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Franklin's Bistro

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American, Bar, Pub
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904 Riverside Blvd, Norfolk, NE 68701-2853
+1 402-316-3308
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Norfolk, Nebraska
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

The food is always good here and the service was good. Nice atmosphere and the owner is great! There are only a few places in Norfolk that we like to eat and this is one of them!

Thank Jayne H
Norfolk, Nebraska
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2017

I decided to get a little adventuresome and was not disappointed. The meal was wonderful. Looking forward to when they have it as a special again!

Thank SteveS_2004
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28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 December 2016

This is a great place to have an affordable lunch or dinner with or without drinks. It definitely has the cozy neighborhood vibe with a casual atmosphere. I've visited multiple times for lunch, dinner, just drinks, and sometimes I stop in just for the chocolate lava cake. Every dish I have tried was well prepared and met my expectations. The... More 

Thank Ramonabeth
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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

How odd to fnd the best chips & salsa in your local bistro but they were so good. Aldo had the rib eye steak & the flavor & text were perfect. Overall the food & service were exceptional. Only component I wasnt pleases with was the seating & ambience. I found the dining area too sterile & family oriented. As... More 

Thank Bobbye D
Norfolk, Nebraska, Usa
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 23 October 2016

We always enjoy eating here! Great food, friendly staff, reasonable prices. Nice atmosphere for a couples night or a group get together. Drinks and appetizers or a full meal -- always great!

Thank Sara A
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27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 September 2016

The food is always delicious... A nice variety on the menu. Clean environment and the staff is very nice and attentive. Everything you need for a great dining expierence!

Thank Karen A
Norfolk, Nebraska
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Looking for a nice, quiet atmosphere and excellent food? They offer several of the 'basics', along with some specialty items. We have never been disappointed in a meal.

Thank Diana M
Level Contributor
7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 22 August 2016

My wife and I enjoy eating at Franklin's Bistro. We go many times on Friday evening as they serve some of the best all you can eat fish. We have had private parties there and also just go when we want some good food.

Thank 479kennethh
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29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 July 2016

Prime rib is some of the best in town...salads are also delicious.. especially love the steak Thunderbird or the coconut chicken salad..can't find friendlier service anywhere in Norfolk..

Thank LaDonna M
1 review
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Prompt friendly staff was at the table asking if we needed anything else before we were wanting refills. Welcoming atmosphere and good food at reasonable prices keep us coming back.

Thank Jeffrey K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 904 Riverside Blvd, Norfolk, NE 68701-2853
  • Location: United States  >  Nebraska (NE)  >  Norfolk
  • Phone Number: +1 402-316-3308

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