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The Back Porch

904 Broadway Blvd, Kilgore, TX 75662-2633
+1 903-984-8141
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good35%
  • Average17%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“hush puppies” (17 reviews)
“burgers” (23 reviews)
“fries” (10 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 a.m. - 11:59 p.m.All hours
American, Bar
$$ - $$$
904 Broadway Blvd, Kilgore, TX 75662-2633
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

One of the best places to eat in Kilgore. Live music on weekends. Big selection of beer and alcohol. A great place to meet up with friends on the patio and enjoy a fun night out. Or sit down and enjoy dinner with the family....More

Thank Saltwaterandsunshine
Reviewed 10 January 2018

they have great hamburgers and fries.love the beans and hushpuppies.good place to chill out.we will be back.

Thank Golfnut69696969
Reviewed 8 November 2017

They have recently expanded their outdoor area. You can get a great meal and watch different bands play. Burgers are great, chicken fried steak is great, their onion string loaf is yummy and they offer beans and hushpuppies while you wait. They do have a...More

Thank Donna S
Reviewed 5 November 2017

Don't look for any vegan options or anything even remotely non-fattening! But EVERYTHING I had was expertly prepared. Best potato skins ever and the fried pork chops with loaded mash potatoes? Oh my and Texas Toast if you had any gravy left over. Great little...More

Thank Wallytrout
Reviewed 13 October 2017

Great food I have not tried anything that I have not liked! Since they added the bar/band area the service seems to be lacking seems like they need to hire more people. I love the atmosphere other than the bands being so loud you cant...More

Thank NewlyWed70
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Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Great place to watch a game and drink COLD beer! However, we have gone two times now and both times the food is NOT good at all.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

Well worth the little diversion off interstate 20 when traveling. Relaxed, quiet atmosphere for good food and conversation. DELICIOUS burgers, generous servings, hand breaded, tender and moist chicken strips, friendly wait staff. We would definitely go back again!

Thank Tom L
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

I ordered the salad sampler and it was more like ordering hamburger toppings at a salad price. My friend ordered the burger which was great and what this place excels at...but I would not recommend the salad.

Thank Chattington
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Never been in before our recent visit. Impressive place, overall. Like I said, the catfish was very good, as were the fries it was served with. My friends had burgers, and they enjoyed them too. Although we had tea, the bar set up, is really...More

Thank Michael D
Reviewed 22 August 2017

This is a Great Place for Live Music, Sports on the Big and Bigger Screen, Great Food and Drinks, in other words this is a Great Place to hang out! Look them up and Pick your Music, go for Dinner and sit back and Jam!...More

Thank deandavis29
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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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 a.m. - 11:59 p.m.
12:00 a.m. - 11:59 p.m.
12:00 a.m. - 11:59 p.m.
12:00 a.m. - 11:59 p.m.
12:00 a.m. - 11:59 p.m.
12:00 a.m. - 11:59 p.m.
12:00 a.m. - 11:59 p.m.
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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