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Friendly’s ready to officially open doors on third Central Florida Restaurant

Friendly’s offer classic American fare, with a menu featuring burgers, melts, soups, salads, with sundaes, floats, and ice cream for dessert.

Friendly’s Restaurant ready to officially open the doors on new  Orlando Restaurant

Friendly’s Restaurant is having an official opening for its third Florida location this weekend in the roller coaster capital of the world, Orlando, and its fair to say that Friendly’s have had more ups and downs than the nearby coasters in the area theme parks.

Back in 2011, Friendly’s was declared bankrupt and was acquired by Dean Foods, a milk producer. It again filed for bankruptcy in 2020, and was acquired by Brix Holdings in January 2021, a Texas-based restaurant franchiser, which owns various brands including Red Mango Yogurt Café, Humble Donut Co., and Pizza Jukebox.

Brix is now rebuilding the brand, remodeling older locations, refreshing the brand, revitalising the menu, and opening new locations, including the new Orlando store which soft opened last month.

The restaurant which is located at 8600 Vineland Ave. # 101, will host a grand opening on Saturday , June 1. from noon to 5 pm.

There will be lots of fun activities, including face painting, and exclusive offers, including $2 Fribbles all day for dine-in customers.

Plus, the first 25 customers in line will get a free scoop of ice cream per week, and the first 100 guests will get a $20 coupon for their next visit. 

The new Vineland Avenue restaurant joing locations at 8718 International Drive in Orlando, and 1011 East Eau Gallie Blvd. in Melbourne.

Friendly’s Restaurant ready to officially open the doors on new  Orlando Restaurant

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