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About Frank's Americana Revival

Frank's is a classic neighborhood restaurant, with big city appeal. With a recognized reputation for memorable food and great service, the "Americana Revival" menu features locally sourced fruits and vegetables, along with fresh Gulf seafood. Try the chicken fried steak! It has been highlighted by multiple food critics as "the best" in the State of Texas. The highly acclaimed Fried Chicken and Maple Brined Pork Chop are just as good.

The steaks are all Certified Angus and come with generous sides on the same plate, and the salads are almost legendary.

Frank's is a place where you can meet your friends in the bar, dine there, or experience the full menu in the dining room.

Reservations are recommended but not required. Come see what Chef Colin Shine is creating.

3736 Westheimer
Houston, TX 77027
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Contemporary American, Seafood, Steak

Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:00am - 4:00pm; Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 4:00pm - 9:00pm, Friday 4:00pm - 10:00pm Saturday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm
Sunday: 5:00pm-9:00pm; Sunday Brunch: 11:00am - 2:00pm

Cross Street:
Weslayan

Dress Code:
Smart Casual

Price Range:
$31 to $50

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(713) 572-8600

Website:
http://www.frankshouston.com/

Catering:
Full Catering Available

Parking Details:
Complimentary Valet or Self Parking

Public Transit:
Metro Bus #82

Executive Chef:
Colin Shine

Additional:
Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Cocktails, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
Hosting the most talked about events during the Holiday and Year Round

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Private Dining

Frank's Americana Revival has three wonderful rooms for private lunches, brunches, cocktail receptions and dinners, as well as gatherings for family and friends. We have no minimums on food and beverage (excluding restaurant buyouts). Our signature menus can be tailored to your special needs.

Frank's Americana Revival Ratings and Reviews

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4.7

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.7

service

4.7

ambience

4.6

value

4.5

Noise

Moderate

99% would recommend it to a friend

Neighborhood Gem (46)
Comfort Food (42)
Special Occasion (32)
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Casual (29)
Business Meals (28)
Good for Birthdays (27)
Good for a Date (26)
Authentic (24)
Great for Lunch (20)
Bar Seating (19)
Quiet Conversation (19)
Good for Anniversaries (18)
Fit for Foodies (17)
Notable Wine List (15)
Cozy (14)
Creative Cuisine (13)
Good for Groups (12)
Handcrafted Cocktails (12)
Pre/post Theatre (11)
Happy Hour (10)
Fun (9)
Vibrant Bar Scene (9)
Worth the Drive (9)
Local Ingredients (7)
Sunday Lunch (7)
Romantic (6)
Great for Brunch (4)
Hot Spot (4)
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Paleo Friendly (3)
Seasonal (3)
Good Vegetarian Options (3)
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 (Houston)·Dined 2 days ago

The food and service were excellent. The bartender was also very attentive. It was a great experience and I would definitely go back.

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for Birthdays, Worth the Drive, Romantic, Good for Anniversaries, Fit for Foodies, Comfort Food, Bar Seating, Special Occasion, Hot Spot, Creative Cuisine
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vip
 (Houston)·Dined on January 16, 2018

You can always count on Franks for great service and delicious food.

We had a friend in from out of town and Frank's proved to the be the perfect location. We could hear each other and were able to catch up. Our table had the gulf coast seafood platter, the chicken fried steak and the beef short ribs. Everyone loved their dishes and finished the whole plate! We are already planning to get a group together in February for dinner at Frank's.

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 (Houston)·Dined on January 14, 2018

Excellent fried chicken, 3 pieces. $5 charge for split plate, but worth it for generous portions of mashed potatoes and green beans. Caesar salad excellent. Very good desserts. Good wine list, though a bit pricey.

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vip
 (Houston)·Dined on January 14, 2018

I can't believe this place has been around the corner from me for 6 years and I haven't heard about it. Maybe River Oaks residents are trying to keep it all to themselves. Excellent food and outstanding service. Finally found a restaurant that carries the fabulous wines from the Guadalupe Region in Baja Mexico. The owner came by our table and talked with us a while and made us feel very welcome. I am hoping that the ice-
storm stops tonight so I can make my birthday reservations for tonight. I am craving their fried green tomatoes with shrimp remoulade sauce!

Tags: Good for a Date, Fit for Foodies, Notable Wine List, Neighborhood Gem, Great for Lunch, Good for Birthdays, Comfort Food
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 (Houston)·Dined on January 13, 2018

Franks is consistently great food and great service. I love all the choices on the menu.

