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Frankie’s Kitchen

€€ - €€€Seafood, American,
717 Tarpon St, Port Aransas, TX 78373-5036
+1 361-749-1909
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Overview
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good20%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Open Now
07:00 - 21:00All hours
CUISINES
Seafood, American, Diner, Barbecue, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
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Value
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LOCATION
717 Tarpon St, Port Aransas, TX 78373-5036
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1 - 10 of 208 reviews

Reviewed 28 September 2017

I only discovered Frankie's earlier this year after hearing about it from several locales. Since February, I've been coming to Frankie's every time I come to town. The soft shelled crabs are AWESOME, shrimp are extra jumbo, and oysters are always fresh and likewise very...More

Thank Glinda I
Reviewed 12 August 2017

The food was really good for the size of the place, very quaint and friendly. I would easily go back here again for differnt meal choices and recommend it favorably.

Thank James B
Frankie P, Owner at Frankie’s Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2017

Thank You for comments, proves good things can come from small packages. Please comeback soon.

Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

The food was only OK, not nearly as good as the other reviews led us to believe. Our group had hamburgers, fried fish, fried oysters. The burgers were large and the grease soaked through the buns before they reached the table. Grandma and the kids...More

Thank Caleb P
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

This is a tiny out of the way place - just 6 tables with a sign up board outside for seating. We were there by 7:30 and 3 of the six tables were available. I had the country breakfast - 2 eggs, 2 bacon, home...More

Thank Marilyn H
Frankie P, Owner at Frankie’s Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2017

Thank You for your comments and say "Hi" to your daughter. Hope you make it back soon.

Reviewed 26 July 2017

Food was good area was neat waits are very long, about a 1 hour outside under a tent and a 45 minute wait for food once you got in. Very expensive $12.99 for a burger!!!

Thank ThePife65
Frankie P, Owner at Frankie’s Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 28 July 2017

Wish I could fix the "wait". Home cooking and good food has it's downside, sorry.

Reviewed 26 July 2017

Best Salsa in the world. Local place with not many tables but it is worth the wait. great Breakfast.

Thank Tim L
Frankie P, Owner at Frankie’s Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 28 July 2017

Great review too!! Thank you 🙂

Reviewed 3 July 2017

Nice spot, family run....excellent food.....for the price.....like home cooking! Will be back......even if out of the way while traveling.

Thank joejacobs21
Frankie P, Owner at Frankie’s Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 4 July 2017

Hi Joe...... Thanks for your review and comments, hope you make it back.

Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

Absolutely have to try this place. Get up early. Pack your patience and be prepared to have the best breakfast ever!!!

Thank Christy D
Frankie P, Owner at Frankie’s Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 4 July 2017

Good advice and great review, thank you.

Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

Homemade biscuits with scratch made country gravy. Crispy bacon with creamy grits. Pancakes the size of plates and a breakfast taco so big you need 2 hands..everything was amazing

Thank Elizabeth H
Frankie P, Owner at Frankie’s Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 1 July 2017

Your review is making my day!! Thank You.

Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

Ordered the shrimp and the pancakes. Shrimp we great, pancakes were out of this world!!! Stop what you're doing and order the pancakes.

Thank garrettisAwesome
Frankie P, Owner at Frankie’s Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 21 June 2017

Kinda catchy! "Stop what your doing, order the pancakes" I like it! Thanks, appreciate your review.

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Questions & Answers
mertrip13
26 February 2017|
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Response from Frankie P | Property representative |
We have a outside (picnick tables) to eat your meal on. Come join us.
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Cherylh407
28 November 2016|
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Response from Frankie P | Property representative |
F S & Sunday 7am to 3pm BBQ menu only. F & Saturday 7pm to 2am Happy Holidays
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Glentower4100
25 October 2016|
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Response from Frankie P | Property representative |
Thank you for inquiry. Lance is a award winning BBQ'er from the San Antonio area. After retiring from the SAPD, he became a chief/BBQ'er, something he always wanted to do. Our area next to the building caught his eye, and... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Meals
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 15:00
Friday
07:00 - 21:00
Saturday
07:00 - 21:00
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
  • E-mail
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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