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Franklin's Restaurant

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5123 Baltimore Ave, Hyattsville, MD 20781-2042
+1 301-927-2740
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11:00 - 23:00
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 - 21:00
Mon 11:00 - 21:30
Tue - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

1st time here, service was slower than expected but well worth the wait. We shared the Vulcan mind meld sandwich, cornbread and pastrami, then had the seasonal strawberry rhubarb pie. DELISH, service was excellent. SEE Amber!

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Thank Vincent L
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30 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The food may not set records, but it is good quality reasonably priced with prompt service. Don't forget to stop in Franklin store for some amusing gifts, toys, and a nice wine selection

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Thank MBKanner
Hyattsville, Maryland
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

Food is very good, nice variety of entrees, good service. It is noisy though.. The owners need to do something about that...

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Thank wildginger2017
1 review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I've been here several times and have never been disappointed. The food is excellent and the service is very good

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Thank Eric P
Albany, NY
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450 reviews
239 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I did like this place overall, which is why I give it 4 stars. It's a typical brewpub attached to a unique toystore. The food was okay and the ambiance was good, albeit a bit loud. We sat upstairs, which I think was a good choice. Burger was a bit bland, but they more than made up for it with... More 

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Thank eluper
Columbia, Maryland
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177 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 342 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 April 2017

We had supper at Franklins on Tuesday, 11 April. There’s public parking right next door and only costs 50 cents an hour. We arrived around 5pm and were seated immediately. We enjoyed the Rubber Chicken Red and Private IPA craft beers. Our Margarita pizza and Holy Frijoles black bean burger were both OK. We always enjoy taking a walk through... More 

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Thank JohnAnnColumbia_MD
Los Alamos, New Mexico
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 11 April 2017

We went for beers after work and stayed all evening. There's a wide selection of well-crafted beers ranging from standard fare to fairly exotic varieties. Food is on the better end of pub fare and reasonably priced. The pub is split between two floors so it feels smaller and more intimate. There's a fun novelty store attached which is nice... More 

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Thank space_to_think
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Franklin's is one of the friendliest restaurants I have ever visited. The food is good. There are always people there. The General Store is packed with the weirdest/neatest gifts and cards. And the bar upstairs is a perfect meeting place for friends. Always a good experience.

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Thank Terry E
2 reviews
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

This place is always evolving but always good. Everyone enjoys their job and it shows in the food presentation and service. Always a good selection and always something new to try. I am still waiting for pumpkin pie but it has been worth waiting. The general store attached to the restaraunt is amazing with a great carryout beer and wine... More 

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Thank Bob H
North East, Maryland
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59 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

I was invited to lunch at Franklins yesterday for a work meeting and I was pleasantly surprised. The food was great and they made some alterations for me to fit my diet, the waiter was friendly and very accommodating and the atmosphere was fabulous. I only wish that I had had more time to visit the store, it looked like... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 20
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5123 Baltimore Ave, Hyattsville, MD 20781-2042
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Hyattsville
  • Phone Number: +1 301-927-2740

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