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Franks Famous Hot Dogs

950 California Blvd, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401-2906
805-541-3488
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Ranked #25 of 256 Restaurants in San Luis Obispo
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch

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San Diego, California
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014 NEW

Every time we visit SLO, we make sure we stop at Franks. Love the burgers, shakes and the chili dogs!

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Atascadero, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

As a local, there are some restaurants that are just part of living in SLO. That's Franks. Great dogs, yum-O burgers. Try the veggie burger. Tasty & pretty healthy with half the bun. Ready to satiate a craving? Two words: onion rings. They're HUGE and served with ranch. Best ever. Get there early, tables fill up at lunch!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

I rate their chili dog as very good, not the best I've ever had, far from it, but the meat was tasty enough, and the chili was suitably spicy and flavorful. What made it very good was the use of fresh San Luis Obispo County tomatoes as part of the fixin's. The atmosphere of the joint is just plain Joe... More

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Santa Barbara, California
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

This place has excellent fast food burgers and shakes which are much better than the well known burger chains.

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Portland, Oregon
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39 reviews 39 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

A cool place where the locals go to get great chow! An older building and maybe not the nicest of decor but don't be fooled, the food is fantastic!

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San Luis Obispo, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

for all the hoopla it was still just a Hot Dog joint and they were average hot dogs. Will go back to Weinerschnitzel before I visit Franks Famous Dogs again.

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San Luis Obispo, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

I have been coming to franks since my college days when I had to count change for dinner. And you know what I still love it all these years later and now bring my kids here as a special treat. Great hot dogs and fries and awesome prices!

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San Jose, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

The breakfast burrito was a little cold on the inside, kind of fell apart when bitten and not really tasty. I should have tried the hot dog but it was 8:30am. Service was friendly and a number of other breakfast diners were there so I suppose it was just a poor menu choice.

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San Luis Obispo, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

We don't eat a lot of beef anymore, but when we splurge and want a treat, we go to Frank's. This is a hamburger joint, and should be judged as such. The burgers here are delicious. They really put the chain burger places to shame. These burgers are juicy, flavorful, fresh tasting and we'll seasoned, the way hamburgers used to... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2014

I went here twice within an 8 day period. First I came with a pretty thrifty friend who decided to go here based on price (she's a college kid, could you blame her?) I got the grilled chicken sandwich and she got a hot dog. Both had generous toppings and we left happy with our meal. The second time I... More

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Additional Information about Franks Famous Hot Dogs

Address: 950 California Blvd, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401-2906
Phone Number: 805-541-3488
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  San Luis Obispo
Cuisine: American

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