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Frankie’s Kitchen

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717 Tarpon St, Port Aransas, TX 78373-5036
+1 361-749-1909
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Closed
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Sun 07:00 - 15:00
Fri - Sat 07:00 - 21:00
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San Antonio, Texas
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

They were out of hamburgers (close to closing) and we almost left when discovered the "Breakfast served ALL DAY" (till they close at 3PM). Superior Shrimp Omelet- flavored with diced green onions and garlic, generous with shrimp, wonderful deep fried(peanut oil) potatoes and onions, biscuit melts in your mouth. The BLT was marvelous also. Must come back next trip.

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Thank beanspot
Fort Worth, Texas
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place was by far the best breakfast food I've ever tasted! The biscuits were homemade, and the pancakes are to die for. The place is VERY small, they have about 6 tables. Me and my husband were seated with with another party of 3 at the big round table, but we didn't mind. The food was excellent, and they... More 

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Thank moosiebadazz
Frankie P, Owner at Frankie’s Kitchen, responded to this review

Most customers find sharing our large round table with others, a positive experience. I'm glad you enjoyed my cooking and appreciate your review. Thank You. More 

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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

So this is I think my third review for this BBQ joint with Frankies Kitchen. Its no longer just a little pit in the back. The pits are all screened in now and the building has some really cute paintings. Anyways, I was afraid to eat anything called a Frankenstein taco...Lance talked me into it and I am SOOOOO glad... More 

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Frankie P, Owner at Frankie’s Kitchen, responded to this review

Thank you very much. Lance and all of us at Frankies Kitchen appreciate your support. More 

1 review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious food excellent atmosphere definitely worth multiple trips food is also fairly priced. Great family friendly environment with welcoming and attentive staff.

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Frankie P, Owner at Frankie’s Kitchen, responded to this review

Thanks Sam, your review is very much appreciated. More 

Chicago
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98 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Worth the wait. Cash only. Great food, about 6 or 7 tables because Frankie is the only cook! The country breakfast with pancakes and berries is the best!

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Frankie P, Owner at Frankie’s Kitchen, responded to this review

Thanks macbabe, appreciate your comments. More 

Green Bay, Wisconsin
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81 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2017

From other reviews I decided to try the shrimp omelette and was very glad I did. The shrimp were very sweet tasting. But the best discovery was Lance's barbecue shack out back. Like Frankie, he only serves on weekends but unlike Frankie's daytime hours, Lance starts serving around 6 pm and ends after bar closing time. He serves brisket, pulled... More 

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Frankie P, Owner at Frankie’s Kitchen, responded to this review

Lance and all of us at Frankies "Thank You" for your review and comments. More 

Lusk, Wyoming
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2017

The food was OK and definately not worth the wait, there were only about 7 tables shoved in this little diner. We waited truely for 50 minutes for our food and this was after a 20 min wait outside for a table to come open!!

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Thank Wyospyder
Frankie P, Manager at Frankie’s Kitchen, responded to this review

Nobody waits 70 minutes for food at Frankies! More 

Port Aransas, United States
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20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2017

Great eggs benedict, owner and waitress are always very nice and you feel at home here. Try to get here early for breakfast or you will have to wait.

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Thank LoneStarTaste
Frankie P, Owner at Frankie’s Kitchen, responded to this review

Thank you very much. Your comments are appreciated. More 

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90 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

With 6 tables, the folks at Frankie's work it surprisingly quick! The food is outstanding. Best pancakes EVER!!!! The eggs Benedict also not to be missed. The kids love the Crispy Flipper. Do miss this charming little place!

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Thank Raotery
Frankie P, Owner at Frankie’s Kitchen, responded to this review

Liked your comments, thanks for taking your time to make them! More 

Rockport, Texas
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2017

Get there early because Frankie's is small. They do have an outside waiting area. Breakfast there is well worth waiting for. We had eggs and pancakes--perfect! I had berries in my pancakes and might get fruit on the side next time. Terrific atmosphere. Just don't be in a hurry. Be sure to pop over to the kitchen door to let... More 

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Frankie P, Owner at Frankie’s Kitchen, responded to this review

Always love a "Hello" Thank You for the nice review More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Cuisine
Seafood, American, Diner, Barbecue
Meals
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Cash Only
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 15:00
Friday
07:00 - 21:00
Saturday
07:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 717 Tarpon St, Port Aransas, TX 78373-5036
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Port Aransas
  • Phone Number: +1 361-749-1909
Description
Family owned and operated. Dedicated to cooking, fresh, home made food. Breakfast all day! Eggs Benedict, Pancakes, Omelets, Biscuits & Gravy, Grits, Fruit and more. Lunch includes Specials, Fish, Shrimp, Burgers, Soup and much more. Evenings we offer real BBQ by Lance who is a award winning BBQ'er. Deserts are made by Frankie and daughter Joni. Pies, Banana Pudding and more!

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