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Frank's Diner

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American, Diner
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508 58th St, Kenosha, WI 53140-4115
Today
07:00 - 12:30
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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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Mundelein, Illinois
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124 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I had to go to Kenosha to give a lecture and left early so I could get into Franks Diner for breakfast. Many interesting things on the menu like garbage pails and other strange items. I went for the traditional eggs and toast and great coffee. This place has history dating back to the 1930's. Service was great and food... More 

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1 Thank Stan K
Chicago
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161 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

OK, I love diners, and this sure looks like one. You can smell the grease from the grill literally two or three blocks away. Huge crowds, even on a weekday. The locals love it. The servings are huge, especially the Garbage Plates. But expect to stand in line, and don't expect the folks behind the counter to answer your questions.... More 

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Thank Smudgecats
Glenview, Illinois
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is what so many hip restaurants strive to be. We went on a weekday at an off time and had no trouble finding seats at the counter even though the diner is small. People wanting a booth had to wait a short time. I understand that on weekends and prime breakfast times there can be long waits. Stick... More 

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Thank Glutton567
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 21 March 2017

What a Great landmark place to go for breakfast. I don't get there often enough. Great food fun staff always packed. Garbage plate with homemade toast is the bomb.

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Thank Randy C
Kenosha, Wisconsin
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

Love this place! In an old train car so lots of nostalgia. Took my 3 kids and everyone loved the food. Close to the museums and pretty lakefront. It can be busy but worth the wait!

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Thank johnsonfam5555
Kenosha
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2 reviews
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Fun place for breakfast or lunch. Ordered the Garbage plate on my first visit, to good not to finish it. I was so full, I didn't eat for the rest of the day.

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Thank Gary B
Chicago
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77 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2017

Nothing fancy about Franks. It's inside an old diner car and has been there for over 80 years. We had five hungry guys at lunch and they left stuffed and the bill was only $50.00. Everything was great and the food was hot! If you are in the area you must visit.

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Thank Mrtod2002
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98 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 January 2017

***CASH ONLY*** so make sure you have it in advance! Great place to eat in Kenosha. Quiet little city, but this place was hoppin'! Very friendly environment and great service. Everyone is attentive and in a great mood. Food is delicious, I was on the fence about what I wanted, ended up getting the garbage plate. Best choice I made... More 

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Thank Luke Z
San Diego, California
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42 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 January 2017

I've been hearing about this place for years from my family that lives in WI. So on my last trip, my sister and brother-in-law took me to eat. This place was just off the chart good. Comfort food at it's finest. All I can say is come hungry and bring cash and your sense of humor too. The servers are... More 

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1 Thank Jill R
Kenosha, Wisconsin
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4 reviews
Reviewed 18 January 2017

I have never had a bad experience at Frank's Diner. The food is always delicious (I always get the garbage plate) and the staff makes it fun. I would highly recommend this restaurant to anyone either living in the area or visiting.

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Thank Tracey V

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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
USD 10
Cuisine
American, Diner
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids
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 St, Kenosha, WI 53140-4115
  • 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?