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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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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good29%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“fried chicken” (53 reviews)
“pies” (76 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 4 days ago via mobile

Stopped by to grab a couple of slices of pie for desert after reading so many excellent reviews. Wow, the Front Porch has the best pie in Florida and there's no competition. We loved it and the service was exceptional.

Thank John W
Reviewed 6 days ago

Closed on Sunday Monday, went Tuesday for lunch, if you have more than four they seem put out. Maybe it was the lady clearing tables, she had a bad attitude. Came last year better service. Food is still very good

Thank Blake G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Was visiting family in the area and we came here for breakfast. The place is fairly clean. Seating is average and atmosphere just ok. The food is plentiful but nothing spectacular. The pancakes are very big but well below par. More like a very dry...More

1  Thank Philip L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have been to the Front Porch a dozen times over the last couple of month and have fully enjoyed each and every meal. The menu is southern comfort food: fried chicken, meatloaf, fried seafood, etc. All of these are really good, however the star...More

Thank ruthles2
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Found this gem on the way back to St Augustine from Hommassa. Stopped for lunch, and leaving stiffed and happy. Hubbie had fried chicken, which he said is delicious. Fresh greens, homemade mash potato....delicious. Had to save room for pie after reading about them. Coconut...More

Thank rebecca b
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The Front Porch is a walk back into Florida gone by. It is a southern gem where you enjoy pleasant hospitality and good food. The food is delicious and well prepared but not gourmet. What is gourmet is the pies!!! Never in my life have...More

Thank Joan H
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

We ate here at Breakfast on Mother's Day but came here for PIE. We got 4 pieces to go. Coconut Cream, Banana Cream, Lemon Meringue and Chocolate Cream. Oh my goodness. Meringue was 6" high. Coconut cream was the best. Banana good too. We heard...More

Thank dooleyandfreddie
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

Great waitress food was awesome we ate desert first cause the food can go home for lunch the next day But we just split the plate with Mom and me fried chicken oh yum! and My hubby loved the fish

Thank 123islandgirl
Reviewed 16 May 2017

Lots of homestyle selections, I had the half-pound burger sub. Very tasty. we also had the wings, they were drowned in sauce, so ask for lots of napkins. The atmosphere was nice; a throwback to a simpler time.

Thank classicdj
Reviewed 5 May 2017

This has become our favorite go to restaurant. Everything on the menu is fresh and delicious and plentiful. And the homemade pies are the best. Service is prompt and waitresses are always pleasant and very helpful in explaining the menu items.

Thank Patsy650
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Jane B
Do you sell gift cards for your restaurant?
9 December 2016|
Response from Carmie60 | Reviewed this property |
I don't know.
Kathleen B
Take out menu
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
Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids
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
  • E-mail
352-489-4708 phone number
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