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Franklin Steak House and Tavern

$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Steakhouse, Pub
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318 Passaic Ave., Fairfield, NJ 07004
+1 973-808-9400
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Today
11:00 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun 23:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Fairfield, New Jersey
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Franklins, is a family friendly Steak house.. great drinks , great, food, great price, Just an all around great time to spend an evening out with Friends or Family...

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Thank richard m
Oak Ridge, New Jersey
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32 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

Party of six. Good burgers, good beer selection. Nothing fancy. Service is in the " hey, how you guys doin"? category. Fine for what it is. If you want a quick bite, want to catch the game, not spend too much, and leave full...this is the place for you...

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1 Thank John L
West Orange, New Jersey
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30 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

We went here with my in laws a few time and every time gets progressively worse. The last time we went the food took ages to come out and a grilled piece of salmon was coated in oil and missing all the grill marks. Also, we were told everything is flat top grilled. We ordered prime rib because there was... More 

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1 Thank Craig P
New Jersey
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016

The cheddar burger is always very good; the onion rings as a side in place of French fries is great for a tad less carbs. The onion rings really are terrific. The side sauce served with them is good, as is plane ole ketchup!! Highly recommend the beef burger. My guest loved her wrap as well.

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Thank NJ E
West Caldwell, United States
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25 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

Took the family for a steak dinner. Ambiance is a little loud and seating was pretty open, so not a place for a couple looking for a quiet private dinner. The service was good, the food was okay. Not of the caliber I was expecting at even say a Outback or Longhorn. Maybe my expectations were too high, but calling... More 

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Thank Sheikh A
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2016

I enjoyed the food. A little loud but its a bar / Restaurant of course its going to be loud. Will eat there again.

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Thank Mike W
Little Falls, New Jersey
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43 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 May 2016

We went for Mother's day and the service was excellent. Michelle was our waiter. She was diligent and on top of things. She was very busy but handled everything very well. Our drinks were replenished before we even knew we wanted them. The food was excellent. We had the prime rib special, strip steak, the cowboy steak and a shrimp... More 

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Thank kthomas013
Parsippany, New Jersey
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168 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 April 2016

Definitely check out the Franklin Steakhouse for watching sports. Many, many televisions around the bar. Can be noisy during Happy Hour but otherwise nice atmosphere. This visit I started with Chicken Noodle soup; the soup of the day. Delicious soup with plenty of chicken. For the entree I figured since they are a steakhouse I would try the file mignon.... More 

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Thank djpick
Sparta, New Jersey
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2016

I have a local business and, at different times I have seen Family, Friend , and Business traffic separate but together in a service friendly environment. There is a full service bar. There are food and drink specials for every taste excellently prepared. There are TV's throughout but not all channeled to sports. I believe there are private party accommodation's... More 

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Thank steve f
Pompton Plains, New Jersey
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 March 2016

We ended up at Franklin Steakhouse in Fairfield because the restaurant we were originally headed for had an hour wait so we pulled in here by chance and they only had a 20 minute wait so we decided to try it. Luck was on our side because we ended up having a great meal! We were a party of four... More 

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Thank KatNJ63

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar, Steakhouse, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
23:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 318 Passaic Ave., Fairfield, NJ 07004
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Fairfield
  • Phone Number: +1 973-808-9400

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?