Friendly’s closes another NJ restaurant

Beloved family restaurant Friendly’s is closing another of its locations in New Jersey.

Friendly’s restaurant in Marlton at 101 Route 70 W. closed Monday, August 15.

Two former Friendly site employees informed NJ Advance Media of the planned closure.

“As of Monday (August 15), this location is permanently closed. Please come visit us at our Deptford location! We hope to see you there!” read the signage posted on the front door.

Friendly’s closed its store at 101 Route 70 W., Marlton on August 15. (Christopher Burch | NJ Advance Media)

The Marlton location opened in 1983.

It occupies space in the Marlton Commons shopping center alongside brands such as ShopRite, Shake Shack, Honeygrow, PetSmart and Kohl’s.

Friendly restaurants near Cherry Hill, Haddon Township and Mt. Laurel have also closed in recent years. The company’s location in Voorhees is temporarily closed, according to Friendly’s website.

Friendly’s currently operates 18 restaurants throughout New Jersey and 125 restaurants nationwide.

The restaurant is popular for its variety of ice creams including sundaes, Friend-z, Fribble and floats.

Its menu also includes breakfast, burgers, salads, and other entrees for lunch and dinner.


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