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Front Porch Cafe

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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: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch, Delivery, Reservations, Takeout
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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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
A delicious breakfast.

Most of the restaurants along Ocean Drive are mediocre at best and overpriced. The Front Porch Cafe is an exception. Get here early is the rule - especially if you want breakfast. That in itself speaks volumes. If you're looking for breakfast along Ocean Drive you'll see restaurant after empty... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
Delatorrellc
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Miami, Florida
Good for:
  • Dining on a budget
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Miami, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Most of the restaurants along Ocean Drive are mediocre at best and overpriced. The Front Porch Cafe is an exception. Get here early is the rule - especially if you want breakfast. That in itself speaks volumes. If you're looking for breakfast along Ocean Drive you'll see restaurant after empty restaurant. Not the Front Porch Cafe. This place is packed... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Very popular place for breakfast. Good portions and the wait was about 20 minutes. Food took about 20 minutes to come out. It was good. No complaints.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Visited here this morning for breakfast and we were extremely disappointed. We got a nice table indoors having waited for just a little while so all seemed great! The server took our order after a few minutes. The range of items on the menu was fantastic. I chose the scramble and my fiancé chose the full breakfast. It soon went... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

Looks like an average breakfast place but french toast and house style scrambled eggs were exceptional. Come here for the food. Prices are reasonable given quality (but not cheap). Service friendly too.

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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

We arrived our first day at south beach and because our hotel room was not ready at Zocean hotel we decided to lunch. Ouch was very good but the only thing is they do not allow separate bills. Two days later we decided to have happy hour but in order to order food each person at the table had to... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

loved this place!! it's right on ocean drive and the locals and tourists appear to eat here. we came for breakfast and we were not disappointed. french toast was really good as well as breakfast potatoes. the breakfast burritos were a little skimpy, but the food and service were on point!

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015 NEW

OMG, a trip to Miami is never complete without a trip or TWO to Front Porch Cafe! The service in just OK, but the food is awesome! I'm usually a pretty basic breakfast plate person, but the while dining at the bar on my first visit to FP of this vacay, the guy next to me ordered the breakfast tacos... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015 NEW

Me and my girlfriend went to Miami for the first time and fell in love with this place. The food is amazing. They give you the option of having fresh fruit as a side. This is very refreshing after walking in the Miami heat. The service was incredible. My drink never fell below half full. We ate here 3 out... More 

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Houston, Texas, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015 NEW

Found this place on my way to enjoy the beach. Dinner menu is awesome. The fish tacos were amazing and are highly recommended. Sit on the porch and people watch while you eat.

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Miami Beach, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

We live in Miami Beach and, like many others, very much enjoy eating breakfast/brunch at Front Porch. This past weekend we dined there in the evening and left with a very different experience. First, our server acted like he had better things to do than to provide friendly, warm service despite the restaurant being half empty! Second, we found the... 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
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
Average Prices: USD 15 - 38
Cuisine: American

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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
  • Price Range: $ $ $
  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Good for: 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 allow dogs on the outdoor patio?