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Ports of Call

116 N Howe St, Southport, NC 28461-3814
+1 910-457-4544
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good22%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (34 reviews)
“tapas” (15 reviews)
“orzo salad” (5 reviews)
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American, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
116 N Howe St, Southport, NC 28461-3814
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My wife sms I weren't for dinner. The staff was good and knew about the nenu. I had the Asian tuna and thought it was excellent.

Thank Curtis M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You need to experience this wonderful place. There is one word-delicious. Well, maybe more words. The setting and ambiance are second to none. Enjoy and don't miss.

Thank Mahoney2015
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We always choose to eat at the bar, because the rest of the ambience is pretty ordinary. What is with the trend of not having prices for the cocktail menu; wine is priced? Beware, a cocktail (Manhattan with Makers Mark cost $13.30). The soups were...More

1  Thank Kegonsaman
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I stopped here for lunch having had dinner at another local restaurant for dinner the night before. I wish we would've had dinner at Ports of Call Bistro instead. This is one little gem of a restaurant nestled right smack in the...More

2  Thank Holly S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife really enjoyed her grilled shrimp and my veal schnitzel was cooked to perfection. Our server was fantasic great bubbly personality. The prices were reasonable. Will definetly return.

1  Thank BlaineMeans
Reviewed 4 May 2017

Don't judge by the front door......... not much to look at, but it is very nice inside the food was wonderful, service excellent!

1  Thank msbrazil
Reviewed 28 April 2017

We love Ports of Call we eat there at least 3 times a week lunch or dinner. Great wine list, amazing fresh food and friendly knowledgeable staff. Highly recommend.

Thank Barbara W
Reviewed 24 April 2017

We had the most delicious meal at Ports of Call. I had tuna and my husband had a veal dish. Absolutely wonderful. Service was excellent and the wine recommended by the waiter complimented my food. Go eat at this great restaurant and then stroll around...More

1  Thank deluca2784
Reviewed 11 April 2017

I sat at the bar by myself on a Sunday during brunch. I ordered the sausage & gravy with biscuits & cheese grits. Very tasty & filling. Service was a wee bit slow but friendly.

1  Thank PrettyKitties
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Nice small restaurant with a fair menu. Service and staff a bit stiff. They seem to feel they are 4 star but are not. The meals were all average but overly priced. Restaurant is hyped due to a movie scene being filmed there. Overall, OK...More

1  Thank JayBoRdu
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
What are your reduced or free corkage nights?
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
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
10:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 20:00
11:30 - 20:30
11:30 - 20:30
11:30 - 20:30
11:30 - 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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