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Back Porch Cafe

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4000 Skippack Pike, Skippack, PA 19474
+1 610-584-7870
10:30 - 16:00
Closed now
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Sun 09:00 - 19:00
Mon 10:30 - 16:00
Tue 10:30 - 20:00
Wed - Thu 10:30 - 21:00
Fri 10:30 - 22:00
Sat 09:00 - 22:00
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Skippack, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Down home country comfort favorites with a Cajun flair. Smoked meats and fish. Crab cakes. Shrimp and Grits. Inspired salads and soups.

Thank Zagsfeedme
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

Great food! Friendly, warm atmosphere and personable staff. Can't wait to go back! This is my favorite restaurant in Skippack Village.

1 Thank Renee G
Havana, Florida
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

Amazing food and highly personable server, chef and owner. The potato andouille sausage soup was the best I've had. Shrimp and grits were perfection, peach-blueberry pie with orange cream to die for. I don't write many reviews... Had to for this place. A must.

1 Thank Relleno_Fan
Skippack, Pennsylvania
Level Contributor
3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2016 via mobile

The Back Porch Cafe will be reopening in a few weeks with an all new menu and management. Down-home American classics. Pot roasts, smoked meats and fish, chicken pot pie, shrimp and crab boils, pork loin, veggie and goat cheese lasagna, brined turkey, mac & cheese, snapper soup and more.

2 Thank Zagsfeedme
Collegeville, Pennsylvania
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2016

My sister and I were there to celebrate our birthdays. Ended up we had the place to ourselves. Both of us ordered the crab bisque soup. It was the best we've ever had but a little pricey for a cup. We ended up ordering the filet and crab cakes so we could have "surf & turf". Filet was cooked perfectly.... More 

Thank coltrappe
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2015 via mobile

First visit, and found service and food excellent. Very creative menu and specials. Would strongly recommend. Contrary to another review, we found the atmosphere charming and nicely decorated for Christmas. The overall design of the restaurant is very pleasant with large windows and a nice fireplace which we sat by on a cold late fall evening. A little tricky to... More 

Thank Joseph D
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55 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2015 via mobile

The food was limited on the menu but that didn't mean anything. Crab bisque soup was excellent, and caprese was very fresh. The fried green tomato BLTs were really good as well. It's a little confusing because it's called back porch cafe but they don't serve any type of brunch there. I live in Skippack and this place is very... More 

1 Thank MadeinPAtraveler
Reading, Pennsylvania
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74 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2015

We held a birthday dinner for 15 adults and 2 children with the restaurant closed to others for the evening. Deanna and her husband, Nate, could not be more helpful. They suggested having appetizers family style and limiting entrée choices to 3. As appetizers we had Devils on Horseback (dates wrapped in bacon and bleu cheese), gnocchi, and mussels. All... More 

2 Thank Winelover2011
2 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2015

Let me start off by saying that our party of 4 sat outside and the ambiance was lovely. Our waitress informed us that there was an appetizer special, but no entree specials, which I thought was odd. We started off with a mixed berry salad that was delicious. The entree that both me and my friend ordered was the PETA... More 

Thank schnook1
Lansdale, Pennsylvania
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2015

We two couples were there this past Saturday, for the fourth time, and again enjoyed a delightful dinner prepared by chef Nate. Since he came on board, the restaurant has improved from okay to great! Every dish was excellent, and we plan to make BPC a regular part of our dining locations. Can't beat a wonderful BYOB!

Thank James B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
09:00 - 19:00
10:30 - 16:00
10:30 - 20:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4000 Skippack Pike, Skippack, PA 19474
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Skippack
  • Phone Number: +1 610-584-7870

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?