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Frenchy's South Beach Cafe


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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2018 Winner


American, Bar, Seafood
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
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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
Famous Smoked Fish Spread
Try it and you'll know why it's famous
Lightly fried and served with honey mustard or marinara
Spicy Conch Fritters
Loaded with conch served with housemade Bahamian sauce
Grouper Nuggets
1/2 lb. of fresh grouper nuggets lightly breaded and fried, served with a housemade tartar sauce
Shrimp Diablo*
Rock shrimp sauteéd in a spicy blue cheese cream sauce with fresh jalapeño
Fried Mozzarella Sticks
Buffalo Shrimp*
Lightly fried and tossed in buffalo sauce mildly hot or hot served with ranch and celery
Boneless Chicken Wings
No bones about it. Only the best. Hot or mildly hot served with blue cheese and celery
Fried Clams
Lightly fried clam strips served with tartar sauce and lemon
Dinners served with your choice of two of the following: Potato salad, vegetables, black beans and rice, french fries, rice or coleslaw
Grouper Oscar
Baked grouper topped with crab meat, asparagus and hollandaise sauce
Captain Celso's Almond Encrusted Grouper
Fresh grilled grouper encrusted with sliced almonds ~ served with a delicious chunky mango salsa
Fresh Yellowfin Tuna
Wasabi encrusted filet seared and topped with a green onion-garlic ginger sauce
Captain Morgan Mahi
Pan fried mahi-mahi topped with a sweet Captain Morgan sauce and toasted coconut
Alaskan Snow Crab Legs
1 1/2 lbs served with butter
Half Rack $13.95
Baby Back Ribs
Full rack of baby back ribs basted with BBQ sauce
New York Strip Steak
12 oz center cut
Served with a salad or one platter side item and garlic bread
South Beach Seafood Pasta
Shrimp, scallops and crab meat tossed with sun-dried tomatoes, mushrooms and artichoke hearts in a light cream sauce over penne pasta
Shrimp Scampi
Sauteéd in garlic butter and tomatoes served over rice or pasta
Substitute Shrimp $15.95
Chargrilled Chicken Alfredo
6 oz grilled chicken breast on penne pasta
Add Chicken $15.95
Add Shrimp $16.95
Veggie Pasta
Artichokes, broccoli, cauliflower, red and green peppers, mushrooms, red onions topped with your choice of alfredo or marinara sauce
Lobster Mac
A rich blend of gouda and mozzarella cheese, alfredo, penne pasta and chunks of Maine lobster, served with garlic bread
Lobster Roll
Fresh Maine lobster meat with Old Bay seasoning, chopped celery and green onion mixed with mayo and served on a New England buttered and toasted roll ~ served with chips or slaw
Lobster Tacos*
Two flour tortillas filled with lightly Cajun-grilled Maine lobster meat, cilantro, green onion, cabbage and guacamole ~ served with green chili tomatillo salsa, yogurt sauce and pico de gallo
Dressings: Honey Mustard, Blue Cheese, Ranch, 1000 Island, Italian, Caesar, Balsamic and Oil & Vinegar
Shrimp and Blue Crab Salad
Blended with mayo, onions and seasonings served on mixed greens in a tortilla bowl ~ garnished with fruit and banana bread
Almond Encrusted Grouper
Fresh grilled grouper encrusted with almonds on a bed of spring mix, red onions, sliced strawberries, feta cheese and strawberry balsamic vinaigrette served on the side
6 oz $13.95
4 oz $9.95
Sesame Tuna
Fresh yellowfin tuna seared with sesame seeds, served over greens with a sesame dressing, soy ginger sauce and wontons
Tropical Chicken Walnut Salad
A refreshing chicken salad mixed with mayo, mandarin oranges and toasted coconut served on a bed of lettuce, topped with mixed cheeses and chopped walnuts. Served with fresh fruit and housemade banana bread all in a tortilla shell
Greek Style Salad
Green and red peppers, cucumbers, red onion, tomatoes, feta cheese, black olives, pepperoncinis and a delicious mound of potato salad
Caesar Salad
Romaine tossed in a tangy dressing topped with croutons and Parmesan cheese
House Salad
Iceberg, tomato, cucumber, red onion, cheese and crispy wontons
Fruit Salad
A mixture of cantaloupe, grapes and melon served on a bed of lettuce with a side of cottage cheese and banana bread
Grouper $13.95
Shrimp $12.95
Chicken $9.95
Scallops $12.95
Mahi Mahi $11.95
Calamari $9.95
Specialty Salad
Top any House or Caesar salad with:
As fresh as it gets! Served with a pickle spear and chips or coleslaw (substitute fries for $0.99). Old School 4 oz $11.95. Super 6 oz $14.95
tartar, lettuce, tomato, provolone, onion roll
tartar, lettuce, tomato, parmesan & romano, onion roll
beer battered, tartar, lettuce, tomato, American, 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 Reuben
seasoned and grilled grouper, sauerkraut, 1000 Island, Swiss, marble rye
Fresh-From-Our-Boats Grouper. Literally, just down the street; these are our fisherman! All sandwiches below are served on an onion roll with pickle spear and choice of chips or coleslaw. Sub fries for $0.99
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
Authentic Ybor City style on Cuban bread ~ served hot or cold with beans and rice and a housemade Cuban mustard sauce on the side
Add Bacon $9.95
South Beach Burger
Fresh ground sirloin topped with cheese, lettuce, tomato, onion, relish, ketchup, mayo and mustard
Veggie Burger
Roasted corn, red pepper and black bean patty grilled and topped with spring mix, red onion, tomato and guacamole
Guacamole Burger
Fresh ground sirloin with housemade guacamole, lettuce, tomato and red onion
Chicken Sandwich
Grilled or jerk with provolone cheese OR Cajun with Parmesan and Romano cheeses, mayo and topped with lettuce and tomato
Mahi Mahi Sandwich
Grilled with provolone cheese, Cajun with Parmesan and Romano cheeses OR jerk and provolone cheese topped with lettuce, tomato and housemade tartar sauce
Buffalo Chicken Sandwich*
Fried chicken breast dipped in housemade buffalo sauce and served blue cheese dressing, lettuce and tomato
With Sauerkraut $7.5
Stray Beach Dog
All beef hot dog topped with ketchup, mustard, onions and relish
South Beach Chili Cheese Dog
The same all beef hot dog with chili, cheese and onions
Not served with sides
Fish Tacos
Three tacos grilled, fried, Cajun or jerk served with a taco crema, chopped cabbage, Monterey Jack cheese, tomato, fresh cilantro and lime wedges
Coconut Shrimp Tacos
Three tacos stuffed with coconut shrimp and cabbage topped with tomatoes and a mango salsa
Bottle $3.95
Frenchy's Habanero Hot Sauce
Fried, Grilled, Cajun or Jerk. Platters served with your choice of two of the following: Potato salad, house rice, vegetables, black beans and rice, french fries or coleslaw. Each platter cooked one way. (Substitute one side for a side salad for $0.99)
Mahi Mahi
Sea Scallops
Shrimp and Scallops
Chicken Breast
South Beach Seafood
Shrimp, scallops and grouper
Coconut Shrimp Platter
Plump shrimp rolled in coconut flakes then deep fried ~ served with housemade orange marmalade sauce
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We have been to the original Frenchy's and thought we would try this one. Parking is impossible. We were seated and ordered, they then sat a family near us. The kids were unruly, loud, and almost got me with their beverage. It was not a...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Carrieleeelofson
Reviewed 2 days ago

