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Friendly's Ice Cream Shop

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1000 Reese Ave, Hershey, PA 17033-2272
+1 717-533-4190
07:00 - 00:00
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Hickory, North Carolina
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2015

Very good food... Great menu. But save room for the best ice cream ever! Kids will love it here as well as adults!

2 Thank rhonda A
Hampton, Virginia, USA
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26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2015

This place makes me NEVER want to eat at Friendly's again. Sub-par service and the food is bland. Can skip it forever.

Thank SanSay2013
Mansfield, Ohio
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179 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2015

Best ice cream ever! You won't be disappointed! Their food is also good and servers have always been nice!

1 Thank ohiogirlcm
Enola, Pennsylvania
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74 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2015

We use to stop here at times when venturing to Hershey. Last few years it has been horrible! Service was horrible, and that's putting it nicely. Our food came out cold most of the time and nothing was done to fix that. A few times our food was so over cooked that it was dry and nasty. My daughter loves... More 

Thank Lydia W
Bluff City, Tennessee
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38 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2015

Was a great place to eat. very reasonable price. great staff. wide selection for everyone.they have take out as well. went before dinner rush and was great service.

1 Thank Shetoddie
Dayton, Ohio
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2015

Very slow service, and the food was not very good. The ice cream was fine, but there were many other places we could have gone instead.

Thank David45068
Durham, North Carolina
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46 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2015

We took a bus load of very hungry people and they were able to sit, serve and give good customer service on short notice. The food was good and reasonable in price. Of course the ice cream treats were the best way to end the meal and everyone indulged.

Thank Jeryl A
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2015 via mobile

We dropped in to Friendly's after a trip to the Hershey Story on Sunday June 14, 2015. The restaurant was busy. We were seated quickly despite the crowd, which I found impressive. We don't have Friendly's in Minnesota, so I was impressed with the decor, cleanliness and variety of menu offerings. The portions are appropriately sized, which left enough room... More 

1 Thank pcewert
New York City, New York
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2015

Our waitress was friendly. The food was great and the prices were awesome. We're from NY and to have such a great dinner at a fraction of the price, you can't go wrong. It was down the road from where we stayed (Hershey Lodge) which made it even more convenient.

Thank Peggy168
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2015 via mobile

I expected more from this place. The food was greasy, but the desserts were ok. My stomach wasn't feeling well after. Service could be better as well.

Thank Leslie F

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1000 Reese Ave, Hershey, PA 17033-2272
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Hershey
  • Phone Number: +1 717-533-4190

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