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Front Porch On Center Ave

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108 Center Ave, Dickson, TN 37055-1804
+1 615-441-0006
11:00 - 20:30
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 14:00
Fri 11:00 - 20:30
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Passing through Dickson, Tn looking for a lunch at a non chain establishment. Front Porch on Center Avenue hit the spot. Very pleasing variety of home cooked favorites. Beef vegetable soup, chicken salad sandwich, open faced roast beef, and the blue plate special came quickly and fresh. Service is good and prices are reasonable. The restaurant is housed in 1920-ish... More 

Thank Sue G
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

We were traveling trough Dickson Tn, and wanted to find a place to eat...Sooo, checked Tripadvisor, and read the reviews about this place...and found the reviews to be very accurate, as the food was very good, neat ambiance, and good service...and the prices were very reasonable...we enjoyed it.

Thank raynor911
Nashville, Tennessee
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195 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016

Arrived for Sunday lunch with friends after church, and a table was ready for our party of 8. We could all choose between the 2 mains and quite a number of sides, all delicious, very difficult to pick, but a great value with no rush. Enjoyed everything I ate, and they do wonderful southern sides like the rice broccoli casserole.... More 

Thank KarenTweetypie
Memphis, Tennessee
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166 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

What a unique setting to enjoy a meal! These folks have taken a former home and converted it into a place to showcase great food. My wife and I were passing through Dickson and wanted something, how shall I say it, to "break the chain" – (or, not McDonald's). Well, this place does that. You walk in and can tell... More 

Thank David E
Burns, Tennessee
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Front Porch has a wonderful Sunday lunch. They have a couple of entrees and several vegetable choices that are wonderful traditional southern dishes. Their Friday night dinners are great too with a more gourmet flair.

Thank jls572015
Bon Aqua, Tennessee
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

The food is delicious and the atmosphere is calm. The meatloaf was delicious and my daughter enjoyed the Santa Fe chicken wrap. A great lunch stop.

Thank Angelia S
Dickson, Tennessee
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2016

On my first visit, I was surprised by the variety and the reasonable prices. There was a "blue plate" special, several wraps and sandwiches (including a hamburger) plus a number of salads. There were 5 in our party and each ordered something different. No one was disappointed! And several took home leftovers because each meal had so much good food... More 

Thank JLP55
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193 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2016

Visited here for a Friday lunch with friends before our 'antiquing' day in downtown Dickson. Two ordered the 'special' (and said they would be embarrased to serve this) and two of us the 'salad sampler'. Being gluten free, I asked for chips instead of crackers to go with the salads and was charged $1 for a bowl (not a bag)... More 

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Dickson, Tennessee
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2016

After church you can always count on the Front Porch for a good experience. Food is good, service is always good and they accommodate you as much as possible even when they have to open a little early for guests....The Cranberry Salad is my favorite.

Thank Maggiemae37055
Shreveport, Louisiana
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 March 2016

I would have liked to have ordered from a menu but on Sunday's they only give you two choices due to shortened operating hours. The choices were excellent though. Big crowd of church goers, but the service was fast. Blackberry cobbler was super yummy.

Thank Susan J

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:00
11:00 - 14:00
11:00 - 14:00
11:00 - 14:00
11:00 - 14:00
11:00 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 108 Center Ave, Dickson, TN 37055-1804
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Dickson
  • Phone Number: +1 615-441-0006

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