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Back Porch

115 County Road 557a, Lake Alfred, FL 33850-2943
+1 863-956-2227
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good34%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“lunch” (34 reviews)
“potato salad” (8 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 - 16:00All hours
American, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
115 County Road 557a, Lake Alfred, FL 33850-2943
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Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

A unique type of setting with lunch served in a cute picnic basket. Soup, salad, sandwiches & refreshing tea & ice cream sandwich's for desert! Always delicious! This quaint little spot tends to get busy on the weekends in the summer, so reservations are not...More

1  Thank Billie R
Reviewed 1 May 2017

Stopped in for lunch on a saturday - be prepared the place is always PACKED! There are small cups with pencils on each table and a slip of paper with specials for the day Prices are pretty inexpensive for the amount of food you get....More

Thank Kandice S
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

This is my favorite place to take my out of town guests. You will find the best gifts for yourself or to give away in the many different unique shops on the property. And great antiques with great to reasonable prices. You got to have...More

1  Thank Indreams58
Reviewed 28 February 2017

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...More

Thank Virginia P
Reviewed 25 February 2017 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...More

Thank jennstar79
Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

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

Thank Marie M
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...More

1  Thank 2Tig
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...More

1  Thank Gerry T
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
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...More

Thank Suzyjeanr
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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, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
Good for
Kids, 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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