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Frank

#71 of 3,044 Restaurants in Austin
Certificate of Excellence
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Downtown
American, Bar
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407 Colorado St, Austin, TX 78701-2918
+1 512-494-6894
Today
07:00 - 02:00
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 - 00:00
Mon - Tue 07:00 - 00:00
Wed - Sat 07:00 - 02:00
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Raleigh, North Carolina
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58 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great variety of gourmet sausages. Went with a group for dinner but I think the fare is better suited for lunch. Had the alligator sausage with crawfish and remoulade and it was perfect. The flavor combination was out of this world. The fries with gravy and cheese curds had a few of us wondering why we hadn't thought of it,... More 

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Thank gonuts4donuts
Los Angeles, California
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161 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

If you like hot dogs you'll love this place. I got the mac n cheese dog and it was quite good. Had a bloody mary to go along with it. My one critique was that the flavors got a little muddy, but it was still good. Would recommend.

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Thank rdizzle2015
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had a vegan chili cheese dog. It's was awesome!! They also have vegan sausage. And for you meat eaters - tons of options. The place is very cool and has a full bar. I was on business so didn't try the drinks. The staff was fantastic - courteous, friendly, knowledgeable. Just all around nice experience!

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Thank Paider
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28 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Dogs were good but when we got home with our food we were missing our veggie options for our daughter. Too busy and too far back to return on a Sat. night Feb. 18th.

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Thank Wapanucka
Toronto, Canada
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1,560 reviews
731 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 950 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you have a craving for a unique sausage there's no better place in Austin to go than Frank. You can dress up a Chicago Dog or go with one of their creations - I would definitely do the latter. I thoroughly enjoyed the Fico Anatra, a delicious smoked duck and pork sausage dressed with fig mostarda, crispy shallots and... More 

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Thank John B
Annapolis, Maryland
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173 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you like to make your Hot Dog your way, or sausages -- than this is the place! The meat is done in-house and very good. A great selection of beers and a hot dog smothered in Chili or sauerkraut and I'm in Heaven!

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Thank Ryla_M
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2017

They just buy the meat, tons of sauce and that's it, a $10 gourmet dish. Spicy sauce on top of a coleslaw salad in my hotdog? Give me a break! Also, there isn't a good amber beer in the entire city (brown beer), so I had to order an IPA beer to have some taste. Finally, please, remove the large... More 

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1 Thank Miss L
Herzliya, Israel
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143 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

Very nice place, good eatery, not expensive, great location, parking available nearby. Try their hot dogs, don't miss out their awesome michelada drink, especially if Allie is the barwoman!

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Thank Erez E
Silver Spring, Maryland
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94 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

Came here for dinner and drink before going out. I got just a chili cheese dog and it was very good. I also got one of their signature cocktails, named after a ghost, the Miss Margaret, by far the most refreshing drink I've ever had. I also had two glasses of the rose wine because my friend decided to get... More 

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Hartford City, Indiana
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231 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

I just stopped in here for a couple of drinks after lunch. I didn't get to try any of the food and that made me sad. The next time that I am here, I am going to come back and try one of the delicious looking hot dogs that I have heard so much about.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 15
Cuisine
American, Bar
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 00:00
Monday
07:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 02:00
Thursday
07:00 - 02:00
Friday
07:00 - 02:00
Saturday
07:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 407 Colorado St, Austin, TX 78701-2918
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 512-494-6894
Description
Frank is the ideal place for a cheap hot dog and a can of Schlitz beer or an artisanal sausage and a glass of wine. 'High-end lowbrow'The menu includes a loaded Chicago dog for $3.95 (complete with bright green relish and sport peppers), a Jackalope dog for $7 (antelope and rabbit sausage on a Phoenicia baguette with huckleberry compote) and waffle fries starting at $2.50. Daily specials feature gourmet sausages made in-house or on special order by locals: Hudson's Meat Market.

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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?