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Back Porch Bar

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132 W Cotter Ave, Port Aransas, TX 78373-4030
361-749-2800
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Dining options: Drinks, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • 8
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  • 2
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
FUN AT THE PORCH

We always have a good time in Port Aransas. Back Porch is such a relaxing place to hang out with friends.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
chattycathyf
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Corpus Christi, Texas
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Corpus Christi, Texas
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We always have a good time in Port Aransas. Back Porch is such a relaxing place to hang out with friends.

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Thank chattycathyf
San Antonio, Texas
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95 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2015

Fun place and a local favorite. Live music, full bar, near restaurants. Friendly wait staff and some really good music gigs.

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Thank Hope C
Rockport, Texas
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

Great local bar with great food and evening music. Best on water view in Port A. I usually stop by after fishing and talk with the locals and the vacation crowd.

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Thank bill z
Blanco, Texas
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63 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2015 via mobile

Stopped by one afternoon for a beer. Really great location and definitely a locals place, which we enjoy. Friendly bar service, wonderful place to watch the boats going in and out!! Will make that a must next time in Port A!!

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Thank Foodie53_11
Port Aransas, Texas
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2015

It was nice to find a casual outdoor venue in Port A. The service was okay but the music that they have is generally on the better side. Unfortunately, sometimes they are a little too proud of their bands, I think a $20 cover in Port A is a little too high. Overall a nice place for Friday or Saturday... More 

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Thank mskraken
San Antonio, Texas
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015

By far the best bar in Port-A! Ms. Patty will make excellent food and you are right on the water. Laid back and casual. Brought a red snapper that was caught and had Ms. Patty cook it up fresh...best fish I have ever had!

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Thank Brittany B
Fort Worth, Texas
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42 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015

A must for our annual trip to Port A - the circular bar with great view of the fisherman bringing in their catch and the sail boats clinking. Always a different doggie at the bar that hangs out with one of the locals. Live Music at night.

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Thank Suzan J
Bandera, Texas
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62 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2015

Great outdoor bar. We just relaxed and enjoyed the music and great scenery. Prices are decent on drinks too.

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Thank Denise G
Arlington, Texas
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24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2015

Your paying for the location. The non specials are pricy but they have live music and nightly fun. Wacky we'd is the night to go its $2 wells

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Thank dunlee
Dallas, Texas
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 via mobile

Best place for live music in Port A! The staff is very welcoming and attentive - no matter how crowded it gets! A perfect place on the waterfront to enjoy any time of day!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 132 W Cotter Ave, Port Aransas, TX 78373-4030
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Port Aransas
  • Phone Number: 361-749-2800

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
  • Cuisine: American, Bar, Pub

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?