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Frank

American Cafe | $

407 Colorado
Austin, 78701
512/494-6916
Hours: Sun., 11am-3pm, 5-10pm; Mon.-Wed., 7am-midnight; Thu.-Sat., 7am-2am
There's plenty to rave about here, from the chicken with bacon waffles to the mixology, but purists swear by the wonderful selection of hot dogs and artisanal sausages.

chronicle reviews

  • Frank

    Artisan sausage debuts in Austin, all wrapped up in bacon

    Claudia Alarcón, 2009-11-05

BEST OF AUSTIN AWARDS

  • 2009: Critics Best New Place to Get Porked

FIRST PLATES AWARDS

RESTAURANT POLL AWARDS

  • 2012: Readers Hot Dog
  • 2011: Readers Hot Dog
  • 2011: Readers Favorites
  • 2010: Readers Hot Dog
  • 2010: Readers Favorites
  • 2010: Critics Best Place for Your Bacon Fix

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