About Franck's

A hidden gem in the Knudsen`s Corner area of Holladay, Utah.

Franck`s is a casual fine dining restaurant set in a renovated old home with a warm, contemporary design. The dining room is small and cozy; it’s a friendly neighborhood "getaway". Franck`s menu may be described as American with a French flare. On the menu you will find classic American comfort food such as fried chicken, meatloaf, and steak as well as classic French dishes such as escargot, cheese fondue, etc.

At Franck`s our chef and his team prepares your meal as you watch him in our open kitchen and on our dining room `chef cam`! Franck`s sets a new standard for excellence in cuisine, service and ambiance at reasonable prices.

6263 S. Holladay Blvd
Salt Lake City, UT 84121
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Fusion / Eclectic, Contemporary American

Hours of Operation:
Dinner: Tuesday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 9:30pm
Friday & Saturday 5:00pm - 10:00pm

Cross Street:
6200 South

Dress Code:
Smart Casual

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(801) 274-6264

Website:
http://www.francksfood.com/

Entertainment:
Monthly Wine Dinners

Catering:
Please call for details.

Parking Details:
Complimentary Valet Service

Executive Chef:
Robert Perkins

Additional:
Beer, BYO Wine, Farm to Table, Fireplace, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Franck's Ratings and Reviews

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4.7

Overall Rating

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food

4.7

service

4.7

ambience

4.6

value

4.4

Noise

Moderate

95% would recommend it to a friend

Creative Cuisine (40)
Good for a Date (35)
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Good for Anniversaries (33)
Fit for Foodies (31)
Romantic (27)
Good for Birthdays (27)
Neighborhood Gem (22)
Cozy (21)
Quiet Conversation (16)
Notable Wine List (16)
Tasting Menu (16)
Local Ingredients (15)
Worth the Drive (15)
Business Meals (12)
Fun (8)
Seasonal (8)
Authentic (7)
Comfort Food (7)
Pre/post Theatre (7)
Casual (4)
Healthy (4)
Hot Spot (4)
Organic (4)
Good for Groups (4)
People Watching (3)
Sunday Lunch (3)
Great for Brunch (2)
Disabled Access (2)
Gluten Free Options (2)
Handcrafted Cocktails (2)
Great for Outdoor Dining (2)
Paleo Friendly (2)
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Vegan (1)
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 (San Francisco)·Dined 2 days ago

Miko was an excellent server, attentive, thourough, nice, and gave just the right amount of attention without being overbearing. Our water and wine glasses were never empty.
Food was excellent, I had a Grouper fish dish with a crab and mango relish/salsa in a browned butter sauce and my husband had the Wagyu beef dish with wasabi cream sauce and a very unique Kim Chee that had floral notes. Brussel Sprouts and biscuits to start would have been enough food but then why go out? Everyone around us ordered the fondue which looked like a large amount for the money. Ambience is cozy and the patio looks like it is gorgeous in the spring and summer. I will be back to try the famous meatloaf with blueberry sauce and the famous fried chicken.
It's not often that I'm this excited about a restaurant but all the pieces connected to make a wonderful experience

Tags: Notable Wine List, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Creative Cuisine, Cozy, Good for Anniversaries
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·Dined 2 days ago

Delicious food, prepared by a creative chef, in an intimate atmosphere. One of the more unique and satisfying dining experiences in salt lake.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Fit for Foodies, Good for a Date, Notable Wine List, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Cozy
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 (San Francisco)·Dined 2 days ago

You can’t go wrong here.

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·Dined 3 days ago

Got a lot of recommendations to dine here and I was not disappointed. I made a reservation to take my brother out to dinner for his birthday and it was an incredible experience for my brother and I. The food was incredible, the service was incredible, the staff were very nice, professional. I had a coworker recommended we request Jess as a server and I’m so glad I followed the recemendation as Jess was incredible, very attentive and professional. Would definitely come back!

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Romantic, Good for Birthdays, Worth the Drive, Good for a Date, Special Occasion
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·Dined 3 days ago

Excellent experience! The food and atmosphere was fantastic. Will definitely be going again!

