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Front Porch Cafe

1458 Ocean Dr, Miami Beach, FL 33139-4162
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Ranked #40 of 843 Restaurants in Miami Beach
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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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, 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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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014 NEW

Located away from the hustle and bustle but still in fantastic location, this place will not disappoint. Excellent food and service. Menu is extensive with plenty of healthy/ fresh options which can be hard to find in south beach. My only disappointment is not finding this place earlier. Highly recommended.

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North Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014 NEW

After 5 days in South Beach we found this wonderful, family run restaurant. I had the special which was a seafood pasta with homemade linguine. My friend had the fish and chips which he said was really good. Front porch is best known for breakfast and lunch according to our very personable waiter, Chris, but I recommend it for the... More

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61 reviews 61 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

Whilst staying at the Z ocean hotel we noticed the reviews of this café which is situated at the rear of the hotel. Staff very friendly and quick to seat you and take your orders. I had the breakfast sandwich on both occasions as the scrambled eggs are really good laced with cheese and scallions. The portion sizes are really... More

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turks and caicos
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

Delightful spot for breakfast. the kimchee tacos were splendid. they wait staff was attentive and charming. i would like to have my breakfast here every day.

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Deer Park, New York
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8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

Food was good. Price was ok. Location perfect. Seems like it gets very busy which shows that people like this place. Enjoyed it overall.

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cape coral
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24 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

We met friends for brunch at The Front Porch. We have dined here on several occasions in the past. I had grilled cheese and fries with a Mojito. And my companions had breakfast omelets and Bloody Marys. This is such a great place to meet people, sit and chat and enjoy your food. The food is not spectacular or gourmet... More

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Brasilia, DF
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9 reviews 9 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

I was there for breakfast and the service was just awful, which surprised me, as their prices are high. I was there once and will never return. AVOID it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

I'd you don't eat anything else. GET THE FRENCH TOAST sticks. They are delicious. They have a hint of lemon taste to it. The staff was friendly and the atmosphere was excellent.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014 via mobile

I've been coming to the Front Porch since last year, and I must say that the staff such as Major, Chris, and Peter have been extremely attentive and welcoming on a consistent basis. I really enjoy coming here and always promote the Front Porch because the experience, the ambience, the food, and the service is spectacular!! If you're looking for... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

It was my first time in my Miami and my friend and I were craving a traditional breakfast. We set on Siri and she discovered this gorg place. Not only is it placed inside thee most gorgeous hotel, but the wait wasn't long and the food was superb. I enjoyed every bit along with my mimosa. The bacon, the home... More

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