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“Garbage plate”
Review of Frank's Diner

Frank's Diner
Ranked #3 of 250 Restaurants in Kenosha
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $1 - $10
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
“Garbage plate”
Reviewed September 6, 2013 via mobile

Love this place always worth the wait. Go during the week. Great home made bread and specials. Great bloody marys.

  • Visited August 2013
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English first
Kewanee, Illinois
Level 4 Contributor
25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Uinque Old-fashioned Diner”
Reviewed September 3, 2013

We had breakfast at Frank's Diner. The wait staff were friendly and made us feel right at home. We even got to talk with the owner. The other patrons in the diner were very friendly, also. The food was delicious and reasonable.

Visited July 2013
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Mitchell, Indiana
Level 3 Contributor
12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Bate's Burger and not the motel”
Reviewed September 3, 2013

Frank's Diner has been featured on Diners, Drive-ins and Dives.

Bate's Burger is a grilled sausage patty, Swiss cheese and jalapenos on a burger bun with hash browns or American fries. Very tasty and filling.

The folks at Frank's are irreverent but highly competent. Be prepared to be 'ordered' where to stand in line and/or sit. Say, 'thank you, and obey. Sit back enjoy the comments from the cook to the prep to the wait staff to the cashier.

By the way, try to sit in the original part of the diner at the counter for full effect of the preparation and delivery of all orders.

No matter what the workers are paid, they earn each and every penny.

  • Visited August 2013
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Thank spicevalleyroad
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Kenosha, Wisconsin
Level 3 Contributor
13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Great Place, Great Food”
Reviewed August 18, 2013

I love this place. Their "Garbage Plate" is spectacular, and enough to feed 4 people. Their motto is "Order what you want, eat what you get" - which cleverly points out their attitude. Busy most days, very busy on weekends, the attitude is laid back, often irreverent, never disrespectful.

  • Visited August 2013
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    • Atmosphere
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    • Food
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Thank Paul P
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Level 4 Contributor
36 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Love the Garbage”
Reviewed August 17, 2013 via mobile

We ate here while dropping son at Carthage College. We had heard about the restaurant on Diners Drive ins and Dives. The wait to get seated was a little long but worth the wait. We all ordered the 1/2 Garbage Plate with different combinations. They were huge. I don't think it would be easy to eat the full size. They tasted great !! The staff were friendly and worked as a team to make the experience an enjoyable one. We will definitely be back.

Visited August 2013
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