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“Beach view seafood house, yes.”
Review of The Back Porch

The Back Porch
Ranked #41 of 315 Restaurants in Destin
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$10 - US$30
Cuisines: Seafood
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Good for: Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Groups
Dining options: Dinner, After-hours, Breakfast, Lunch, Reservations, Takeout
Description: The Back Porch Seafood & Oyster House has been a local favorite in Destin since 1974 serving the finest smoked tuna dip, ice-cold oysters and our famous char-grilled Amberjack. Happy Hour 3-5PM daily.
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

With so many choices and so few days the Back Porch hits all the buttons for a seafood house with a beach view. The lengthy beach frontage increases your chances of getting a table with a view. We probably looked at 5-6 places before settling on BP. Bonus, cool tees for sale too.

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Reviewed 2 April 2018

We stopped based on friend recommendations. You can walk down the beach to The Back Porch, which we did. Service was attentive and quick, we didn't feel rushed but also didn't feel like we were invited to stay as long as we wished. The shrimp, both fried and grilled was excellent. The view is certainly complementary as well. We will be back.

Thank Chris M
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Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

I have always enjoyed the food and atmosphere here. It’s the first place that I ever tried fried muscles. Love the captains seafood platter the fried amberjack is amazing. I have been going to this restaurant since first visiting In the 90’s with my parents on vacation. Now Its fun to come with my family.

Thank danieljN1353OX
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Reviewed 31 March 2018

It was near our hotel, we finished golf early enough to get there before 5:00, enjoyed the "peel your own" shrimp and the excellent margaritas. Great view of the Gulf and the beach comings and goings. But, the meal was the best thing. Very good blackened grouper for me and equally good grilled mahi mahi for my wife. The portions were more than ample--so much so we passed on the Key Lime pie. The place was packed by 5:30 with a line waiting but the service was very friendly and efficient.

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Thank Clay S
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Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

Relaxed beachfront vibe, good food and good drinks. This place was jumping! Great service even as busy as they were!

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