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“Not bad for fast food.” 3 of 5 bubbles
Review of Franks Famous Hot Dogs

Franks Famous Hot Dogs
Ranked #39 of 301 Restaurants in San Luis Obispo
Cuisines: American, Diner, Fast Food
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Good for: Dining on a budget, Families with children, Kids
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Ridgecrest, California
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145 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
“Not bad for fast food.”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 25, 2012

Been driving past Franks for years. Finally stopped in to try their hot dogs. It's not Der Wienerschnitzel! Mom had the Bacon, egg and cheese sandwich on a bun. It was ok, the egg was overcooked and kind of tough.

  • Visited October 2012
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Valencia, Ca
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41 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Pup and Taco”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 25, 2012

The place is way overrated. The chili dogs are literally floating in the chili, the fries are OK, the big problem is the self service implement 'bar' which is very small, crowded and always littered with spills. It's had to believe that Costco's hot dogs are head and shoulders above this place, but they are. Try a street hot dog instead.

Visited October 2012
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“Little bit of heaven”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 29, 2012

Milk shakes are great, well I haven't had any thing there that I don't like. Ample servings, good value for your money. It's about a 30 min drive for me but I eat there about once a month

Visited September 2012
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Washington D.C.
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“not the best, but good”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2012

Well, the prices are very reasonable. The service is prompt. The food...good but i would pay more for a burger put together better. Tomatos were sliced too thin and were mushy. The bun wasn't very toasted. The burger was at least tasty and cooked perfect medium. Great place for kids, of course.

Visited August 2012
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Kenilworth, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
“Excellent burgers”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2012

We don't usually go for burgers but tonight opted to eat in at Franks Famous Hot Dogs. We had a cheeseburger, hamburger, garden salad and fries, all of which were really tasty. The salad was huge! All in all excellent value for money.

  • Visited September 2012
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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