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Franklin's Restaurant

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5121 Baltimore Ave, Hyattsville, MD 20781
+1 301-927-2740
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Philadelphia, Tennessee
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21 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Good food selection for a brewhouse. Duck and steak were both great. Quiet enough to visit, relaxed atmosphere.

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Thank MF S
Maryland
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We use to go to Franklin pretty often. Usually for lunch and enjoyed the service and food. So, we tried it on a Saturday night for dinner. Well, we drove around and finally gave up. We went to an Applebee's in College Park. Sorry, I can't comment on the food at this time. Maybe another time.

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Thank BobinMD
El Paso, Texas
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24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Do not miss an opportunity to visit what is likely one of the best restaurants in Maryland. Every single time I have had the pleasure of visiting Franklin's, the food far exceeds expectations. My dining companion and I always start with the crab dip. Served with french bread, this onion, cheese, and crab dip inspired instant addiction. Then again, there's... More 

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Thank Victoria P
Davidson, North Carolina
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28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Relax, enjoy the great food and local brews! General store right next store with all the country items and toys you will ever need! Bring a group and have a blast!

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1 Thank sjwh112
maryland
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49 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were looking for a place to eat after our visit to the Maryland Aviation Museum. We called ahead for a reservation for 15 people, ages 8 to 80. The hostess was very helpful in setting up a table on the upper level for our group next to the brewery. One of the Brew masters explained the beer process. We... More 

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Thank Fran R
Riverdale, MD
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45 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 17, 2017

There is a great store to get a sorts of awesome things that you can't find anywhere else. The food is delicious. The crab dip and burgers are my favorites.

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Thank Surmanator
Silver Spring, Maryland
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 17, 2017

Everything that I have had at Franklin's has been VERY good, hamburgers, love the Spaeztle, salads etc. Also it's a brewery and has a full bar. If the food and drink offerings aren't enough to sway you to dine there then you should go for the store that is attached to the restaurant, it has toys, lots of board games,... More 

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Thank Booktraveler587
Columbia, Maryland
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607 reviews
399 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 138 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 31, 2016 via mobile

The food and service are more than adequate. They're always good but for a business lunch, as this was, it's often a little noisy. Usually, the food is worth it but for the office Christmas lunch it proved daunting.

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Thank Philip S
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 21, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I love this place for a great meal and delicious beer. The menu rotates seasonally, and is locally sourced when possible. The mussels are a must have appetizer for seafood lovers.

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Thank EaglesLanding
illinois
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169 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 22, 2016

Went here based on the trip advisor reviews and was not disappointed. Inside and out is old style diner looking. I had the crab cakes and they were the best I have had. The homemade cocktail sauce is amazing on your French fries give it a shot. Great microbrewery selection to try out. You can get a flight of 4... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$20
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Large groups, Kids, Families with children, Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5121 Baltimore Ave, Hyattsville, MD 20781
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Hyattsville
  • Phone Number: +1 301-927-2740

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?