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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: Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch

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  • 141
    Very good
  • 47
    Average
  • 16
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  • 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
Great Breakfast

Really good breakfast. Not so great for large groups. We had 8 and it took over and hour to get us a table but part of that is because they are so busy because they have great food.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 3, 2015
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Spokane, Washington, United States
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Jersey City, NJ, USA
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78 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

We were at the Grand Coulee Dam until mid-afternoon, so by the time we got back to Spokane, it was 4PM, too early for dinner in many restaurants and too late for lunch. Given the OUTSTANDING reviews for Frank's Diner on this website, I figured it was a no-brainer to go to a diner, open 24/7. Guess what? The food... More 

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Spokane, Washington, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

Really good breakfast. Not so great for large groups. We had 8 and it took over and hour to get us a table but part of that is because they are so busy because they have great food.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

The experience of eating in an old train car is worth at least one visit for the history lesson. Consistently rated high in Spokane's restaurant choices. Our food was good. The menu had some unique choices. The price a tad high, but they don't seat many people. So, you pay a little for the opportunity.

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Concord, North Carolina
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42 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

My husband loved it, that's why it got three stars. I got the pancakes, which they give you a lot of, but the syrup was not good at all and the bacon was fatty and burnt. The water was good though. My husband had biscuits and gravy and hashbrowns and said it was the best he has had in his... More 

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USA
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW via mobile

I always heard such good places about this place and I wasn't unimpressed when arriving. Our waiter was responsive and wonderful our food was fantastic. The price was a little high but just for the amazing service, food and fun environment Id definitely recommend it.

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Washington
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Our family has dined here enough times to know that the draw of eating on a train is fun maybe once or twice, but quickly loses its appeal as a regular stop for breakfast grub. This is due to the quality of food and service - both are average - not great, not horrible, just average. It's fun to take... More 

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Coeur d'Alene, Idaho
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

We've eaten here a few times and make it a place to take all our friends visiting this area for the first time. The range of menu items is terrific, and every meal we've ordered has been superb. The service is top rate and a lot of fun. And the atmosphere of eating in the old rail car ... top... More 

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Spokane, Washington
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24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Wonderful for old fashioned home made food. Restaurant consists of an old dining car which makes for a unique atmosphere. Great service as well.

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Medical Lake, Washington
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Franks Diner is simply amazing! Went for breakfast one morning and it was packed! I can see why after tasting the food it was so amazingly good! Best breakfast i have ever had. Love the train car set up! It's so cool and worth checking out! It just might be the best food in Spokane.

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Rocklin, CA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

We loved the railroad car interior. Beautiful, well kept and interesting. Very good breakfast menu. Delicious food we all enjoyed! Seated immediately on a Sunday morning and received excellent, efficient service! Wish we had Frank's Diner in Santa Rosa, California!

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Additional Information about Frank's Diner

Address: 1516 W 2nd Ave, Spokane, WA 99201-7020
Phone Number: 509-747-8798
Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Spokane
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
Average Prices: USD 20
Cuisine: American

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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 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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