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 (Salt Lake City)·Dined 3 days ago

Eating at Franck’s for us is like attending a great performance. You know you’re in the room with someone who deeply understands foods and seasonings and therefore sees with the vision of a master how they may be combined. We love to chat, but here we find ourselves frequently interrupted to ooh and ahh over new textures, flavors and combinations. We frequently feel that at the end of a meal, an applause would be the appropriate response. Unless you are in a major world city, t is unique to have a good virtuoso in your midst. You really should experience Franck’s while it is here.

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 (Salt Lake City)·Dined 5 days ago

I have eaten at this restaurant many times and always had an excellent experience. This was not the case this past time. The food was underwhelming, the service was terrible, and it was definitely not worth the almost $300 we paid. Very disappointing :(

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 (Salt Lake City)·Dined 6 days ago

First time at Franck's for a birthday- the food was above average and kept us guessing how things were done- very interesting and unique. The service was great and we had a good time. We will by all means go again for another occasion!

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays
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 (Salt Lake City)·Dined 6 days ago

We went to Franck's specifically for the meatloaf dish. Kind of disappointing to pay $27 for a small ring of meatloaf that is no larger than a hamburger. It was tasty, but not that great when you compare other specialty dishes at fine dining establishments.

Not ideal for a business meeting as the tables are very close together and conversations get mixed with the neighboring guests.

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 (Salt Lake City)·Dined on February 10, 2018

Try the soup.... No matter what! It is always interesting and delicious

Tags: Business Meals, Great for Outdoor Dining, Romantic, Good for Birthdays
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 (Salt Lake City)·Dined on February 6, 2018

I've been here several times and the food is always unique and delicious. The staff is very helpful and friendly without being overbearing. The atmosphere is quiet, comfortable, stylish and intimate. It is pretty pricy so be prepared to pay for the experience. Highly recommended.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion, Romantic, Fit for Foodies, Quiet Conversation, Good for Anniversaries
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vip
 (Salt Lake City)·Dined on February 5, 2018

We're normally at Franck's for 'Tasting Tuesday'; we've done that special menu over eighty times in the last four years. THIS was a special wine dinner with a set menu. Four excellent courses with wine pairings.

Franck's is our favorite restaurant and the primary reason is Robert Perkins, the head chef. Okay, so there are several other reasons such as an involved and welcoming manager, a talented kitchen and wait staff, close-in valet parking, an attractive small restaurant 'feel' AND that Tuesday Tasting Menu which is the best deal in the valley. We live about thirty minutes away near downtown Salt Lake but always look forward to an evening at Franck's. We've never been disappointed.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Neighborhood Gem, Notable Wine List, Creative Cuisine, Fit for Foodies
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 (Portland)·Dined on February 3, 2018

If I could give them more stars, I would. Franck's is not a cheap restaurant, but I have been to other fine dining restaurants where I paid twice the price and enjoyed the meal half as much. Do yourself a favor and go there.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Tasting Menu, Romantic, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Salt Lake City)·Dined on February 2, 2018

Best food in Salt Lake Valley, hands down. We have been fortunate enough to have enjoyed Roberts creations for many years now and have not been let down. Servers, bussers and overall service are exceptional.

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 (Salt Lake City)·Dined on February 1, 2018

Excellent food and service..wine list is decent but extremely over priced.

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 (Salt Lake City)·Dined on February 1, 2018

Always excellent. Brussel sprouts and fondue are heavenly

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 (Salt Lake City)·Dined on January 27, 2018

Great food and good service. Prices are reasonable if not on the steep side.

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 (Salt Lake City)·Dined on January 27, 2018

It is a very inviting atmosphere. A little pricey, but the food was great.
Creative presentations.

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 (Salt Lake City)·Dined on January 27, 2018

Food was great and staff was amazing. I highly recommend Franck's to all my friends and family.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays, Romantic
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 (Salt Lake City)·Dined on January 19, 2018

Francks is reliably good, but not great. On our last visit we were seated right away (doesn't always happen with a reservation) and the service was great. Good timing and cadence between courses, etc. The food, however, seemed overly complicated. From the salad dressings, to the extra items included on a basic caesar salad to my marlin dish. The creme brulee desert was so busy that I thought that they had brought the wrong item. Wish that they would focus more on simple execution and fewer ingredients.

