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Franks Famous Hot Dogs

950 California Blvd, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401-2906
+1 805-541-3488
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good35%
  • Average16%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“hot dog” (14 reviews)
“burgers” (15 reviews)
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6:30 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
American, Fast food, Diner
950 California Blvd, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401-2906
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Reviewed 17 May 2017

It is simple, fast and offers a varied menu for hot dogs. It is cheap and a very nice option if you want to try hot dogs in different ways.

Thank BrunoCarreiroDaSilva
Reviewed 9 May 2017

Stopped in here for dinner one evening. The hot dogs are divine and are served up in a relaxed, unpretentious setting by the friendly staff.

Thank Taste2travel
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

There's a running joke in my family about the World Famous Hotdog Stand. We moved a lot when I was a kid and once my dad was trying to encourage us kids about moving yet once again and he told us about how our new...More

Thank Dan C
Reviewed 26 April 2017

Good place for quick bite. Right across from hotel was in and out in 5-10 mins with takeout. Good hot dogs.

Thank JimmyJackk
Reviewed 13 April 2017

We took our kids to Franks because one of them loves hot dogs. We were so happy with the very reasonable prices and the crazy variety of toppings to choose from. One of my kids got the cheeseburger kids meal with fries. He thought it...More

Thank Jennifer B
Reviewed 6 April 2017

Our family of seven enjoyed going to this "famous"place. There were lots of choices and we found the food very satisfying. Very popular for a reason.

Thank Eliz329
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Location is across from Splash Cafe. Decor is simple and dated. Menu of burger fries and hot dog. Ordered half an order of jalapeño poppers, a drink and linguica sandwich. The photo says it all; A lot of bun. The service and the food quality...More

Thank Roland W T
Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

Ordered the bacon cheese dog and fries. The only thing remotely warm was the hotdog. Bun was cold piled with cold shredded cheese and cold bacon on top of that. Fries were ice cold. Returned those and got new ones which were made fresh and...More

Thank Pasofood
Reviewed 4 January 2017

Everyone knows that Frank's hot dogs and burgers are great, but only us locals know that the best pancakes in town are on the corner of Monterey and California. Eggs, Bacon or Sausage and 3 of the most wonderful pancakes you will ever have await...More

1  Thank Tim T
Reviewed 1 December 2016

The service is fast and the food is great. I know hot dogs and burgers...not good for you. These are good for your soul. If you need a dog fix, go here!

1  Thank Ed H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
6:30 AM - 9:00 PM
6:30 AM - 9:00 PM
6:30 AM - 9:00 PM
6:30 AM - 9:00 PM
6:30 AM - 9:00 PM
6:30 AM - 9:00 PM
6:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 950 California Blvd, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401-2906
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  San Luis Obispo
  • Phone Number: +1 805-541-3488
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