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The Front Porch Restaurant & Pie Shop

12039 N Florida Ave, Dunnellon, FL 34434-2211
+1 352-489-4708
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good28%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“fried chicken” (55 reviews)
“pies” (82 reviews)
“cornbread” (12 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
12039 N Florida Ave, Dunnellon, FL 34434-2211
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This little restaurant isn't much to look at, but you'll be pleasantly surprised at the food. I almost always get the fried chicken which is cooked up only after you order. Worth the 20 minute wait. Hamburgers, Cuban sandwiches are very good, as is the...More

1  Thank Carol M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Go there quite often. Prices are reasonable with huge portions. All home cooking ... Southern style and the best Fried Chicken. But there desserts are the best. Pies with mile high meringue... Fruit filled to over flowing plus a very large slice. Whole pies are...More

Thank Chris C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent local restaurant. Very clean facility, eclectic decor, food is fantastic. And the pies! Oh, my! The fried chicken is really good. The pressed Cuban sandwich with a cup of soup is my favorite, but everything is delicious. Liver & onions even taste good the...More

Thank Lee B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped just to have some Pie, the locals in the area told us it was epic. I'll have to say we had our favorite piece of key lime pie on our trip. The pies are made in house and are big pieces for a...More

Thank kyfusion
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great southern family dining. Great waitress. Food was outstanding. Clean. Felt like I was in my Granny's dining room. Great selection of southern comfort food and awefantabulouse pie.

Thank johnpirkl
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Great small town place to eat. They close a little earlier than I'm used to but the food is great and pies adds amazing!! Service was good, if they are busy it can get a little slow but the food is worth the wait. We...More

Thank Jonathan M
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We decided to go to go to an old favorite. It was just a picture perfect day for a drive and a great meal. We took the short drive to Dunnellon and stopped by for a bite. The fried Chicken was wonderful even took a...More

Thank Robert M
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Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

Prepare yourself for true southern cooking. Food is cooked to order so prepare somewhat of a wait, but you will not be disappointed. I ordered fried chicken and it was excellent. So far I have eaten here 3 times, trying something different every time. Also,...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 12 July 2017

While most desserts look far better than they taste, The Front Porch's pies taste and look great. Whether you prefer cream or fruit pies, all pies are made from scratch on site. My lastest slice was coconut cream pie. The crust was flaky, custard was...More

1  Thank ruthles2
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

Sooooooooo good!! My son and I are vegetarian and I had the four veggie plate son had the Greek salad . Husband had the Phil burger. Veggies were delicious and my sons sAlad was huge fresh and delicious. My hubbys burger was HUGE and cooked...More

Thank Lucy S
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Jane B
9 December 2016|
Response from Carmie60 | Reviewed this property |
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Kathleen B
17 February 2016|
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Response from Rachel G | Reviewed this property |
You can order anything and everything and pick it up there. I do it all the time.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12039 N Florida Ave, Dunnellon, FL 34434-2211
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Dunnellon
  • Phone Number: +1 352-489-4708
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