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“Best Eggplant Parmesan on the Planet” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Frenchie's Italian Cuisine

Frenchie's Italian Cuisine
1041 Nasa Rd 1, Houston, TX 77058
(281) 486-7144
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Ranked #70 of 6,971 Restaurants in Houston
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $21 - $30
Cuisines: Italian, French
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Good for: Romantic, Large groups, Doing business
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Houston, Texas, United States
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16 reviews 16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
“Best Eggplant Parmesan on the Planet”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2013

Frenchies is a small, family owned and operated Italian restaurant down the street from the Houston Space Center. Been here since all the rockets went to the moon. Frankie, the owner, is a delight. The eggplant parmesan is the only thing I ever order since its the best on the planet. Fresh baked for you even at lunch. Hot, bubbly, perfect sauce, fresh basil, served in an large oval ramekin. I eat half and take the other half home for my lovely bride.

  • Visited February 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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English first
Seabrook, Texas
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128 reviews 128 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 46 cities Reviews in 46 cities
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
“Love this restaurant..”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2013

Frankie the owner is a total sweetheart...will greet you with a smile and a hug, Known him for many years and just love his food and service...nice little place for a wonderful meal...great sandwiches at lunchtime...you just order at the counter and they bring it to you...Good home cooking..

  • Visited December 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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globeseeker007
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245 restaurant reviews
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“Good food - generous portions”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2013

The food here is good and well prepared. The portions are also generous and we took a portion of ours with us because there was so much of it. There is a chalk board inside which lists the specials of the day. The place is not that large but seems to be very popular. We would return to this place again if we were in the area.

  • Visited February 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Houston, Texas
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Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Frenchies Italian”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2012

Great food, generous portions, friendly service. Very easy to get to on NASA Parkway at ElCamino Real. We were there with friends and all the orders were correct and served very hot...just the way I like it.

  • Visited October 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Houston
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34 reviews 34 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
“Best Gnocchi in the World”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2012

I was lucky to have been introduced to Frenchie's by my friend Giuseppe, who knows a thing or two about a thing or two. We dined there twice with our group and were treated to the most light, airy, succulent gnocchi I have ever tasted. These are not the typical dumplings that lay heavy on your stomach. No, these are like fluffy light cotton balls in your mouth, soft and tender and with a light alfredo type sauce to complement them. Oh, yes, we had veal scallopini to follow (also fabulous) and wonderful desserts, but you MUST have the gnocchi if you go there. Trust me, I also know a thing or two about a thing or two.

  • Visited October 2011
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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