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All 73 Port Aransas Restaurants

Frankie's Kitchen

717 Tarpon St, Port Aransas, TX 78373-5036
+1 361-749-1909
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Ranked #6 of 73 Restaurants in Port Aransas
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $5 - $20
Hours:
Fri - Sun 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Cuisines: Diner
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch
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. Deserts are made by Frankie and daughter Joni. Pies, Banana Pudding, cookies and more!
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English first
Eugene, Oregon
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Cute little place with 6-7 tables. Walked in for breakfast, told there was a 15 minute wait for a table, even though we saw an empty table. Walked around, came back, now told it would be a half hour wait, (???) even though nothing was changed, including empty table sitting forlornly. So we say, what about that empty table over... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

Awesome breakfast..... great pancakes don't even need butter......so much so we had to go back for a late lunch!!! Thanks for an amazing lunch....fresh oysters, egg rolls, and the BEST fried shrimp..( I am a shrimp fanatic)!!!!! Thanks Frankie and everyone.....for sharing your love of cooking with us .....thanks to your husband for sharing your story with us...we enjoyed emensly!!!!!... More 

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Austin, United States
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29 reviews 29 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

Long live Port Aransas! A tiny dinner and local favorite. Breakfast comes in large portions. Coffee unlimited. Terrific staff. Be prepared to wait after 11 a.m. Reminds me of the good old days when Port A. was a small fishing town.

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

Thank You for your comments of appreciation, we appreciate it. Happy Thanksgiving!!! More 

San Angelo, Texas
Top Contributor
177 reviews 177 reviews
149 restaurant reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

What a quaint friendly place. We really liked the eggs Benedict ($14.99), great grits and big delicious breakfast tacos ($4.99). Happy that they had sweet tea too. The crispy fried breakfast potatoes were fantastic. Can hardly wait to try the homemade biscuits next time! Is real "home cooking" here! Enjoy!

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

Thank You ! We appreciate your comments. More 

Oklahoma City
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21 reviews 21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

at least they served breakfast anytime. I thought it was expensive. Food and service was good just overpriced. South Padre Island Port Aransas is not.

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Dallas, Texas
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

In search of a great local restaurant for breakfast on our first visit to Port Aransas, we found Frankie's, and are so glad we did!! Normally we steer away from places with mixed reviews (as we found on this site for Frankie's), but despite the several "haters", we ventured in based on the many strong, positive, and quite specific coments... More 

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

Thank You for your review. It's comments like yours that make it all worth while. More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

Great food, good attentive table service. I highly recommend the pancakes, biscuits and home fries. We had a long wait for our food but it was well worth it.

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Port Aransas, Texas
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

Frankie and staff spoiled us again this week with amazing eggs Benedict and a sampling of her veggie soup and boudin!!!!!! Lovin' me some home-cooking!!

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Portland, Texas, United States
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

My 2 friends/co-workers and I always try to go to Frankie's Kitchen for lunch on Fridays. They serve breakfast all day and the Egg Benedict is great. The food is good 'home cookin'. We love the owner and her family, just good people. I had the special today 'Meat Loaf, with mashed potatoes, corn and a biscuit.

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San Antonio, Texas
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33 reviews 33 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

We had great breakfast and service at Frankie's and I can't complain about that, it was really great. Only problem is the place is really small and doesn't have many tables. If you wind up at a big table you kinda have to share your table with strangers cause you don't wanna be "the jerk that won't share the big... More 

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Additional Information about Frankie's Kitchen

Address: 717 Tarpon St, Port Aransas, TX 78373-5036
Phone Number: +1 361-749-1909
Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Port Aransas
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 5 - 20
Cuisine: Diner

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