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“Fantastic View”
Review of The Back Porch

The Back Porch
Ranked #23 of 313 Restaurants in Destin
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $10 - $30
Cuisines: Seafood
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Good for: Large groups, Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, 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 July 26, 2014

The restaurant overlooks Destin's public beach, so there was a lot to observe while we waited on our food. I do not eat seafood and the menu was somewhat limited as were my options. I ordered a chicken sandwich, which was nothing special. My husband and son ordered seafood; they both said their meals were fresh and tasty. The service was a little slow, but the view was beautiful so it was not really a problem. I would definitely recommend this restaurant.

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Reviewed July 26, 2014 via mobile

Went here for a date night. We went early so no wait. Requested close to beach. The view was great. Service was good. We had the grilled/blackened fish and a broiled seafood plate. Both were higher priced items but both lived up. Food was very good and the evening was great. We enjoyed it very much. Wait was very long as we walked out. Go early!!!!

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Reviewed July 26, 2014

Love the deck seating looking onto the water. Have eaten here several times and is always good.Good salads and fish.

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Reviewed July 25, 2014

We loved the Back Porch!! We were able to get a table on the outside covered porch. The food was excellent, with very big portions. We highly recommend this restaurant!

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Reviewed July 23, 2014 via mobile

We had a group of 7 and got there at 5:00 and were seated right away. Melissa was our server and was very good and nice. We had a coupon which we got from the visitor center for free tuna dip appetizer. It was really good. We received our food really fast. I would definitely be back again.

1  Thank Maggie54885
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