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3701 James St, Syracuse, NY 13206-2537
+1 315-463-6781
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11:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Fri 11:00 - 23:00
Sat 07:00 - 23:00
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Schenectady
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

It was a typical Friendly's. Has that funny smell that is in all of them...not sure why that is. Food was good. Bathroom could've been cleaner but not horrible for a public restroom.

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Thank Michele B
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78 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2016

Stopped for breakfast, coffee fresh, served immediately. Nice omelets, huge pancakes, waitress could not have been more attentive. KP

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Thank kathy p
Canada
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202 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 March 2016

A really great spot for dinner in Syracuse. Great variety, good quality food, and quick and very friendly service. Amazing ice cream to finish things off! We always end up here when we visit Syracuse -- great for families.

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Thank unitedfarmers
Canada
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202 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2015

this is one of the nicer Friendly's we have eaten in. It is clean, and nicely located, just off the Interstate, more or less. The food was plentiful and served hot, and the service was first rate. Our orders were taken promptly and with courtesy, and the food came in a timely manner. The prices are good, too. The ice... More 

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Thank unitedfarmers
Las Vegas, Nevada
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102 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2013

I love to go out for weekend breakfast and a friend suggested Friendly's. I hadn't been there in years as I prefer locally owned diners, but we went and I thought it was dirty. The food tasted massed produced. I doubt I'll go back any time soon.

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Thank Barbara K
Manlius, New York
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24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2013

Friendly's is in my opinion the BEST of all the fast food places, but sometimes even the best can flounder, pardon the pun. More attention needs to be given to the friendliness of the wait staff as what I saw really belonged in a McDonald's which is to say, it would have been BETTER to have self-serve available THAT day!... More 

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Thank Gerry13104
Mexico, New York
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21 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2013

This is one of my favs when i'm at the mall. My son loves gettin the meals that come with the ice cream. Service good, food good, ice cream great.

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Thank kristina i
Casa Grande, Arizona
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34 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2012

Slow service is the drawback here n with the same fare at all its restaurants but tthis is a chaihis one takes forever to get you the food

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Thank darsben
Syracuse, NY
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158 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2012

Menu gives you enough choices and ice cream choices are a wide variety. Service is good and it's comfortable enough. Family friendly: but that usually means a little noisy at times. We return. Get some coupons when you can.

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Thank Johanna56
Baldwinsville, New York
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2012

My kids love eating here, but this is only a once in a while place for us, because it is soo filling and there are too many sweet options on the kids meals. (Sugary drinks AND ice cream!) They always want both, so I have to tell them every time to order plain milk and the smaller size meal. The... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 20
Cuisine
American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 23:00
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
07:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3701 James St, Syracuse, NY 13206-2537
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Syracuse
  • Phone Number: +1 315-463-6781

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