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Ports of Call

116 N Howe St, Southport, NC 28461-3814
+1 910-457-4544
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good22%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (54 reviews)
“tapas” (17 reviews)
“salad” (35 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 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
Reviewed 2 April 2017

Stopped in at this bistro the other day looking for a place to enjoy a dessert. My husband and I were pleasantly surprised to see a really quaint bistro with pretty upscale menus which included lunch and dinner and weekend brunch. We decided to order...More

Thank kiinderassistant
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

I have been there around one year ago, during my trip of port. still i remember about the Smoked salmon that was mouth watering. I had so many times but that time was something special i feel. Thanks to the Chef & Service was excellent...More

Thank Arifrahman23
Reviewed 23 March 2017

My daughter found this restaurant online because they offer vegan options. It turned out to be a great choice both for her and us non-vegans! She had a vegetable curry, her friend had a buttermilk chicken sandwich on a croissant, and I had a lunch...More

1  Thank Karen L
Reviewed 20 March 2017

I had a delicious meal at Ports of Call while visiting Southport. They had an extensive dinner menu, as well as several specials. I had the seafood marinara which was delicious, and a generous portion. The staff was welcoming and friendly, offering suggestions when asked....More

Thank Kathleen P
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

Recently had dinner at Ports of Call and it was wonderful. I had the Sea BLT which was very good, and my husband had the tuna which was wonderful! Our waitress, Rita Day, was the best. She was very outgoing and very helpful in making...More

Thank Theresa G
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Four of us visited Ports of Call last week Food was very expensive for the portions received and the wine was $$$$ NO water views whatsoever Atmosphere was okay Decent bar setup Suggest Olivers with the OceanviewMore

Thank jd120167
Raymund A, Manager at Ports of Call, responded to this reviewResponded 16 March 2017

On your review, you mentioned that our food was "very expensive" and "wine was $$$$". In case you missed it, our menus are on display in our front window and also our website. For the public's benefit here are our prices. Our dinner entrees' prices...More

Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

We had a very large group, many orders, and everyone loved the food and service! Nice atmosphere, friendly staff and we all enjoyed it a lot! Go and have fun!

Thank Peter B
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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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
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
  • E-mail
Downtown at 116 N Howe St. Southport, NC 28461 Two blocks from the water.
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