Front Porch Cafe - Closed

1418 Ocean Drive
Miami Beach, FL 33139


  • Daily 7am-11pm
  • $$
  • Patio/Sidewalk Dining, Takeout, Wheelchair accessible
  • Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch
  • Full bar
  • Metered Parking, Street Parking
  • Reservations Accepted, Reservations Not Accepted, Reservations Not Necessary
Amid the craziness of Ocean Drive, Front Porch Café stands out as an exceptionally civilized place for dining. On the quieter end of the strip, Front Porch is a simple, peaceful café offering an array of delicious fare. Its Sunday brunch is quite possibly among the best on the Beach, and the pancakes are not to be missed. The yogurt/fruit/granola cup is light, wholesome, and tasty. Coffee is replenished without your having to ask (and rest assured, refills here are free). Munching on brunch goodies at a friendly restaurant on the beach without having people literally walk into your food is a great way to start your Sunday. Lunch here is also great; salads are creative, healthful, and satisfying, and the mashed potatoes are a cult favorite (they melt in your mouth). I highly recommend the hummus - filling but not too heavy. The service, though friendly, could he a hair quicker, especially if you sit outside. Still, the staff is extremely welcoming to children and seems totally unfazed by accidental spills, making this a great place for families.

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