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Front Porch Cafe

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American, Family Fare
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1458 Ocean Dr, Miami Beach, FL 33139-4162 (14th)
305-531-8300
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7:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Description: We are currently updating our dinner menu. Please check our website for...
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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Good for:
Casual Dining
Families with children
Dining on a budget

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  • 708
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  • 393
    Very good
  • 123
    Average
  • 42
    Poor
  • 24
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great spot for breakfast

This is part of the Crowne Plaza Z Ocean hotel so as we were staying at the hotel we decide to try the Cafe. The breakfasts are great and we tried several over the three days, all excellent. Service very good. Great spot just off Ocean Drive. Clery very busy and popular.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 25, 2015
Leigh B
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Swansea, United Kingdom
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  • Families with children
  • Dining on a budget
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Cincinnati
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 NEW

Breakfast food and service the absolute best. So good that we tried them for dinner. Big mistake, the server was the worst. He got our order wrong and all around us were disappointed. Once order corrected the food was good. Guaranteed tip 20% not worth it!

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Swansea, United Kingdom
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59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 NEW

This is part of the Crowne Plaza Z Ocean hotel so as we were staying at the hotel we decide to try the Cafe. The breakfasts are great and we tried several over the three days, all excellent. Service very good. Great spot just off Ocean Drive. Clery very busy and popular.

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Brentwood, Tennessee
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 NEW

My husband & I are staying in South Beach for a convention and have chosen to have breakfast at the Front Porch Cafe 4 of the mornings we are here. The food is tasty and certainly plentiful. Wait staff is attentive. Great place overall.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 NEW

We usually go to the Cafe for breakfast and it is incomparable. Fresh food, well cooked and deliciously presented. We can't wait to be back.

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Waterbury, Connecticut
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255 helpful votes 255 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

We had lunch here while visiting Miami. We were promptly seated and the entire staff was extremely friendly. We were sat outside with a great view and place to people watch. The food was delicious. The chicken hummus platter was delicious - they make a homemade hummus that is fresh and flavorful. Everything was wonderful - great place to stop... More 

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Detroit, Michigan
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48 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

We took the advise of tripadvisor and walked to Front Porch for breakfast. The service was incredible and the food was creative and very good. It was worth the walk.We highly recomend

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La Quinta, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

From the setting and ambiance to our wonderful server (Eugene) and incredible food this dinning experience was the perfect way to spend our farewell night in South Beach. The Front Porch cafe sits at the end of the front Ocean walk. The walk has an energy and life of its own which we enjoyed, but for our final night out... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

My husband and I are vacationing in Miami beach area for the week and were looking for a well rated but reasonably priced restaurant in South Beach area to eat dinner. I came across Front Porch Cafe and saw it was highly recommended. It did not disappoint! From the time we walked in I was impressed! From the atmosphere, to... More 

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

We had very good service. The food was good and the prices reasonable for Miami, that is for sure! Fun to people watch as we ate at an outdoor table.

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Sharpsburg, GA
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64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

Front Porch Cafe was great! We enjoyed eating outside under the umbrellas. The staff was efficient and pleasant. The food was pleasurable, as well!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1458 Ocean Dr, Miami Beach, FL 33139-4162
    (14th)
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Miami Beach
  • Phone Number: 305-531-8300

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15 - 38
  • Cuisine: American, Family Fare

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget

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.
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?