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The Porch

Map & Directions 2912 N. Henderson Ave.
Dallas, TX 75206-6403
  • New American
  • All Major Credit Cards
  • Kid Friendly, Patio/Sidewalk Dining, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
  • Dinner, Late Night, Lunch
  • Not Accepted
  • Street, Valet


Dallas Observer's Description

In the heat of summer, finding places to have a drink that aren't dark and air-conditioned caves becomes a challenge. Enter Henderson Avenue's The Porch, a casual brasserie for those of us with no veranda at home. When the heat comes, fans blow a cooling but oddly humid mist that does its best to keep despair at bay.

You could have a few pints here, swilling them down while enjoying a fried-chicken salad you wanted to be healthy but which is definitely not. If you'd rather be honest with yourself, you could 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. Other stand-out decadent dishes include a baked mac and cheese accented with cubes of smoked ham and crusted in panko, and sliders heaped with brisket and slaw. You wish you had a porch like this at home.

Member Reviews

  • itsmrjakefromstatefa wrote a review for The Porch
    on 01/15/14

    It just doesn’t get any
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    husband “Captain Kutchie’s” place..Some Folks Also Call Him..”The
    KutchMan others call him The Kutchmon!”…Most Just Call Him “The Most
    Interesting Man In The World”….(Anita and Kutchie Pelaez’s Key West, Key
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  • lauren.upchurch wrote a review for The Porch
    on 01/26/11

    Great place for dinner - I recently tried their greek salad and their gourmet mac n' cheese and both were excellent! Nice atmosphere too: upscale but not snooty.

  • svolhein
    svolhein wrote a review for The Porch
    on 05/26/10

    I know the food was good, but I can't remember what I had since the blueberry mojito pretty much was the star of the table.

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  • Metromix on 05/25/10

    Dig into their "upscale comfort food" like the brisket sliders or buttermilk fried chicken Cobb salad. Yum!

  • Marianthe V. on 06/23/10

    Three Cheese Grilled Cheese is awesome! Ask for Thomas he is great!

  • Colin B. on 09/24/10

    The Stodg and a nap.

  • amy f. on 02/23/11

    Set me up on the patio with a tasty libation, and all's right with the world.

  • erik l. on 05/14/10

    mac and cheese is the best. u won't regret it.

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