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Frank's Diner

508 58th St, Kenosha, WI 53140-4115
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
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“garbage plate” (148 reviews)
“hash browns” (19 reviews)
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American, Diner
508 58th St, Kenosha, WI 53140-4115
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Reviewed 16 March 2016

Franks is a holdover from Kenosha's nautical and Downtown business construction days. Hungry workers came for meal breaks to a place close to where they worked for a tasty, nutritious meal that didn't have to look like much, didn't cost a small fortune and could...More

Thank Bruce M
Reviewed 16 March 2016

Been here for many years. Wonderful railroad car fixed up to serve breakfasts and lunches each day to visitors. Food is excellent.

Thank Linda E
Reviewed 16 March 2016

We had seen this place on Diners, Drive Ins and Dives and those garbage plates looked amazing! We were able to make a reservation due to the size of our party, thank goodness. It was PACKED in there on a Sunday morning. First impression was...More

Thank Beth W
Reviewed 22 February 2016 via mobile

Me and my lady had the 1/2 garbage plate. Delish. If you leave here hungry it's your own fault. Very cool. Kitschy atmosphere. We will be back.

Thank Richard N
Reviewed 17 February 2016

Franks. If you ask a Kenoshan where you might find a great breakfast, this would be the answer you'd get. Franks. Please note: it's Franks, not Frank's. The original owner was Anthony Franks. As they say at Franks, "Be nice or leave." Of course, they...More

Thank cmhprh
Reviewed 16 February 2016

Soooo worth the wait. As you stand behind the counter, waiting for your booth, you will be entertained by the quirky staff and mesmerized by the memorabilia. Did I also mention this place was on Diners,Drive-ins and Dives. And it is really good. We went...More

Thank gmvs
Reviewed 10 February 2016 via mobile

True old time dining experience with fantastic breakfast!! Coffee was good, service excellent and the garbage entrees are delicious !!! Sit at the counter and watch the chef prepare many different orders of hash browns, meats, cheese, eggs 3 or 5 and large pancakes, homemade...More

Thank Grannyofthree
Reviewed 9 February 2016 via mobile

I worked there for a few months and the stuff they use to prepare items is horible. Only a couple things made from scratch. Before i was hired i was told most things are from scratch. The oil they use to fry eggs, pancakes, potato...More

Thank Loren D
Reviewed 8 February 2016

Had the Garbage plate & It was Awesome ! Service was good, & it's neat that it's an old rail car ! If you haven't been there your missing out !

Thank Troy C
Reviewed 8 February 2016

Stand in line and try to share space with servers, other people waiting, folks going and returning from the bathroom, customers, and random others. It's crazy, but very social. Food is good, solid breakfast fare. Wait staff is curt, in a friendly aunt sort of...More

Thank Resab
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
07:00 - 12:30
06:00 - 13:30
06:00 - 13:30
06:00 - 13:30
06:00 - 13:30
06:00 - 13:30
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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