Frank's Americana Revival

Modern Southern

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Overview

This upscale River Oaks neighborhood eatery serves up gourmet, modern takes on American comfort food like maple brined pork chops, fried chicken, and Gulf seafood. Said by some to have the best chicken-fried steak in the world, Franks American Revival is an awarded Houston institution offering generously portioned upscale American cooking in a refined but comfortable setting. The bar pours up classic cocktails and seasonal specials, and hosts an impressive global wine menu.

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ACCOLADES

  • Houston's Best for Comfort Food 2016 — Zagat
  • Best Restaurants in River Oaks 2016 — Zagat
  • Zagat rating of 4 out of 5

Menu for Frank's Americana Revival

Coffee & Teas

Drip Coffee

  • Guatemala single origin beans - katz coffee roasters
    $3.50
  • Ethiopia single origin beans - katz coffee roasters
    $4.75

Espresso

  • Espresso (Velvet)
    $4.00
  • Cappuccino
    $4.50
  • Cafe Americano
    $4.50
  • Cafe Latte
    $4.50

Teas

  • Organic Whole-Leaf Tea Sachets
    $4.25

Lunch Menu

Starters

  • Today's Soup chef's special changes daily based on seasonal ingredients
    Cup $8.00
    Bowl $10.00
  • Creole Gumbo of the Day
    Cup $8.00
    Bowl $12.00
  • Hill Country Smoked Spare Ribs dry rubbed, pit smoked, blue cheese slaw, bbq sauce
    $12.00
  • Tenderloin Crostini smoked beef tenderloin, onion, horseradish cream, blue cheese, toasted baguette crostini
    $16.00
  • Smoked Salmon Crostini capers, red onion, dill crème fraiche, toasted baguette crostini
    $17.00

Salads

  • Garden Salad mixed lettuce, cherry tomatoes, banyuls vinaigrette, texas goat cheese crostini
    $9.00
  • Jumbo Lump Crab Cake Salad mixed greens, citrus vinaigrette, tarragon beurre blanc
    $20.00
  • Chicken Caesar Salad stacked romaine hearts, classic caesar dressing, parmesan, croutons, grilled or country fried chicken
    $15.00
  • April's Salad spring lettuce mix, strawberries, blueberries, feta cheese, walnuts, greek dressing, grilled or country fried chicken
    $18.00
  • Avocado Tomato Salad homegrown tomato, avocado, red onion, hearts of palm, arugula, smoky cumin vinaigrette
    $10.00
    Add Jumbo Lump Crab $14.00
  • Shrimp Chopped Salad chopped romaine, chickpeas, corn, tomato, cucumber, avocado, buttermilk dressing, parmesan, grilled or country fried shrimp
    $18.00
  • Smoked Tenderloin & Stacked Romaine Salad pecan smoked beef tenderloin medallions, stacked romaine hearts, blue cheese dressing, tomato, cucumber, bacon, parmesan croutons
    $19.00
  • Blackened Salmon Cobb romaine & spring mixed lettuce, tomato, cucumber, sliced egg, bacon, parmesan cheese, lemon vinaigrette
    $20.00
  • Caribbean Curry Chicken Salad green apple, golden raisins, grapes, mint & basil, bibb lettuce cups for wrapping
    $16.00
  • Tomato Bloom homegrown tomato, shrimp, red remoulade, egg, greens, red onions, lemon vinaigrette
    $15.00

Sandwiches

  • Crispy Gulf Shrimp "B. L. T. " bacon, avocado slices, tomato, red remoulade slaw, french roll, house-made potato chips
    $18.00
  • Crab Cake Sandwich garlic aoli, roasted red pepper coulis, bibb lettuce, citrus vinaigrette, artisan bun, house-made chips
    $22.00
  • Lone Star Burger 1/2 lb. specialty grind american wagyu beef, crisp romaine, tomato, onion, pickle, toasted artisan bun, hand cut fries add aged cheddar, blue cheese, gruyere, bacon, sautéed mushrooms
    $16.00
  • Smoked Gouda & Bacon Burger 1/2 lb. specialty grind wagyu beef, smoked gouda, bacon, hickory smoke sauce, caramelized onions, sesame challah bun, hand cut fries
    $18.00
  • Crispy Paneed Chicken pan fried, buttermilk brined chicken, pickles, habanero crema, cilantro cabbage slaw, toasted artisan bun, hand cut fries. chicken grilled upon request.
    $16.00
  • Pot Roast Sandwich braised short rib, debris gravy, shaved ham, white remoulade slaw, french roll, house-made chips
    $16.00
  • Pimento Cheese Sandwich house-made with sharp cheddar, bacon, homegrown tomato, pickled jalapenos, toasted country bread, house-made chips
    $15.00
  • Fried Green Tomato B. L. T. texas green tomato, bacon, homegrown tomato, spicy mayo, crisp romaine, toasted country bread, house-made chips
    $14.00

