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The Front Porch Restaurant & Pie Shop

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12039 N Florida Ave, Dunnellon, FL 34434-2211
352-489-4708
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Zephyrhills
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

If you like home cooking and a full plate this is the place to go. Try the Taco salads it is great. It really doesn't matter what you order you won't go away hungry.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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31 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This place has become a regular visit for me when I visit my Dad in Florida. The service is fast and friendly and the food is terrific. I very much like the fresh made sides every day... I had the lima beans and was very pleased. Indeed, I could have made a meal out of that alone! Of course, their... More 

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Lady Lake, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice relaxed place. Pies and cakes are superb. Food very very good. Staff fast and friendly. At the south end of town. Unassuming delightful restaurant.

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Glenwood, Arkansas
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Instead of birthday cake I wanted a Coconut Meringue Pie from The Front Porch Pie Shop. It was my favorite birthday gift!!! The meringue was beautiful and the largest I have ever seen. Boy! Was it delicious! Same thing next birthday!! Makes getting older worth it!!!

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Thank 58cherie
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29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped and had dinner and it was fabulous! I can highly recommend the soup, fried chicken, and pot roast. My son said, "Sorry, Mom, but this is the BEST pot roast I have ever had." We tried three types of pies and our favorite was the lemon meringue. Definitely worth stopping by! :)

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Dunnellon, Florida
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4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've never ordered anything that wasn't good. My favorite is the Bodacious salad. It is huge though. Be prepared to share or take home unless you are a big eater. The pies are amazing and the service is great! Prices are very affordable.

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Thank Take-kids-and-go
Jacksonville, Florida
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43 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We always stop here when we are in the area. Food is very good and pies are homemade. Service is good and meals are very affordable. Usually full of local folks so that tells you they get repeat business. Never been disappointed eating here.

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Central Florida, Florida
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42 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife, mother and I had the great pleasure of eating at the Front Porch today. It was a perfect dinning experience at every level. This is one of the best places to eat in Dunnellon. They are well known for the best home made pies in Florida. You can buy a whole pie to take home with you and... More 

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Brunswick, Georgia
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Service was awesome! Our waitress was very pleasant, helpful, & patient (we had 5 children). Food was good (I got the roast beef). Small family style restaurant. Food portions were plentiful. I would recommend this place to others.

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Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My title is only that because we did not eat anything other than breakfast there however the menu looked awesome. Best biscuits and gravy I have ever had and typically that's all I eat. My husband had the corn beef hash (ask for it crispy). The service was spot on. We had a table of eleven people and everyone loved... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Dining on a budget, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12039 N Florida Ave, Dunnellon, FL 34434-2211
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Dunnellon
  • Phone Number: 352-489-4708
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?