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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: Dessert, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Delivery, Late Night, 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
Amazing

They have amazing food for breakfast and dinner. We had both. I ate here 2 years ago when visiting Miami and it is just as good as I remembered it to be. That's why I came back. Good decision because the food and service was top notch. I would highly recommend this for breakfast. Brenda

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 3, 2015
Brenniew
via mobile
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Dining on a budget
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW via mobile

They have amazing food for breakfast and dinner. We had both. I ate here 2 years ago when visiting Miami and it is just as good as I remembered it to be. That's why I came back. Good decision because the food and service was top notch. I would highly recommend this for breakfast. Brenda

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

We went for brunch on a Saturday and were seated immediately despite being a large group and not having reservations. Steve the waiter was great! Food was amazing! Atmosphere is beautiful!

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Seattle, Washington
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Amazing food & service - a must in South Beach! Been coming to The Front Porch Café on Ocean Drive for over 20 years plus - right on Ocean Drive!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Came here with family for Father's Day brunch so we expected a long wait. Hostess was very helpful during our surprisingly short wait for an outdoor table. Our waitress was friendly and attentive with spot on breakfast suggestions. Family loved it would come back again and again.

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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

My wife and I spent a long weekend on Miami Beach at the ZOcean hotel, adjacent to the hotel is the Front Porch Restaurant, we went their for breakfast everyday. The food was excellent with a great variety, and our experience was ever better when service was provided by Eric. He was knowledgeable, patient, and was extremely kind and patient.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

We stopped in Front Porch after walking on Ocean Drive for lunch. The wait was about 30 minutes but it was worth it! We had two breakfast dishes (eggs Benedict and the migas) and two lunch dishes (mahi-mahi sandwich and the burger). All the food was great but the corn and shrimp fritters we got to start were outstanding! Great... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Perhaps a little pricey and the food was descent. The hostess seemed a little busy for us, but our server, Mickey, was great. I would go again but wouldn't be my first choice.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

My fourth time at the Front Porch Cafe and the food is still very good and the service great. It has good mix between tourists and locals creating a nice atmosphere.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

The food is very good. Very fresh fruit, salsa, avocado. Prices very reasonable for South Beach. ELIZABETH was an excellent server! Highly recommend!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

So I had heard great things about this restaurant and I decided to check it out. I ordered the French toast as it was a recommendation from a friend. It wasn't amazing. It was just average to me. I ordered cafe con leche and they don't serve a TRUE cafe con leche which was odd because it's MIAMI. The service... 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, Family Fare

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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, 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?