THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Frankie's Fresh Fish
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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Frankie's Fresh Fish Restaurant Review: When you enter this small, bare-bones storefront in the corner of a plaza in downtown Indio, you won’t believe you could possibly get a fine meal here. You’re just going to have to trust us on this: Frankie Nakasone is an adventurous and skilled chef who serves up what might be described as "fusion" sushi. He’s not usually here midday, so if you go for lunch you may get an unexciting (and very cheap) meal. At dinner, though, put yourself in Frankie's hands and he’ll lead you through some of his creations, like “dangerous girl,” a spicy tuna dish with jalapeño and shrimp tempura, or an unexpected but successful combination of thinly-sliced tuna in a rose shape, alongside salmon sashimi, miso sauce, kelp vinegar and, believe it or not, Gorgonzola. But evenings at Frankie’s are like snowflakes, and no two are ever exactly the same. Nakasone is always trying something new. Frankie’s serves a limited selection of wines, as well as beers and soft drinks, but you’d be better advised to take your own bottle and pay the minimal corkage.