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“Great lunch with a view”
Review of The Back Porch

The Back Porch
Ranked #21 of 311 Restaurants in Destin
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $10 - $30
Cuisines: Seafood
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Large groups
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, 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 January 23, 2014

Meet friends here for lunch. They had been here before, but we had never been to the Back Porch. Beautiful setting on the beach. Good service. Delicious food. Several lunch specials. Had tuna dip as an appetizer, the fried shrimp special was wonderful; hubby would go back for the flounder and red bean special. Would go back here if we were in the area.

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Reviewed January 22, 2014

Cold Beer, Great View, Cold Beer, Good Food, Cold Beer, Good Service, Cold Beer...Make sure to get a bowl of the gumbo...and chase it down with...of coarse...a Cold Beer.

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Reviewed January 22, 2014

This was just a few steps from our hotel and sits directly on the beach and is a beautiful setting. We only had oysters and beer in the afternoon, but service was good and oysters were delicious. Did not eat a regular meal there, but they have been in business for 40 years, so must be consistent.

Thank Arkies10
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Reviewed January 19, 2014

I took a friend for a goodbye lunch and we had great food and service. The shrimp lunch is huge and amazing as was the grilled salmon salad. Adrian our bartender (we like to sit at the bar) was fun, humorous, and added to our luncheon. We stayed until almost happy hour time, which is a great deal. We had one disappointing visit early in 2013. But, that individual doesn't work there anymore. The food, the view and the employees make this place awesome!

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Thank Cheryl N
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Reviewed January 18, 2014

The bronzed Grouper was an amazing piece of fish probably one of the best I've had. The view is to die for and great Bloody Mary's! It is a must visit when visiting Destin! The only thing keeping this from a five was the frozen veggies.

Thank Stephanie K
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