Great Location. Great view. Great Atmosphere. Good food, but not the best burger in town. They do have an excellent vegi burger.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank JCChemDry
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Had lunch at this charming car on the beach. Good service, atmosphere and food. My wife said this was the best shrimp she had had for a long time. Going again later in week.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank alan A
Reviewed 5 days ago

The crab soup was creamy and delicious. However, I also had the chicken salad pita sandwich. I could only eat a few bites. It was incredibly bland and the chicken was chopped into huge bits, where it made it hard to chew. Anyways, soup is...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Sarah S
Reviewed 6 days ago

Across the street from the beach. Walking distance to many hotels. Has inside and outside dining. The food, drinks and service was great.One of our favorite places.

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

I had a wonderful frozen strawberry dacquiri to start. The food choices were great. I had grilled Mahi with vegetables and rice. It was great, very nicely seasoned and tasty. My husband had grouper bites and French fries. He had plenty to eat and again...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Nancy M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I ordered grouper entree with black bean and rice and coleslaw, grouper was great as well as black beans, but coleslaw not so good. My fiancé got almond crusted chicken salad and a crab soup. She loved the soup, and salad about average. We would...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank jazjef
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Another one of our go to places while in town as part of the Frenchys Passport Challenge. Drinks were great and the service as well....sunset was gorgeous.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank FlashBack351
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The crab fries are fantastic and the grouper sandwich is huge and extremely good. The steamed shrimp is also something to try.We will be back.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank 1DaKa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went here because of great reviews. I wouldn’t go back. My coconut fried shrimp was over cooked, it was very soft , no firmness at all. Coleslaw was tasteless. My husband did enjoy his grouper sandwich. Service fine. Food arrived quickly. Best part was...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank psl126
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Hi We were staying at the holiday inn so parked there for our stay Sorry for late reply
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