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838 Esplanade Ave, New Orleans, LA 70116-1941
504-523-0120
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Ranked #76 of 1,617 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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Manitoba Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014 NEW

Happened upon this place by accident, worth the wait for a table, you can drink in the bar while you wait. The burgers are huge and delicious. Cooked to your degree of doneness . Have your baked potato loaded you won't be disappointed. All and all a very good restaurant

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Birmingham, Alabama
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32 reviews 32 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014 NEW

My husband and I got here about 6:00 on a Monday night. We had about a 10 minute wait. We got the signature drink "Monsoon". While we waited. It was very good but strong, we only needed 1 each. After we were seated, my husband ordered the cheeseburger with cheese and bacon in his potato. I got a loaded potato... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014 NEW

Good burger, relaxing atmosphere, large drinks and friendly service. This was a nice surprise and I would definitely go back.

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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

My sister took me to Port of Call to celebrate my admission to graduate school. It's downstairs right on the edge of the French Quarter and it's atmosphere was easy-going and fun. The burgers were super and the drinks were too. It has a nautical theme and you can hear the fog horns off the Mississippi. We had a good... More

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UK
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189 reviews 189 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Burgers is where its at here. They were fantastic. Served with a baked potato rather than fries made for a nice change, the spud tasted good too and there are a few choices of topping for those to. We had heard you just turn up and wait until the bar or a table is available, we had a 5-10 minute... More

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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4 reviews 4 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

My "PORT OF CALL" moment of embarrassment I'm not fond of sharing bad news or negative reviews regarding small businesses but sometimes the experience is so inexplicably bad you just want to scream...What the hell is wrong with YOU? Okay here we go. Last night, I thought I would show an out of town friend "my city" the real New... More

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

I was very excited to be able to go here. Many of my friends had recommended it. Everyone said it would be the best cheeseburger I ever had. Well, it was a very good cheeseburger, but I have had much better. The service was horrible!!! After finally being seated, it took 30 minutes for someone to bring our drinks (Root... More

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Milton, Florida, United States
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19 reviews 19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

This is one of the best burgers you will ever have and the baked potato is out of this world. If you in New Orleans this is a must go to place. Most of the time there is a wait but it is worth it. I love hamburgers and I've been going here for many years and have never been... More

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Toronto, Canada
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Don't be put off by the nautical decor. This funky establishment on the border of the French Quarter is all about the burgers. Always served with a baked potato, the burgers are big and juicy and cooked to order. This is a quirky neighborhood place with a friendly vibe and reasonable drink prices.

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DeWitt, Michigan
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

It is a small place and can fill up fast. They have a limited menu, but cheap prices. Your choices are steak, burgers, and salad. I had the mushroom cheese burger. It comes with a baked potato with choice of topping. It was a good meal for the price.

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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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