We polled the locals and created a list of 8 San Angelo restaurants that will help you get your french fry fix!
• Zero One Ale House
Known for their in-house brewery, Zero One also has a dining menu to die for. A popular side for any entrée is the sweet potato fries. Whether you prefer them solo or with a side of ranch, these house-made snacks will satisfy your sweet potato fry craving any day of the week! Try them with a Cheddar Blanket Burger or the Turkey Ale House sandwich and wash it down with one of their craft beers!
• The Original Henry’s
Henry’s is must when it comes to Mexican and American food in San Angelo. With a menu as big as the flavor, this locally owned restaurant serves up specialties like carnitas, fajitas, and enchiladas. But if you ask a San Angelo resident what to order at this local hot spot, they will suggest Henry’s famous Chicken Fried Steak. Their larger than life steak is topped with a melt-in-your-mouth gravy that just so happens to be perfect for dipping their delectable French fries.
• The Penny Tap House
The Penny Tap House serves up more than just cool cocktails and cold beer. Their dining menu is carefully crafted and doesn’t disappoint when it comes to flavor. Every item is made-to-order from the freshest ingredients, and their French fries are no exception. Looking for a satisfying snack to share with friends? Try the Truffle Shuffle Fries: hand-cut russets tossed with truffle oil, parmesan Reggiano, salt, and pepper, and topped with chives. No matter what you order, be sure to shuffle over to The Penny and discover why it’s a popular pick!
• Cork & Pig Tavern
Since 2010, Cork & Pig Tavern has been one of San Angelo’s favorite dining destinations. Offering a blend of wood-fired pizzas, gourmet sandwiches, and signature entrees, the menu is loaded with flavorful variety. Try the Fish & Chips: beer battered crispy cod, house-made tartar served with a side of hand-cut shoestring French fries. Dining with a friend? Order some fries as an appetizer, and split a Southwestern pizza, with roasted green chiles, pepperoni, mozzarella, cream sauce. Either way, locals say these fries are a must-have accompaniment for your meal. Pro tip: order a side of their house-made ranch and drizzle, dip, or dunk for a delicious blast of flavor.
• Shenanigans Sports Bar & Grill
With a name like Shenanigan’s, you know you’re in for a good time. Shenanigan’s is a sports fan’s dream, with 25 large-screen tv’s and 6 giant projector screens. No matter who your rooting for, you can bet they’ll have your favorite game on. What’s better? You can enjoy the game while you get your grub on. Shenanigan’s menu is stellar, with awesome options like smoked prime rib, sliders, or grilled wings. Pair your main course with their house-made French fries or sweet potato fries for a game-winning combination.
• Twisted Root Burger Co.
Twisted Root Burger Co. is located in historic downtown San Angelo overlooking the Concho River. As their name suggests, they offer fun twists on every burger featured on the menu. Try the Spicy Goat, loaded with goat cheese and bacon, the Verde, with real-deal hatch green chiles, or go big with the Freshman 15 – a burger stacked with cheddar, bacon, a fried egg, and, you guessed it…French fries! Their fries are house-made and famously never frozen, so you know you’re feasting on the freshest fries and entrees.
• Franco’s Café
Situated in the heart of San Angelo, Franco’s Café is one of the most celebrated Mexican food restaurants and a local staple. Notably, they serve up fantastic breakfast, lunch, and dinner items all day long. Try their steak & eggs plate, fajitas, or a Spanish steak. Their distinctive French fries offer a palate-pleasing twist when paired with their famous Tex-Mex fare.
• Sports Next Level Grill
As their name suggests, this new San Angelo attraction takes everything to the next level. With mini golf, washer pits, a driving range, and virtual indoor gaming room, it’s become a favorite hangout for friends and family alike. To top off their top-notch atmosphere, Sports Next Level also offers a foodie-worthy menu. Level up your French fry game and order the Southpaw Special Fries, topped with black truffle, garlic, and parmesan. Or go for gold with the popular Carne Asada Fries: a shareable portion of fries stacked with grilled steak, cheese, guacamole, sour cream, and pico.