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“Everything you hope for in a local dive!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Frankie's Kitchen

Frankie's Kitchen
717 Tarpon Street, Port Aransas, TX 78373
+1 361-749-1909
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Ranked #7 of 76 Restaurants in Port Aransas
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $5 - $20
Cuisines: Diner
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Dining options: Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Cash Only, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Seating, Street Parking, Takeout, Waitstaff
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!
San Antonio, Texas
1 review
“Everything you hope for in a local dive!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2012

What a surprise. You walk in and see the smallest dining floor ever-- only 6 tables. How good can this be, right?!? Well, you won't think that for long. The first thing that we noticed was how friendly and attentive the staff was to us and out two toddlers. Next out came the Crispy Flipper, which is French Toast layered with a pancake and rice krispies batter and powdered sugar. This blew my mind! The wife got the Eggs Benedict, which has a totally unique flavor and is tasty at the same time. The pancakes were something any breakfast aficionado must try. Bottomline, if you are in Port A and you don't eat here then I am not sure you were ever actually in Port A!!!

    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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English first
San Antonio
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Best breakfast on the Island”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2012

Frankie's is beyond small, kind of a dive (in a good way) and the wait can be long....but it is worth it. Best Eggs Benedict I have ever had. Really.

  • Visited February 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Houston, Texas
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Yummy breakfast!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2012

It is a very small place so I imagine there are times you might have to wait a bit but we lucked out on our visit and got a table immediately.

The food was great (especially my amazing great pancake) and the service was just fabulous.

We will definitely come back again.

  • Visited July 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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San Antonio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Great Breakfast”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2012

Really enjoyed breakfast there. Not many tables and it takes a while to get the food, but is well worth the wait. I would go back in a heartbeat!! Breakfast was excellent. Highly recommend.

  • Visited June 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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San Antonio, Texas
1 review
“Our family loves Frankie's!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2012

Every time we go to Port Aransas we take the family to Frankie's for a good home-cooked breakfast and visit with Joe & Frankie. It's a tradition for us! Good food, nice people and worth the wait!

It has a quaint atmosphere, the staff works hard and it's a fun place! Relax... you are on "island time".

  • Visited July 2011
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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