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Front Porch Cafe

1458 Ocean Dr, Miami Beach, FL 33139-4162
+1 305-531-8300
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good31%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (241 reviews)
“french toast” (265 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1458 Ocean Dr, Miami Beach, FL 33139-4162
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We ate lunch here when we arrived in Miami. The service wasn't great. Initially we were seated where there appeared to be water leaking on us from the ceiling. We asked to be moved and they promptly accepted our request. After that though I rarely...More

Thank Tashae L
Reviewed 5 days ago

We ate at the bar for some lunch and we were greeted with a treat to learn all about what is offered in the bar menu. The bloody mary was amazing. We had the Green Eggs, yes, green eggs for brunch as well as a...More

Thank Liz B
Reviewed 6 days ago

so happy this restaurant was part of our hotel, lucky! We wandered down one evening for happy hour and stayed for a dinner of appetisers. Blackened shrimp taco was a highlight, stuffed dates wrapped in bacon was delicious. Next day was breakfast, we both had...More

Thank Buffyvsamanda
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Super location. Really good service. Great food. Reasonably priced. Nice to start your day in SOBE with a great breakfast and a mimosa. I tried several of the omelettes- all excellent. The pancakes were really good. The French toast is DIVINE!! You can sit outside...More

Thank J S
Reviewed 6 days ago

Although I live in Miami, this is one of the best places I have found to take out of Town friends. Simply the best people and beach watching scene. Mostly, we go there for their French toast.. The best. Eggs and omelettes are delicious. Service...More

Thank marshakrady
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The location is conveniently across the street from Miami's South Beach. After breakfast you can enjoy a lovely stroll on the boardwalk or on the beach. The Front Porch is a great place to enjoy Bloody Mary's or Mamosa's and people watch while eating a...More

Thank blinschoten
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is so cute! They serve breakfast all day. The service is good. We also had dinner here and it was great and affordable. The best breakfast item was their smoked salmon benedict!!

Thank Tiia M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The breakfast was amazing!! The French toast is a must but everything is delicious. Service was also good and our server Erik was the best!! We were celebrating a birthday and he was so attentive and funny. You can't go wrong - French toast, omelette,...More

Thank Tonyaj
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was in Miami for a couple of days and was told to try this place. Had the California Omlette (egg whites). The dish was ok. Thought they stuffed too much avocado into it. The bread, a fence whole wheat, was barely toasted but sufficed. I...More

Thank jssuarez
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We ate lunch/breakfast there. The service was excellent and the food was the most delicious lunch we have been served while visiting Miami. I recommend this place to everyone! :-)

Thank LundLisbe
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Angie W
Is this a teen/kid friendly restaurant?
June 13, 2016|
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Response from baddogBoston_MA | Reviewed this property |
Yeah. The porch is casual and staff accommodate kids.
Danielle D
Are they accommodating with gluten free?
April 19, 2016|
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Response from Peter S | Reviewed this property |
Yes definitely
Alex T
is it close to nautilus hotel?
April 4, 2016|
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Response from KempoQueen | Reviewed this property |
I dont know. It is in the south beach area on the strip
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$15 - $38
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1458 Ocean Dr, Miami Beach, FL 33139-4162
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Miami Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 305-531-8300
  • E-mail
The story of Ocean Drive is ever changing, but our neighborhood spot has remained the same for more than 25 years as a laid back classic & memorable Home- cooked experience.