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Don & Dona's - CLOSED

18 E Jefferson St, Franklin, IN 46131-2321
(317) 738-3115
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CLOSED
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch

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  • English first
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English first
Franklin, Indiana
Top Contributor
88 reviews 88 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

This restaurant closed several weeks ago. Sorry to say, a local landmark restaurant had to close due to a slow holiday season and exterior maintenance which required a much-longer-than-necessary closure and the owners decided to make the closure permanent.

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Indianapolis, Indiana
Top Contributor
262 reviews 262 reviews
219 restaurant reviews
130 helpful votes 130 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2013

Been aware of Don & Dona's for many years but this was our first lunch visit. Everyone was friendly and the service was very good. The food was very ordinary but tasted good. Felt it was a little on the expensive side. High expectations based on other reviews fell short.

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Franklin, Indiana
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2013

I've been eating at Don & Dona's for 17 years. The food is home cooked!!! Hamburgers are the "best", with fresh meat (not frozen). A1/3 pound is a 1/3 pound, unlike fast food. The biscuits and gravy is excellent. My favorites: beef manhatten, tenderloins, philly sub, club sandwich, chef salad, and ham and cheese sandwich. I ate at Don &... More 

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Terre Haute, Indiana
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2013 via mobile

Very busy, got right in but sat near front, which was very cold. Waitress took our order quickly but then took 45 minutes to get our breakfast never refilled drinks. When order came 2 of the four were wrong.

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Franklin, Indiana
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2013

My family and I came in about a week ago and had breakfast. Other than the friendly service and the extremely intresting walls of history, I'd have to say it was one of the best meals I've ever had. Mostly because, when you go out to eat, you're most likely getting something that was frozen and thrown in the microwave... More 

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1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2013 via mobile

Don & Dona's has excellent food, service, and overall atmosphere. I love to bring my family for a great homestyle meal!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2013 via mobile

I think Don & Dona's is the best place in town to eat the food is fantastic and the staff are just like family. It's a place we always go to and bring all our family and friends. The owners are the best Love them all

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2013 via mobile

Went to this place today for a July 4th breakfast. First time. I have heard mixed reviews of the joint. It was fabulous! The best biscuits & sausage gravy I have ever had! Even though they were very busy, the staff was exceptionally courteous.

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Rushville, Indiana
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2013

all these comments about how much better it is being smoke free, how about the people that come in that have enough perfume on to choke a horse....much rather have the smoke and I don't smoke.

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Franklin, in
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42 reviews 42 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2013

Dining at Don & Donna's is like stepping back in time. The food is good, the staff are usually very quick to wait on you and always friendly. Where else can you get a great meal, whether it is a plate lunch or sandwich, and pick up your fishing license at the same time. I would say the the Robertson... More 

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Additional Information about Don & Dona's

Address: 18 E Jefferson St, Franklin, IN 46131-2321
Phone Number: (317) 738-3115
Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Franklin
Cuisine: American

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