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 (Salt Lake City)·Dined on January 18, 2018

Waitress was knowledgeable of the menu and just simply a delight. We will definitely be going back.

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 (Las Vegas)·Dined on January 18, 2018

We have been going to Frank’s since it opened and have never had a bad meal or problems with service. Great food, great management and great location.

Tags: Special Occasion, Fit for Foodies, Seasonal, Good for a Date
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 (Salt Lake City)·Dined on January 16, 2018

Franck’s is the best small restaurant in the valley and Tuesday’s Tasting Menu is the best ‘deal’ in the valley: $35 for four courses including an unadvertised ‘soup’ that is impossibly delicious.
We’ve been to Robert’s - Robert Perkins is the head chef at Franck’s - over eighty five times in the last four years. Think that’s an exaggeration? Check out the reviews on Open Table.

Carrot Tarte Tatin (I had to Google that one) started ‘this’ Tasting Tuesday and ended with Angie’s Rosemary Panna Cotta with apple salad. The ‘main’ was Braised Berkshire Pig Tongue done with an egg and black beans on a hard-shell tortilla. Pig tongue not routine in your diet? Me neither but I had enjoyed Kurobuta pork at Franck’s within the last couple of months so I didn’t hesitate on this one. Same breed of pig - Berkshire.

Franck’s also has an excellent manager and wait & kitchen staffs. I can’t think of a single reason not to be there NEXT Tuesday as well.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Tasting Menu, Worth the Drive, Local Ingredients
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 (Salt Lake City)·Dined on January 12, 2018

We usually love Francks, always an exciting menu. The food was fantastic, but our service was very disappointing for the first time. We were approached timely and towards the beginning were checked on regularly but after our appetizer, we weren't checked on once until our soups were brought out, about 20 minutes. Between our soups and main course, another 15 with no service. After being served our main course, it took 45 MINUTES to get our check...she came by once and left a dessert menu and walked away, even though we had mentioned we didn't have room for dessert. It was very upsetting to say the least. She was engaging with all of the other tables around us but we seemed to be pushed in the corner and forgotten about. Again, absolutely love the food and have never had service issues prior but it wasn't the best birthday dinner I have had due to bad service. I felt like we were treated better by our valet than our waitress.

Tags: Good for a Date, Authentic, Fun, Creative Cuisine, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays
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vip
 (Salt Lake City)·Dined on January 9, 2018

We've been fans of Franck's Tuesday Tasting Menu for over four years and have been there over eighty times during that time span. Franck's tasting menu is always different; I have no idea how Chef Robert Perkins pulls that off but I'm here to tell you he does. This Tuesday's Tempura Shrimp starter was exceptional. Week after week the starter is a conversation topic on our way home.

Having said that, I want to put in a plug for 'regular' menu items we have found memorable. If you like tomatoes and great pastry, you must try Robert's 'Tomato Pie' Applause for the meatloaf and fried chicken as well. The fish of the day has always superb and a 'group' favorite is cheese fondue. Something for everyone.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Neighborhood Gem, Fit for Foodies, Tasting Menu, Fun, Creative Cuisine
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on December 30, 2017

The Brussels spouts were delicious and best fried chicken ever. Highly recommended.

Tags: Good for a Date, Romantic, Quiet Conversation
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 (Phoenix)·Dined on December 30, 2017

Amazing food. Some items were a little too sweet, including the Brussels Sprouts. Otherwise an excellent experience.

Tags: Disabled Access, Fun, Comfort Food, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Notable Wine List, Fit for Foodies, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Authentic, Romantic
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 (Salt Lake City)·Dined on December 28, 2017

Great experience. It's a tad spendy but it's worth every penny. The menu changes often so there is always something new to try, you can't go wrong with anything you order. Good wine list, good service including valet parking. It's a smaller restaurant so it's very cozy and you can easily communicate with whomever you're eating with. My wife and I come here on special occasions and will continue to do so. The dishes are creative and delicious, the waiters/waitresses know what they are talking about. 10/10, would recommend.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Fun, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Worth the Drive, Business Meals, Creative Cuisine, Notable Wine List, Good for Anniversaries, Pre/post Theatre, Seasonal, Authentic, Handcrafted Cocktails, Fit for Foodies, Quiet Conversation, Cozy, Romantic
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 (Salt Lake City)·Dined on December 28, 2017

