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The Porch

The Porch

New American Restaurant and American Restaurant$$$$
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    Suma T.
    "The Mac and Cheese and The Stodg Burger were really good as well!"(12 Tips)
    Matthew C.
    "Food was great, and the Gooey Butter Cake was delicious."(10 Tips)
    Dirk R.
    "Everything was great, the short rib stroganoff was amazing."(8 Tips)
    Rico D.
    "Brisket sliders are a must have appetizer."(4 Tips)
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  • mac & cheese
  • burgers
  • short rib stroganoff
  • good for dates
  • brisket sliders
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  • Carol R.
    Carol ReeseFebruary 27, 2011
    Holy crap... If Biscuits & Brisket is on the board, just do it! I have never been so close to heaven!
  • Bennett & Michael
    Bennett & MichaelJuly 29, 2012
    Mussels are ok but the roast beef au jus is good as long as u don't get a fatty cut
  • Luis G.heart icon on user image
    Luis G. TrianaNovember 17, 2017
    Short rib stroganoff!! Delicious!
  • Shane W.heart icon on user image
    Shane WOctober 19, 2018
    Buttercake...you must try it!
  • T.J. J.
    T.J. JohnstonOctober 3, 2012
    Amazing food!!! Mac n cheese, sweet corn risotto....
  • Toreya S.
    Toreya SheaJanuary 29, 2012
    If you're a fan of cucumbers like I am, try the cucumber rickey. It's like a yummy cucumber mojito.
  • Tom K.heart icon on user image
    Tom KristofJanuary 18, 2015
    Roast beef Sandwich or the burger are defacto !
  • corinna l.
    corinna leonFebruary 11, 2011
    Fabulous place. Entire menu is good. Hope for the seasonal dessert ooie gooie. Nothing like it around.
  • John B.heart icon on user image
    John BeamerJanuary 8, 2013
    Get the Short Rib Stroganoff.
  • Chris G.heart icon on user image
    Chris GouletJuly 20, 2013
    Try the Scottish Salmon Burger - Hella good
  • Jimmy W.heart icon on user image
    Jimmy WilliamsJuly 27, 2019
    Great home cooking with wonderful service.
  • Dave A.
    Dave AasheimMarch 7, 2021
    Been here 5+ times
    Bring back The Stodg!!
  • Anthony S.heart icon on user image
    Anthony StarksOctober 18, 2015
    Shrimp and grits, brisket sliders
  • Roberto B.heart icon on user image
    Roberto Bruder AguiarMarch 10, 2019
    I ordered medium well burger and got medium rare. Nobody came to check if it was as I ordered.
  • Fawn H.
    Fawn HFebruary 19, 2012
    Ask for Oscar. Very friendly, attentive, and knowledgeable.
  • Mitch M.heart icon on user image
    Mitch MJune 6, 2015
    Everything is great.
  • Samara N.
    Samara NelsonOctober 13, 2012
    Been here 50+ times
    Currently obsessed with their tuna tar tar!:)
  • Brett p.
    Brett payneDecember 10, 2013
    Get the burrata and toast
  • Jill
    JillSeptember 29, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Unparalleled panko crusted Mac and Cheese.
  • alex
    alexApril 29, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    The newly added modern waldorf is heaven on a plate!
  • Larissa B.heart icon on user image
    Larissa BattaMarch 21, 2013
    The burrata is the best!!!
  • Roberto R.
    Roberto RehoMarch 30, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Emily is the best. And a total Olivia Wilde look alike
  • FitCities
    FitCitiesJanuary 31, 2012
    Be healthy. Order water with your meal. :)
  • Jason K.heart icon on user image
    Jason KyleNovember 18, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    Get the Stodg burger! So gud.
  • Zach F.
    Zach FraleyOctober 20, 2010
    Been here 10+ times
    Get the popcorn chicken if your looking for a good appetizer or even as a meal.
  • Fernando R.heart icon on user image
    Fernando RubioFebruary 14, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Best Tuna on toast in town!
  • Josh H.
    Josh HebertJuly 24, 2011
    Expect a long wait. They don't take reservations or allow call ahead seating.
  • Mohsin S.
    Mohsin SAugust 6, 2011
    The pancakes and the Mac and Chz rock.
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    allisonApril 24, 2018
    Fried Chicken Salad 🥗
  • Andrew
    AndrewMarch 17, 2010
    The food is good. Try the brisket sliders. Can't go wrong
  • Belinda
    BelindaSeptember 1, 2013
    Oh wow look elegant I like it
  • Rico D.
    Rico DSeptember 3, 2010
    Brisket sliders are a must have appetizer.
  • Marianthe V.
    Marianthe VerverJune 23, 2010
    Three Cheese Grilled Cheese is awesome! Ask for Thomas he is great!
  • Rhonda R.
    Rhonda RiceSeptember 26, 2012
    Try the Crab Cake Salad
  • Melissa I.
    Melissa InterranteAugust 13, 2010
    Get the dessert with caramelized bananas and chocolate mouse if you like it dark!
  • Karen L.
    Karen Lao 🔱August 18, 2014
    Patio seating is lovely
  • Karri W.heart icon on user image
    Karri WrightApril 21, 2013
    Love the butter cake!
  • Ashley H.
    Ashley HowlandMay 1, 2011
    This place never disappoints! The cheeseburger is unbelieveable.
  • Tiffany E.heart icon on user image
    Tiffany EllisonDecember 31, 2017
    Chicken fried steak
  • Noahheart icon on user image
    NoahSeptember 26, 2015
    Pork ribeye!
  • Ty M.
    Ty McMahanOctober 13, 2012
    Smoked brisket enchis were bangin'.
  • Chris G.
    Chris GlasscockMay 3, 2011
    Stodg burger and stroganoff. Great stuff!
  • Austin L.
    Austin LearySeptember 24, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    The Stodg and the Mac and Cheese:
  • ScioniQCity
    ScioniQCityApril 28, 2012
    Raise your iQ: find one of Dallas' best fried green tomatoes dishes here. Read more
  • Chad S.
    Chad SakonchickJanuary 16, 2010
    The Garlic Avocado Chicken BLT makes my loins quiver with plllllllleasure
  • amy f.heart icon on user image
    amy f5February 24, 2011
    Been here 50+ times
    Set me up on the patio with a tasty libation, and all's right with the world.
  • Tracy T.
    Tracy TranNovember 12, 2011
    Try raspberry Moscow mule! It's awesome!
  • Melissia S.
    Melissia SimmonsMarch 3, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Local brew on tap! Try the Rahr!
  • Adeline T.
    Adeline TolliverSeptember 11, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    blueberry/blackberry martini = blueberry mojito=yum!!
  • Rachel G.
    Rachel GomezMarch 5, 2011
    The Mac n cheese is to die for.
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