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Front Porch On Center Ave

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108 Center Ave, Dickson, TN 37055
(615) 441-0006
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Dining options: Lunch

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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Very nice place to eat

My husband and I ate there. He had an awesome hamburger. I had a good salad, however they ran out of the vegetable soup I ordered. Interesting how they converted this small home into a restaurant. Waitress was very friendly. Note they are only open for lunch.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 22, 2015
Francis119
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Iowa City, Iowa
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Franklin, Tennessee
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

The Front Porch is the kind of eatery one dreams of finding in every small town in the USA. Far too many have been forced to close their doors. It is welcoming with a friendly, efficient staff. The food is southern fresh. On our last visit we had the soup & quiche, but it is the pie that keeps us... More 

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Iowa City, Iowa
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

My husband and I ate there. He had an awesome hamburger. I had a good salad, however they ran out of the vegetable soup I ordered. Interesting how they converted this small home into a restaurant. Waitress was very friendly. Note they are only open for lunch.

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Paris, Tennessee
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

Charming atmosphere in an old house. This time we sat on the front porch (it's enclosed) and it was quite comfortable even though it was cold outside. Lunch was good as always. Smart to go with the daily specials which were hot and more appealing on a cold day. The salads are great in the summer. Service is good and... More 

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White Bluff, Tennessee
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19 reviews 19 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

Like grandmas house! we loved our visit, and will return.Just wish they had longer hours. The workers were friendly and atmosphere was awesome.

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Dover
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81 reviews 81 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2013

I was pleasantly surprised to discover the availabilty of good healthy food at this restaurant. They offer a vegetable plate with a choice of four vegetables which I gather changes from day to day. I enjoyed all the vegetables even though a couple of them were cooked southern style but they were not greasy! The salad contained a variety of... More 

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Nashville, Tennessee
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39 reviews 39 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013

Nice resturant placed in an older home in Dickson's Downtown area. They have very good daily cooked food. There is always a daily special or you can order off of a menu. It can get a little crowded, but it is worth the trip. Everytime we have food catered to the office, we are delighted when we find out they... More 

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Dickson, Tennessee
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30 reviews 30 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2012

Visited on Sunday. A more limited menu but everything was good. Our party sampled everything on this menu. Quaint atmosphere.

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Kingston Springs, Tennessee
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748 reviews 748 reviews
744 restaurant reviews
237 helpful votes 237 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2012

Ensconced in a former residence, this a lovely, tea room like, cafe. Very tastefully decorated, it is a perfect spot to enjoy a civilized lunch. There is a very good menu, but the treasure lies on the special board which changes daily. Service is very good. Prices are reasonable.

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NashVille
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2012

This restaurant does not handle large groups well. We had a group of 18 the restaurant starting to run out of food and started to make the portions much small than the first plates that come out.

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Dickson, Tennessee
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153 reviews 153 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
100 helpful votes 100 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2012

Valentine's special was a bit pricey for $94/ daily lunches and Friday evening meals pretty good and a lot less expensive. Restored home done in good taste.

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  • Address: 108 Center Ave, Dickson, TN 37055
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Dickson
  • Phone Number: (615) 441-0006

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