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“Great ribs” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Porky's Bayside Restaurant

Porky's Bayside Restaurant
1400 Overseas Hwy, Mile Marker 47.5 Bayside, Marathon, FL 33050-2117
+1 305-289-2065
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Ranked #35 of 80 Restaurants in Marathon
Cuisines: American, Seafood, Barbecue, Cuban
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Bar scene
Dining options: Dinner, Dessert, Lunch, Breakfast, Delivery, Late Night, Takeout
Clermont, Florida
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“Great ribs”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

Didn't really expect a bbq place in the Keys, but it was close to the Blue Waters Resort so we tried it. The rack of ribs were great!! Cute place on the water, but not a very open view. Will stop again next trip.

Visited April 2014
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Magdajed, Owner at Porky's Bayside Restaurant, responded to this review, April 26, 2014
Thanks a lot!
We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed our ribs.
Please come back on your next trip down here to try out our fresh seafood or to have more ribs :)

Sincerely,
Porky's Team :)
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Merrimac, Massachusetts
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“Best fresh fish barbecue ever!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

The meal we enjoyed was wonderful ! Fresh grilled catfish, yellow tail snapper and mahi mahi. Sides of fried corn and sautéd veggies. After a day at the beach the atmosphere was perfect. Sign your name to the ceiling before you leave! Loved the entire experience!!!

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Magdajed, Owner at Porky's Bayside Restaurant, responded to this review, April 26, 2014
Thank you very much!

We cannot wait to serve you again at Porky's!

Sincerely,
Porky's Team :)
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Deale, MD
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“Excellent Food, Great People”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

This is our 3rd year doing Spring break in Marathon. We usually stay at Captain Pips and eat at Porky's Bayside on occasion... but this is the first time we have met the new owners Sean and Magda and we found ourselves to be regulars this year.

They are breathing new life into the restaurant and it shows in the food and service...My Wife, son, and I have always enjoyed sitting at the bar and having a few cool beverages and a piece of fried key lime pie, but this year we loved the environment so much that we often had to be kicked out at the end of the night!

Do yourself a favor and stop by Porky' Bayside in Marathon, FL. Try the fish finger appetizer...Its honestly the best triggerfish I have ever eaten!! I couldn't stop ordering it!

Good luck to the new owners. I'm sure the upside is phenomenal with the effort and heart that is going into Porky's. We will definitly be back whether we stay at Pips or not!

  • Visited April 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Magdajed, Owner at Porky's Bayside Restaurant, responded to this review, April 26, 2014
Thank you so much!

It was a pleasure to have you over at Porky's during your stay at Capt. Pips. We miss you Guys and hope to see you back in August!!!

Sincerely,
Magda and Sean :)
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Little Silver, New Jersey, United States
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“Porky's Bayside a real keys restaurant”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

This is our 4th time at this place , it never let's us down. Now serving breakfast and a great breakfast it was. We had dinner twice and breakfast twice. The BBQ is the best in the keys...The servers are all very nice and never rushed us. The new owners have been making improvements and said there are more to come. Looking forward to returning in June...is now our favorite spot. I always say you know it's good if the locals go there...

  • Visited April 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Magdajed, Owner at Porky's Bayside Restaurant, responded to this review, April 20, 2014
Thank you!

We cannot wait to have you over again :)

Sincerely,
Porky's Team
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Melbourne, Florida
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“Lunch @ Porky's”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

Our first visit to Marathon and we were intrigued by the looks of Porky's and BBQ sounded good for lunch. Not disappointed. This is a "down home" looking place situated right on the water...nothing fancy if that's what you're looking for, but great service and reasonably priced entrees and cold beer. The BBQ pulled pork sandwich (huge), slaw and fries platter was fabulous - love good BBQ and this was GOOD. Wife had Trigger fish and said it was best fish she'd had in long time. Two happy stomachs say a lot for a restaurant/bar. Looked like they have a decent happy hour and some pretty nice daily specials...might go back for the Thurs all you can eat fish special before we leave and listen to some local music. They have a resident local painter who hangs some stuff inside if that interests you...we went for food and view, and were not disappointed. Definitely worth a stop....

  • Visited April 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Magdajed, Owner at Porky's Bayside Restaurant, responded to this review, April 20, 2014
Great!!! Thank you for sharing your opinion on Trip Advisor!
We cannot wait to have you over on Thursday for All - You - Can - Eat - Fish!

Sincerely,
Porky's Team :)
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