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The Front Porch Restaurant & Pie Shop

12039 N Florida Ave, Dunnellon, FL 34434-2211
+1 352-489-4708
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“fried chicken” (74 reviews)
“pies” (123 reviews)
“pot roast” (13 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
12039 N Florida Ave, Dunnellon, FL 34434-2211
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Reviewed yesterday

Just down-home good cooking served by friendly people. Everything is great especially the pies. This is the place to order your pie first so you don’t pass it up because your too full... Then just take it with you for later. Haven’t ever been disappointed.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Cosmojane
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The choices on the menu are amazing. Everything that everyone had was really good, and it was for a very reasonable price. Also, the desserts are terrific!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 893elainec
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped for lunch with my husband's brother on our way back home to Tallahassee. The Front Porch is defeafeningly loud when busy, and the staff are all friendly, but service was extremely slow, even when the restaurant crowd thinned. All of our food was...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Gr8GatorGirl67
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This old house and porch restaurant serves old fashioned goodness with a friendly family flair. You sides come in separate bowls along side your entree. Meatloaf, pot roast, liver and onions, all time favorites. But the PIES are to die for. The lemon meringue is...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank lindajamison
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Tastes like good southern home cooking. Great fried chicken. Their Greek salad is huge and delicious. The best pies in the area, especially the peanut butter! Huge meringue pies too! Great breakfast too!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank nancyb1101
Reviewed 3 November 2018

Down home (down south) cooking at it's best. There's not many places serving liver and onions. They do and it's tender and tasty. Of course, you have to leave room for desert. There pies are all excellent.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Tropical_Sunrise_1
Reviewed 31 October 2018

It was my first time in this quaint little place. The waitresses run themselves crazy making sure you have what you need. The food was surprisingly EXCELLENT. We had the surf and turf and both items were perfectly prepared. I am gluten free and its...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Bentley G
Reviewed 21 October 2018

The Front Porch is one of those places that exudes charm. It gets quite busy, so prepare to wait a few minutes. I went with my wife on a Sunday night. It was busy but we were quickly seated. I'm told that the busy season...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Jose R
Reviewed 19 October 2018

Any restaurant that features comfort food an pies is a must try. It did not disappoint. Good variety with my favorite pot roast that needs no knife. We were full so split desert pie. Try it you will like it....

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank richard s
Reviewed 11 October 2018 via mobile

We totally enjoyed our meal there. Pot roast was well done and Comfort food for sure. The.vegetable sides were excellent as not salty nor over seasoned. The pies are a culinary masterpiece and even taste better than they look. A great selection of pies makes...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Ben G
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You can order anything and everything and pick it up there. I do it all the time.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
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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