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Frenchy's Rockaway Grill

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

Food and ambience

Local cuisine, American, Caribbean, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly

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Half Order $5.95
Full Order $9.95
Frenchy's Garlic Crab Fries
Beer battered fries tossed in garlic butter and parsley topped with garlic aioli, bay seasoning and snow crab
Calamari a La Rockaway
Lightly floured and fried, served with honey mustard and marinara
Conch Fritters*
Loaded with conch and veggies, served with housemade Bahamian sauce - spicy!
Grouper Nuggets
1/2 lb. of fresh grouper nuggets lightly breaded and fried, served with housemade tartar sauce
Baked Oysters Rockaway
Four fresh oysters topped with a blend of spinach, spices, onion, bacon and a pepper loaf cheese sauce
1/2 Dozen $9.95
Dozen $15.95
Fresh Oysters
Raw or steamed, served with horseradish, crackers, cocktail sauce and lemons
Maryland Style Crab Cake
Housemade, grilled jumbo lump crab cake served with a lemon aioli
Buffalo Shrimp*
Lightly fried and tossed in a housemade buffalo sauce (medium or hot), served with blue cheese and celery
Famous Smoked Fish Spread
Served with crackers and lemon, It put us on the map!
Seafood Ceviche*
Snapper, shrimp and scallops marinated in fresh citrus juices then mixed with jalapeño, red onion, cilantro, red peppers, garlic and spices. Garnished with a corn wheel, tomatoes, avocados and sweet potato chips
Dressings: ranch, honey mustard, blue cheese, vinaigrette, balsamic vinaigrette, lemongrass vinaigrette, 1000 Island, sesame, maple balsamic
Tropical Chicken Walnut Salad
A large scoop of housemade chicken salad mixed with mayonnaise, Mandarin oranges and toasted coconut served on a bed of lettuce and topped with tomatoes, mixed cheeses and crushed walnuts. Served with fresh fruit medley, housemade banana bread and honey mustard dressing all in a tortilla shell
Seared Tuna Salad
Yellowfin tuna rolled in sesame seeds, seared and drizzled with sesame dressing served over spring mix, bean sprouts, Mandarin oranges and wontons with wasabi and soy sauce on the side
Seafood Salad
Grouper, shrimp and scallops marinated and cooked in lime juice, then mixed with olive oil, scallions, garlic, cilantro and seasonings. Served over shredded cabbage and garnished with diced tomatoes, avocado and lemon all in a tortilla shell - "Very Garlicky"
Asian Salad
Your choice of grouper, shrimp, chicken or scallops; grilled, Cajun or fried, on top of lettuce, cabbage, bell peppers, scallions, wontons, crispy noodles and sesame dressing, all served in a tortilla shell and topped with peanuts
Walnut Encrusted Grouper Salad
Grilled fresh gulf grouper coated with crushed walnuts on a bed of spinach, arugula, cranberries, red pears, radishes and feta cheese. Served with a maple Balsamic vinaigrette
Jt's Beet Salad
Your choice of grouper, shrimp, scallops or chicken grilled, Cajun or fried on a mix of arugula and spinach with beets, red onion, goat cheese and caramelized pecans served with a balsamic vinaigrette
Super Greens Salad
Cabbage, Brussels sprouts, kale, onion, spinach, arugula, mixed peppers, green onions, mushrooms, sunflower seeds and fresh cilantro with a sesame chili lime dressing ~ topped with your choice of chicken, shrimp, scallops or grouper
Dressings: ranch, honey mustard, vinaigrette, bleu cheese, caesar, lemon-grass vinaigrette, Balsamic vinaigrette, sesame, 1000 island
Rockaway House Salad
Crisp iceberg lettuce, mixed cheeses, onions, tomatoes and housemade croutons
Rockaway Caesar Salad
Fresh romaine tossed with creamy Caesar dressing, housemade croutons and Parmesan cheese
Dinner Salad
Our small house or Caesar salad
Cup $5.95
Bowl $7.95
Frenchy's She Crab Soup
Our famous secret recipe, housemade daily! Lightly seasoned and creamy
Cup $3.95
Bowl $5.95
Cajun Conch Chowder*
Not your cousin from New England's "chow-dah" but a tomato based, Manhattan style creation served hot and spicy!
Additional dressings or sauces $0.50
Small $2.95
Large $4.95
French Fries
Frenchy's Coleslaw
Coconut Rice
Mixed Veggies
Garlic Herb Mashed Potatoes
Fresh Fruit Medley
Cottage Cheese
Ages 12 & under. All of the below served with fries. A fruit cup or veggies may be substituted
Chicken Tenders
Served with BBQ sauce
Fried Shrimp
Grouper Nuggets
Grilled Cheese
Key Lime Pie
Housemade by Ragena's Pies
Beach Brownie Blowout
Housemade walnut brownie with cookies 'n cream ice cream, topped with caramel, hot fudge, whipped cream and nuts
As fresh as it gets! Served with a pickle spear and chips (substitute fries - or - coleslaw - or - fruit for $0.99): Old school - 4 oz. $11.95; Super - 6 oz. $14.95; Colossal - 8 oz. $17.95
tartar, lettuce, tomato, provolone, onion roll
tartar, lettuce, tomato, parmesan & romano, onion roll
breaded, tartar, lettuce, tomato, provolone, onion roll
jerk spices and jerk sauce, lettuce, tomato, provolone, onion roll
fried, lightly floured, lettuce, tomato, blue cheese dressing, mild or hot sauce, onion roll
The Original "Grouper" Reuben
grilled grouper, sauerkraut, 1000 island, Swiss, marble rye
Served with a pickle spear and chips (substitute fries - or - coleslaw - or - fruit for $0.99)
Buffalo Chicken Sandwich*
Lightly breaded and fried, dipped in housemade buffalo sauce (medium or hot) and topped with blue cheese dressing, lettuce and tomato
Caribbean Jerk Chicken Sandwich*
Grilled with Jamaican jerk spices and topped with jerk sauce, provolone cheese, bacon, lettuce and tomato
Hawaiian Chicken Sandwich
Seasoned and grilled, topped with sautéed mushrooms, grilled pineapple, provolone and American cheeses, lettuce, tomato and honey mustard
California Chicken Sandwich
Seasoned and grilled, topped with sautéed mushrooms, bacon, provolone and American cheeses, avocado and honey mustard
Tropical Chicken Pita Pocket
Housemade chicken salad, lettuce, tomato and mixed cheeses stuffed in a pita, topped with crushed walnuts. Served with honey mustard and fresh fruit
Served with a pickle spear and chips (substitute fries - or - coleslaw - or - fruit for $0.99)
With Cheese $9.5
With Cheese and Bacon $9.95
Rockaway Burger
Fresh chopped sirloin topped with lettuce, tomato, relish, onion, mayonnaise and mustard
Veggie Burger
Roasted corn, red pepper and black bean patty grilled and topped with Swiss cheese, lettuce, tomato and mayonnaise
The Ultimate Chili Dog
1/4 lb. juicy all beef hot dog topped with housemade chili and smothered with mixed cheeses
The Stray Beach Dog
1/4 lb. juicy all beef hot dog topped with mustard, onions, relish and your choice of coleslaw or sauerkraut on the side
Mahi Mahi Sandwich
Fresh mahi mahi - grilled or Cajun - topped with lettuce, tomato, cheese and housemade tartar sauce
Frenchy Shrimp Burger
A fantastic mixture of shrimp, garlic, cilantro and panko bread crumbs ~ served on an onion roll and topped with lettuce, tomato and a Sriracha lime dressing
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
American, Caribbean, Bar, Seafood
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Restaurant is right on the beach, which equates to great views and people watching. When we went, we had a very attentive server and yummy grouper sandwiches. The band playing was excellent, making the night even better.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Hi183987123
Reviewed yesterday

