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Back Porch Bar

132 W Cotter Ave, Port Aransas, TX 78373-4030
+1 361-749-2800
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good30%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“nachos” (3 reviews)
“seafood” (2 reviews)
“harbor grill” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Bar, Pub
132 W Cotter Ave, Port Aransas, TX 78373-4030
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Stumbled across this bar while searching for a bite to eat,.. we loved it, very friendly staff and live bands on certain days! Will come back here when we go visit Port A again!

Thank jessica d
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fast service, cold beer, good cocktails, and fun people. More of a local crowd with a charter boat and private yacht marina adjacent so there is always a lot going on. Adjacent the Harbor Grill so food is available.

Thank Delashmutt
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great place to have a beer while listening to some good live music. Grab a burger and fries from next door, you won't be disappointed!

Thank GunnerMorris
Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

The Back Porch Bar is one of the coolest hangouts in Port Aransas. It is on the ship channel side and definitely where the locals like to enjoy some live music.

Thank Christie I
Reviewed 30 May 2017

like many of the reviews here... i echo them... We saw a live band...had a few drinks and enjoyed some great nachos from the lil walk up window next door.... all in all... a great night...

Thank Chris D
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

Always enjoyable music. Sometimes getting waited on for a drink is a task. The kitchen next door has great food & stays open thru most of the evening

1  Thank skgcdl
Reviewed 2 May 2017

Had a really good 8? piece band playing last Sat. Lot's of great songs but not much room for dancing. Really good seafood from place next door.

1  Thank David M
Reviewed 19 April 2017

Great view and great atmosphere. Had a great time dining along the water and the staff is great. Will go again for sure.

Thank Traci L
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Great water view, relaxing atmospere, dog friendly place. They have live music often and have not tried the food..

1  Thank L A
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

I liked the atmosphere of this bar with the live music and being right on the water. Very laid back and relaxed. I also had a shrimp po boy and husband had the fried shrimp basket. We weren't disappointed.. 👍🏼 Not bad!

Thank Shana B
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Always Thursday thru Saturday. Sometimes I have seen Wednesday entertainment posted to their website pabackporchbar
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
American, Bar, Pub
After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
View, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 132 W Cotter Ave, Port Aransas, TX 78373-4030
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Port Aransas
  • Phone Number: +1 361-749-2800
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