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Back Porch

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115 County Road 557a, Lake Alfred, FL 33850-2943
+1 863-956-2227
Tue - Sat 10:00 - 16:00
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rochester, United States
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Front Porch and the adjoining gift shops are a favorite place for me when in Florida. The restaurant is quaint both inside and on the large wrap around porch. Choose from several menu staples or one of the specials of the day. All choices include soup, salad, sandwich, and dessert. Check your choices off the individual menu and return... More 

Thank Virginia P
Longwood, Florida
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179 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant is cute. The food was very good. They were quite busy and mixed up or forgot parts of our order. Very reasonable prices. Great for a light lunch. There is a kids menu which was perfect for us as well. We dined indoors...it was a bit hot outside...not all of the fans there were on.

Thank jennstar79
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lunch is excellent and always a treat. Just fun to walk around and check out the beautiful antiques too

Thank Marie M
Ontario, Canada
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103 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2017

A different way to serve clientele. When you go in you each take a menu with a little sticky note on it. Seat yourself - there are some nice outside seats overlooking a pond - and tick off what you want on the menu. Take the menu back to the front and pay. A server then brings your food in... More 

1 Thank 2Tig
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124 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017

There is not much there for men, and all the glowing remarks about it being cutesie are correct. The restaurant is unique with its back porch and the way food is ordered and served. On the other hand, they ran out of the soup of the day, a pressed sandwich was burned to a crisp and still served , and... More 

1 Thank Gerry T
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112 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2017

Stumbled on this gem while searching for a place half way to meet a friend for lunch. Antiques, stained glass windows, gift shop, garden items. There's also a great restaurant with a covered back porch that overlooks a pond. Good food choices.

Thank Sisollie
Wauseon Ohio
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

Lunch is served a little differently here. Upon arriving you will receive a piece of paper with a list of what they are serving that day. Your job is to put an A in the box for items you want. You then write your name on the paper and take it to the cashier. Give her your order and pay... More 

Thank Suzyjeanr
Orlando, Florida
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74 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

They come by the bus here. Be prepared to wait a bit. Portions small but prices not bad. Limited selection but normally everything is good. Nice shopping when done.

Thank traci_9
Lakeland, Florida
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233 reviews
167 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

This is a really cute place. I won't go into the details of the menu, or the picnic boxes they put the lunches in, or even the seating, since so many other people have done this already. Food here is decent and the atmosphere is quaint. You could spend several hours here, looking at all the beautiful antiques and yard... More 

Thank franciefuhrel
Port Orange, Florida
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

Fantastic menu and delicious food. Nice selection of menu items, beverages and desserts. A very comfortable atmosphere

Thank bes283

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Cheap Eats, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?