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Front Porch Cafe

1458 Ocean Dr, Miami Beach, FL 33139-4162
305-531-8300
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Ranked #31 of 832 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, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: 14th
Description: 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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washington dc
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34 reviews 34 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

The Front Porch Café was close to our hotel, we enjoyed breakfast here for two days. What was really good were the Bloody Mary's, I mean you could taste the alcohol! After the Bloody Mary's, I really cannot remember what I ordered but my friend had the French toast but said the bread was too thick for her liking, but... More

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Montreal, Canada
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

It is simple: you are in Miami Beach or Sobe? you got to go eat breakfast at the Front Porch Cafe. The French toasts are amazing! The service is good and Friendly. The pancakes are very good but heavy if you plan to go to the beach after! I would recommend to take only the half order and that a... More

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Landgraaf, The Netherlands
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

You have to have your breakfast here!!! Great quality, great staff! Fair in price!! We would definitely visit the front porch again, if we stayed in miami!

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Banbury, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Great breakfast, good service and lovely relaxed atmosphere. Would recommend to anyone who was visiting the area

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Turin, Italy
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Great food. Nothing special, but reliable. Simple and the kids enjoyed it a lot. A perfect spot to go before or after your beachtrip.

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jorcp
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

The first thing they told us when we sat down was that the food might take a while, which was expected on 4th of July weekend. Nonetheless, the food was great, the service was wonderful, and there really were no issues to report about Front Porch Cafe. Elizabeth was our server and she was very helpful and attentive to meet... More

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Dubuque, Iowa
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187 reviews 187 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
295 helpful votes 295 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

We were enjoying the happy hour drink special at Breezeway Bar at the Z Ocean Hotel when the bartender there told us about the appetizer specials from here. They were delicious and very reasonably priced. We would definitely recommend happy hour here. The next time we come to South Beach, we plan on checking out a few more meals here... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

DRINKS were great, the food was really good, the service was great!! Elizabeth was our waitress, she was friendly, happy and always made sure our drinks were full!! :)) thank you for the great service elizabeth!!!! everyone had something different on the menu from sandwiches, pancakes, granola with yogurt. omelettes, french toast, EVERYTHING WAS GREAT!! mimosas were great too!

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Top Contributor
118 reviews 118 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

We enjoy this place so much we visit it each time we are in Sobe for at least one meal. Their healthy smoothies are excellent, they have a protein shake and a green shake both under $7.00 each. Pancakes are delicious and enough to spilt. Bagel and lox always have alot of lox. The service is best in Sobe, they... More

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24 reviews 24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Food was okay,overall I'm just glad it's not on the strip.The atmosphere is really good and I love the outside view.The banana pancakes were amazing and the food was plentiful.

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