Franklin Inn Mexican Restaurant

2313 Rochester Rd, Pittsburgh PA 15237
$ Mexican

Over 41 years of scratch made food served with neighborhood hospitality.

Reservations

Business Info

  • Address: 2313 Rochester Rd, Pittsburgh PA 15237
  • Cross Street: Oakleaf Lane
  • Location: North Hills
  • Cuisine: American | Mexican |
  • Cost: | Very Inexpensive
  • Category: Casual Dining
  • Star Rating:
  • Reservations: Recommended
  • Dress Code: Casual
  • Meals Served: Dinner |
  • Parking: Private Lot |
  • Payment Options: VISA | Amex | MasterCard | Discover | Cash | Debit |
  • Corkage Fee: N/A
  • Phone: 412-366-4140
  • Features: Full Bar, Catering Services, Takeout Available, Healthy Options, Free Wi-Fi,
  • Occasion: Child Friendly, Dining Alone, Business Dining, Meet for a Drink, Special Occasion, Vegetarian, Quick Bite, Trendy / Hip, Date Night,

Photos

Franklin Inn Mexican Restaurant - Franklin Inn Sign

Business Hours

Reservations Available
Monday
Late spring hours 4 p.m. - 10 p.m.
Tuesday
Late spring hours 4 p.m. - 10 p.m.
Wednesday
Late spring hours 4 p.m. - 10 p.m.
Thursday
Dinner - Restaurant 4 p.m. - 10 p.m.
Friday
Late spring hours 4 p.m. - 10 p.m.
Saturday
Dinner - Restaurant 4 p.m. - 10 p.m.
Sunday
Late spring hours

Customer Reviews & Ratings

4.88 out of 5 stars based on 728 votes

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Apr 23, 2021
Mary beth D.
Never a disappointment !

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Apr 16, 2021
Paula G.
Went there for my birthday dinner, it was awesome as always.

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Apr 11, 2021
Michael P.
Best Mexican restaurant in the North Hills.

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Apr 09, 2021
David L.
Great service and margaritas were as advertised. Mole is the best

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Apr 09, 2021
David F.
Excellent

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Apr 08, 2021
Angie R.
Great food and excellent service! Always a really good time at the Franklin Inn.

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Apr 08, 2021
Erin C.
Always amazing!!

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Apr 04, 2021
Mario S.
The best staff around. Always a pleasant experience.

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Apr 01, 2021
Barb T.
Wonderful as usual

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Mar 31, 2021
Heidi L.
Always a pleasure to visit the Franklin Inn!

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Mar 26, 2021
Shelley T.
The food and service was excellent! Love the Franklin Inn. Would highly recommend it!

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Mar 22, 2021
Theresa C.
Myself, my husband and my sister and her husband love coming to Franklin Inn. Chef Nemario always seems to have something new and exciting on the menu and we also have our favorites. We’re so excited to be back to in door dining, we will be back.

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Mar 16, 2021
Jen D.
Everything was great, first time eating in the restaurant and we felt safe, atmosphere was better than we thought. And food, as always was great

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Mar 12, 2021
Alan H.
Excellent experience. All went well.

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Mar 11, 2021
Diana B.
One of our all time favorite restaurants!!! Amazing food and margaritas, wonderful, attentive staff!

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Mar 11, 2021
Dana S.
As always, Franklin Inn was awesome. They never disappoint!!

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Mar 10, 2021
Karen F.
Always good food- friendly service-great people!

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Mar 06, 2021
Brian K.
Best wings in Pittsburgh

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Mar 06, 2021
Kathleen K.
The Franklin Inn is known for its scratch-made authentic Mexican food and fantastic margaritas. The food is always delicious and the jalapeno margaritas always hit the spot! The owners and chef always interact with the customers, giving you a welcome and at-home feel.

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Mar 04, 2021
Josh R.
Best Mexican in Pittsburgh. Small restaurant small business can’t beat their food. Only place we go

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Mar 03, 2021
Jami H.
Excellent service and food as always!

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Feb 27, 2021
Christine L.
Our service was awesome and good food.

