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“Can't beat the location”
Review of The Back Porch

The Back Porch
Ranked #22 of 311 Restaurants in Destin
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $10 - $30
Cuisines: Seafood
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Good for: Local cuisine, Large groups, Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations, Takeout
Description: The Back Porch Seafood & Oyster House has been a local favorite in Destin since 1974 serving the finest smoked tuna dip, ice-cold oysters and our famous char-grilled Amberjack. Happy Hour 3-5PM daily.
Reviewed May 5, 2013 via mobile

Went with a very large party, so most of my evaluation revolves around their ability to handle that situation.

Location on the beach is wonderful on a sunny evening. Outdoor bar included and steps that spill on to the sand.
Casual, as anticipated , and all ages seen.

Spinach and crab dip better than average. Kids seemed to enjoy crab claws.

Server was patient with big groups of orders.

Entree of crab and shrimp linguine was tasty.

Prices were a little steep but not exorbitantly so.

All in all, a nice place for a beachside supper.


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Thank borog
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Reviewed May 3, 2013 via mobile

Have eaten here a couple of times. The location is great. The food is basically fried greasy seafood. Service was bad both times. I would skip this place.

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Thank Risa F
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Reviewed May 1, 2013 via mobile

We really enjoyed our dinner at this restaurant-- the view of the ocean and rustic lighting gave it a great ambiance. I had the peel and eat shrimp and the stuffed flounder. It was all very fresh and tasty. The service was a little slow.

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Thank Judy R
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Reviewed April 30, 2013

Eating great seafood, enjoying a beer with friends and on the beach watching the surf roll in - it doesn't get any better than this

Thank Robert P
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Reviewed April 28, 2013

Stop here to met up with family before heading home.Right on the beach so view was great,all we had was the Florida Cake ( a special orange cake ) it was very good .Next time hope to get some other dining done ,,look like would be a great place.

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Thank d f
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