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Ports of Call

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Tapas, International, Bistro
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116 N. Howe St., Southport, NC 28461
910-457-4544
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Today
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tue - Sat 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Description: Downtown at 116 N Howe St. Southport, NC 28461 Two blocks from the water.
Good for:
Breakfast/Brunch
Lunch
Dinner
Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 73
    Excellent
  • 23
    Very good
  • 10
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Mixed

Enjoyed a nice dinner with my spouse. She had a beef dish and I had mahi mahi. Both very good and service was good also. Here's the rub...if you enjoy a cocktail expect it to be small and overpriced...smallest martini pour in Southport. We then each had a cordial (Grand Marnier) which came in a... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed February 22, 2015
MrBill2014
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Charlotte, North Carolina
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
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110 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Charlotte, North Carolina
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Enjoyed a nice dinner with my spouse. She had a beef dish and I had mahi mahi. Both very good and service was good also. Here's the rub...if you enjoy a cocktail expect it to be small and overpriced...smallest martini pour in Southport. We then each had a cordial (Grand Marnier) which came in a mini- snifter with an even... More 

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Southport North Carolina
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

A lovely and welcoming atmosphere for eating with a friend or entertaining guests. The food is excellent and the staff is knowledgeable of the offerings.

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Southport, North Carolina
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

I like everything about this one! Food is always excellent, service is great and wait staff are extremely friendly. We've taken many guests there as well as going with friends.

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Southport, North Carolina
Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Wonderful, friendly place for lunch or dinner with good service. Creative menu, good specials and a decent wine list. For lunch it's hard to decide between the Sea BLT, which is a seafood salad over lettuce and very lightly fried green tomatoes with bacon sprinkled on top, and the wonderful chicken curried salad inside two avacodo halves. I've been there... More 

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Wilmington, North Carolina
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4 reviews 4 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

We dined at Port of Call today, for Sunday brunch. Being one of the few restaurants open for Sunday lunch in the winter, we had no expectations, and were pleasantly surprised. The service and food were both wonderful. The chicken gyro is served with their homemade tzatziki sauce, which is delicious. We'll be back!

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Southport, North Carolina
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

delicious food and great service. The meatloaf was wonderful. I will definitely return to try everything on the menu.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

I highly recommend this place for Sunday Brunch. The menu changes with the season but each is sure to please. Friendly staff and the owners always great you with a smile.

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Shallotte, North Carolina
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

I've had lunch at Ports of Call several times and it has been divine, each time I've had one of the lunch specials and no morsel has been left on the plate. I hear dinner is just as fabulous and plan to try it myself this Saturday.

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St. Thomas
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

We have dined there three times: January 2014, June 2014 and August 2014. The lovely, relaxed elegance of the atmosphere set the tone for our meals, which we all agree rank among the best we have ever enjoyed. Delicious and excellent in every way. I am looking forward to another visit!

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North East, Maryland
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

Everything about our lunch was exceptional.....absolutely everything. We can hardly wait to revisit.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 116 N. Howe St., Southport, NC 28461
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Southport
  • Phone Number: 910-457-4544

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Tapas, International, Bistro

Description

Downtown at 116 N Howe St. Southport, NC 28461 Two blocks from the water.
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?