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The Back Porch

904 Broadway Blvd, Kilgore, TX 75662-2633
+1 903-984-8141
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good36%
  • Average18%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“hush puppies” (15 reviews)
“burgers” (22 reviews)
“fries” (9 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 AM - 11:59 PMAll hours
American, Bar
$$ - $$$
904 Broadway Blvd, Kilgore, TX 75662-2633
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great food I have not tried anything that I have not liked! Since they added the bar/band area the service seems to be lacking seems like they need to hire more people. I love the atmosphere other than the bands being so loud you cant...More

Thank NewlyWed70
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to watch a game and drink COLD beer! However, we have gone two times now and both times the food is NOT good at all.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Well worth the little diversion off interstate 20 when traveling. Relaxed, quiet atmosphere for good food and conversation. DELICIOUS burgers, generous servings, hand breaded, tender and moist chicken strips, friendly wait staff. We would definitely go back again!

Thank Tom L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I ordered the salad sampler and it was more like ordering hamburger toppings at a salad price. My friend ordered the burger which was great and what this place excels at...but I would not recommend the salad.

Thank Chattington
Reviewed 8 September 2017

Never been in before our recent visit. Impressive place, overall. Like I said, the catfish was very good, as were the fries it was served with. My friends had burgers, and they enjoyed them too. Although we had tea, the bar set up, is really...More

Thank Michael D
Reviewed 22 August 2017

This is a Great Place for Live Music, Sports on the Big and Bigger Screen, Great Food and Drinks, in other words this is a Great Place to hang out! Look them up and Pick your Music, go for Dinner and sit back and Jam!...More

Thank deandavis29
Reviewed 20 August 2017

The Back Porch is packed during certain hours and there may be a wait but the hostesses are polite and pretty and will make you wait seem shorter. This is a family place but has late night entertainment for adults...nothing vulgar...but more of a bar...More

Thank Michael J
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Great place for friends to meet and socialize. Food was good but a little pricey for college students on a budget.

Thank VVickers
Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

I am here several times a week and have eaten almost everything on the menu. Great waitstaff, manager is always around and visits with customers. Love this place!

Thank Dawn B
Reviewed 29 June 2017

I ordered a junior buffalo burger on this visit and was impressed. I appreciate having the option of ordering a smaller-sized burger as I just can't eat as much as I used to. The buffalo burger had the added benefit of being considerably less greasy...More

Thank Suzanne T
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 904 Broadway Blvd, Kilgore, TX 75662-2633
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Kilgore
  • Phone Number: +1 903-984-8141
Serving our community for over 25 years. Jackie and Vicki have built a legend at The Back Porch. The Clayton's have owned the Back Porch since 1990 but the history goes back to the 1960"s when the business was a pool hall owned by the infamous Harry Crow. Starting off with burgers being their specialty they use only fresh unfrozen meat, and the menu was originally very simple; big and little burgers and large homemade fries. Now the menu has a large variety of delicious entrees to choose from. GREAT FOOD NOT FAST FOOD Complimentary beans and hush puppies while you wait for your meal. The Clayton's were born and raised in Kilgore...just good down-home people serving the community they love. Winner of 2015 EAST TEXAS MUSIC Awards for BEST VENUE with live music every Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday.
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