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Frank's Diner

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1516 W 2nd Ave, Spokane, WA 99201-7020
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 8:00 pm
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Frank's offers some delicious breakfast fare with friendly waitstaff located in a luxury railcar converted into a diner. Definitely worth the stop!

Thank SandraVStockton
Portland, Oregon
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have been here 3 times over 15 years when we traveled thru Spokane. Always a treat. Delicious beeakfast any time of the day. Friendly service, fun train car atmosphere and delicious food! Love it!

Thank chrisbayha
Spokane, Washington
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35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I recently visited Frank's diner in downtown Spokane with my family. The main part of the restaurant occupies an old railway car and has great character. This isn't the first time we'd eaten at Frank's and it's very popular so the wait can sometimes be pretty long, especially if you have a group over the size of four. Having said... More 

Thank RP G
Covington, Washington
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120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Frank's Diner has excellent decor, excellent food, and excellent service. I had the Spicy Creole Seafood Omlette with grilled sourdough biscuit and fruit. Everything was excellent. The Creole Hollandaise was extra special. If you like food with a little kick you will probably like this omlette. We will certainly return the next time we are near Spokane (I marked Frank's... More 

Thank D0000D
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13 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is my second visit this week while here on business. The first visit was outstanding and this one even better. I had the same dish of fried green tomatoes and 2 eggs with hash browns and I am oh so happy. Make sure you get the gravy and onions on the taters...

Thank Boogsar
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17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just passing through. Stopped on a lark and squeezed our RoadTrek in the lot. The pesto Benedict and the creole Benedict were amazing. And the coolest diner setting ever.

Thank reesebourgeois
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37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Iconic American diner near the expressway in Spokane - convenient so no reason to miss it, even if you are passing through. The food is delicious, the service is thoughtful and efficient and the menu has something for everyone (including vegetarians). Sit at the counter, if you can. The short order cooks are artists and you don't want to miss... More 

Thank VCF_Chicago
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Franks is an old train car remodeled. The seating is close, but not tooo close. The food is always top notch and it is always a fun to step back in time (sort of).

Thank Georgia J
Federal Way
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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are looking for a great breakfast, go to Frank's. You will not be disappointed. The place is packed and busy... and worth the wait. Lots to choose from, cooked to order. Service is speedy, professional and friendly. We sat at the bar which was fun because we got to watch the cooks prepare the food. Hearty breakfast as... More 

Thank patriciahP355RY
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3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Arrived earlym, had a wait, but good food, as this is a popular location there is typically a wait, but it is worth it. Good staff, good food, fun environment.

Thank Mike H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
American, Diner, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1516 W 2nd Ave, Spokane, WA 99201-7020
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Spokane
  • Phone Number: 509-747-8798

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