Lunch Entrees

  • Fried Shrimp & Oysters remoulade slaw, hand cut fries
    $23.00
  • Pan Seared Creole Snapper herb rice, creole stewed okra & tomatoes
    $25.00
  • Grilled Atlantic Salmon vegetable couscous, lemon olive oil
    $22.00
  • Pasta Sugo Rosa fettuccine, slow braised beef & pork, slow cooked sunday "sugo" tomato sauce
    $16.00
  • Grilled Maple Pork Chop fingerling potatoes, green bean & tomato salad
    $18.00
  • Chicken Fried Steak whipped potatoes, roasted vegetables, cracked-pepper cream gravy
    $19.00
  • Grilled Tenderloin Filet 6oz angus, horseradish cream, daily risotto
    $32.00
  • Gulf Shrimp & White Cheddar Grits black pepper & garlic butter, stone ground grits
    $20.00

For the Table

  • House-Made Chips
    $6.00
  • Onion Rings or Hand Cut Fries
    $6.00
  • Sauteed Green Beans
    $6.00
  • Israeli Couscous
    $6.00
  • Daily Risotto
    $8.00
  • Creole Stewed Okra & Tomatoes
    $8.00
  • Smoked Gouda Mac & Cheese
    $8.00

Desserts

  • Chef's Seasonal Sorbet Selection

Dinner Menu

Blackboard Special

  • Sunday - Meatloaf tomato-bacon jam, whipped potatoes, green beans
    $25.00
  • Monday - Beef Stroganoff tenderloin of beef, wild mushroom demi-glace, white wine cream sauce, pappardelle pasta
    $25.00
  • Tuesday - Chicken Pot Pie pulled chicken, carrots, mushrooms, peas, pastry crust, chopped salad
    $25.00

Starters

  • Bbq Shrimp creole black pepper & lemon butter, rosemary, grilled bread
    $17.00
  • Hill Country Smoked Spare Ribs dry rubbed & pit smoked, blue cheese slaw, bbq sauce
    $15.00
  • Fried Green Tomatoes shrimp remoulade
    $14.00
  • Jumbo Lump Crab Cake roasted red pepper coulis, tarragon beurre blanc
    $18.00
  • Smoked Beef Tenderloin caramelized onion, horseradish cream, blue cheese, crostini
    $16.00
  • Ahi Tuna Tartare raw tuna, avocado, jalapeño, crisp taro root chips
    $18.00
  • House Smoked Salmon capers, red onion, dill crème fraîche, toasted baguette
    $16.00

Soups & Salads

  • Today's Soup
    Cup $8.00
    Bowl $12.00
  • Gumbo of the Day
    Cup $8.00
    Bowl $12.00
  • Stacked Romaine stacked romaine hearts, tomato, cucumbers, bacon, parmesan, house croutons, blue cheese dressing
    $10.00
    Add Smoked Beef Tenderloin $12.00
  • Chopped Salad romaine, avocado, chickpeas, corn, tomatoes, cucumbers, parmesan, buttermilk dressing
    $10.00
    Add Grilled Chicken $8.00
    Add Pecan Smoked Beef Tenderloin $12.00
  • Garden Salad mixed lettuce, cherry tomatoes, banyuls vinaigrette, green goddess goat cheese crostini
    $9.00
  • Crispy Oyster Salad fresh gulf oysters, mixed greens, sweet corn-jalapeno relish, crisp bacon, parmesan red chile buttermilk dressing
    $18.00
  • Caesar Salad stacked romaine hearts, classic caesar dressing, flash fried anchovy, parmesan, house croutons
    $10.00
  • Arugula & Spinach Salad sweet potato, dried cranberries, toasted walnuts, toasted goat cheese, balsamic-bacon dressing
    $9.00
  • Avocado Tomato Salad vine ripe tomatoes, avocados, red onion, hearts of palm, arugula, smoky cumin vinaigrette
    $10.00
    Add Jumbo Lump Crab $14.00

