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All 235 Rehoboth Beach Restaurants

Back Porch Cafe

59 Rehoboth Avenue, Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971-2119
(302) 227-3674
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Ranked #44 of 235 Restaurants in Rehoboth Beach
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Good for: Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: You will have no trouble finding the restaurant since it has been in business nearly 40 years. It is a "fine dining" experience for both lunch and dinner. The wine list is extensive. The cooking is flavorful, creative and thoroughly enjoyable. Please include this in your listings.
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Rehoboth Beach, Delaware
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Just visited with friends for a nice night out which you can always have at the Back Porch. They had the prix fix menu for $38 which included three course. I had the rabbit ragu which was totally fabulous! Rabbit was moist and tender and the ragu sauce on the perfectly cooked pasta with just right. Stared with the beet... More

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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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45 reviews 45 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

While walking along the main street in Rehoboth, we noticed a cool alley-like walkway that was unique and decorated with pretty planters and benches. We noticed that at the end of the walkway there was a door leading to a restaurant. We decided to check it out. There was a menu posted at the end of the walkway and we... More

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Baltimore, Maryland
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26 reviews 26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

One of my Rehoboth favorites. Generally, the food is local and creative. The chef is creative and understands how to layer flavors so the dish sings. My smoked salmon appetizer was wonderful and my friends soft crab was excellent. Our entrees were fresh, well sourced and well prepared. My fish was cooked perfectly. My friends duck seriously could have converted... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

We went there at 6:30 pm, five of us, for drinks and appetizers.The restaurant was less than half full. The outside patio was empty and so was the alley.They were hesitant to seat us as they said they were seating for dinner only, and then seated us in the bar section. The waitress, a very tall blond, was not the... More

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Dover, Delaware
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36 reviews 36 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

The Back Porch Cafe is a great place to go for lunch or dinner. Dinner was pricey for dinner but I would do it again. I had a great entree and included appetizer, desert and wine. I was very impressed with the service I received from my waiter. I would definitely return to the Back Porch Cafe in the future.

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Mount Gretna, Pennsylvania
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

We had lunch there with a group. The food was pricey, but the food was really wonderful Great service and nice outdoor and indoor seating.

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Delaware
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39 reviews 39 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

Overall a good experience on my first visit to the Back Porch Cafe. There were a couple minor hiccups, well worth mentioning, if nothing else but to make management aware; such as the wobbly table, which would make you fear putting your drink in your lap when cutting your tenderloin with the dull knife provided. Our drinking glasses had some... More

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Chatham, New Jersey
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65 reviews 65 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Delicious! From the blueberry scones to the blueberry bread pudding and everything else in between. Enjoying excellent, farm-fresh food in such a casual setting was a true at-the-beach pleasure. Tried the recommended white wine that went perfectly with the tomato and goat cheese tart that was melt-in-your-mouth delicious.

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Top Contributor
78 reviews 78 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

Popular place for Sunday brunch. Our party of four squeezed into a very small table in the dining room. The menu is limited but covers the bases. Cucumber and dill soup was delicious. Eggs Benedict, scrambled eggs with Artisanal cheese and Gruyere omelette were very much enjoyed by our party. Our server was pleasant and efficient. Superb wine list. It... More

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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32 reviews 32 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

We dine at The Back Porch every summer on several occasions while vacationing in Rehoboth Beach, and this place just always thrills us with the cuisine. The service is top rate, and the atmosphere is very charming and social. The wonderful water-color art work on the walls each year is a treat to see whats new from a local artist.... More

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Additional Information about Back Porch Cafe

Address: 59 Rehoboth Avenue, Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971-2119
Phone Number: (302) 227-3674
Location: United States  >  Delaware (DE)  >  Rehoboth Beach
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: American, Asian, Mediterranean

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