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Frank's Diner

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1516 W 2nd Ave, Spokane, WA 99201-7020
+1 509-747-8798
06:00 - 20:00
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Sun - Sat 06:00 - 20:00
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Spokane Wa
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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Having a great breakfast in Spokane is definitely at Frank's Diner. The food is excellent and the atmosphere is perfect. You will not forget your unique experience.at Frank's Diner

Thank porky789
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127 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is a old train car converted into a dinner. The inside is nice, quaint, and very popular. There was a line when we got there so opted to sit at bar rather that wait the 10 to 15 min. they said it would take, I noticed it took a bit longer than that. The meal was mediocre at best.... More 

Thank Neil S
Spokane, Washington
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Frank's diner has been one of my favorite diners in Spokane for 25 years. They have a great friendly staff and fast service. The restaurant is in an old Northern Pacific diner car, which is a very nice setting for a diner. The food is very consistent, and consistently good diner fare. The staff is always very careful about food... More 

Thank Emmet S
Denver, Colorado
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23 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The atmosphere is bustling and fun. You are having a meal on a stationary train with lots of Spokane history surrounding you. The meals are huge and delicious. They are very easy to share. The service is great and the prices are a little higher than usual diners. You are paying for the experience. Fun stuff!

Thank Connie T
Saint Louis, Missouri
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I found Franks Diner by accident and WOW what a find! Amazing décor (Authentic old luxury train car), fantastic perfectly cooked food, large portions, and friendly staff. I ate there multiple times while on a business trip. The food was much better than other higher priced restaurants in Spokane I tried. The best food by far during my trip.

Thank Steve R
Airway Heights, United States
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have eaten breakfast and dinner at Frank's! Love the atmosphere in the classic railroad car, it's cozy. The dinners are yummy and breakfasts are amazing!!

Thank hollib501
Kent, Washington
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457 reviews
269 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 151 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were thrilled to stumble across Frank's Diner today, and even more thrilled to get a table after only waiting 20 minutes. What an amazing place this is! My husband and I both love trains, so the setting was perfect. The food was even better. I loved that the big flattop was along one side, so we could watch the... More 

Thank Lissa M
Thompson nd.
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35 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love the fact the it is a old railroad ceo's car the service is the best around and there German sausage breakfast is so good it is one place I always go to when I come to Spokane

Thank jeromew323
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have always loved trains so this being a classic or vintage car is just an addition to the excellent Food they serve here. You often have to be patient or early but to me if you have to wait a bit to enjoy this place it's worth it.

Thank David S
Grand Forks
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What an absolutely charming and beautiful little diner. Like stepping back in time. It is a beautifully maintained historical railway car diner. Sitting at the counter on little stools watching the cooks make breakfast was like watching a bit of live theatre. Magic! Don't miss it!

Thank Margo_me56

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 20
American, Diner, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
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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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?