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Port of Call

838 Esplanade Ave, New Orleans, LA 70116-1941
504-523-0120
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Ranked #92 of 1,602 Restaurants in New Orleans
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $1 - $25
Good for: Bar scene
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Late Night
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Good for: Bar scene
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Late Night
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Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

The Port of Call is on Esplanade St. We went through the week about 5 and already it was packed. They have a hamburger there that is 1/2 pounder. It doesn't come with fries but a huge baked potato fully dressed. Unless you are a guy or a gal with a huge appetite this is definitely a shared meal. Either... More

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Shreveport, Louisiana
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

I had always heard Port of Call had the best burgers in NO. After trying the peanut butter cheeseburger at Yo Mamas, I knew that burger would be hard to beat. But let me tell you-Port Of Call's burger IS the best! They provide condiments, mustard, mayo, & ketchup on the side, but this burger doesn't need anything! The meat... More

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Drums
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

Went here due to trip advisor recommendations and was not disappointed. Burger done just right with the shredded cheese, but the best was the baked potato - so creamy. So much better than fries as a side. Definitely recommend.

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 NEW

My husband and I were walking back to our bed and breakfast and decided to give it a try. The burger was good and my husband steak was also good. Staff were friendly. No real complaints.

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014 NEW via mobile

My husband has wanted to go to port of call for awhile now, so we decided to give them a try. The restaurant is a really small "hole in the wall" type of restaurant. It has a cool vibe and down to earth feel! The bartenders are very friendly and the drinks are not watered down like other restaurants. I've... More

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Nashville, Tennessee
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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

Stopped in on our first night in NOLA. We were tired from a day of traveling and wanted something quick and easy. VERY limited menu. They offer a couple of steaks, burgers, and baked potatoes. Definitely order the burger. It's very good and about the size of your head. It's nothing fancy, and the interior is dark. Rough dark wood... More

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London, England
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29 reviews 29 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Port of Call still makes one of NOLA's greatest (if not best) burgers. And it still mixes up drinks that will get you through the worst storms. Blissfully outside the vieux carre, unobtrusive on the outside, this tiki heaven takes its ground beef and spirits seriously. Prices are modest in comparison to the rest of the city but most importantly,... More

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Blountville, Tennessee
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24 reviews 24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

This can't be missed if you like burgers. It feels like a dive, but it was fast and delicious with great service. The baked potato was fantastic as well.

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orlando
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41 reviews 41 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

The food was that good! We don't usually go anywhere twice as we want to experience as many places as possible, but the burgers were THAT GOOD! Its busy, but worth the wait. They know how to do a burger! They have perfected the burger and with a baked potato and a beer-JUST PERFECT. I would highly recommend!

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Philadelphia, PA
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58 reviews 58 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014 via mobile

We had great burgers and beer. Very crowded but worth the trip. Burgers were fresh and loved the baked potato. Soo much food.

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Additional Information about Port of Call

Address: 838 Esplanade Ave, New Orleans, LA 70116-1941
Phone Number: 504-523-0120
Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans
Average Prices: USD 1 - 25

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