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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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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good35%
  • Average16%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
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“chili dog” (12 reviews)
“fries” (23 reviews)
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American, Fast food, Diner
950 California Blvd, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401-2906
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Reviewed 21 November 2014

Every time we visit SLO, we make sure we stop at Franks. Love the burgers, shakes and the chili dogs!

Thank Foxphyl
Reviewed 3 November 2014 via mobile

As a local, there are some restaurants that are just part of living in SLO. That's Franks. Great dogs, yum-O burgers. Try the veggie burger. Tasty & pretty healthy with half the bun. Ready to satiate a craving? Two words: onion rings. They're HUGE and...More

Thank clipingirl
Reviewed 16 October 2014

I rate their chili dog as very good, not the best I've ever had, far from it, but the meat was tasty enough, and the chili was suitably spicy and flavorful. What made it very good was the use of fresh San Luis Obispo County...More

Thank OnParleFrancais
Reviewed 2 October 2014

This place has excellent fast food burgers and shakes which are much better than the well known burger chains.

Thank P R
Reviewed 1 October 2014

A cool place where the locals go to get great chow! An older building and maybe not the nicest of decor but don't be fooled, the food is fantastic!

Thank Paul S
Reviewed 29 September 2014

for all the hoopla it was still just a Hot Dog joint and they were average hot dogs. Will go back to Weinerschnitzel before I visit Franks Famous Dogs again.

Thank Linda R
Reviewed 9 September 2014

I have been coming to franks since my college days when I had to count change for dinner. And you know what I still love it all these years later and now bring my kids here as a special treat. Great hot dogs and fries...More

Thank Tys_Girl
Reviewed 6 September 2014

The breakfast burrito was a little cold on the inside, kind of fell apart when bitten and not really tasty. I should have tried the hot dog but it was 8:30am. Service was friendly and a number of other breakfast diners were there so I...More

1  Thank eric_sjc
Reviewed 12 August 2014

We don't eat a lot of beef anymore, but when we splurge and want a treat, we go to Frank's. This is a hamburger joint, and should be judged as such. The burgers here are delicious. They really put the chain burger places to shame....More

Thank David G
Reviewed 6 February 2014 via mobile

I went here twice within an 8 day period. First I came with a pretty thrifty friend who decided to go here based on price (she's a college kid, could you blame her?) I got the grilled chicken sandwich and she got a hot dog....More

Thank Mailepony
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Restaurant Details

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Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
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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