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Back Porch Grill

$$ - $$$
American, Bar
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1 Landing Dr, Port Royal, SC 29935-1140
+1 843-525-9824
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Port Royal, South Carolina
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63 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We usually love Back Porch but the service is sketchy at best. Some days it's great but on our last visit there was only one other table on the deck with customers. After waiting 5 minutes we left went to Mexican and was served promptly. This was not the first time the service has been poor. My husband said he'd... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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203 reviews
148 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

Back porch is always pretty good. Burgers and nachos are very good. Outside sitting on a nice day or evening is very pleasant.. service is good. Thursday night is trivia night. Good prices.

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Thank Dennis J
Sarasota, Florida
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156 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

Great view of the water in Port Royal. We ate outside overlooking the water. Oyster Po Boy was delicious and well worth it.

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Thank Janiceboo
Laurel, Maryland
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

This is a great place to have a few drinks and get a snack. The view of the marina and Beaufort River is fantastic. The outdoor seating is set under large oak trees with Spanish Moss hanging down. I visited two evening for drinks and dinner. The food is average but reasonably priced. The place was crowded with everyone appearing... More 

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Thank Allen E
Beaufort, South Carolina
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016

Inside or out you can't go wrong. There menu has a variety of foods for everyone. Great service! Always friendly smiling faces. The view outside is to die for. The evenings the best time. Great place for dinner!!!! Great place to show what Beaufort is about!

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Thank Brittney D
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

It seems by reading the reviews they are one sided. Example we do not have a dumpster in the serving area. Table that was waiting for others in the parking lot they did not show up for at least 30 minutes and said the were stuck on the bridge. The bridge is visible from the porch there was no traffic.... More 

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Thank Jayne S
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

The owner is a rude, loud mouthed woman with NO respect for her employees or customers.. She repeatedly talked down on our server in front of ALL the customers on the porch (cursing and all...everyone could hear). VERY unprofessional. Definitely never going back.

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Beaufort, South Carolina
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

8 of us went to the back porch grill because it's one of our favorite places to socialize and dine. What a shock we got last Friday. We we're told that we couldn't sit at a table because there were not enough of us even though the rest of our party was still parking. So we were seated by the... More 

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Thank David A
Crown Point, Indiana
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

A group went to dinner on Friday night. Not enough waitresses to give adequate service. If you attempted to go to the bar to get a drink the owner would stop you and tell you your waitress would be there but that could take a half hour sometimes more. I wanted to catch my waitress to change an order and... More 

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Wapakoneta, Ohio
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43 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

I was very impressed with the menu at Back Porch. This restaurant was recommended to me, so my friends and I tried different suggestions and shared. The fish basket was as expected. Tater sauce was good. Scallops basket was very good. They weren't overdone, just right. Best meal was Mahi Mahi BLT. The fish was perfected cooked and the sandwich... More 

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Thank Rachel B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Landing Dr, Port Royal, SC 29935-1140
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Port Royal
  • Phone Number: +1 843-525-9824

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