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The Porch

The Porch

New American Restaurant and American Restaurant$$$$
Vickery Place, Dallas
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  • Patrick
    PatrickApril 9
    Grilled Cheese was decent, tomato soup was great, and the Mac and Cheese was amazing. You can get it without the ham!
  • PrimeTime
    PrimeTimeMarch 11
    Excellent deviled eggs!!
  • Super D.
    Super DadMarch 11
    Amazing restaurant!!! Highly recommend any of their specials! Deviled Eggs are yummy! Fish is delicious! Steak is always yum! Tons of good eats here! Great Moscow Mules!!!
    Upvoted Mar 11
  • Tim H.
    Tim HollandsworthOctober 14, 2016
    One of our favorite spots to go. Always good food, drinks, and service. Never been disappointed here. My wife loves the mac n cheese. I love the steaks, the burgers, and salads. Solid all the way.
  • Kimberly G.
    Kimberly GabrielOctober 5, 2016
    EVERYTHING!!!! Oh my golly gosh it was wonderful!!!
  • Gretchen H.
    Gretchen HuntAugust 14, 2016
    Beef stroganoff was tender and tasty. Nice atmosphere and great menu selections
  • Harrison B.
    Harrison BoydJune 23, 2016
    Mac and cheese is the best I've ever had
  • Tammy B.
    Tammy BrownJune 10, 2016
    The chicken BLT was very yummy!
  • Tammy B.
    Tammy BrownJune 10, 2016
    The Stodg Burger was messy but delicious!
  • Jasmine H.
    Jasmine HolmesApril 3, 2016
    It was GROSS
  • lisa a.
    lisa annJanuary 3, 2016
    the jalapeño corn bread is amazing! so light and fluffy!
  • Anthony S.
    Anthony StarksOctober 18, 2015
    Shrimp and grits, brisket sliders
  • Noah
    NoahSeptember 26, 2015
    Pork ribeye!
  • Alison P.
    Alison PruettJuly 30, 2015
    Meh. Decent food and cocktails but definitely overpriced.
  • Dirk R.
    Dirk RosquillasJuly 9, 2015
    Everything was great, the short rib stroganoff was amazing.
  • Mitch M.
    Mitch MJune 6, 2015
    Everything is great.
  • Bill C.
    Bill CarsonMay 25, 2015
    drinks brunch and dessert =Awsome!
  • Eric B.
    Eric BrightApril 4, 2015
    Mac and cheese anything! Get an old fashion at the bar!
  • Tom K.
    Tom KristofJanuary 18, 2015
    Roast beef Sandwich or the burger are defacto !
  • Rachel P.
    Rachel PritchardOctober 26, 2014
    The grilled cheese sandwich is good. The tomato soup is good. Together, they are fantastic!
  • Brittney C.
    Brittney CampbellOctober 3, 2014
    Grapefruit agave gimlet. Do it.
  • Dean E.
    Dean EricksonSeptember 16, 2014
    Great food and cocktails. Cozy atmosphere. Have to go if you haven't been.
  • Chefs Feed
    Chefs FeedAugust 22, 2014
    Brian Luscher, chef of The Grape, eats here on his nights off. He loves the Chopped brisket sliders. Read more
  • Karen L.
    Karen Lao 🔱August 18, 2014
    Patio seating is lovely
  • VelvetCrate
    VelvetCrateAugust 18, 2014
    The Fried Chicken Salad is one of my all-time favorites.
  • Amber D.
    Amber DieboldAugust 16, 2014
    Gotta try to Mac and cheese, along with the spare ribs. Great food!
  • Lincoln S.
    Lincoln SteffensAugust 10, 2014
    The crab cake salad is awesome and the country Cobb!!
  • John H.
    John HertenbergerAugust 8, 2014
    Can't go without getting the gooey butter cake
  • Brooke H.
    Brooke HawkinsAugust 7, 2014
    The Mac & Cheese should be the first thing EVERYONE orders, it's so delish!!!!
  • Dallas Observer
    Dallas ObserverAugust 4, 2014
    Go with the Stodg burger, named after Dallas lawyer Steve Stodghill. It's packed with tomato, onion, melted cheddar and a fried egg on a bun smeared with foie gras butter. Read more
  • Kecia H.
    Kecia HeldJuly 20, 2014
    Moscow mule is fantastic. We wanted to lick the plates after the gooey butter cake. Mac n cheese very good too.
  • Jonathan K.
    Jonathan KangMay 30, 2014
    Beef stroganoff is delcious! The Mac and Cheese has a sourish taste from the cream cheese. Not everybody's favorite. Regardless, one of the best overall restaurants in Dallas
  • Dallas Observer
    Dallas ObserverFebruary 28, 2014
    The Porch makes good use of Instagram by posting its ever-changing "Big Board" to let potential diners know what's going to be on the rotating menu.