Tags: Comfort Food, Fit for Foodies, Fun, Authentic, Bar Seating, Good for Birthdays, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Groups, Good for a Date, Handcrafted Cocktails, Casual, Happy Hour
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 (Austin)·Dined on January 9, 2018

Frank's is a great place for a business lunch and an evening meal. The food is always fantastic. The fish is never over-cooked and the shrimp and grits are some of the best in Houston. The salads are always great, especially April's salad. The service is always top notch and one of the best things is we can always hear each other speak. Most restaurants in Houston are so loud, you can't hear conversations very easily. This makes Frank's a great choice.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Great for Lunch
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 (Houston)·Dined on January 7, 2018

The very best shrimp and grits in Texas! Outstanding and innovative desserts!

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for Groups, Fun, Good for Anniversaries, Authentic, Good for Birthdays
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 (Houston)·Dined on January 7, 2018

The service and attention provided was very good. The food was good and we had an overall nice dining experience.

Tags: Fun, Casual
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vip
 (Houston)·Dined on January 7, 2018

Yummy crab cakes! We had the fried fish platter - always delicious - and the shrimp and grits. The shrimp were perfectly cooked and the gravy was sinfully rich and delicious!

Tags: Comfort Food, Good for a Date
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vip
 (Washington DC)·Dined on January 6, 2018

Frank's never disappoints! Great service, great food, and a great value!!

Tags: Notable Wine List, Casual, Quick Bite, Vibrant Bar Scene, Authentic
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·Dined on January 6, 2018

Food great as always although getting food took awhile. Service not quite up to Frank’s usual level!

Tags: Comfort Food, Special Occasion
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·Dined on January 1, 2018

The overall rating for Franks is outstanding from the hostess, to the waiter, and to most of all to the chef. My meal was made for perfection as well as the presentation. I highly recommend Frank’s Americana Revival to friends and family. We will definitely return soon. It was a wonderful meal to start the New Year!

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Hot Spot, Quick Bite, Quiet Conversation, Cozy, Authentic, Business Meals, Good for a Date, Romantic, Healthy, Good for Groups, Comfort Food, Notable Wine List, Worth the Drive, Great for Brunch, Great for Lunch, Gluten Free Options, Creative Cuisine, Sunday Lunch, Pre/post Theatre, Good for Birthdays, Fit for Foodies
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vip
 (Houston)·Dined on January 1, 2018

We went to Frank's (party of 4) on New Years Eve. We arrived early and sat in the bar for a cocktail. They were well made and their cocktail menu was good. We were seated at our reservation time and proceeded to have an outstanding experience. The waiter was very knowledgeable and spent time reviewing menu options with us. We enjoyed several items from the appetizer and salad menu before moving on to entree's. All were very well prepared and the service was outstanding. The wine list is very good with normal (a little high) markups. This is a very good restaurant.

Tags: Comfort Food, Bar Seating, Local Ingredients, Special Occasion, Neighborhood Gem, Handcrafted Cocktails, Business Meals, Authentic, Notable Wine List, Creative Cuisine
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 (Houston)·Dined on January 1, 2018

We went here on NYE for my birthday and initially, it felt hectic and I was nervous the service was not birthday celebrating worthy. But once things settled down for the restaurant, we were seated and the service was great. The menu was interesting and I am allergic to wheat and tomatoes and they were understanding to it and made my dining experience great. I think everyone liked their dishes - no complaints. We brought in a birthday cake and the waitress was great ensuring we had everything we needed. Overall, the experience and food was great and a good place to dine for families, dates, friends, special occasions, etc...I will say the crowd is a bit older than I had expected but that is neither here or there - it was an observation. Everyone seemed to enjoy their meals.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Kid-friendly, Comfort Food, Good for a Date, Creative Cuisine, Special Occasion, Casual, Bar Seating
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vip
 (Austin)·Dined on December 31, 2017

Good service friendly staff. Though it's not an extensive menu the food is wonderful.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries
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 (Houston)·Dined on December 31, 2017

Good service. Food was better than average. Caesar salad was average. Good gumbo.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Quiet Conversation, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Cozy, Comfort Food, Business Meals
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 (Houston)·Dined on December 31, 2017

This place exceeded expectations on American classics. I loved all the food we ordered.

Tags: Local Ingredients, Authentic
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vip
 (Houston)·Dined on December 29, 2017

One of the best places for Shrimp and Grits! My only complaint is that the wine list has gotten so pricey that it's hard to find a good wine at a reasonable price.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on December 27, 2017

Always a great place to eat!

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vip
 (Houston)·Dined on December 25, 2017

Always a great choice! Wonderful food and great service.

