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Franklin Street Cafe

1053 El Camino Real, Redwood City, CA 94063-1632
+1 650-366-3322
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good31%
  • Average18%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible6%
10 Jul 2017
“Best Grilled Cheese Sandwich I've Ever Had!”
12 Jun 2017
“Chinese Chicken Salad???”
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Cafe, American
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1053 El Camino Real, Redwood City, CA 94063-1632
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Reviewed 10 July 2017

The Franklin Street Cafe is a great little spot right by the train station. They serve breakfast and lunch, and the food is just fantastic! The grilled cheese is wonderful, with a choice of bread, and most entrees come with a freshly made side salad...More

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank Aurelia S
Reviewed 12 June 2017

I have eaten at Franklin Street Cafe many times and have enjoyed many breakfasts, lunches and dinners. I love the fact that they have a "buy one entre and get 50% off the second entre. I had lunch with friends and we went to Franklin...More

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank Fran G
Reviewed 29 January 2017

I never get disappointed when going to Franklin St Cafe. Servings are huge and delicious at a fair price. The staff is friendly. Usually it doesn't take them too long to get your food ready, so it's a nice place to eat while you wait...More

Date of visit: January 2017
Thank danyus
Reviewed 29 September 2016

I ate breakfast here each morning during my stay. The breakfast was prepared quickly. I had omelets, pancakes, eggs with hash browns. They were already open when I arrived there at 7 a.m. each of the three days, and the staff was cheerful and efficient....More

Date of visit: September 2016
Thank tomfromokaloosa
Reviewed 17 June 2016

We had 6 people...Sat outside, it was easier for conversation. The facility is small, located in a shopping center right next to Cal-Train. You order at the main counter, and the menu was nice. We had six different dishes, and everyone was pleased. The service...More

Date of visit: June 2016
Thank Carl O
Reviewed 28 February 2016 via mobile

We have been coming here for over 15 years and it is still a winner. Had a wonderful brunch here with my husband. Very friendly service and hearty portions. Clientele also very friendly. Just a cool neighborhood place!

Date of visit: February 2016
Thank TravelinMom_fromCA
Reviewed 3 December 2015 via mobile

I was on CalTrain nearing my stop and I was hoping to grab a cup of coffee. I was pleasantly surprised when I saw "Franklin Cafe". I got a double latte - delicious and I was able to get a something with meat (yay!). My...More

Date of visit: December 2015
Thank AnonymousPurveyor
Reviewed 9 September 2015

Short girl who works as a server has a really bad attitude. On 9/9/2015 I was met at the counter by a very belligerent little server. Looks down her nose at the customer and with a very smart mouth and rolling the eyes she tells...More

Date of visit: September 2015
1  Thank Mark W
Reviewed 28 April 2015

The way it works here you line up and order from a counter and then someone delivers the meal to you. The food is generally okay and pleasant but nothing special. Sometimes they get it wrong, like a poached egg is more like a hardboiled...More

Date of visit: April 2015
Thank Victoria F
Reviewed 10 July 2013

I agree with the others--great place for a pre-farmer's market breakfast! The sandwiches and salads are wonderful--ripe delicious tomatoes, good quality breads and sandwich rolls and the fries have a good crisp to them. We also get take-out here, which is handled efficiently. My only...More

Date of visit: July 2013
Thank Tretower424
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  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Reservations, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1053 El Camino Real, Redwood City, CA 94063-1632
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Redwood City
  • Phone Number: +1 650-366-3322
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