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Frank's Diner

1516 W 2nd Ave, Spokane, WA 99201-7020
+1 509-747-8798
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good24%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1516 W 2nd Ave, Spokane, WA 99201-7020
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Eat here at every opportunity. Love the historical railroad car ambience and the menu! Known for their amazing hashbrowns and pancakes. A must see and visit when in Spokane.

Thank Louanne H
Reviewed 3 days ago

Traveling through Spokane saw this little spot. Very unique dining car restoration. We stopped in for breakfast and were very pleased. The servings were huge and the service was very good. Would highly recommend a stop here.

Thank augie120800
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My family and I went here for breakfast and it was a pleasant suprise. From the Hot Cakes to the Spicy Creole Omelet, everything was outstanding. However, the service was unlike anything I've ever seen. Our waitress was very friendly as well as entertaining, and...More

Thank McKCla
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Frank's diner is such an enjoyable experience when dining out. Great selection of excellent food with superior, friendly service. Fun place to eat with rail car history even in the bathroom. Eat at the bar and watch the cook's make your meal. Can't wait to...More

Thank DanoLady
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

What a cool place to hang out in! It was hard to decide what to order because everything on the menu looked so good. The service, food and environment were all excellent! Enjoy!

Thank Michelle P
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The historic 1906 dining car restoration is worth seeing all by itself. Check out the photos. The server we had (Saturday at 8pm) was super pleasant and service focused. The Fried Green Tomatoes & accompanying sauce are scrumptious, and the person who got the pot...More

Thank Jack B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wow! What a great place. Fantastic service and even better food. So good, that after having dinner there, I went back for lunch the next day.

Thank Kerry N
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This railcar diner is a classic place to get a good breakfast. Old school milkshakes and tons of other delights.

Thank Rhys David Davi... G
Reviewed 1 week ago

Looking for a locally run restaurant and reading the reviews from Trip Advisor we decided on Frank's. We were impressed with the food and service. The diner is in a vintage 1906 railcar. Great Ambience. The Chicken Fried Steak was tops. Can't wait to try...More

Thank Dealmaker752
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a must stop when in Spokane the breakfast is wonderful The building is also a delight I had a lunch of a hot turkey sandwich which was flavorful and Enjoyable. I returned the next morning for the best waffle I ever had do...More

Thank Susan H
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May 22, 2018|
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Response from bigfrogribbit | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is a ramp on one side of the building right side
March 4, 2018|
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Response from ChicknAmy | Reviewed this property |
No, that would be fine.
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October 16, 2016|
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Response from James L | Reviewed this property |
Sunday mornings are the very busiest time at Frank's. If I were going to breakfast on Sunday morning, I might divert to Frank-e-doodles at Division and 3rd, Not as chic, but if you like you bacon crisp, they have the best... More
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
6:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
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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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