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Frank's Diner

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1516 W 2nd Ave, Spokane, WA 99201-7020
509-747-8798
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6:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner

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  • 255
    Excellent
  • 124
    Very good
  • 39
    Average
  • 15
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Great Food and Service

Perhaps one of the friendliest places in town and the town is quite friendly. The scramble or omelet is cooker to perfection and portion is substantial. Perfect rendition of flat top hash browns. The toasted biscuits remind me of an upmarket eatery in New Orleans. The chicken and waffles are... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 3, 2015
TAMAN1951
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
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English first
Top Contributor
322 reviews 322 reviews
247 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 NEW

Perhaps one of the friendliest places in town and the town is quite friendly. The scramble or omelet is cooker to perfection and portion is substantial. Perfect rendition of flat top hash browns. The toasted biscuits remind me of an upmarket eatery in New Orleans. The chicken and waffles are awesome. Chicken fresh. Moist and tender and the waffles were... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 NEW

Frank's Diner is located in an historical train car. The food is outstanding and servcie is good as well. Only been to the one downtown though there is another one up north I believe. They don't take reservations, so expect a little wait. However, the food is worth the wait. It's also reasonably priced.

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Westminster
Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 NEW

I go to Frank's every time I am in Spokane, if tiem allows. Great breakfasts, and wonderful home-cooked meals. I love to sit at the counter and watch the show! Get there early for Breakfast, or you will wait a while. But, it's worth it.

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Kenmore
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

Our family went here for breakfast and everyone loved it. Great variety, impeccable service, fun breakfast or lunch atmosphere.

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Pullman, WA
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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

This place has been recommended to me for years, but I only finally visited recently. The wait was 30-45min, but well worth it. We even enjoyed the little covered veranda outside, where they serve free coffee (at least in the winter, which was very nice). The decor inside is genuine Pullman early 1900's dining car, with rich woods. The car... More 

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Spokane, Washington
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

What can I say. Great service, great service, wonderful portions for food and not a slam on your wallet. We have been there six times over the last year and my opinion has not changed. Thanks

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Spokane, Washington
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

We tried this place a couple times. Each time there is a wait because it's in a boxcar. There is only so much room in a boxcar. So, for a greasy spoon, we'd rather find another place. It is very uncomfortable for my husband who is 6'.6", he can barely fit into a booth and the counter is impossible. It... More 

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Vermillion, South Dakota
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Frank's is great for breakfast! It was super busy, but they are efficient, friendly and it didnt seem like the wait was that long. Food was great, big portions and loved sitting at the counter. Will definitely go back again.

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Spokane, WA
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

I'm not a chicken fried steak kinda gal, so thought the food pretty average for breakfast. Pancakes and eggs were fine, but absolutely nothing special.

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Spokane, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Great Breakfast . Great Hash browns. Great Service! Gage is a great Server. Sometimes you may have to wait because of lack of seating . IF you are a solo like me . then you usually can sit at the bar . I like doing that cause you can watch them cook your food . They play oldies music ,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1516 W 2nd Ave, Spokane, WA 99201-7020
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Spokane
  • Phone Number: 509-747-8798

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 0 - 20
  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 am - 8:00 pm

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