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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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Boise, Idaho
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

the food here is about the same as any dinner. the thing that makes this place pop is the atmosphere. worth going to once just to check it out.

Thank PhantomCougar
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Great little restaraunt. We got there about 20 minutes til closing and they were still very nice and food was excellent. Our 3yr old loved that it was a train and we got the booth by the "conductor" for him which he thought was really cool

Thank Nic L
Missoula, Montana
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Frank's downtown or up north is awesome. The best breakfast and service in town. Really neat eating in a old train car. Everyone is friendly and prices are fair.

Thank kruser350
Portland, Oregon
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great way to start the day's drive. And how nice - a breakfast place that actually opens early! (as in 6 am) Sitting at the counter in an old and beautifully maintained railroad dining car, watching men who know how to do the kitchen dance - cooking in a small space - turning out tasty food. Sitting among some old... More 

Thank AnOlderMe
Calgary, Canada
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We were in Spokane for a week and we went to Frank's Diner 3 times! The diner itself is cool as it is a converted old train! We recommend sitting at the counter on the stools as you get to watch the great cooks in action on the grills - in a tight space, it was like watching a dance... More 

Thank Gary Y
Spokane Valley
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We took our visiting family to franks, and as usual it was excellent! Food was great, service outstanding. We"ve been going there for years and highly recommend Franks! Always a wait, but well worth ia !

Thank Woody B
Spokane, Washington
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

One of my favorite meals of the day is breakfast......And they know how to cook it! The restaurant has a unique feel to it as it incorporates a train car into its dining room. The counter has the stools that you would find in one of those diners people frequented in the 50s and 60s.. It reminds me of places... More 

Thank absolutelygoinawol
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5 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I Love Frank's dinner. The atmosphere is awesome! The service is great and the food is wonderful!!! Breakfast and dinner both have great selections. I am never disappointed with Frank's. I love the history.

Thank Loretta s
Spokane, Washington
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Best bacon in town. Large breakfast serving and fast friendly service. the car is a classic diner car and it's just fun to hang out in there.

Thank klandrus
Spokane Valley, Washington
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57 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Frank's is a Spokane institution! It's in a railway car and snuggles up next to a hill that borders the BNSF tracks that go right through town on their way to Seattle.

Thank Carla R

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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
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Local cuisine
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?