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Back Porch Bar

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132 W Cotter Ave, Port Aransas, TX 78373-4030
+1 361-749-2800
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good30%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible6%
Travelers talk about
“nachos” (4 reviews)
“seafood” (2 reviews)
“harbor grill” (5 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
132 W Cotter Ave, Port Aransas, TX 78373-4030
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Called ahead and lady said band starts at 9. Cool, No problem We were going to eat and drink anyway, so an hour was no problem to kill. Well we arrived at door and the lady was really rude and said It's 20 bucks to...More

Thank addison1970
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We met some friends who were also in town on vacation on a Sunday night.Laid back bar with cold beverages where you can watch the boats come in. Relaxing, no pressure place. They closed at 11pm onSunday so keep that in mind. If you want...More

Thank rawilke
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stumbled across this bar while searching for a bite to eat,.. we loved it, very friendly staff and live bands on certain days! Will come back here when we go visit Port A again!

Thank jessica d
Reviewed July 1, 2017

Fast service, cold beer, good cocktails, and fun people. More of a local crowd with a charter boat and private yacht marina adjacent so there is always a lot going on. Adjacent the Harbor Grill so food is available.

Thank Delashmutt
Reviewed June 26, 2017

Great place to have a beer while listening to some good live music. Grab a burger and fries from next door, you won't be disappointed!

Thank GunnerMorris
Reviewed June 7, 2017 via mobile

The Back Porch Bar is one of the coolest hangouts in Port Aransas. It is on the ship channel side and definitely where the locals like to enjoy some live music.

Thank Christie I
Reviewed May 30, 2017

like many of the reviews here... i echo them... We saw a live band...had a few drinks and enjoyed some great nachos from the lil walk up window next door.... all in all... a great night...

Thank Chris D
Reviewed May 6, 2017 via mobile

Always enjoyable music. Sometimes getting waited on for a drink is a task. The kitchen next door has great food & stays open thru most of the evening

1  Thank skgcdl
Reviewed May 2, 2017

Had a really good 8? piece band playing last Sat. Lot's of great songs but not much room for dancing. Really good seafood from place next door.

1  Thank David M
Reviewed April 19, 2017

Great view and great atmosphere. Had a great time dining along the water and the staff is great. Will go again for sure.

Thank Traci L
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Always Thursday thru Saturday. Sometimes I have seen Wednesday entertainment posted to their website pabackporchbar
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$5 - $10
American, Bar, Pub
Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Scenic view, Bar scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 132 W Cotter Ave, Port Aransas, TX 78373-4030
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Port Aransas
  • Phone Number: +1 361-749-2800
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