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Front Porch

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Queens Highway | Hatchet Bay, Eleuthera
242 - 335 - 0727
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  • 94
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  • 18
    Very good
  • 2
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Excellent food!

This restaurant had fantastic quality food- fish that the owner had caught himself that day and done in a wonderful sauce with veggies and sweet potatoes. The owners are also lovely and very friendly. They have a lovely dog who we enjoyed playing with! The restaurant also has a nice view over the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 1, 2015
Millie753
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London, United Kingdom
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English first
London, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 NEW

This restaurant had fantastic quality food- fish that the owner had caught himself that day and done in a wonderful sauce with veggies and sweet potatoes. The owners are also lovely and very friendly. They have a lovely dog who we enjoyed playing with! The restaurant also has a nice view over the bay and you can sit outside and... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Frances was a generous and kind host who whipped up a gorgeous plate of fried conch for myself and grilled mahi for my husband. Great food and view, a true Bahamian hospitality and experience!

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Chicago, Illinois, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015 via mobile

Gina and Francis are THE best! Food is delicious and prepared flawlessly. Francis personally catches all the seafood on the menu. Pinned is incorrect. The restaurant is in Hatchet Bay, right off Queens Highway. Extremely easy to find. Enjoy!!

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Montreal, Canada
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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

Nice place, nice view, very nice owners and especially good food. Fish, lobster, crab, shrimps are alway fresh, generously served, perfectly cooked and well seasoned. The same attention is brought up to the vegetables, rice and homemade bread. We have been 4 times at the Front Porch last January and the high quality of the food and the friendly service... More 

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Santa Barbara
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38 reviews 38 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

I was disturbed by a reviewer who implied that Francis had chased a customer off because of a lack of a reservation.....knowing how hard it is to predict lunch/dinner crowds, who seem to have a timing all their own, and understanding the difficulties in anticipating orders for correct numbers of potential guestss on an island like Eleuthera I knew there... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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74 reviews 74 reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

We loved talking the Francis, the bartender/server, but found the food way overpriced, even for Eleuthera. Oddly, there were only four of us in the restaurant and we saw them turn away a couple who arrived without a reservation. We preferred our meals and the atmosphere at the Sunset Inn, Rainbow Inn and the Bucaneer.

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Connecticut
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

We were heading home from Harbour Island and decided to check to see if they had availability ... and they did! In fact we were the only ones there. Food was awesome, they even made me a veggie dish because I don't eat meat or fish. Service was so friendly, food was amazing and the place is so welcoming and... More 

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Michigan
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

Service was friendly, Bahamas paced. Food was amazing - best lunch ever was the cracked stone crab claws. Can't wait to re -visit this year. They also have the BEST lemonade ever, according to our island daughters : I stuck with ice cold beer.

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British Columbia, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

The restaurant served the best food on the island and great value for fresh seafood and creative chef cooking. The couple who own the restaurant are so inviting and friendly, and create an atmosphere of warmth. They welcome customers into their "living room" where there is a fine display of local handicrafts and art objects for sale. The back deck... More 

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Havre, Montana, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

This was by far the best restaurant we ate at on the island. Where else can you get rock crab claws the size of your hand? Wonderful atmosphere on the deck. Great service with very friendly couple. Oh and the rum punch...Yum! Heck, the bread was even tasty.

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  • Address: Queens Highway | Hatchet Bay, Eleuthera
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Bahamas  >  Out Islands  >  Eleuthera
  • Phone Number: 242 - 335 - 0727

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