  • Alyssa D. W.
    Alyssa D. WhaleyFebruary 12, 2014
    Cum in your pants Mac-n-cheese. Best in the city.
  • Susanna A.
    Susanna AnJanuary 1, 2014
    Stodg burger is delicious. Can really taste the smoked wood in the meat!!
  • Brett p.
    Brett payneDecember 10, 2013
    Get the burrata and toast
  • Marisa
    MarisaOctober 3, 2013
    If the wood-fired broccolini is on the menu... ORDER IT!!! Best broccolini I have ever had. Grilled on a wood fire with an intoxicating smokiness and some heat from red pepper flakes. Wow. Ridic.
  • Belinda
    BelindaSeptember 1, 2013
    Oh wow look elegant I like it
  • Chris G.
    Chris GouletJuly 20, 2013
    Try the Scottish Salmon Burger - Hella good
  • Elaine C.
    Elaine CJune 23, 2013
    The Porch salad is good. Sliced grapes, crushed almonds, pickled onions, and sliced cherry tomatoes on a bed of mixed greens.
  • Karri W.
    Karri WrightApril 21, 2013
    Love the butter cake!
  • Roberto R.
    Roberto RehoMarch 30, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Emily is the best. And a total Olivia Wilde look alike
  • Larissa B.
    Larissa BattaMarch 21, 2013
    The burrata is the best!!!
  • Vic S.
    Vic ScarbMarch 17, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    Brisket "Eggs Benedict" was delish as was the BGE (biscuits, gravy and egg).
  • minnie
    minnieMarch 5, 2013
    try the black and blue martini. perfect balance of sweet and tart.
  • Enrico D.
    Enrico DeLeonMarch 1, 2013
    This place kills it on food, drinks, atmosphere and tunes. Come here for any meal. That's my tip. You are welcome.
  • John B.
    John BeamerJanuary 8, 2013
    Get the Short Rib Stroganoff.
  • Sadey D.
    Sadey DarlingNovember 24, 2012
    The Seared Tuna Niçoise was fresh and delish. A must. The hummus is always on our list too.
  • Jason K.
    Jason KyleNovember 18, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    Get the Stodg burger! So gud.
  • Samara N.
    Samara NelsonOctober 13, 2012
    Been here 50+ times
    Currently obsessed with their tuna tar tar!:)
  • Ty M.
    Ty McMahanOctober 13, 2012
    Smoked brisket enchis were bangin'.
  • T.J. J.
    T.J. JohnstonOctober 3, 2012
    Amazing food!!! Mac n cheese, sweet corn risotto....
  • Jill
    JillSeptember 29, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Unparalleled panko crusted Mac and Cheese.
  • Jenny S.
    Jenny SmithSeptember 29, 2012
    Awesome food and beer / wine! Brim cash for mandatory valet.
  • Rhonda R.
    Rhonda RiceSeptember 26, 2012
    Try the Crab Cake Salad
  • David J.
    David JohnsonSeptember 8, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    Can't miss the short rib stroganoff or the butter cake for dessert!
  • 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
  • AlmostVeggies.com
    AlmostVeggies.comJuly 8, 2012
    Try the smoked red pepper hummus with crumbled feta & grilled flat bread!
  • Dallas Foodie (.
    Dallas Foodie (Danielle G.)July 1, 2012
    Been here 50+ times
    3 delicious words: "Buttermilk Fried Chicken". They made it a salad with applewood smoked bacon, tomatoes, blue cheese, and avocadosub in their ranch dressing and you have one of my favorite salads!
  • Mucho C.
    Mucho Comida™June 20, 2012
    This place sucks. Leave. Amateurish bartenders and food. Enjoy.
  • Julia S.
    Julia SchaefferJune 4, 2012
    Their soup of the day was Chicken Provono Pepper soup or something like that and it was amazing! Avavado blt is good too
  • Julie E.
    Julie EdmonsonJune 3, 2012
    Get the mac & cheese. And the fried port cheese. And the butter cake. Holy geez, SO GOOD.
  • ScioniQCity
    ScioniQCityApril 28, 2012
    Raise your iQ: find one of Dallas' best fried green tomatoes dishes here. Read more
  • Debbi G.
    Debbi GranruthApril 10, 2012
    Love the mac and cheese...you can't go wrong if you order that...Yum!
  • Fawn H.
    Fawn HMarch 24, 2012
    Ask your server about the off-menu brunch selections on Saturdays & Sundays, 11am-3pm. Good stuff!
  • Fawn H.
