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Front Porch Cafe

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1458 Ocean Dr, Miami Beach, FL 33139-4162 (14th)
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
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South Jersey
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This restaurant is on 14th and Ocean Drive at the northern edge of south beach bar area . Great stop for breakfast. Healthy and some not so healthy options. I had the French toast. Good coffee as well. Eat breakfast outdoors and watch the world go by.

Thank ScotVHS
Jackson, Ohio
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67 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Had a wonderful breakfast served by very friendly staff. Walking distance from the Loews Hotel. Outside seating available. Very clean dining area!

Thank 2movinon
Phoenix, Arizona
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88 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We went here for Sunday brunch and it was packed! They had great bloody Mary's and that was the end of it. I had the crab cake eggs benny and the eggs were undercooked and full of water when you cut them open, which then soaked my crab cakes... It takes ALOT for me to send things back and I... More 

Thank Heather H
Miami, Florida
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Love this place for breakfast. It gets busy on the weekends but we'll worth the wait. Food, service and atmosphere are great, and it is reasonably priced unlike most Ocean Dr restaurants. Lunch and dinner menu looks good but i haven't tried. Definitely recommend a visit.

Thank Kevin J
Jackson, Mississippi
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Located on the ground level of the Z Ocean, Front Porch Cafe provided the best breakfast and brunch options on Ocean Drive. The wait time is reasonable, however, you can allows make reservations for large parties. The menu is not the most extensive I've seen, but the Benedict with crab is amazing! My fiancé enjoyed the french toast (no pancake... More 

Thank Stormy A
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44 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Our first stop at Miami after 7hrs of flight journey. Pretty much cool and calm place. Fits within your budget.

Thank sabineshk
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Whole wheat pancakes and crab cake Benny so good. Our waitress was honest and very sweet. The entire menu looked incredible so definitely returning for breakfast or lunch.

Thank Lauren M
Brielle, New Jersey
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48 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We have eaten here twice, once for lunch and once for dinner. The first time the lunch was excellent. The second time a few months later, for dinner, the food was well below average. The fish was extremely salty and tasted very old or frozen. The owner was very accommodating and tried to make it right which I really appreciate.... More 

Thank kmts5
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We only ate here for breakfast, but the food was great. I loved their Cajun scrambled eggs and freshly squeezed orange juice.

Thank Carolyn M
London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

First breakfast in the USA and fantastic range of fresh food and great service. Definitely a top choice for breakfast and the menus for lunch and dinner looked great as well. We ate on the terrace under the fans which was just right and really cool.

Thank Rsdecani

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$15 - $38
American, Cafe, Gluten Free
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Dining on a budget, Scenic view, Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children
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: 13055318300
We are currently updating our dinner menu. Please check our website for the latest dinner updates. The story of Ocean Drive is everchanging, but our neighborhood spot has remained the same for more than 20 years as a laid back classic & memorable Home- cooked experience.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?