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Franklin Restaurant

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20221 Highway 220, Rocky Mount, VA 24151-3471
+1 540-483-5601
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Van Buren, Arkansas
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32 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had planned to eat at another restaurant that happened to be closed on Monday. I tried this place and had the best rib-eye steak that I've had in a while. It was listed as "10-oz" but it had to be bigger than that. I enjoyed the salad bar. You won't be disappointed.

Thank Abel C
Roanoke, Virginia
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had breakfast last Monday morning. Very friendly. Good breakfast at a fair price. Two eggs over medium with bacon. All cooked to order. Bacon was crispy. Enjoyed my visit and will go back soon. Dan P Dan P.

Thank n4npd
Roanoke, Virginia
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24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

This is one of the closest restaurants to our home and we have eaten here many many times. Sadly, it is always terrible no matter how much we wish that it weren't. From the brownish salad bar to the unseasoned canned veggies and on through the unfriendly service it is a monument to what can go wrong at a restaurant.... More 

Thank ChrisfromRoanokeVA
Roanoke, Virginia
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

Lots of choices all are good ,food always served hot and your coffee cup is never empty !! all the people who work here are friendly !

Thank traveler3324
Virginia Beach, Virginia
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25 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

It is nice to eat at a local establishment. The salad bar was quite good with very fresh crisp vegetables. The steak was a very good quality and cooked to order. My husband's flounder was lightly breaded and he reported it to be very good. My mashed potatoes did taste like instant potatoes so I would order fries or baked... More 

Thank lucy19902015
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

We enjoy the food here good food and decent prices , a wide variety of food choices plus a salad and soup bar with delicious desserts, I highly recommend this restaurant

Thank melissablankenship2
Lexington, Kentucky
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37 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 March 2016

Pretty fare, tad overpriced. Was in town for show, had supper Friday night.I had salmon,small piece but good.Wife had liver and onions it was tasty. Salad bar head lettuce with the normal items, ok to good.packaged rolls. Sunday breakfast,little pricey.I had country ham, that was like shaved ?? Not Much the price

Thank william p
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2015 via mobile

On our way to Winston-Salem, we decided to travel off the beaten path. Pulled up Trip Advisor to find something local and we found Franklin Restaurant. Menu is limited, but the food is delicious. I got the fried catfish. The BEST catfish I have ever had. It came with a potato and salad bar. The salad bar had some hot... More 

Thank Debra P
Orrville, Ohio
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64 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2015

Stopped here on a return trip from working a race at VIR, figured we would try a "local" restaurant for breakfast. I was AMAZED at how great their pancakes were! My friend ordered a meat lovers omelet, which was also very good, but I could not get over how nice, fluffy and tasty the pancakes were. I am looking forward... More 

Thank Rich N
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2015

I have been there only for breakfast while the car was being serviced at Duncan. It was a good breakfast (easy to mess up) with no errors and served promptly. A neighbor has been there for other meals and he likes their prices best.

Thank Gregory R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20221 Highway 220, Rocky Mount, VA 24151-3471
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Rocky Mount
  • Phone Number: +1 540-483-5601

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?