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“overpriced, but good”
Review of The Back Porch

The Back Porch
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$10 - US$30
Cuisines: Seafood
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Good for: Groups, Child-friendly
Dining options: Breakfast, After-hours, Dinner, Lunch
Description: The Back Porch Seafood and Oyster House has been serving Gulf seafood, raw oysters and ice cold beer since 1974. We were the first to serve chargrilled Amberjack along the Gulf Coast. Stop by The Back Porch for a great meal, fantastic Gulf views and an unpretentious atmosphere that will take you back in time. We hope to see you soon!
Reviewed 25 June 2018

Expect sticker shock on the meals....why is a fish plate combo $30, a shrimp dinner $25, casue they can get away with it? The food was good, as you would expect at any good seafood restaurant...and the service was excellent and friendly and has a good atmosphere. We got there at 9:30 on a Friday and still had to wait

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Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

Great crab claws. Friendly waitress, we enjoyed the out side beach front. Drinks were great also. Nice atmosphere. We left full

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Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

We came in after a helicopter ride and some shopping. There was a lunch special that most in the group ordered. The price wasn’t bad on it. The drinks were a little overpriced, but good. The server took a minute to get to us, but once there he was very attentive. We would go back

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Reviewed 22 June 2018

My mother and I went for a late lunch/early evening dinner after a day of shopping. We knew we were in a tourist trap but upward near $30 for fried food is ridiculous, fresh or not. The restaurant was clean, the bathrooms were not. The floors were soaked (looked like a toilet or all toilets were leaking). we were assured that the AC was out (Mid summer?? WHY) and bathroom were "sweating". regardless they need a bathroom attendant, only ONE stall had toilet paper. there was water all over the sink, and paper towels stuck everywhere. Looked like a half--- job of cleaning after the rush of lunch.
moving on to our meal-- it was tasty, we had everything we needed and our server (Edgar) was very attentive. So was I. I noticed while he was actually doing his job behind the bar and in his section there was a gang of servers congregating around the kitchen doors. someone could have easily relieved him or CLEANED the bathrooms. No one was doing their job! The manager was nice, checked on us and our food

needless to say, I would order togo next time. the bathroom and a cluster of individuals not working was not a welcoming sign to be around. you feel like youre either being talked about, not important to your server, or they just do not care.

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Thank EmSH2012
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Reviewed 19 June 2018

This restaurant has good food, but they do not have a lunch menu. So, our lunch was about 30.00 each. That was for a normal plate of grilled shrimp, nothing fancy. We were surprised that no lunch menu was offered.

Thank Smp1981
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