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222 Winthrop Ave, Lawrence, MA 01843-3824
+1 978-689-8565
07:00 - 23:00
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Methuen, Massachusetts
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141 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped in after having dinner elsewhere and really wanting a treat. Place was hopping for almost 9 pm. Met at the door by very friendly staff person, Leonardo, who seated us and was our server for the evening. His friendly service continued the entire night, attentive, smiling, really nice young man. The 4 of us each ordered a Sundae, which... More 

Thank MicheinMA
Warwick, Rhode Island, United States
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33 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016

We had been at a cookout most of the day. So we really were not looking for a small dinner, but rather a snack of some sort. Ice Cream always hits the spot. This place is within walking distance of our hotel. Literally, cross the parking lot of the hotel and you are at this Friendly's. I had a Hot... More 

Thank Jeanne O
Lawrence, Massachusetts
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22 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016

The children's special suppose to attract more people....it's the reason we don't go back. Children climbing , yelling and going into my purse! Our ice creams were wrong and just added over it, surprise we noticed! Manager came over and when I explained my daughter had allergies she got mad be cause we had already eaten some.lucky not the nuts!... More 

Thank LAAM2016
Wilmington, Massachusetts
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 April 2016

Stopped in this friendly's for ice cream last Saturday. It was very clean with attentive servers. The ice cream was served up fast and the portions were generous. The restaurant itself looked new or at least updated - again very clean. I was wishing we had stopped in for dinner.

Thank mey1448
Andover, Massachusetts
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2015

If you like Hot fudge sundaes, ice cream cones, milk shake and Frappes you are at the right place for dessert 12 months a year. There Breakfast is also a good choice. Haven't had lunch but have been told by friends it is very good.

Thank butchconnors
Helmond, The Netherlands
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26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2015

This was the worst service. I did not end up eating the food. The restaurant was dirty and in need of renovations.

Thank EatDrinkPlayLove
Lawrence, Massachusetts
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137 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2015

What a disappointment. Waited over an hour for our meal, then it was delivered cold and burnt. Sent it back, and 30 minutes later it was served - dry and a very sloppy looking plate. Other than ice-cream quick visits, I will not be returning.for a sit down meal.

Thank Yvonne S
North Andover, Massachusetts
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74 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2015

Wow, this was bad. My other experiences at different locations have been middling. But this was awful. Walked in late afternoon for a spontaneous icecream and coffee with my son, as our regular icecream shop was closed. There was only one other customer in the place. The menu listed only a few icecream flavors and suggested to ask the waitstaff... More 

Thank buddhagirl108
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32 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2015 via mobile

Friendlies is a nice place to go for a quiet breakfast with a friend. The service was good, the staff friendly, and the prices reasonable.

Thank honeyapplelady
Andover, Massachusetts
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26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2015

It was a tale of two experiences -- all put together in one. With no one there on a Saturday night -- with two hours to go till close -- we waited for six-seven minutes for a seat, when there was only one table with patrons. Not to be out done was our initial waitress, who took our order about... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 222 Winthrop Ave, Lawrence, MA 01843-3824
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Lawrence
  • Phone Number: +1 978-689-8565

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