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The Front Porch Restaurant & Pie Shop

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12039 N Florida Ave, Dunnellon, FL 34434-2211
+1 352-489-4708
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We got the pit roast and the fried chicken. Everything was delicious and tasted like grandma made it. The staff were all great. Highly recommend for home cooking.

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Thank Daniel C
Ocala, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Be prepared to wait 45 minutes for anything. We get so tired if waiting. Our last meal there took us two hours total. Kitchen has got to be miniscule.

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Thank AngusBull
Fruita, Colorado
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Never knew they cooked ribs....but they are delicious...thick flavorful BBQ sauce....delicious crisp cole slaw....hot French fries and baked beans full of bacon.....first time I tried their blueberry pie too.....definitely will be back for these. Great service too !

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Thank 326randalls
Beverly Hills, Florida
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51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Anyone who lives near here will all say the food is fantastic. Yes, it is! Only problem is waiting 45 minutes for it gets old real fast! They really need to fix that. I'll check back in 6 months.

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Thank Ralphy_L
Dunnellon, Florida
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72 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Busy as usual, but we were seated right away. We were greeted by a very nice young man who told us our waitress was a little busy and he would be happy to take or drink order. He seemed very young to me, but I guess I am getting older now. But he returned with a smile and served us... More 

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Thank Julie and Paul C
New Smyrna Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed at the Comfort Suites. Saw Front Porch in the Guest Directory and then asked the front desk about the food. They suggested we go, we did and oh my. The portions !!!!! Good down home cooking at a great price!!

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Old Orchard Beach, Maine
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As my husband and I are now doing the snow bird thing we went back to this restaurant. Still wonderful, I had the fired chicken and veggies. We had taken home a mess of fried chicken last year for the whole family. Chicken was crispy and wonderful again. My husband had a repeat of the meatloaf. We were just in... More 

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Thank Kathleen B
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were looking for a place we can eat and not have to leave the 2 dogs (a puppy and a small min pin) in the car. We had been here before, the food was ok, and they have a big screened porch as well as an open front porch. We went to sit in the screened porch, which was... More 

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Thank Nancy M
Dunnellon, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

Front Porch is a friendly place to go, it is unpretentious with home-made comfort food. Breakfast is just what you would expect, all the regular fare, eggs, bacon, sausage, pancakes etc. Lunch and dinner are also what you would expect, no surprises just good wholesome food, come as you are casual and enjoy good food, good service and friendly atmosphere....

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Thank Pat S
Wellington, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Cracker Barrel without the store. Food was plentiful, down-home deliciousness. Every table was filled. Server was Karen and she was delightful. Ham steak amazing! Liver and onions like mama used to make. You won't be disappointed.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12039 N Florida Ave, Dunnellon, FL 34434-2211
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Dunnellon
  • Phone Number: +1 352-489-4708
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?