Every time I visit the west coast of Florida I go to Clearwater Beach. It is one of the nicest beaches anywhere. Plenty of sand, people are not on top[ of you and Frenchy's is right on the beach. After a fun day on the...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank DannoJackson
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Stopped in for a sunset dinner. Our service from Bianca was outstanding she is definitely an asset to your restaurant! Tried the Shrimp Burger it was full of flavor, and the Chicken Salad pita with fruit was to die for!! Thank you for an amazing...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Jessica C
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The She Crab soup is so good here it will make you cry!!!! And the Grouper Santorini will be one of the best things you eat here in Florida. It's so unusual, creative and multi-tasty it will blow your mind. I live here part of...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank 749sierras
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Grouper sandwich is a must - generous with the fries too. Rum runner is fab and so are the sides. Get on the deck and watch the sunset. Staff are friendly too

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank emilyteereviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you love the Frenchy's restaurants but live in north Pinellas county and don't want to drive to Clearwater Beach this is the place for you. Even if you have never heard of Frenchy's this is the place for you. They have a large outdoor...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Jamie E
Reviewed 1 week ago

We started with the signature drink that was part of the passport program (try 4 drinks at four locations to get a free t-shirt) as well as the conch fritters. The fritters were piping hot and sauce just had enough heat. We had the largest...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Kim B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

View while you eat is what this place is all about. Service was fast, they definitely want you in and out. Food was just good.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank bayblank123
Reviewed 1 week ago

Frenchy's is an absolute classic. It's on the beach, but it's really ON THE beach... like right on the sand. These kind of properties must cost 20 million dollars, so there aren't many restaurants like this these days. It's not fancy-schmancy: you'll see people in...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank 173russ
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Casual restaurant with great conch chowder. Also enjoyed the Stone crab claws which were fresh and reasonably priced! A good value for the cost.

Date of visit: January 2019
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December 29, 2017|
Response from 478deannas | Reviewed this property |
They have a huge menu. I am sure you can pop a candle into some desert🎂
December 27, 2017|
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Response from Kanta T | Reviewed this property |
Yes we took our kids there and they were very much kid friendly.
December 5, 2017|
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