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Whether you’re looking for a classic order of fries or something stacked with tasty additions, Corpus Christi has a variety of delicious french fries to choose from. Here’s a look at ten fry orders that are sure to hit the spot.
Executive Surf Club – One of the most iconic spots in town for an order of fries is Executive Surf Club. Serving up some of the best food, beer, and live music in town, Surf Club’s homemade, hand-battered fries are a classic and are perfect for an order of fish and chips. 306 N. Chaparral St.
Wallbangers – If you’re looking for a local dive with some of the best fries in town, Wallbangers might be the place. With a perfect golden crisp, their homemade Curly Q Fries are the perfect side to any burger and shake. 4102 S. Staples St.
Padre Island Burger Co. – Sweet potato fries may venture from the traditional golden french fry, but they have surely become a classic in our eyes. Padre Island Burger Co.’s sweet potato fries are deliciously crispy, with the perfect balance of sweet and salty to switch up your side order. 11878 TX-361
Redline Burgers – Another Corpus Christi classic is Redline Burgers and their fries are sure to satisfy. Their crispy fried potatoes are flavored in their iconic Redline Burger Seasoning and are the perfect savory side to snack on. 5601 Kostoryz Rd.
Niko’s Steakhouse – Steak fries have long been a classic side option at any steakhouse, so there’s no way we could forget them. Fried to a perfect golden crisp, Niko’s Steakhouse offers a classic steak fry that can’t be resisted, pairing perfectly with a sirloin or strip. 5409 Saratoga Blvd.
The Post at Lamar Park – The Post’s Parmesan Truffle Fries just might be one of the city’s most popular orders of new wave fries. Perfectly golden and topped with parmesan cheese, truffle oil, and rosemary, these fries are the best snack to share with friends while enjoying a few drinks. 411 Doddridge St., #102
8TE – If you’re looking for a healthy alternative to traditional french fries, 8TE might have the most ideal side option. Packed with antioxidants and nutrients, beets are an unexpectedly delicious substitute for a basket of fries. 8TE’s beet fries are a tasty option that pairs perfectly with their Hawaiian sliders. 1220 Airline Rd., #250
Eirinis Gyros & More – Offering a real twist to traditional fries, Eirinis’ Gyros & More have a few delicious options to choose from. Fried to a golden crisp and topped with parmesan, marinara sauce, and mozzarella cheese, their Pizza Fries combine two delicious worlds into one flavorful snack. 4360 S. Alameda St.
Yo Philly Cheese Steaks & Subs – Looking for a dessert fry? North Beach’s Yo Philly Cheese Steaks & Subs serves up a sweet fry option for all occasions. With a crisp outside and airy interior, their Funnel Cake Fries are topped with powdered sugar and are the perfect sweet note to finish off any meal. 3314 Surfside Blvd.
The Exchange – Breakfast is delicious any time of day, which is exactly why Breakfast Fries are a must have. Though they may not be served at breakfast, the Exchange’s Breakfast Fries are the perfect bed of crispy waffle fries topped with bacon, black forest ham, beer cheese, bacon jam, hollandaise sauce, and a fried egg. 224 N. Mesquite St.