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The Porter Avenue Bistro - CLOSED

1601 Government St, Ocean Springs, MS 39564-3827
+1 228-818-2772
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good16%
  • Average22%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
21 Sep 2013
“Better Than Ever”
6 Apr 2013
“Horrible experience”
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Seafood, Wine Bar
€€ - €€€
1601 Government St, Ocean Springs, MS 39564-3827
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Reviewed 21 September 2013

As another reviewer pointed out, this restaurant is now called Frenchie's. It was good at it's previous location, but even better now!! I am sorry the previous reviewer had a bad experience; I think this is one of the best restaurants I have eaten at...More

Thank Cruiser9901
Reviewed 7 April 2013

This restaurant has moved to a different location, is now called Frenchie's Bistro,and is on Government Street.. We dined there tonight with some friends, and I can almost think of nothing good to say about it. I was given the wrong order twice. My husband's...More

Thank Maphal
Reviewed 20 January 2013

This restaurant is off the beaten path in Ocean Springs, but well worth a visit!!!! The atmosphere is minimalist, but very cozy. The service was impeccable and the seafood was the absolute BEST we have had on the MS-AL gulf coast. Although a little on...More

Thank Cruiser9901
Reviewed 5 October 2012

A friend told us to go here and I'm glad he did! The food was excellent, the waitress and the atmosphere on the back deck were also great.

Thank goldenla
Reviewed 4 October 2012

Walked in on a bright and sunny afternoon.. Empty desk, no staff in sight. Was about to turn around and leave when a waitress finally pops around the corner and says "We're closed. Just kidding!" ......Yeah, not funny. They should have been though because we...More

Thank swampgirl27
Reviewed 15 August 2012

I hadn't heard much about the restaurant so was always aprehensive, especially since I had such bad experiences with Shady's, which was the owner's husband's restaurant. How dumb was I to wait so long to try it. Everything we had was spectacular. Since my friends...More

Thank mom2twingrls
Reviewed 25 June 2012

A group of friends went on a Tuesday at lunch. There was only one other table with customers. We were there for over an hour. When I asked the server for our check she told me I would have to wait until she got around...More

Thank TripRater7
Reviewed 20 June 2012

Ok, maybe it was just the time of day to blame- mid-afternoon on a Tuesday... I'm not sure but we did not expect to wait nearly an hour for our food or would definitely have gone elsewhere! When we walked in there was no hostess...More

Thank swampgirl27
Reviewed 4 June 2012

May 22, 2012 Porter Avenue Bistro Ocean Springs, MS So, for Girls Night Out this week we picked the Porter Avenue Bistro! If you haven't been to this one yet you really need to seek it out - it's fantastic! There was a small crowd,...More

1  Thank DonnaBennettLee
Reviewed 22 May 2012

Staff tried but was slow. Everything took longer than it should. The food was good but you need to pack a lunch.

Thank vidiverbill
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$15 - US$30
American, Seafood, Wine Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1601 Government St, Ocean Springs, MS 39564-3827
  • Location: United States  >  Mississippi (MS)  >  Ocean Springs
  • Phone Number: +1 228-818-2772
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