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The Porch Restaurant & Bar - Sacramento

1622 reviews
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$30 and under
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Top Tags:
  • Comfort Food (52)
  • Good for a Date (33)
  • Casual (32)
The Porch offers Sacramento a delicious down-home low country dining experience located right in the heart of Midtown! Featuring over 100 bourbons
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Southern, Low Country, Comfort Food
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Hours of operation

Closed Mondays
Lunch: Tuesday - Friday: 11:30 am - 3:00 pm

Dinner: Tuesday-Thursday: 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm, Friday 5:00pm-10:30, Saturday 4:00 pm - 10:30 pm, Sunday 4:00 pm - 9 pm
Brunch: Friday, Saturday, & Sunday 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Phone number
(916) 444-2423
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Smart Casual
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Executive chef
Jonathon Clemmons
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Cross street
18th & K Streets
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cafe, Chef's Table, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 1622 People Are Saying
Overall ratings and reviews
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4.4  based on recent ratings
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88% of people would recommend it to a friend
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OpenTable Diner (Sacramento)
5.0  Dined 4 days ago

I've never been disappointed at The Porch! Always delicious!

michaelac (Sacramento)
1.0  Dined 4 days ago

This is NOT the place to come if you are celebrating a birthday. We were a normal party of 3, not a giant group and had one of the worst experiences I've had. Definitely the worst birthday experience. When I made the reservation on OpenTable, we told them it was my birthday and they had special menus printed up wishing me a Happy Birthday. And then they proceeded to seat us with the WORST server in the restaurant. I won't go through everything that went wrong... it's just too much. Some lowlights: I mention after we've been there almost an hour that we have a movie in an hour and she said... oh I'll get your check. No, we'd just like the rest of our food please.... she seemed surprised by this. Then when the food finally started coming out for the main course, it took then 7 minutes to get everything out, so the choices are to be rude and eat or wait and everything is cold. We repeatedly had to remind her that we'd ordered a second round of drinks.... it was at least 15 min from order to delivery. When the manager finally dropped the drinks off he apologized and said he'd take something off the check. When we finally found the waitress again to ask for the check.... nothing was taken off the bill. We mentioned the manager said he was taking something off the bill, she seemed surprised by this and I asked if I could speak with him. She came back with some items comped but the manager never showed.... surprise, surprise. The food was good, not the best I've had but not the worst either. If I wanted crappy service, we could have stayed in Davis.

DrSquirrel (Sacramento)
5.0  Dined 4 days ago

Amazing. Great food. Fantastic service. And the mint julep champagne drink is sooooooo good. HIGHLY recommend.

MickeyB (Sacramento)
4.0  Dined 4 days ago

We were immediately seated at a comfortable table away from the bar. The server was skilled & attentive. The food was tasty.

OpenTable Diner (Sacramento)
5.0  Dined 5 days ago

I had the pork chop. Probably the biggest one I've had. Very good fried green tomatoes.

JackP (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined 5 days ago

I first ate here on Christmas Day 2012. In the 5 years since the menu and food quality remain constant and delicious! The buttermilk fried chicken is what I notice most people come in for. Why not? It is 3 pieces of plump, juicy chicken that is not even close to greasy. 2 of us got the chicken with different sides. I loved the beets and collards! Also the Gouda grits were amazing. I was not a fan of the mac & cheese fritters, but they did taste good (just too much fried with the chicken). One of my guests came all the way from San Diego to have the chicken! My other guest got the shrimp grits. Plump shrimp and wonderful Gouda grits. Before dinner we had the fried green tomatoes and the grilled brie. Both could be a meal in itself! You have to get there and try them. Excellent local and California beer selection, extensive spirits list and really tasty Old Fashioned! It was a bit chilly or we would have chosen to sit outside. Great view to people watch along K St.!

OpenTable Diner (Sacramento)
5.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

We went for Valentines Day! The fried chicken was amazing! The grilled Brie was delicious and our server was very attentive.

RussS (Sacramento)
3.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

Service was very good, and the atmosphere pleasant. Shrimp poboy sandwich was quite tasty, with nicely fried shrimp and avacado. Beef stroganoff was underseasoned, and the partially shredded beef clumped together, making eating a challenge. The spinach-based salad was also so-so, with meat and cheese that didn't add much to the flavor and a bland creamy dressing. If you are looking for Southern food, South is a better bet.

BigD (Sacramento)
5.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

We had the opportunity to sit on the front porch and enjoy the sunshine. The food was delicious and the service was excellent!

Christy (Sacramento)
5.0  Dined on February 10, 2018

Great food and service, really appreciate the creative vegan options.