoming review of our practices,...More

Reviewed 18 June 2018

Friendly Farms is a unique Restaurant. It is a family style Restaurant. They have a verity of different foods. All Entree's are sered with many verities of sides. Cole Slaw, Apple Butter, Vegetables, Potatoes. Rolls and Dessert. You get your money's worth.More

Thank patriciagH95MQ
Larry W, Owner at Friendly Farms, responded to this reviewResponded 21 June 2018

Thank you, Patricia, for taking the time to leave us your review and sharing what you loved most about your visit! We are very proud to be able to serve you our 5 star dining experience. Thank you for the feedback and we can't wait...More

Reviewed 3 June 2018

Food is good. Quantity is shrinking on crabcakes. They say 6 oz., more like 4 oz. Also had soft crab special with a crabcake. For $36 a four inch from point to point crab is a bit steep. Glad they have unlimited sides, it was...More

Thank Bob B
Larry W, General Manager at Friendly Farms, responded to this reviewResponded 8 June 2018

Thank you for your candid feedback. We appreciate all comments that we receive from our guests whether they are good or bad. We look forward to the next opportunity we have to serve you again and provide an even better experience.

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11 August 2018|
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Response from Charlie S | Reviewed this property |
Noon to 8pm everyday.
4 March 2017|
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Response from Mark T | Reviewed this property |
The carry out menu does include sides, which you pay for because the CO prices are cheaper. If you compare the Carry Out menu with the Eat In menu you will see there is a noticeable difference (i.e: 8 oz Filet Mignon CO... More
26 August 2015|
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Response from Mike S | Reviewed this property |
Hi, we usually pay with our credit card but that's just for my wife and me. I would imagine that with a large party like you have that you'll be able to charge it. Do you have reservations for your large group? If not I... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, View, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17434 Foreston Rd, Upperco, MD 21155-9414
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Upperco
  • Phone Number: +1 410-239-7400
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