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1233 Arsenal St, Watertown, NY 13601-2213
+1 315-788-3320
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Ottawa
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47 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had lunch at this restaurant and it was very enjoyable. Lots of choices, even on a restricted diet. The waitress was very nice as well. I recommend it for sure!

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Thank Kalajo
NY
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70 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 November 2016

This place is incredible! Today, Nov. 11th, is Veterans Day. My Husband and I went for lunch, at a busy time, but the hostess, took our names, and seated within a few short minutes! She constantly checked when people left, went to table cleaned it off, went back to front to seat the next persons waiting! Great! We were seated,... More 

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Thank disco50
Verona, Canada
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112 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 September 2016

We went out for dinner and ended up at Friendly's.Thank goodness our server was very quick as we had already sat at another restaurant for over 30 mins with nothing to eat. Our server was very helpful and had our meal out in less than 5 mins.

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Thank donlin2015
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64 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 September 2016

We've been stopping at this Friendly's location on our way to Cape Cod for breakfast since 19194. Stopped in today Sept. 19th 2016 and the experience was as usual a lovely one. This is not some fancy over pretentious place, but rather a simple humble down homey place. George was our server today and as usual he and all the... More 

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Thank NWSesq
Schenectady
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

Yet another Friendly's that has that funky odor when you walk in the door. Waitress was friendly, food was good, table was clean. Floors could have used some vacuuming but it was close to the end of the night so that may not be typical.

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Thank Michele B
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25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

The place was small. It's not like the same friendly I loved while growing up. Service was ok. Place was clean. Serving size was very small and I'm not a big eater. I wouldn't go back I wasn't happy.

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Thank Darlene O
Christiansburg
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130 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 July 2016

We ate the $5.55 deal and when the food came out it was pretty small but what did I expect for the price I assume. However fries are cheap and more than 7 would have been good.

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Thank Merissa S
Baden, PA
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55 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 June 2016

We decided to stop for ice cream after dinner. There were 10 of us and we were pleased to see that you could order outside through a service window. We ordered single scoops and were given double...a summer promotion. Good ice cream, as always.

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Thank retiredandlovinit
Millbrook
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87 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 April 2016

This restaurant does not live up to its name. We stopped by for lunch on a trip to Virginia. The facility was small and although we didn't wait long to be seated the host took a couple who came in behind us first. The food was satisfactory and the waitress was pleasant be the overall experience was not what I... More 

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Thank OzzyPizza
Syracuse, NY
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53 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 February 2016

My granddaughter wanted to come here for dinner. Big mistake. The restaurant is small and appeared very dirty. The burger I ordered looked nothing like the delicous one pictured in their menu. It was small with a greasy bun. My granddaughter got the mac and cheese and it looked like it came straight out of a box with a can... More 

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Thank Riciznic

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1233 Arsenal St, Watertown, NY 13601-2213
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Watertown
  • Phone Number: +1 315-788-3320

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