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Back Porch

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American, Bar
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15659 Marina Drive, Montgomery, TX
+1 936-588-5556
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Houston, Texas
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402 reviews
269 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 329 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited here with family. Sat outside, seemed like cigarette smoke on the inside. Service was average at best. Food was average at best. Seemed to be more of a bar food sort of scene. Wasn't terrible or a place I wouldn't come back to. We come because it is accessible by boat. Will probably come back just for a change... More 

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Thank WesleyMCPA
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

Inside area reeks of smoke. Service was very slow and food was mediocre at best. Definitely not for families .

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Thank sandratW8928RU
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76 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016

The place needs a facelift. It is located right on the lake and has a a weekly fishing tournament. The food was a little better than fast food and the tacos were pretty good.

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Thank mastcfw
Houston, Texas
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14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

If you are into cigarette smoke and waiters that are more into talking to each other than service, then this is the place for you. Food is regular lake food. Priced fine. But service is poor and the smell is horrible from the cigarette smoke and lack of proper AC.

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Thank Maelia D
Cordova, Tennessee
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

This place was great and the waiting staff was great our waitress (Cathy B) was Best and she went above and beyond on everything. Please ask for (Cathy B), upon visiting. And the Lake view is to mesmerizing. I am giving this 👍🏾👍🏾👍🏾👍🏾👍🏾.

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Thank Jkhaynes
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29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016

The food was good, waitress was really nice and the patio was fun! The A/C unit broke and there was alot of water in the womens bathroom because of it. Other than that, we had a ggod time here.

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Thank Ingridc7273
London, Canada
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547 reviews
296 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 302 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 April 2016 via mobile

Really like sitting outside on the porch. Had the crawfish They were cooked right and big in size. Potato was really spicy Also had fajitas and they were really good. Service was excellent.

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Thank dan459us
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49 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 April 2016 via mobile

While the view was good and the band sounded great!! That is allll i can say was good. I had to ask for water 3 times before the manager brought it out, we ordered chips/salsa as an appetizer that didn't come out till after our meal again by the manager. The waitress only checked on us once. I asked for... More 

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Thank Jacqueline T
Friendswood, Texas
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250 reviews
136 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 March 2016 via mobile

Great Lake view and that's it. Dirty, understaffed and very average food. Wings were dry. Fries not noteworthy. I probably won't return, not even for view.

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Thank Rick F
Texas
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 March 2016

It's a lake bar/resto - great place to hang out by the lake - when bugs are in season [ crawfish] they do a great job on'em - beer is cold, servie a tad slow, but staff are noce , burgers good,. Very much a "locals" joint, but worth the stop. Not as pretentious as some of the other lake... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15659 Marina Drive, Montgomery, TX
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Montgomery
  • Phone Number: +1 936-588-5556

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