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Back Porch Cafe

59 Rehoboth Ave, Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971-2119
+1 302-227-3674
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good18%
  • Average5%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (19 reviews)
“rabbit” (18 reviews)
“crab ravioli” (5 reviews)
Open Now
18:00 - 22:00All hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
59 Rehoboth Ave, Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971-2119
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This is one of the 5-6 really great restaurants in downtown Rehoboth Beach. Wonderful food and drinks. Great atmosphere. Impeccable service!

Thank Joeignatowski
Reviewed 4 days ago

Overall you will not be disappointed with the quality of food and excellent service. Go on one of their Pre-fix nights for the best value. Portions are not huge but extremely well prepared. They do get very busy in summer months so be sure to...More

Thank MikeJames969
Reviewed 1 week ago

Have eaten here several times. Excellent food and service. Always filled with people enjoying their food.

Thank bettyewing76
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Let me say that I usually review if something is amazing or terrible, and don't really spend time in between, but we had planned on visiting here since our trip last year. My partner loved his food.. Scallops and squid ink linguine.. The ale was...More

Thank Marci R
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Back Porch is a GREAT restaurant! I've returned year after year for amazing meals prepared by an incredibly creative chef. Interesting but incredible variations on familiar themes. The food is amazing. We've only ever sat at the bar...talking to the owners and bartender and...More

Thank DMaxG
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went there for lunch today. Very rude attitude, like they were doing us a favor by allowing us to eat there. My wife asked to have one ingredient deleted from her dish because she is allergic. The waitress replied "no substitutions" We've seen this...More

Thank david h
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a wonderful dinner, outside, under an almost-full moon and relaxed live jazz. The Peppercured Loin of Tuna remains a great dish, and on this visit I had it as a main course rather than an appetizer. The Maine Lobster salad was a great...More

1  Thank 1KRP
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had both good and bad experiences at a recent dinner here. The good news: the food was very good, very sophisticated, and very interesting. Food for serious foodies. The tuna appetizer was practically raw, sliced super thin, and melted in your mouth. Salmon was...More

Thank swimmom1dc
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

We took a day trip to Rehoboth and were looking for a place for lunch. Back Porch Cafe did not disappoint! I had a chilled cucumber soup with yogurt and dill which was perfect on a hot day, along with a chicken salad tower between...More

Thank Emily M
Reviewed 6 July 2017

The Back Porch was recommended to my family by my cousin. It lived up to its esteemed reputation. Every dish was incredible. The rabbit bolognese, in particular, was one of the best meals I have had the pleasure of eating. The pasta was delicate and...More

Thank William T
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Carter S
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On their website it says they are on their fall schedule and has the times/dates listed.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
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18:00 - 22:00
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18:00 - 22:00
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18:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 15:00
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18:00 - 22:00
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18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 59 Rehoboth Ave, Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971-2119
  • Location: United States  >  Delaware (DE)  >  Rehoboth Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 302-227-3674
  • E-mail
You will have no trouble finding the restaurant since it has been in business over 40 years. It is a "fine dining" experience for both lunch and dinner. The wine list is extensive. The cooking is flavorful, creative and thoroughly enjoyable. Please include this in your listings.
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