The Back Porch Restaurant has been loved by guests for over 40 years. Our handcrafted historic home, built in the year 1806, surrounds guests with casual elegance, warmth and charm. We have been consistently ranked by offering the best steaks, best desserts and for being voted the “Most Romantic”  restaurant by The Valley Favorite! Our customers have trusted us to celebrate important moments in their life such as: anniversaries, birthdays, graduations and retirements.

Choose any of our signature dishes like baby back ribs, fresh seafood and fine steaks. The home-like atmosphere can be felt in one of our two main dining rooms, proudly displaying two glowing fireplaces per dining room. Slip into our casual pub-style side door bistro and enjoy your favorite cocktail. Please be sure to take advantage of our Veranda dining during our summer season, where you will be sure to get an up-close view of our iconic sycamore tree. We are confident that you will feel right at home at The Back Porch Restaurant. We look forward to serving you! 

General Information

Address: 114 Speers Street, Belle Vernon PA 15012

Phone: 724-483-4500

Fax: 724-483-9133


American Cuisine

Dress Code

Neat, Casual


On premise

Credit Cards

VISA, MasterCard, American Express, Discover, & ApplePay.


Full bar with a rotating list of locally craft beers and spirits and wine from around the world


$20.00 per 750 ml.  We will gladly waive one corkage fee for every bottle purchased from our list

Owned by

The Second Generation Pappalardo Family

Thanks to Our Local Farmers, Suppliers, and Artists

Footprints Farm (egg, duck, pork), Mary Mushroom, Frank the Belle Vernon tomato man, 
Ritica Farm (asparagus), Elysian Fields Farm (lamb), Gerber’s Amish Farm (chicken)
  Back Porch herb and pepper garden, Dads Hat Pennsylvania Rye, Helltown Brewing, All Saints Brewery
 Stevo Sadvary – mural and mosaic artist, Adam Pappalardo (copper top tables).

Back Porch Gift Certificate

Gift Certificates for any amount, click here or call us at  724-483-4500

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