Great Bars 2011: Franklins
Reviewed By David Dorsen
Comments () | Published February 7, 2011
75 Great Bars (2013) Happy Hour

Franklins Brewery & Restaurant
Address: 5123 Baltimore Avenue, Hyattsville, MD 20781
Phone: 301-927-2740
Neighborhood: Hyattsville
Opening Hours: Open Monday 11 to 9:30; Tuesday through Thursday 11 to 10; Friday and Saturday 11 to 11; Sunday 11 to 9. Bar open Thursday through Saturday 11 AM to 1:30 AM; Sunday and Wednesday 11 AM to midnight.
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes
Kid Friendly: Yes
Nearby Metro Stops: Prince George's Plaza
Special Features:
Wheelchair Accessible, Kid Friendly, Good for Groups
Happy Hour Details:
Monday through Sunday 4 to 6:30.
Happy Hour Days:
Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays

Few bars are as distinctive or as fun as the one at Mike Franklin’s two-story restaurant/microbrewery/general store, where knowledgeable brewhounds flock to savor the changing lineup of handcrafted stouts, porters, lagers, and creamy Belgian-style knockoffs. The drinking has never been better (a credit to beermaster Mike Roy’s leaner, less hoppy style), and chef Marc Heckrotte’s menu of creative comfort food is a good fit with the suds. We’re partial to the skillet of roasted mussels, the hanger steak and fries, and any of the wood-fired pizzas.

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