    Fawn HFebruary 19, 2012
    Ask for Oscar. Very friendly, attentive, and knowledgeable.
  • Fernando R.
    Fernando RubioFebruary 14, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Best Tuna on toast in town!
  • FitCities
    FitCitiesJanuary 31, 2012
    Be healthy. Order water with your meal. :)
  • 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.
  • Jeff H.
    Jeff HazelrigsJanuary 2, 2012
    The Stodg. Life changing.
  • Chip R.
    Chip RooneyDecember 16, 2011
    Mac n chz!
  • Theodore K.
    Theodore KimDecember 14, 2011
    Stodg burger.
  • Paige C.
    Paige CroninDecember 4, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    You can order a "mini mac" version of their famous Mac and cheese if you just ask!!
  • Ashley
    AshleyNovember 19, 2011
    Best smelling bathroom in Dallas
  • Tracy T.
    Tracy TranNovember 12, 2011
    Try raspberry Moscow mule! It's awesome!
  • Austin L.
    Austin LearySeptember 24, 2011
    The Stodg and the Mac and Cheese:
  • Perseus C.
    Perseus CEOSeptember 11, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    This is great food...A Great Spin On American Cuisine. Everybody of everything that I have eaten off the menu has melted in my mouth. The menu is seasonal which is always a sign of fresh ingredients
  • Adeline T.
    Adeline TolliverSeptember 11, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    blueberry/blackberry martini = blueberry mojito=yum!!
  • Kat T.
    Kat TruittSeptember 4, 2011
    gotta get the butter cake!!
  • Jack H.
    Jack HAugust 19, 2011
    Been here 25+ times
    Ask for Jeremy, he's super sweet and very detail oriented. If you're a tattoo fan like I am, ask him to pull up his left shirtsleeve and show you his amazing tats!
    Upvoted Mar 17
  • Chaka T.
    Chaka TAugust 15, 2011
    The burgers are divine! The gooey butter cake will make you wanna slap your mama and marry the chef. BTW, he is a nice guy.
  • Mohsin S.
    Mohsin SAugust 6, 2011
    The pancakes and the Mac and Chz rock.
  • Josh H.
    Josh HebertJuly 24, 2011
    Expect a long wait. They don't take reservations or allow call ahead seating.
  • SharLyn T.
    SharLyn TaylorJune 22, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Amazing food.... If you go while the crap cake club is one of their specials get it!!! :-)
  • Caretha C.
    Caretha CoulterMay 29, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Gooey butter cake!!!! Yum!
  • Ashley C.
    Ashley CampionMay 29, 2011
    Macaroni and cheese
  • Dusty D.
    Dusty DuncanMay 22, 2011
    For the love of decent food, don't get the salmon burger. Horrible!!!
  • Food & Wine
    Food & WineMay 12, 2011
    The "Stodge Burger" (topped with aged cheddar cheese, Nueske's bacon, fried egg, lettuce, tomato & onion, in a foie gras–butter–slathered bun) takes its name after Dallas super-lawyer Steve Stodghill.
  • Chris G.
    Chris GlasscockMay 3, 2011
    Stodg burger and stroganoff. Great stuff!
  • Ashley H.
    Ashley HowlandMay 1, 2011
    This place never disappoints! The cheeseburger is unbelieveable.
  • alex
    alexApril 29, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    The newly added modern waldorf is heaven on a plate!
  • Linda R.
    Linda ReyesApril 24, 2011
    Try the Tomato basil soup, caesar salad (will feed two), grilled cheese, club sandwich. If you don't mind your bread a little buttered, you will thoroughly enjoy.
  • Suma T.
    Suma ThomasMarch 27, 2011
    Strawberry Crush (cocktail) was really good! The Mac and Cheese and The Stodg Burger were really good as well! The Gooey Buttery Cake was amazing (that coming from a Chocolate lover)!!
  • Clara M.
    Clara MathewsMarch 16, 2011
    Try the beef stroganoff. Yummy!
  • Ruby P.
    Ruby PappachenMarch 13, 2011
    The gooey butter cake is beyond amazing!!!! The stodg burger was really good as well. Had pan seared flounder with cream corn omg so good!!
  • Rachel G.
    Rachel GomezMarch 5, 2011
    The Mac n cheese is to die for.
  • Melissia S.
    Melissia SimmonsMarch 3, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Local brew on tap! Try the Rahr!
  • 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!
  • amy f.
    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.
  • corinna l.
    corinna leonFebruary 11, 2011
    Fabulous place. Entire menu is good. Hope for the seasonal dessert ooie gooie. Nothing like it around.
  • Brkgny
    BrkgnyDecember 22, 2014
    Mekan yoğun güzel servis iyi ama yemekleri beğenmedm bu puan buraya fazla
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