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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, Dinner, Lunch

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  • 315
    Excellent
  • 160
    Very good
  • 54
    Average
  • 17
    Poor
  • 2
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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
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What more is there to say!? The food is fresh and tasty. You eat in a old dining car so the look is totally unique! Music ambience is light and fun. Everybody was having a good time, patrons and staff, and so did we. Most definitely will be back. Our new breakfast in Spokane.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 30, 2015
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Hamilton, Montana
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Hamilton, Montana
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26 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

What more is there to say!? The food is fresh and tasty. You eat in a old dining car so the look is totally unique! Music ambience is light and fun. Everybody was having a good time, patrons and staff, and so did we. Most definitely will be back. Our new breakfast in Spokane.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW via mobile

Franks is a reliable breakfast option for great food and friendly service. We try and eat here whenever we visit Spokane. If I had to make a stretch to criticize something it would be that the parking can be tight, but it doesn't stop us from returning.

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Deer Park, Washington
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

When the grandsons are in town, we give them a choice of where they want to eat, and it is always Frank's Diner. The food is wholesome, and the milkshakes are a delight. The atmosphere is nostalgic and the kitchen is visible and clean....always a plus! We'll be back everytime they visit!

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Spokane, Washington
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Best breakfast I've ever had and I'm a bit of a breakfast snob. I get the hobo scramble and add jalapenos and pancakes. Have had burgers here to but they're just ok. A burger is hard to mess up. This is our favorite place in town to go for breakfast. First time we went was on Easter morning and it... More 

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Midvale, Utah
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

So Frank's Diner came up on my search for an awesome local restaurant. When I'm on vacation I don't want to eat at a chain. I want someplace I can only visit while I'm away from home. We decided to hurry to get there despite the fact that it was only 1/2 hour before closing. We weren't the only ones... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Not a huge fan of greasy food, but if you're going to have it... Eat it here! This place had the best breakfast food I've had in a long time. The omelette was incredible. The waitress was a delight, and shared her favourite places in the city with us... She even drew us a map! Highly recommend getting the ice... More 

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Jackson, Wyoming, United States
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75 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

Can you say "Chicken & Waffles"? Friendly staff, more two place tables than four, so if you have a larger crowd, be prepared to wait...

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North Bend, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

Why oh why can't my home town have a joint like Franks? Clean, great service, good food. Four thumbs up from myself and my crew, virtually unheard of w us. i worked in a busy Italian restaraunt for years and i can be tough. This place delivered on all levels. Food was great and the Service? We didn't have to... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

Cute place. I like that's it's in an old train car. The food was good, not great. Good service. The servers were very nice.

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Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

The diner is an old rail car. According to our server it is an authentic rail car which was moved when the railroad system slowed or shut down. Honestly, I wasn't listening too intently because I was too busy enjoying my food. My group found the place on Trip Advisor as we were passing through. The reviews were pretty good.... 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 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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