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Frankie’s Kitchen

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$$ - $$$
Seafood, American, Diner
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717 Tarpon St, Port Aransas, TX 78373-5036
+1 361-749-1909
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7:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Sun 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Fri - Sat 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Austin, Texas
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18 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Best breakfast bar none on the island. Killer shrimp omelet ,pancakes ,desserts. Actually EVERYTHING here us amazing

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Thank Pam M
san antonio
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22 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Frankie's is back open after the holidays and still has the best made from scratch food anywhere ..... Get here 🔜🔜🔜🔜🔜🔜

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Thank rick3232
Frankie P, Owner at Frankie’s Kitchen, responded to this review

Thank You, your comment & business is appreciated!!!🙂 More 

Iowa
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73 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A shrimp omelet? Really? Yup---and it is delicious. So were the potatoes that accompanied it. Frankie's is a whole-in-the wall that is easily overlooked but it is a "must do". Not cheap, but well worth the money.

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Thank Iowegian9
Frankie P, Owner at Frankie’s Kitchen, responded to this review

Well said, I appreciate your comments. Thank You More 

San Antonio, Texas
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29 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 11, 2016 via mobile

If you like real Texas BBQ stop by Frankie's kitchen in Port Aransas off of tarpon st , There brisket is so awesome it will melt in your mouth don't expect a fancy building it's a beach town . Simple , down home cooking great service with a lot of love. food is always cooked to perfection , I highly... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 30, 2016 via mobile

It's a small place and sometimes the wait is long, but that's because the food is made fresh to order. Good portions and the quality is the best on the island no comparison. Strong 5!

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1 Thank Countri12
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 25, 2016 via mobile

I have eaten at Frankies many times and absolutely LOVE the food and didnt think they could do anything to make it better. However; there is a guy that sits out side and sells BBQ and says he is associated with Frankies. OMG. I have eaten allot of BBQ in my time and can honestly say his is probably some... More 

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Austin
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 30, 2016 via mobile

Best breakfast in town! The French toast was huge and awesome. The hash browns are to die for. Grits!!! Oh yeah baby!! The service is really good. SLOW!!!!!! Don't plan on eating very soon. When our waiter gave us our check he said "No hurry". I believe that is their company motto.

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1 Thank offseasonfun
San Antonio, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2016 via mobile

Everything that has been written before is true - the shrimp omelette unique AND divine , hash browns scrumptious . Everything we tasted is a notch above . There are reasons so many people are willing to stand in line.

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Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 24, 2016 via mobile

While you may think from looking from the outside it is a whole in the wall place think again it's the best breakfast in Port A. It may be small but good things come in small packages. Worth the wait and well the food is amazing we will certainly be back!

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Cypress, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2016 via mobile

I had the shrimp omelette stuffed with 3 jumbo sized shrimp with fried potatoes and a super fluffy biscuit for only $8.95. The side of bacon was all meat and perfectly crisp. My husband had the crispy flipper - a waffle topped with a Rice Krispy infused pancake- which had just the right amount of sweet with a unique crunch.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$10 - $30
Cuisine
Seafood, American, Diner
Meals
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Cash Only, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 717 Tarpon St, Port Aransas, TX 78373-5036
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Port Aransas
  • Phone Number: +1 361-749-1909
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. Evenings we offer real BBQ by Lance who is a award winning BBQ'er. Deserts are made by Frankie and daughter Joni. Pies, Banana Pudding and more!

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