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Back Porch

115 County Road 557A, Lake Alfred, FL 33850-2943
+1 863-956-2227
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good35%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“lunch” (39 reviews)
“potato salad” (8 reviews)
“sandwiches” (13 reviews)
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American, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
115 County Road 557A, Lake Alfred, FL 33850-2943
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A nice selection of soups, salads, sandwiches and desserts. You select and place your order, it is then served in a wooden carrier box. Nice atmosphere, not clear at seating if wine is available. Directive is "served in outdoor gaden." So, I missed it. Food...More

Thank Millie B
Reviewed 9 April 2018

We stopped the day before Easter after being on an off road adventure to have lunch. For my sons it was their first experience in the restaurant, but my wife and I have been there before, and we wanted to see them eating there. The...More

Thank Gabriel P
Reviewed 6 March 2018

Excellent food, lovely service. Amazing gift stores to check out. Wildlife to observe. This can easily be an afternoon outing with lunch. Great for all ages. Lunch will cost you $10 and you will leave feeling full! This is a must try if you are...More

Thank kristinnmacaulay2017
Reviewed 5 March 2018

Busy, busy little place out in the country all alone by itself. It has truly been discovered as it is very busy. There is ample parking. You order at the counter and pay for it and the meal is delivered to the table in wooden...More

Thank Colleen B
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Our daughter and son in law were visiting us so we took them to the Back Porch. If you sit outside near the lake you can see large turtles and alligators. The good is great, service could be better. The ambience is so relaxing. Not...More

Thank littlemacwinnipeg
Reviewed 1 February 2018 via mobile

Our group stopped on Saturday for lunch. We got a table immediately even though there were lots of people at the shops. This is a unique place as you decide what you want and order it at counter. There are many options. Our food came...More

Thank Gail R
Reviewed 30 November 2017 via mobile

Last minute decision to go to the Back Porch for lunch before some shopping. We sat on the deck in the back overlooking the pond. Lovely. And the food was excellent. Especially The Chocolate Delight. Lots of good sauce! The chicken salad was also excellent....More

Thank Carol M
Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

I love visiting the Back Porch because it reminds me of my great grandmother - from the food to the decor it just makes you feel like you’re at home. You pick a table and fill out what you’d like to eat on the menu...More

Thank monicarobo
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

This is one of my favorite spots to visit over and over again. The Back Porch has so many good choices for their picnic basket lunch. They even serve you in these adorable, wooden baskets. You get to choose a soup, side dish, sandwich and...More

Thank Teaforthree
Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

39 of us went on a road trip from Leesburg and headed to The Barn, The Stable Gifts and Crafts, and the Back Porch Restaurant for lunch. They are all part of the same complex. The Barn was not one of the usual antique places...More

Thank solara13
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19 January 2017|
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Response from franciefuhrel | Reviewed this property |
Yes, closed Sunday and Monday
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 115 County Road 557A, Lake Alfred, FL 33850-2943
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Lake Alfred
  • Phone Number: +1 863-956-2227
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