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The Back Porch

) #3 of 46 Restaurants in Kilgore ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ American,
904 Broadway Blvd, Kilgore, TX 75662-2633
+1 903-984-8141
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good36%
  • Average19%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“hush puppies” (15 reviews)
“fries” (11 reviews)
“hamburger” (11 reviews)
Open Now
00:00 - 23:59All hours
American, Bar
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904 Broadway Blvd, Kilgore, TX 75662-2633
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The Back Porch is packed during certain hours and there may be a wait but the hostesses are polite and pretty and will make you wait seem shorter. This is a family place but has late night entertainment for adults...nothing vulgar...but more of a bar...More

Thank Michael J
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place for friends to meet and socialize. Food was good but a little pricey for college students on a budget.

Thank VVickers
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I am here several times a week and have eaten almost everything on the menu. Great waitstaff, manager is always around and visits with customers. Love this place!

Thank Dawn B
Reviewed 29 June 2017

I ordered a junior buffalo burger on this visit and was impressed. I appreciate having the option of ordering a smaller-sized burger as I just can't eat as much as I used to. The buffalo burger had the added benefit of being considerably less greasy...More

Thank Suzanne T
Reviewed 8 June 2017

2 burgers, 1 small fry and 2 cokes was almost $25.00. Add the tip and you are getting real close to $30, for burgers. I had the chili cheese burger and was good. My wife had the mushroom swiss burger burger and it was cremated...More

Thank meformby
Reviewed 24 May 2017

If you want the great food and good people!! This place is awesome! Been in town for as long as I can remember 20 years plus and I tell you it keeps getting better and better!!!

Thank Melissa I
Reviewed 30 April 2017

An obvious favorite of locals. The restaurant is divided into two sections. One, a bar setting and the other, purely for dining. It was early so there were mostly elder types – like me. After a typical Garden Salad, I had the ground beef covered...More

Thank HankmidGA
Reviewed 25 April 2017

I have been going to this place on every trip to Kilgore for past 20 years and they seem to keep adding on and having more options. When I went last, they had added on the new outdoor bar and venue area. Family atmosphere until...More

Thank P9242QHanthonys
Reviewed 8 March 2017

Love the burgers here! And the fries are the thin kind and are delicious. Free beans are great too. These are good old-fashioned burgers with lots of trimmings on them. We will be back.

Thank Wagadu
Reviewed 21 February 2017

Go a little early for lunch to beat the crowd. The locals love it! Really good hamburgers, buffalo-burgers are very good (also, huge!). The French fries are kind of soggy, so opt for the onion rings instead. The salads are huge, and they offer a...More

Thank Nancy I
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 904 Broadway Blvd, Kilgore, TX 75662-2633
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Kilgore
  • Phone Number: +1 903-984-8141
Serving our community for over 25 years. Jackie and Vicki have built a legend at The Back Porch. The Clayton's have owned the Back Porch since 1990 but the history goes back to the 1960"s when the business was a pool hall owned by the infamous Harry Crow. Starting off with burgers being their specialty they use only fresh unfrozen meat, and the menu was originally very simple; big and little burgers and large homemade fries. Now the menu has a large variety of delicious entrees to choose from. GREAT FOOD NOT FAST FOOD Complimentary beans and hush puppies while you wait for your meal. The Clayton's were born and raised in Kilgore...just good down-home people serving the community they love. Winner of 2015 EAST TEXAS MUSIC Awards for BEST VENUE with live music every Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday.
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