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192 Madison Ave, Convent Station, NJ 07961
+1 973-267-2456
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Chatham, New Jersey
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112 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

my husband loved/s to bring our kids here. he has celiacs and the manager has always come out to help him make healthy choices. great place with out door seating for ice cream on a summer night!

Thank Mollyh123
The Villages, Florida
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296 reviews
173 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 January 2017

If you are visiting the museum nearby this is a very kid friendly place for lunch of salads burgers and ice cream of course.

Thank Katherine G
Somerset, New Jersey
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142 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 November 2016

Service was best at this Friendly's then most. Barbara was our waitress and was very friendly and responsive. Meals came out promptly --we were early at 11:45. Kids didn't like hot dog but other choices were fine. Very many and varied choices.Ice cream always very good.

Thank Art1024
Morristown, New Jersey
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37 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2016

I'm with Brian G. I used to like the breakfasts but my husband steadfastly refuses to go to Convent Friendlies since the new ownership. He never called the dinners a meal but of course it's popular with the locals -- as they are greatly, like us, on the senior side and it's good for watching pennies but it's not dining.... More 

1 Thank Adrienne B
Denville, New Jersey
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24 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2016

Whether you are a little kid or a little senior, Friendly's has an offering for you. Fresh ice cream and old time fountain favorites. Free soda fountain refills. Redolent of the old Howard Johnson's menu: fried clams, lobster roll, turkey w/ gravy, patty melts, sudaes in real sundae glasses! Cutesy plastic "baskets" for burger platters and fish and chips. Believe... More 

1 Thank marlene k
Lewis Center, Ohio
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312 reviews
153 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

My wife and I had the Vegetable Omelet and Sister Urs. Had the two-two-two (2 pancakes, 2 eggs and 2 bacon) with orange juice and coffee. It was great and service was quick. My coffee stayed full. It was obvious that this is popular with locals most customers were greeted by name. I understand it is a favorite of the... More 

Thank Mark R
Knoxville, Tennessee
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88 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

What a crazy place. Extremely unorganized. The staff makes it seem busier than it is. Took over 20 minutes after being seated for someone to take our food order, and we had our two young grandsons with us. Everything was slow and confused. Definitely not worth it just to get free ice cream for the kids. Eat somewhere else and... More 

Thank Brian G
Montville, New Jersey
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625 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 859 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 August 2016

Before gluten free and kale smoothies, there were Jim Dandy sundaes. This young Little Leaguer remembers going to Friendly's decades ago after the game, win or lose. No, Jim Dandys are not organic or probiotic but they are good tasting. So last week shoving all my dietary concerns aside, I went to the Convent Station Friendly's restaurant for the Senior... More 

Thank duck8to
Short Hills, New Jersey
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 May 2016 via mobile

One of my favorite casual places. Just had fish and chips and it was great. The ice cream is super. Can't beat the senior deals. Burgers are good. Chicken meal is just right. Service is good and the wait for freshly cooked food is worth it.

Thank Optionette
Morris County, New Jersey
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136 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 February 2016

I have been various times and ordered the same ice cream and been charged differently Is it a Sundae of walnuts on vanilla ice cream It depends on the server. It is a good place for a quick lunch or breakfast. Not always fast. But never really slow! Food is decent A place to take my father or my grandson.

Thank Sue S

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Restaurant Details

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Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 192 Madison Ave, Convent Station, NJ 07961
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Morris County  >  Convent Station
  • Phone Number: +1 973-267-2456

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