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Frank's Diner

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$$ - $$$
American, Diner
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1516 W 2nd Ave, Spokane, WA 99201-7020
+1 509-747-8798
06:00 - 20:00
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great breakfast in a fun environment. The service staff is fast, fun, & friendly!! However, at certain times of the day, be prepared to wait and there is not a lot of "wait room!" The food is consistently good and the breakfast menu is excellent. Enjoy. . .

Thank karenbL1498DD
Spokane, Washington
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Frank's dinner has two places in Spokane. It is in a old train car. The atmosphere is old fashion but very quaint. The service is great and the food very good. Eating there won't break the bank very reasonable.

Thank Cokebear1951
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35 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We went here because they are known for great breakfasts, but left sorely disappointed. The food was bland, eggs over cooked and rubbery. My 16 year old boy (who eats everything) left over half a late of pancakes. Neat atmosphere and good service, but the food was not worth the hype. We will not return.

Thank Blacklabofthenorth
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

If you haven't riden on a train, or at least in a long time, you'll enjoy going to Knights Dining Car. Your kids will like the experience of sitting in single seating across from the cooks preparing their meal. There are booths also. The train experience is total except for the shaking of the train riding on the rails. The... More 

Thank 11worthborn
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Frank's (downtown) is the best! good selection of choices, fast service. Just be aware that the restaurant is small and hard to get into on a weekend morning!!

Thank 529bonnies
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26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We love eating at Franks at either location in Spokane. Both the Downtown and Hwy 2 restaurants are a great place to eat solo or with family.

Thank saraandphillipe
Eureka, Montana
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I will never stop letting anybody and everybody who even thinks of going to Frank's Diner know what a horrible place this is. A 75 year old woman in a wheelchair makes her way through the handicapped Insurance disrupting a 12 top who had to get up and move to let her through. Finds her seat, family helps her unload... More 

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Spokane, Washington
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100 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There is a reason people wait up to 2 hours for this place, fantastic food. Sit at the counter and watch the cooks at work. Omelets are great, anything with huckleberry is also a good choice. Staff is friendly and you won't regret your meal. Love that they have smaller sizes of most meals as well!

Thank amillieeeee
Spokane, Washington
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47 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Frank's Diner is an iconic landmark in Spokane. The dining car has quite a history which is detailed on the menu. You can NOT go wrong with any dish served here! Best biscuits and gravy, best cobbler, best bread pudding, best breakfast, best lunch... I highly recommend either location!

Thank WesternTravelr
Coeur d'Alene, ID
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56 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Best place for traditional breakfast in Spokane. There isn't any other restaurant that can touch Frank's Diner. They serve lots of food and the food quality is excellent. My favorite are the eggs benedict.

Thank Xspecht

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Diner
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1516 W 2nd Ave, Spokane, WA 99201-7020
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Spokane
  • Phone Number: +1 509-747-8798

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