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“Great food! Small family restaurant” 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 #6 of 75 Restaurants in Port Aransas
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $5 - $20
Cuisines: Diner
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Dining options: 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!
Austin, Texas, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Great food! Small family restaurant”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2013

Frankie the cook and her husband joe serve up a wide array of dishes prepared that day with the daily catch of fish crab and shrimp. Nothing is ever frozen. The desserts are home favorites that change like banana pudding. Cobblers and pies. Home cooking at its best. Waitress Joanie will keep ur tea glass filled. Expect a wait as the place is small but well worth it. Inexpensive and delicious . Lots of locals eat here and many regulars. Ask joe where to fish, hotspots and local events. Down to earth lovely people.

  • Visited April 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
Top Contributor
57 reviews 57 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 17 cities Reviews in 17 cities
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
“Don't be in a hurry”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2013

This is a great place for breakfast as long as you get there early!!! The service is good, but the food takes a while to prepare. Once it gets there, you will be impressed. Don't even think about taking little kids there...it is so small, they might get executed by the other patrons.

  • Visited March 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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michigan
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127 reviews 127 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 47 cities Reviews in 47 cities
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
“Good food, takes time”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2013 via mobile

The people are very nice, but everything runs on slow time. 1 1/2 hrs for breakfast. The carrot cake is outstanding. We enjoyed the pancakes & omelet. Whole wheat toast, store bought & soggy. 6 tables so you may have to wait for a place to sit.

    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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San Antonio, Texas
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“BEST Breakfast on the Island!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2013

The pancakes with Blackberries were heaven, moist, light and big on flavor! Bacon was cooked to perfection, crispy! Everything is homemade with Frankie's special touch! Everything on the menu is FANTASTIC and made fresh! Even though this place is small, it turns out GREAT food and worth every bite!!

  • Visited March 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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Austin, TX
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
“Best Breakfast on the Island”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013

Really good breakfast----which doesn't seem like a difficult task--apparently in Port A it is is.
How hard can it be to make a good breakfast? Frankie's puts every other breakfast place to shame. Its small (6 tables to be exact) but proves good things come in little packages.
Fantastic Eggs Benedict HOMEMADE hash browns cooked to perfection. And there's no time limit--you can order breakfast until they close.

Visited February 2013
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