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The Back Porch

904 Broadway Blvd, Kilgore, TX 75662-2633
+1 903-984-8141
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good35%
  • Average17%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“hush puppies” (17 reviews)
“fries” (14 reviews)
“hamburger” (14 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM Hours
American, Bar
$$ - $$$
904 Broadway Blvd, Kilgore, TX 75662-2633
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Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

Have visited twice with a group of couples. Only reason for the visit is because of the band they had playing. Wait staff gets very confused when delivering orders. We were offered the other tables order not once not twice but three different times. Orders...More

Thank mpd230
Reviewed 9 March 2018 via mobile

Awesome Burgers. I had the chili hamburger and hubby had a bowl of Chili. They were both great. The burger was bigger than exoected and the chili was peefect. They also have beans and cornbread that was also wonderful. We were on roadtrip and this...More

Thank MarieNTexas13
Reviewed 30 January 2018 via mobile

One of the best places to eat in Kilgore. Live music on weekends. Big selection of beer and alcohol. A great place to meet up with friends on the patio and enjoy a fun night out. Or sit down and enjoy dinner with the family....More

Thank Saltwaterandsunshine
Reviewed 10 January 2018

they have great hamburgers and fries.love the beans and hushpuppies.good place to chill out.we will be back.

Thank Golfnut69696969
Reviewed 8 November 2017

They have recently expanded their outdoor area. You can get a great meal and watch different bands play. Burgers are great, chicken fried steak is great, their onion string loaf is yummy and they offer beans and hushpuppies while you wait. They do have a...More

1  Thank Donna S
Reviewed 13 October 2017

Great food I have not tried anything that I have not liked! Since they added the bar/band area the service seems to be lacking seems like they need to hire more people. I love the atmosphere other than the bands being so loud you cant...More

Thank NewlyWed70
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

Great place to watch a game and drink COLD beer! However, we have gone two times now and both times the food is NOT good at all.

1  Thank trishdavis711
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

Well worth the little diversion off interstate 20 when traveling. Relaxed, quiet atmosphere for good food and conversation. DELICIOUS burgers, generous servings, hand breaded, tender and moist chicken strips, friendly wait staff. We would definitely go back again!

Thank Tom L
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

I ordered the salad sampler and it was more like ordering hamburger toppings at a salad price. My friend ordered the burger which was great and what this place excels at...but I would not recommend the salad.

1  Thank Chattington
Reviewed 8 September 2017

Never been in before our recent visit. Impressive place, overall. Like I said, the catfish was very good, as were the fries it was served with. My friends had burgers, and they enjoyed them too. Although we had tea, the bar set up, is really...More

Thank Michael D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 904 Broadway Blvd, Kilgore, TX 75662-2633
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Kilgore
  • Phone Number: +1 903-984-8141
Serving our community for over 25 years. Jackie and Vicki have built a legend at The Back Porch. The Clayton's have owned the Back Porch since 1990 but the history goes back to the 1960"s when the business was a pool hall owned by the infamous Harry Crow. Starting off with burgers being their specialty they use only fresh unfrozen meat, and the menu was originally very simple; big and little burgers and large homemade fries. Now the menu has a large variety of delicious entrees to choose from. GREAT FOOD NOT FAST FOOD Complimentary beans and hush puppies while you wait for your meal. The Clayton's were born and raised in Kilgore...just good down-home people serving the community they love. Winner of 2015 EAST TEXAS MUSIC Awards for BEST VENUE with live music every Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday.
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