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Feb 27, 2021
Christine L.
The food and margaritas at the Franklin Inn are always excellent, and this time was no different. The staff is very friendly, and the experience is always enjoyable.

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Feb 25, 2021
Kurt M.
Food was great as always

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Feb 21, 2021
David D.
This is such a great Mexican restaurant. Very diverse menu and superb daily specials. Great food and drinks with great staff. Don't forget to try John's homemade ice cream.

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Feb 20, 2021
Betj N.
This was the 1st restaurant we have been to in 9 months. As expected, they are doing an amazing job. All safety protocols in place. We went for the salmon special which was delicious

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Feb 15, 2021
Gilbert B.
The food, staff and value are excellent.

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Feb 14, 2021
Donna J.
LOVE the Franklin Inn experience: great food, friends & fellowship. Have supported them nearly every week of the pandemic either by take out during closure or inside during limited % opening.

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Feb 11, 2021
Jenifer A.
We love that we have such a great restaurant so close to our house! It is always consistent and always delicious. We think the people are great as well!

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Feb 07, 2021
John F.
Everything was perfect!

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Feb 05, 2021
Danielle C.
Best Mexican Restaurant In Pittsburgh!

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Feb 03, 2021
kim l.
Julie is the best! Thank you for great food and service!!

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Jan 30, 2021
Rebecca D.
Loved the food. Loved the service. It would have been nice to have some soft music for the ambiance. Perfect evening!

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Jan 29, 2021
JOSEPH M.
Best place around. Hands down best Mexican and wings in area. Been coming here for 25 years. Consistency is your key.

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Jan 25, 2021
Ali H.
Always an absolute pleasure having dinner there. The waitstaff is amazing and so is the food and drinks. 10/10 experience EVERY time!

Overall: 10/10
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Jan 23, 2021
Robert N.
We have always been fans of the Franklin Inn, but we have had some interesting changes we haven't liked. The old style yellow (chicken flavored) mexican rice was the best, but last year it switched to a "herbal" type of rice and it isn't very appetizing. Also the ground beef seems to be more salty than ever before. It makes it hard to eat the tacos and enchiladas. Hopefully they cut it back a little. he wings are still the best and always awesome. Chris made them perfect last time. Fajitas are great as is the salsa and chips.

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Jan 22, 2021
Daniel K.
Great food, served timely, great staff

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Jan 18, 2021
Joyce G.
Great food, great company, wonderful experience. Chef came out to check on us making us feel very cared for.

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Jan 10, 2021
Mark S.
As always.... all entrees and service were terrific. And of course.... the Franklin Inn margaritas are fantastic. It was great to be back for in for dining.

Overall: 10/10
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Dec 12, 2020
Ron M.
Pleasant and accommodating server. Good food at a fair price.

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Dec 05, 2020
Amber H.
Everything was awesome. We had a great dinner with fantastic drinks and terrific server. Its our favorite place to go.

Overall: 10/10
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Nov 30, 2020
Dan Y.
I would like a diagram of the seating to choose the table I want if available.

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Nov 30, 2020
Kim Z.
Love the food and margaritas at The Franklin Inn. Staff is always so friendly. So glad we can dine in again.

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Nov 25, 2020
Mike O.
Our go to place, excellent service and food, and the margaritas are the best in the world!

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Nov 20, 2020
Erin S.
As always, had a fantastic time. One of our margaritas was incorrect and the issue was quickly resolved. Food is always stellar and the staff is always friendly.

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Nov 18, 2020
Jill s.
Our server and all of the servers are excellent , but especially last night. The food was the best I've had in a long time.. it was our first time back inside, although we did a lot of take out. The cranberry apple margaritas were amazing

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Nov 18, 2020
Belinda S.
Love this place!! thanks for keeping us safe!!

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Nov 14, 2020
Mike O.
Excellent in all categories!

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Nov 14, 2020
Gregory P.
Excellent service and food. Owners very accomidating. Will return soon.

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Nov 12, 2020
Diane J.
It's so nice to go to a family owned business and get true authentic Mexican food. The Margaritas are the best in the burgh. Kathleen our server goes above and beyond.