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Frank's Diner

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American, Diner
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508-58th Street, Kenosha, WI
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06:00 - 13:30
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Hours:
Sun 07:00 - 12:30
Mon - Fri 06:00 - 13:30
Sat 07:00 - 13:30
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Antioch, Illinois
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27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2015

Frank's is a small restaurant, in a old train car, expect to wait, but well worth it. Great breakfast items, fresh homemade cinnamon rolls, served warm. Fun and friendly staff. They all are part of the Frank's experience.

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Illinois
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28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2015

Have been here for breakfast several times. Food it great, atmosphere is fun and I like the historic aspect. I do not like the wait, but that is what proves that it is a good place (when folks are lined up out the door)! Once you get inside, but still in line, it gets very crowded, but you have entertainment... More 

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Seattle
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64 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2015 via mobile

We really enjoyed our breakfast at Frank's Diner. We had the Garbage Plate and the Pumpkin Pancake special. We ate at the counter right where the owner is cooking breakfast. What a fun place to be because I love to cook and enjoy watching the cook prepare our meal. The staff is friendly and laid back. The food was very... More 

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Huddersfield
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27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2015

Well what can you say about this unbeleivable American experience.Noisy, crowded and all round fun. There was a lady behind the counter shouting out orders to the waiting customers,"dont block the door, all customers close up until your shoulder touches the next person and if you dont like it go to Macdonalds."you may be queueing for half an hour and... More 

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Rockford
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13 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2015 via mobile

This teeny tiny place is crowded but fantastic!! It is definitely not a chain restaurant. I normally don't like crowded places but seriously everyone in the place was so friendly...the atmosphere is neat. Fellow customers actually talking to each other!!! I was beyond happy with the food and the experience. Definitely want to go back sometime.

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Madison, Wisconsin
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101 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2015

One of my favorite places for breakfast. The please looks like a dump. Normally I would walk out, but this came highly recommended to me. I had the usual breakfast fare. The food was plentiful and reasonable in price. It is a good quality much better than the chain restaurants in the area. Beware they do not accept credit cards.

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Thank danderism
Algonquin, Illinois, United States
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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2015

Took family from Portland OR there. Everyone enjoyed their meal. Great biscuits and gravy., corn beef hash and the meatloaf and eggs very excellent.

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Thank Ruby H
Chicago, Illinois
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42 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2015

Went to Frank's for, of course, the famous "Garbage Plate" and were not disappointed. Grabbed a couple of seats at the counter, overlooking the two ladies working the grill. These women were a MACHINE. Half the pleasure was watching them work, maximizing the real estate on their 3' x 4' flat top with choreography that would make a ballerina jealous.... More 

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Kenosha, Wisconsin
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2015

This is one crowded place with locals and tourists alike. Weekends are especially busy. But the wait is worthwhile! Franks uses top-notch ingredients and almost everything is homemade. I used to be an owner and also worked there afterward. The staff is sassy and sometimes you have to speak up for what you need or get it yourself, but that's... More 

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Thank Kris D
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3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2015 via mobile

Great staff, fun atmosphere and good food!! Does get busy, but worth the wait!! Really cool inside and they treat kids like they are extra special! ! Go here you will love it!!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 10
Cuisine
American, Diner
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 12:30
Monday
06:00 - 13:30
Tuesday
06:00 - 13:30
Wednesday
06:00 - 13:30
Thursday
06:00 - 13:30
Friday
06:00 - 13:30
Saturday
07:00 - 13:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 508-58th Street, Kenosha, WI
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Kenosha

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