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$25 - $50
American, Seafood, International
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We had a friend down for the weekend from Asheville. We are excellent cooks as well as our guest. The entire Grand Strand has a wonderful assortment of dining experiences to be had but we have found that Frank’s & Frank’s Outback has always been...the go-to destination for the solid chef performance. Reservations are highly recommended. We had a day of driving and a Charleston harbor cruise and thought to forgo a planned dinner at home for Frank’s. Saturday evening found a very satisfying table in the bar area (last minute call!) The maitre de sat us and provided Louis as our server and host for the evening. Louis proceeded to treat us as he would treat guests in his own home. From the craft cocktails and starters to a most perfect wine pairing for the meal, everything was over the top first rate! The menu offerings are always tempting but the specials (we each had a different one) were slam dunks! Three different desserts, made too order Irish coffees and attentive service solidified our experience! One cannot go wrong here and we look forward to our next visit.More

Date of visit: November 2020
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a wonderful time in the beautiful outdoor area right next to the fireplace. They were taking Covid precautions seriously with distance and mask use by employees. We had Jeremy as our server and he was fantastic and gave us wonderful suggestions. He even...knew where the oysters came from. Our family of six throughly enjoyed ourselves and you will too at Franks!More

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Grouper and duck entrees were fantastic. Great service. We are from Chicago so hoping we can get back soon and dine here again. Kudos to the owner, chef and waiter. Highly recommend.

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed October 15, 2020 via mobile

You need to call ahead and you need to go. The grouper was awesome and the shrimp & andouille was off the chain and it’s a must to get that caramel cake! Dang I think I’m going back tonight. It’s crazy good man....

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed October 14, 2020 via mobile

Frank's was recommended to us by friends back home. It's a very nice restaurant and reservations are required. You can make your reservation for either Frank's (inside) or Frank's Out Back (outside). We ate inside, but I highly recommend outside if the weather permits. It's...charming and beautiful. The menu is well rounded in both selection and price. We had the sauteed conch appetizer and it was delicious - lemony, buttery and garlicky. My husband had a medium rare filet on bleu cheese sauce with potatoes and peas. The steak was perfect. I had crab cakes with cheese grits and collards. It was very good! For dessert, we ordered 15 layer caramel cake with ice cream. We had to take part of that home. SO good! Service was professional and fast.More

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed September 26, 2020 via mobile

What a wonderful evening we had at Franks . We where celebrating my husband’s birthday with friends . Our server was Cindy she was fabulous, she recommended the Crab Martini as the appetizer delicious,. For our entree we chose the halibut as it was the...special that evening. It was cooked perfectly with a nice tomato crab sauce . We can’t wait to return to Franks again . We will be sure to have Cindy takes care of us again perfect service.⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️More

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed September 7, 2020 via mobile

Franks has been around for awhile now, when my husband and I just want a great meal with fantastic staff we go to Franks. Always friendly always clean and a great special every night!!

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed September 6, 2020

Had another great dinner at Frank's tonight. Amazing food, atmosphere, and service. The caramel cake was to die for! Best restaurant in town!

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed September 5, 2020 via mobile

While visiting near by Brookgreen Gardens, I stayed near here & the motel clerk recommended this for dinner. Wow, so glad I called & they said I could dine without a reservation at the bar. The risotto & mahi was amazing & memorable! I also...enjoyed the crab cake appetizer & the 14 layer caramel cake with ice cream was the perfect ending. The bartender took great care of me & the inside & outside dining gardens looked beautiful. Highly recommend Frank's!More

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed August 31, 2020 via mobile

Frankly speaking; from the string light pathway to the outback, and our server (named Frank), our annual family beach holiday dinner was the best so far! We started this tradition 15 years ago, with Lee’s Inlet kitchen (many of the 15 years) but then moved...through a couple of other places like Hansser House, and now, I believe we have found our new place. See you in 2021 for sure!More

Date of visit: August 2020
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January 22, 2019|
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Response from AngelM573 | Reviewed this property |
Yes they have happy hour but I would call because Franks and Frank's outback are scattering closing dates for cleaning up the month of January and early February one of the two will be open throughout this whole time
December 22, 2018|
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They are pretty good about accommodating allergies.
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