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The Front Porch

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914 S Main St, Marion, KY 42064-1922
+1 270-965-3035
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Robards, Kentucky
1 review
Reviewed 19 February 2017

Had a big group there and the service and food are wonderful Everyone left full and happy Prices are very reasonable. Thank you ! We will definitely be back

Thank Gammie1234
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 12 February 2017

Here again can't be too choosy when you're in a small town. The food is edible but that's about all that I will say about that. The prices are mid to Upper range of price for what I think it should be for our small area but they do give you a descent quantity of food! I had grilled chicken... More 

Thank Diana E
Kevil, Kentucky
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142 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 February 2017

Stopped by this restaurant on the way home,for a late lunch, early supper, and glad we did. The fried catfish was very good, as were the Hush puppies and very good fries. We had the fried dill pickles, which were about the best I've had anywhere. Not a big restaurant, it is open from 11 to about 9 p.m. on... More 

Thank Mark B
Marion, Kentucky
1 review
Reviewed 2 January 2017

Not a lot of food choices, but if you're in the mood for catfish, pork chops or a steak -- all are delicious. We all love the "waiting food" -- the white beans, slaw, hush puppies, cornbread and red pepper jelly -- that they bring as soon as you order any dinner.

Thank nancylapp
Springfield, Illinois
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20 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016

We crossed over into Kentucky on the ferry and we were told to go to The Front Porch. This was a great recommendation. Both of us had the catfish and it was great. Lots of food and the staff was very friendly. Highly recommended if you are in the area.

Thank vgebhardt10
Madisonville, Kentucky
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170 reviews
159 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

First visit to this little country restaurant with my wife and Friends. Three of us had the 2-piece catfish dinner which was delicious and it was way more than we could eat. My wife had the grilled catfish and she said it was delicious. Sides of beans coleslaw cornbread and Hush Puppies make it all the better. We will definitely... More 

1 Thank ceb45
Gilbert Az
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50 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 June 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is a great place, great food, great price My husband had catfish along with beans, hush puppies and baked potato. View had a steak sandwich and onion rings.

Thank bernardje
Madisonville, Kentucky
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234 reviews
214 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 April 2016 via mobile

First visit for my wife and I. After reading several reviews, all I saw was Catfish, Catfish and more Catfish. I could not find an online menu so I called to see if it was Catfish only. They do have Chicken, Steaks, Burgers and other sandwiches. So guess what we both ordered.............yep, Catfish. Served with choice of potato, white beans,... More 

1 Thank bgcg66
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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59 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 April 2016

Enjoyed stopping here for lunch after taking the ferry over from Southern Illinois. Locals who were leaving the restaurant as we arrived could tell we were new to the area, and recommended the fried catfish. They mentioned that the pieces of fish were large, so I ordered only one piece. They also specifically recommended the fried (not baked or grilled)... More 

Thank MilwaukeeMutti
Carrier Mills, Illinois
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 October 2015 via mobile

A friend recommended The Front Porch restuarant to us after learning we were taking a trip to Marion, KY. The catfish was delicious. We also enjoyed the family style serving of white bean and cornbread served with the catfish. I would definately recommend this restuarant.

Thank C S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Highchairs Available, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 914 S Main St, Marion, KY 42064-1922
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Marion
  • Phone Number: +1 270-965-3035

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