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Franklin's Restaurant

5123 Baltimore Ave, Hyattsville, MD 20781-2042
+1 301-927-2740
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good46%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“onion rings” (25 reviews)
“burger” (49 reviews)
“fish and chips” (13 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 am - 9:30 pm Hours
American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
5123 Baltimore Ave, Hyattsville, MD 20781-2042
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Hi. Longest title ever. Franklin's has been serving up comfort food and decent brew for a couple of decades. Friendly wait staff (usually) and a clean well lighted place wait for you. Local art on the walls. Variety store next door. Tons of parking. Never...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Mark M
Reviewed 8 November 2018

Franklin’s in Hyattsville is my favorite local restaurant for the blackened salmon that they’ll put on any salad and the attached general store from which you can buy Silly Putty, earrings, or wine. Soooo goofy, like me! Today I had a cup of the cream...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Regina S
Reviewed 5 November 2018 via mobile

We arrived rather late on Friday night about 7:25 pm. We parked in the city lot right next to the restaurant. We and others tried in vain to use the pay boxes and frankly I don’t believe any of us were successful. The spaces stop...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 48lisas48
Reviewed 29 October 2018

I would return in a heartbeat to sample more of their beer. All varied, fragrant, and tasty! The food was merely fine. I was part of a large group, receiving an average quality buffet at significant expense, which I would caution you against. The locals...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank tripleplay97
Reviewed 14 October 2018

Not sure if we ordered the wrong thing or what but my salmon was so bland I actually put salt on it which I never do. Husband had pizza - nothing special, sons had burgers and steak, okay but not great. We don't drink beer...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 913bethv
Reviewed 10 October 2018

Went here with family to celebrate my son's birthday (who is a U of MD student). Its a quick drive down Rt 1 from College Park, and you can't miss its sign. In the middle of an artsy section of Hyattsville, the place is 1...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Kraig M
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

There for my wife's Birthday, we usually like to kick it up a couple of notches for celebrations. However being from NJ and out of our element we got a recommendation from the hotel we stayed at. Casual environment friendly waiter no other employees said...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank gmcdog731
Reviewed 30 September 2018

Listen… I am on a one-woman campaign “to get everyone under the sound of my pen to have a meal at the restaurant called Franklins.” It was a rainy Friday night in September. I was riding with my friend and we were trying to find...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

Had a few of the beers and the onion rings. They were good. I loved being able to have a 4 oz sample before ordering a full beer. There were a variety of flavors and hops so everyone left happy. Great joint.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Angela5183
Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

Nice find outside of College Park. Had a delicious lunch after football game. “Oktoberfest” menu - Oktober burger was delicious. Everyone enjoyed their meal, ribs, crab cakes and chicken sandwich. Nice beer selection. Worth the short drive to get out of the main drag and...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank 3boyzfamily
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6 May 2018|
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Response from tlhjar | Reviewed this property |
My comments are the same as the others. 1st floor is accessible. The restaurant and general store are on the 1st floor. The bar is upstairs, although you can order drinks downstairs. We have never been upstairs on... More
16 March 2018|
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Response from tlhjar | Reviewed this property |
No. I think they take reservations for large groups. We've gone at lunch on a federal holiday Monday, at dinner both during the week and on the weekend, and we were seated soon every time. They have two floors... the... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 20
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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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