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“Relaxing”
Review of The Back Porch

The Back Porch
Ranked #33 of 310 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: Dinner, Late Night, Breakfast, Lunch, 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 6, 2014 via mobile

Best way to describe it...relaxing! Wife and two kids enjoyed the food and service. Blackened snapper was enjoyable and kids love the frisbee. Would return!!!

Thank Thcalfee
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Reviewed May 5, 2014

I have been coming here since 1984 and it has only gotten better . Food is terrific , try the Grouper sandwich with horse radish or chicken salad with oranges . The view is the best anyplace , right on the Sandy Beach..really !

Thank Randy413
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Reviewed May 5, 2014

This restaurant is directly on the beach. The Sweat Tea was delicious. Our meal was served quickly and our waitress was wonderful. The Orange Dream dessert was incredible and I am craving a piece at this very second. But alas, I am far away in the Northeast! :(

Thank cacobun
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Reviewed May 1, 2014

I went in mid afternoon for a few beers and a light appetizer. The draft beer was served in a plastic disposable cup at $4.50 per 12 oz. but the price dropped to $2.00 after 3pm. The atmosphere was fair and I had a good time chatting with the other folks at the bar. I ordered the smoked tuna dip because the barkeep said it was homemade. By homemade, I assumed they had assembled the dip with fresh or at least semifresh tuna. Not the case, the dip tasted a lot like Chicken of the Sea tuna and resembled a heaping scoop of cat food. It was served on a bed of spring mix with standard saltines for 10 bucks. By the other reviews, I am sure some of their other fare is very tasty...Maybe.

Thank Thekeithman
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Reviewed May 1, 2014

You have to love the casualness of this place. Located right along the beach area, sunbathers often come up to the restaurant for food and drink. Weather permitting, all the windows are open and the sea breezes blow through the dining areas. Never had a bad meal and stop here every time we are in the Destin area. A big selection of seafood items from which to choose and moderately priced. A favorite hangout and a place not to pass up.

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