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Front Porch Cafe

1458 Ocean Dr, Miami Beach, FL 33139-4162
305-531-8300
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Ranked #34 of 843 Restaurants in Miami Beach
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $15 - $38
Cuisines: American, Family Fare
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Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: 14th
Description: We are currently updating our dinner menu. Please check our website for the latest dinner updates. The story of Ocean Drive is everchanging, but our neighborhood spot has remained the same for more than 20 years as a laid back classic & memorable Home- cooked experience.
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1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 NEW

I have never done a review like this before. However, we went to the Front Porch cafe this morning and not only was the food really good...our server named Alex was awesome! It is difficult to find good customer service in Miami, but Alex was an exception. He fulfilled our requests in a timely fashion, did not forget anything, and... More

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New York, NY, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 NEW

We loved the food and service provided by Erik. Both were so good that we went back every morning for the rest of our trip.

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Ancaster, Canada
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 NEW

Great selection and service, better than the typical ocean drive restaurant for breakfast by far. Thanks for the great service Elizabeth!!!

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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014 NEW

This restaurant is located at the very beginning of the Miami strip at the bottom of the Penguin Hotel. Our server Elizabeth was great, she was on the ball and helpful with selections. The menu has a plethera of breakfast creations on it. There creations are amazing and don't overdue the palate and don't fall short of a great breakfast.... More

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Palm Beach Gardens
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014 NEW

We stopped by for a snack to hold us over until a late dinner and I wish I would have eaten nothing instead. I had a smoothie. Now there is no ice in this and it essentially is a warm yogurt blended with out of season fruit smoothie - so it had a thick sour flavor. It was not refreshing... More

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014 NEW

There I was; Miami Beach. I flew in from the Midwest and I only had two days to enjoy a great seafood meal. A co-worker and I stumbled onto the Front Porch Café on Ocean Drive. It was a warm evening. I was very hungry for a fresh ocean catch. Yes, they had fish, but the waiter, Chris, said their... More

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014 NEW

We had breakfast twice at the Front Port Cafe and loved it both times. The french toast is delicious, the mexican omelette was fabulous, and the pancakes are great. We made the mistake of going to one of the $7.99 breakfast special restaurants a few blocks away, but learned from that experience to not do that again. The service and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014 NEW

We went for a very late lunch after our pirate duck tour. We were the only people out on the front porch. Normally being the only people at a restaurant is a sign of an inferior restaurant but that was definitely not the case here. My husband and I had sandwiches, and me a glass of wine, and my husband... More

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Pembroke Pines, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014 NEW via mobile

I had always heard of front porch cafe, but today is our first visit. From the shrimp and corn fritters all the way to the cookies for dessert, the food is delicious. On top of that, the service was amazing. Chris was our server. He served everything efficiently but more importantly, he felt like an old friend. He had us... More

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Lynden, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

We stooped in for Happy Hour, and enjoyed some food along with our drinks. So, this review is not for a full dinner but rather for a happy hour on the patio. Chris was our server and he was great! So personable, and interacted with us at the right level. The food was good and the drinks were the right... More

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Additional Information about Front Porch Cafe

Address: 1458 Ocean Dr, Miami Beach, FL 33139-4162
Phone Number: 305-531-8300
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Miami Beach
Average Prices: USD 15 - 38
Cuisine: American, Family Fare

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