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Frankie's Place For Ribs

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5200 Fairfield Shopping Ctr, Virginia Beach, VA 23464-4212
(757) 495-7427
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Westchester County, New York
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8 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We were looking forward to getting to Frankie's Place for Ribs as we had gone there last time we were in the area. We were mostly disappointed, The ribs were for the most part tasteless beyond the sauce poured on top. The meat itself tastes very bland. The onion loaf. the sides and salads were good enough, but the name... More 

Thank Joe M
Virginia Beach, Virginia
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33 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We went with a large group of friends. Our group's coordinator chose this place because they take reservations and had a large room in back where they could seat us. The waitress was friendly and helpful. My wife and I shared the crab cakes. They were advertised to be mostly lump crab meat with very little filling. We found them... More 

Thank lonscof
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46 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we never dine-in only do takeout , and it is always beef ribs for us which is awesome.staff here are nice and friendly,even for takeout.as soon as i entered they directed me to the right place to order and were courteous and was constantly cheked on if my order had been taken.will be back for more ribs.

Thank Bob-gainesville
Virginia Beach, Virginia
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3 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I took my elderly mother there for lunch, had the door opened for us by what I thought was other customers going out.A man was very unpleasant as he let others hold the door open for my handicapped mother and I was very surprised when I saw him back in the restaurant later yelling at waiters and staff at the... More 

Thank morethan1000rivers19
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27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I both had ribs. Tender, meaty and tasty! Sides were good too. Service was prompt and courteous. If you get there at busy time you may have to wait but it is worth it. I can't think of any place that has better ribs!!

Thank wayne s
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016 via mobile

I usually have a great time at Frankies Ribs. For some reason on this trip, our food took an extremely long time and then we got food poisoning. I surely won't be going back. It could have just been a bad cook that evening. Either way, I won't take that chance again. If you have not ever had food poisoning,... More 

Thank SuzKatana03
Yorktown, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016

Thoroughly enjoyed our meals. We had 1/2 rack of ribs with steak fries & baked beans -- the ribs were delicious with the meat almost falling off the bones -- the baked beans were very tasty & the steak fries had a nice zest to them. Also had sirloin steak which was superbly prepared; and chicken & ribs combination platter... More 

Thank Rsnic
Philadelphia Pa.
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016 via mobile

We ate at Frankie's and we're very satisfied with the food and the service. Ribs were cooked to perfection, sides tasty too. We will definitely be eating here again!

1 Thank Alsepta33
New Hartford, New York
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171 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016 via mobile

Went with 10 family members and sat at a big round table which was nice. The ribs were fantastic and plentiful. Drinks were good and service was excellent.

1 Thank Ann K
Virginia Beach, Virginia
2 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 29, 2016

Sunday was very packed resulting in wait staff over loaded, they ran out of there Free soup. only half our party of received the soup, Beef ribs were a little space of meat a lot of fat

1 Thank Rod V

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Private Dining, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Large groups, Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5200 Fairfield Shopping Ctr, Virginia Beach, VA 23464-4212
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Virginia Beach
  • Phone Number: (757) 495-7427

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?