Unbelievable prime beef hamburger. Outstanding wine selection. Excellent service. Perfect place for a Thursday night out.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Birthdays
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 (Salt Lake City)·Dined on December 27, 2017

Amazing French/American fusion restaurant with a daily variable menu along with a few staple entrées. The food is plated with care and portions are very well sized. It's a casual atmosphere with a lively level of sound, but slightly upscale--perfect for a family celebration or dinner date. Service was wonderful and well-paced.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on December 23, 2017

My in-laws were visiting from Colorado for Christmas and we wanted to take them out for a nice dinner. They were thoroughly impressed with everything from the wine selection to the food options. We even enjoyed our leftovers a couple of days later.

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 (Salt Lake City)·Dined on December 21, 2017

Wonderful dining! Franck's is our "go to" place for special occasions.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Notable Wine List, Neighborhood Gem, Business Meals
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 (Salt Lake City)·Dined on December 20, 2017

Franck’s is a restaurant I come away from saying to myself, “That was a great experience.” If your up for exploring new flavor and texture combinations, this is the place. Love it.

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 (Salt Lake City)·Dined on December 14, 2017

We love coming here but can especially for the Thursday night hamburger special. The best hamburger I have ever had! The service was fabulous ! Brussel sprouts app was delicious

Tags: Special Occasion, Cozy, Creative Cuisine
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 (Salt Lake City)·Dined on December 14, 2017

There is always something new and delicious to try. The chef is an absolute genius creating extraordinary flavor profiles to all menu choices. Miso butter? Seriously delicious.

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 (Salt Lake City)·Dined on December 12, 2017

Fantastic in every way! The brussel sprouts are a must!

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vip
 (Salt Lake City)·Dined on December 9, 2017

Franck's is one of our top five restaurants in Utah. We love the local ingredients use in the cuisine. My favorite dishes are the meatloaf and the filet mignon. Service is great and the host/hostess always greets you with a big smile.

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 (Salt Lake City)·Dined on December 9, 2017

Everything we had was delicious! The Holladay Mule (with bourbon) was tasty and really gingery. Our favorite dish was probably the deep fried Brussels sprouts. So good! Both our entrees were great. We had the Salmon and the Lamb. Too full for dessert! Definitely recommend for special occasions!

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 (Salt Lake City)·Dined on December 9, 2017

The manager and server were very attentive. The complexity and variety of flavors in our entire meal were outstanding we were never rushed and enjoyed our evening

Tags: Romantic, Pre/post Theatre, Creative Cuisine
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vip
 (Salt Lake City)·Dined on December 5, 2017

Just finished another 'Tasting Tuesday' at Franck's. I was not familiar with the term Kurobuta pork.....but you can find anything on Google!


Heritage breeds are specially raised and heralded for their intensely flavorful meat and fat. In the realm of haute Japanese proteins (all apologies to tofu), wagyu beef, jidori chickens and kurobuta pork reign supreme. But you don’t have to travel to the Far East to experience some of the best pork on menus today. Kurobuta or “black hog” pork comes from the famed Berkshire pig.
Yup, Berkshire and kurobuta are the same thing. And this is one meat where it makes a real difference. Ever had a leathery, dry pork chop or tenderloin you simply didn’t have enough saliva to swallow? Conventional farm-raised pigs tend to lack the incredibly tasty fat that heritage breeds have maintained, and which keeps their meat juicy, tender and, yes, expensive. But if you’re a true fan of pork, heritage is worth every succulent bite.
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Bottom line is that this pork main course was just outstanding and yes, I've had that tough pork often enough to know the difference. The only thing I'd question in the above 'review' is the comment about being 'expensive'. Our 'Tasting Menu' this evening was four courses for $35. We've been here on Tuesdays over seventy five times in the last four years....it's simply the best deal in the valley.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Fit for Foodies, Neighborhood Gem, Tasting Menu
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