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Front Porch Cafe

1458 Ocean Dr, Miami Beach, FL 33139-4162
+1 305-531-8300
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good31%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (240 reviews)
“french toast” (264 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1458 Ocean Dr, Miami Beach, FL 33139-4162
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Reviewed yesterday

so happy this restaurant was part of our hotel, lucky! We wandered down one evening for happy hour and stayed for a dinner of appetisers. Blackened shrimp taco was a highlight, stuffed dates wrapped in bacon was delicious. Next day was breakfast, we both had...More

Thank Buffyvsamanda
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Super location. Really good service. Great food. Reasonably priced. Nice to start your day in SOBE with a great breakfast and a mimosa. I tried several of the omelettes- all excellent. The pancakes were really good. The French toast is DIVINE!! You can sit outside...More

Thank J S
Reviewed yesterday

Although I live in Miami, this is one of the best places I have found to take out of Town friends. Simply the best people and beach watching scene. Mostly, we go there for their French toast.. The best. Eggs and omelettes are delicious. Service...More

Thank marshakrady
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The location is conveniently across the street from Miami's South Beach. After breakfast you can enjoy a lovely stroll on the boardwalk or on the beach. The Front Porch is a great place to enjoy Bloody Mary's or Mamosa's and people watch while eating a...More

Thank blinschoten
Reviewed 2 days ago

This place is so cute! They serve breakfast all day. The service is good. We also had dinner here and it was great and affordable. The best breakfast item was their smoked salmon benedict!!

Thank Tiia M
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The breakfast was amazing!! The French toast is a must but everything is delicious. Service was also good and our server Erik was the best!! We were celebrating a birthday and he was so attentive and funny. You can't go wrong - French toast, omelette,...More

Thank Tonyaj
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was in Miami for a couple of days and was told to try this place. Had the California Omlette (egg whites). The dish was ok. Thought they stuffed too much avocado into it. The bread, a fence whole wheat, was barely toasted but sufficed. I...More

Thank jssuarez
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We ate lunch/breakfast there. The service was excellent and the food was the most delicious lunch we have been served while visiting Miami. I recommend this place to everyone! :-)

Thank LundLisbe
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place for breakfast located near Lummous Park in the heart of Art Deco district. Eat outdoors or in! Reasonable for South Beach!

Thank fencingdad
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went on a Friday night 7pm, not too busy. Paid parking on street very close to restaurant. Very friendly server. Got the Kim chi burger, requested medium-well, it came out medium (I didn't send it back, as I don't like to complain if it's edible)....More

Thank katie0873
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Angie W
Is this a teen/kid friendly restaurant?
14 June 2016|
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Response from baddogBoston_MA | Reviewed this property |
Yeah. The porch is casual and staff accommodate kids.
Danielle D
Are they accommodating with gluten free?
20 April 2016|
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Response from Peter S | Reviewed this property |
Yes definitely
Alex T
is it close to nautilus hotel?
4 April 2016|
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Response from KempoQueen | Reviewed this property |
I dont know. It is in the south beach area on the strip
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$38
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1458 Ocean Dr, Miami Beach, FL 33139-4162
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Miami Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 305-531-8300
  • E-mail
The story of Ocean Drive is ever changing, but our neighborhood spot has remained the same for more than 25 years as a laid back classic & memorable Home- cooked experience.