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“Worth the trip”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of Frank's Diner

Frank's Diner
Ranked #4 of 250 Restaurants in Kenosha
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $1 - $10
Cuisines: American, Diner
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Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Highchairs Available, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
Dayton, Ohio
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122 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
“Worth the trip”
Reviewed April 19, 2014

Took a trip to Kenosha from Chicago based on a friend recommendation for some good eats. We got to Franks and waited in the corridor while customers from the inside step out and once we went inside, more wait behind the counter. But that's O.K. because it part of the appeal and the experience at being at Franks. Once we sat down, we ordered our drinks, starting off with a mimosa and plain O.J for the kids. We proceeded to order the garbage special (anything but) and man was it good. Service is friendly and different and the experience is cool that it's worth the wait. I'll be more than happy to head back to Kenosha and Franks is on my radar.

  • Visited April 2014
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English first
Kenosha, Wisconsin
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“GOOD Eats!”
Reviewed April 16, 2014

If you want to have some awesome breakfast, but have to stand in line for it, it's soooo worth it! They have the pancakes and garbage plate! It's a very small place, but people will wait an hour to get a table because it's so good!

  • Visited November 2013
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Kenosha,Wi
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24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Franks Diner”
Reviewed April 15, 2014

Great place for breakfast, just be prepared to wait standing behind others eating at the counter. But that's part of the fun!

  • Visited December 2013
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Kenosha
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Pretty good”
Reviewed April 15, 2014

After hearing about franks diner for years.I finnally went inside.It was good but not as good as all the hype I heard over the years.Breakfast(garbage omlet) was pretty good.I tried the pasties.I was disapointed.But all things considered.it's a neet place and the food is decent.Id go again

  • Visited October 2013
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Thank Daniel S
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Kenosha, Wisconsin
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53 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
“Step back in time while dining.”
Reviewed April 15, 2014

This historic and famous diner car has a great nostalgic feel to it. It's small and you might have to wait a bit for a seat but it's worth it. The food is very good and you get huge portions. The staff is friendly and proficient. Frank's has always been a great asset to the community. It fills that unique niche that you can eat in a diner very much like they used to be 50+ years ago. The breakfasts are there specialty. You have to try them!

  • Visited February 2014
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Thank Steve B
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