Entrees

  • Grillades & Grits red wine braised short ribs, jalapeno cheese grits, roasted carrots & pearl onions, make it "sunny side up" with an egg
    $28.00
  • Chicken Fried Steak whipped potatoes, sautéed green beans, cracked pepper cream gravy
    $24.00
  • Lone Star Burger 1/2 lb. house grind american wagyu beef, lettuce, tomato, onions, pickles, artisan bun, hand cut fries - add choice of cheese or bacon
    $16.00
  • Daily Market Fish
  • Pasta Sugo Rosa fettuccine, slow braised beef & pork, sunday "sugo" tomato sauce, garlic rubbed crostini
    $20.00
  • Pan Roasted Chicken bone-in breast, couscous, roasted market vegetables, rustic bread salad, natural jus
    $20.00
  • Seared Gulf Drum jerk spice rub, caramelized sweet potatoes, avocado puree, lump crab
    $30.00
  • Gulf Shrimp & White Cheddar Grits black pepper garlic butter, stone ground grits, make it "sunny side up" with an egg
    $29.00
  • Pan Seared Creole Snapper lump crab, creole okra & tomatoes, dirty rice
    $36.00
  • Fried Gulf Shrimp, Fish & Oyster Platter remoulade slaw, hand cut fries
    $28.00
  • Pasta Bucatini roasted cauliflower, brussels, olive oil, garlic, pine nuts, red chile, pecorino romano
    $23.00
  • Grilled Atlantic Salmon cauliflower puree, roasted market vegetables, citrus beurre blanc
    $31.00
  • Buttermilk Fried Chicken whipped potatoes, sauteed green beans, cheddar biscuit, texas wildflower honey
    $23.00

Steaks & Chops

  • Maple Brined Double-Bone Pork Chop sweet corn mashed potatoes, spinach
    16oz $29.00
  • Chopped Sirloin Steak whipped potatoes, wild mushroom demi-glace, roasted market vegetables
    $24.00
  • Usda Prime Rib-Eye prime beef, roasted garlic, bourbon shallot cream, potatoes lyonnaise, grilled broccolini
    14oz $49.00
  • Beef Tenderloin Filet whipped potatoes, portobello mushroom, broccoli, horseradish cream
    8oz $32.00
    10oz $42.00
  • Chef's Featured Chop

For the Table

  • Sauteed Spinach
    $7.00
  • Seasonal Field Peas
    $8.00
  • Grilled Broccolini
    $8.00
  • Crispy Okra
    $7.00
  • Sauteed Green Beans
    $7.00
  • Roasted Market Vegetables
    $7.00
  • Israeli Couscous
    $7.00
  • Onion Rings or Hand Cut Fries
    $7.00
  • Cauliflower Puree
    $7.00
  • Creole Stewed Okra & Tomatoes
    $8.00
  • Potato Lyonnaise
    $8.00
  • Daily Risotto
    $8.00
  • Smoked Gouda Mac & Cheese
    $8.00
  • Grilled Asparagus
    $8.00

Dessert Menu

Desserts

  • Sticky Toffee Pudding Cake w/ Vanilla Ice Cream
  • Maria's Tres Leches
  • Cornmeal Biscuit Fruit Cobbler w/ Vanilla Ice Cream
  • Chef's Seasonal Sorbet Selection
  • Classic Tiramisu
  • Coconut-Key Lime Cheesecake w/ Gingersnap Crust
  • Warm White Chocolate Bread Pudding w/ Bourbon Sauce

3736 Westheimer Road
Houston, TX 77027

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Details
  • Price Range: $$$
    Atmosphere: Casual, Intimate, Neighborhood Feel
  • Dress Code: Casual
    Good For: Groups, Meet For A Drink, Singles
  • Noise Level: Average
  • Wine Spirits: Full Bar
    Phone: (713) 572-8600
  • Private Dining Room: Yes