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Port of Call

838 Esplanade Ave, New Orleans, LA 70116-1941
+1 504-523-0120
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“baked potatoes” (172 reviews)
“cheeseburger” (120 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
838 Esplanade Ave, New Orleans, LA 70116-1941
Neighbourhood: French Quarter
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Orlando, Florida
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

1st visit to Port of Call and it's well worth it. We saw this place on one of the Food Network. We ordered the cheeseburger which comes with baked potato for $12. The burger was like what a great backyard grilled burger should be. They...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This place is so small but worth being in close quarters. It's one of our go to places to eat. The hamburgers are so good and juicy, instead of fries you get a huge baked potato. The potato comes with only butter so if you...More

Reviewed 4 days ago

We were staying close to this restaurant so decided to run down and get burgers. They proclaimed they had the best burgers. The burgers are about the same size as they are at McDonald's and not as good in our estimation. My cheeseburger with no...More

Thank Pamela T
Reviewed 6 days ago

Kind of a local bar and burger place to eat. Loved our food here and the local color is fun. We had a mixed drink while we were waiting for a table and it was good! Made room for the cup to take home.

Thank dollybelle578
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The burgers are enormous! Both my husband and I ate burgers with baked potato. It was very good! Could finish the whole thing!

Thank josh_jerica
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

These burgers are out of this world! The loaded baked potatoes were awesome. After a long fun day these hit the spot! Highly recommend!

Thank RNMDarby
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went here on a visit to NOLA to see our Daughter & Son in law. They wanted to try it out! No wait. We had their Run drink very good! We all had Burgers with Baked Potatoes! Condiments fresh! Cook to requested. All in...More

Thank cjhardy2
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Port of Call is ok, nothing to get overly excited about, but close to our B&B after a long trip down.

Thank marjoe1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Love the casual dive atmosphere, with a busy and fun bar scene. The burger and potato was out of this world! A must do for anyone traveling to NOLA and looking for an authentic joint. Skipped the Monsoon by choice - too much sugar!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Small hole in the wall but delicious- definitely worth the wait! Baked potatoes are great! Would definitely stop here again

Thank seminolemom09
French Quarter
A small and teeming network of laissez-faire living
lounged out on the balmy banks of the Mighty
Mississippi, the French Quarter has long been a port
of call for folks in search of a good time and a great
story. Perpetually inebriated Bourbon Street runs
across its midriff like a strand of cheap ribbon tied
around an otherwise rather pretty and impressively
well-kept vintage dress. Throughout the rest of the
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Are kids allowed even though it has a bar?
22 August 2016|
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Response from Keri W | Reviewed this property |
Kids are allowed.
Hate to ask this--I have been here a few times and loved it--Bring a friend who does not eat beef---do they have turkey burgers or non beef items......don't hate....I want to go back for one of the great burgers but .............
8 March 2016|
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Response from YokoYokoMan | Reviewed this property |
No just the beef burgers ...an they are good🤗
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 838 Esplanade Ave, New Orleans, LA 70116-1941
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans>  > French Quarter
  • Neighbourhood: French Quarter
  • Phone Number: +1 504-523-0120
  • E-mail