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All 73 Port Aransas Restaurants

Back Porch Bar

132 W Cotter Ave, Port Aransas, TX 78373-4030
361-749-2800
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Ranked #23 of 73 Restaurants in Port Aransas
Price range: $5 - $10
Cuisines: American, Bar
Good for: Bar scene
Dining options: Late Night
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Good for: Bar scene
Dining options: Late Night
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English first
League City, Texas
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Kimberley was fabulous the entire weekend! We visited her often and she always had a smile and our drinks waiting! Thank you for making the trip so fun!

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Texas
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30 reviews 30 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Really neat venue, the Texas Country nearly put us to sleep. Our waitress was too busy , rude, grumpy, drinks were weak, too expensive, really slow service, I say skip this place

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Austin, Texas
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

What more could you want? On the water, great drink prices, fun wait staff and door crew. The band was amazing and the crowd was equally into having a good time. My mom, granny and I thoroughly enjoyed ourselves!

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

Great band and cool venue, one of the hot spots on the island. Near several other good local eateries and this is a place people would congregate to after dinner!

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Austin, TX / Las Vegas, NV
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31 reviews 31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

We found this place while looking for something other than the usual norm that we always go to. I'm glad we did! It was the mid-afternoon and the weather was beautiful. We walked in and were greeted immediately by the only employee working/bartender. The place only had about 6 customers at the time, so it was pretty slow, but probably... More

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Refugio, Texas
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

Year in and Year out The Back Porch is the Bar you want to be at. It is located on the water front over looking all the action of the boats. It also has the Best live music on the Island. Their is not another Bar on the Island that can compete . It is the place to be.

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Midland, Texas
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100 reviews 100 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2013

We went the day before the Back Porch closed for the season (one day shy of Turkey Bowling...gaaaaahhh!). It was also the weekend after Thanksgiving, which happened to be right after the first nasty cold front of the year, so it was a little chilly. However, we camped out under one of the propane heaters and just sipped our beers.... More

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Port Aransas, Texas
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013

This is not a restaurant, but a bar that has great music. You can purchase good food next door, about 50 steps away. The music venue changes, but my husband and I have never been disappointed. Check the website for upcoming music. The atmosphere is awesome and you are right on the marina side.

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Kemah, Texas
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224 reviews 224 reviews
163 restaurant reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013

We went to Port A a coupla weeks ago and dropped in for a few sun-downers ... we really enjoyed the music, but the staff was a little slow ... they need to add a coupla of more servers for better table service ... we moved to the bar and the service didn't improve ... I've been to the Back... More

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Yukon, OK
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64 reviews 64 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2013

You can't eat at the Back Porch but the Harbor Grill is next door and is great. The Back Porch is right on the water, cold beer, great service, and a great place to meet friends. We have made alot of new friends at the Back Porch. They have live music all the time with very talented artists. The down... More

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Additional Information about Back Porch Bar

Address: 132 W Cotter Ave, Port Aransas, TX 78373-4030
Phone Number: 361-749-2800
Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Port Aransas
Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
Cuisine: American, Bar

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