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Fran's Family Restaurant

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607 Main Street, Summersville, WV
(304) 872-6184
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 8:00 pm
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The Banana Split Pie is worth the visit. Topped with real whipped cream and a maraschino cherry it speaks to the skill of the baker. The two cheese pizza was excellent with lots of cheese over a crisp crust with a flavorful thick tomato sauce. My companions were pleased with the Spaghetti Alfredo. A second visit Sunday evening was almost... More 

Thank Lawrence K
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

My daughter and I stop by here every year after our camping trip for an end of vacation breakfast. It is a wonderful tradition. They have a full coffee bar and excellent breakfast. A wonderful local restaurant.

Thank Amanda W
indianapolis, Indiana
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27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016

My husband and I found this little gem off TripAdvisor and glad we tried it. Driving up we thought it was a pizza joint from the signage, but we had confidence in the reviews. The food was very good and the tomato soup was fabulous. Thaddeous was our server and just as nice as the other reviews said. The place... More 

Thank weeatpie
Oak Hill, West Virginia
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2016

My wife and I went here Saturday for the second time since moving home to West Virginia after being gone for over 25 years. We had the same server again. "Thaddeus" was spot on and by far one of the best servers I have had in any WV dining experience (we tipped him 30%!!). The food was great and cooked... More 

Thank marksovine47
Huntington, West Virginia
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22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2016 via mobile

My husband called this place a hidden gem. We like to try local places when we travel. I read about Fran's on here and decided to try it. My husband doesn't like to order so he told the waitress to surprise him. Their specials included homemade pastas. They make their own pasta on site. She brought him shrimp Alfredo. He... More 

Thank Ang724
Summersville, West Virginia
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2016

Frans is a nice place to eat, it has a hometown feel, the owner is trying to modernize the menu and the establishment, given enough time he will get there. the food is of the diner quality you would expect, the staff is friendly and dressed in black and white attire. the lighting is somewhat dark, dark walls low light... More 

Thank Del R
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2015 via mobile

Just finished eating at a local pub in Summersville, WV. Saw the sandwich board sign outside of Fran's, on our way out of town, advertising cappuccino. It was a great discovery! A real espresso machine, steamed whole milk to boot and friendly service made for a silky smooth cappuccino and great experience!

Thank Robert M
Batavia, New York
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

Bless their hearts! They do TRY! That is the important factor. I have now been there several times and the outcome is always the same. The food.......not at all memorable. Certainly nothing to rave about. Quality & quantity- not very good at all unfortunately. However- Very sweet & friendly staff. They need much improvement, but I am confident with more... More 

Thank sjoara
Napa, California
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244 reviews
157 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Sunday lunch was OK. Some us ordered the chicken and dumplings which was liked. But the green beans were obviously canned beans with nothing done to them except heated. I had the BLT which was simple and great. One of us had the grilled boloney and enjoyed it. Home cooking type of place.

Thank BrenHen70
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

second visit here was on fathers day so very busy, new waiter was obviously more than a little confused but trying none the less. We felt bad for the other server on who not only had her tables to tend but trying to run damage control as well, very dark inside too

Thank constancea638

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 607 Main Street, Summersville, WV
  • Location: United States  >  West Virginia (WV)  >  Summersville
  • Phone Number: (304) 872-6184

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