Tags: Special Occasion, Authentic, Cozy, Quiet Conversation
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 (Houston)·Dined on December 24, 2017

Things were good, especially the food. Our waiter Christian was very helpful, knowledgeable about the menu and had a great personality. I don't expect things to go perfect when you are a party of 8, but it was the little things that made this night not as good as it could have been. Due to a mysterious seating problem we were seated a little late, but in a private wine room (good for us). There was no salt/pepper on the table, and our group was given one small basket of bread. Some of us ordered an appetizer, and no plates came with that. Like I said, it was the little things that kept this from being an outstanding dinner.

Tags: Special Occasion, Comfort Food, Notable Wine List, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date
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 (Houston)·Dined on December 24, 2017

Great food. Great place

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vip
 (Houston)·Dined on December 22, 2017

The fried chicken which has always been really good was a disappointment. The chicken didn't taste like quality food. Very unusual.

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails, Casual, Good for Groups
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vip
 (New England)·Dined on December 21, 2017

Frank’s is always good. The owner & staff do there best to see that you are happy with your dining experience. Repeat customers are recognized. They put a lot of effort into their restaurant.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Casual, Comfort Food, Worth the Drive, Great for Brunch, Special Occasion, Business Meals, Neighborhood Gem
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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on December 17, 2017

We were there rather early so I cannot comment on noise level. This was our first experience there and it was very nice in all respects.

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·Dined on December 17, 2017

Excellent Sunday brunch. Great service and the food was top notch especially the gumbo! Highly recommended.

Tags: Great for Brunch, Good for Birthdays, Worth the Drive, Good for a Date
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 (Houston)·Dined on December 17, 2017

The food is good...always. Good ambience; one can enjoy a conversation with guests. The meal is started with a basket of delicious breads but the starters are also good. The waiters are attentive. If you are looking for a nice bar there is one here, not too big, and the noise does not disturb dinners. Make reservations.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Business Meals, Special Occasion, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Houston)·Dined on December 16, 2017

Good food and wine, knowledgeable waiter, excellent service. Noisy but fun people watching. Well dressed young crowd at the bar. We will return.

Tags: Special Occasion, Comfort Food, Neighborhood Gem, Vibrant Bar Scene
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·Dined on December 15, 2017

This was my first visit and certainly not my last. The food was absolutely delicious and the server was very attentive. First impressions when you drive up to the location don't do justice to dining experience once inside. It is a bit pricey but well worth it!

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Good for a Date
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vip
 (Houston)·Dined on December 15, 2017

The food fell short of expectations although the service was excellent. The gumbo left an undesirable chalky coating in my mouth which was a shame because the seafood was good. The redfish special was a disappointment also. The fish had too much gray matter left after the skin was removed. No one wants to see or eat gray matter.

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 (Houston)·Dined on December 14, 2017

Wonderful food and service! Cozy atmosphere. One of our favorites.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Comfort Food, Cozy
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 (Houston)·Dined on December 10, 2017

The waitstaff was very attentive and knowledgeable and the restaurant had a nice casual atmosphere.

Tags: Kid-friendly, Fun, Creative Cuisine, Casual
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 (Houston)·Dined on December 9, 2017

The potatoes served with my prime rib were dry and over cooked. I thought they were going to be in a gratin.

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 (Houston)·Dined on December 8, 2017

Fried chicken, mashed potatoes and cream gravy is awesome! Super service

Tags: Local Ingredients, Seasonal, Comfort Food, Authentic
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vip
 (San Diego)·Dined on December 8, 2017

Warm, welcoming, delicious! Great service tonight & last night. A neighborhood feel with a definite elegance. Thank you!

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 (Houston)·Dined on December 8, 2017

We had a delicious meal and attentive service at our recent dinner. Frank's is a neighborhood gem!! Highly recommend.

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for Groups, Business Meals, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays
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vip
 (San Diego)·Dined on December 7, 2017

The last two times at Franks have been great! The menu has been updated and the wine list, but the servers seem friendlier and more attentive which makes a big difference. Excellent food—gourmet seafood, comfort food as well as special night out offerings. Lovely evening—thank you Franks!

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Casual, Bar Seating, Sunday Lunch, Neighborhood Gem
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vip
 (Houston)·Dined on December 7, 2017

Always great food and great service. Lively ambience without the need yo shout.

Tags: Good Vegetarian Options, Casual
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vip
 (Houston)·Dined on December 6, 2017

My family can be a challenge...Frank’s passed all challenges with flying colors in addition to their attention to detail, impeccable service and perfectly prepared food.

Tags: Bar Seating, Romantic, Business Meals
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vip
 (Houston)·Dined on December 5, 2017

Our food and our server were both amazing. We will be back soon.

Tags: Authentic
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