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Ports of Call

116 N Howe St, Southport, NC 28461-3814
+1 910-457-4544
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good23%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (38 reviews)
“tapas” (17 reviews)
“orzo salad” (5 reviews)
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American, Seafood, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
116 N Howe St, Southport, NC 28461-3814
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I love this restaurant. They have the best fried Oysters and the French fries are out of this world. My wife and I have eaten here several times over the years and have never been disappointed.

Thank swainbennett
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have eaten here several times and never been disappointed. Last evening was no different. Rita waited on us and everything was wonderful. She kept us laughing, and gave us good recommendations which made for a very enjoyable experience. This restaurant has a lot of...More

Thank Asolare95
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came out of the rain for lunch. The food was excellent with good service. Highly recommend. I had the reuben sandwich which was the best I ever had. It was $40 for the two of us.

Thank doktra
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had plans for a different lunch restaurant but stumbled onto this one & really enjoyed it. I had the crab purse, wonderful presentation & tasted great. Also - tried their sangria - not to be missed. Not a fruity as the usual sangria in Mex...More

Thank chrisofVA
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I visited Southport and started looking for places to eat around noon. We parked on the main street and walked into Ports of Call. The atmosphere is like a french bistro very reminiscent of Montreal. Very good service and great food.

Thank aging2016
Reviewed 16 August 2017

We had both brunch one morning and lunch another. I strongly recommend this place for both meals. They were excellent.

Thank Brett S
Reviewed 12 August 2017

Guess the juke was really on me. !5 bucks for a veal sub, that was near inedible. It may be run of mill of a sandwich but the beard was a very hard crusted breading. It was so hard I couldn't cut thru it with...More

Thank JDPNoCar
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Have been here for brunch on Sunday and for Dinner. A Great assortment of choices and beautiful decor. Quaint little restaurant with good atmosphere. I have lived in Southport for 2 years.

Thank P538OYlarryb
Reviewed 1 August 2017

I had a tuna nicoise salad with fresh, grilled tuna which was delicious. However, the best part of the lunch was one of the best Key Lime pies we've ever tasted - don't miss it!

1  Thank ERRTH
Reviewed 31 July 2017

A rainy Saturday brought a welcome surprise with the fantastic lunch we had while visiting Southport. Ports of Call is an uncommon little gem located right in town. Cameron, our waiter, was very attentive and did a wonderful job making sure we enjoyed our dining...More

Thank AbbyCorrine
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15 March 2015|
Response from Raymund A | Property representative |
Our corkage fee is $10 per bottle. The fee is waived for a bottle per couple if purchased from these local shops and consumed in the following evenings: Tuesday-Silver Coast Winery Wednesday-Grape and Ale Thursday-Uncorked... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 - 14:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 20:30
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 20:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 20:30
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 20:30
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 116 N Howe St, Southport, NC 28461-3814
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Southport
  • Phone Number: +1 910-457-4544
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Downtown at 116 N Howe St. Southport, NC 28461 Two blocks from the water.
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