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838 Esplanade Ave, New Orleans, LA 70116-1941
504-523-0120
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11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Takeout

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  • 478
    Excellent
  • 260
    Very good
  • 83
    Average
  • 28
    Poor
  • 24
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Awesome burgers

Considered by most to be one of the best burgers in the city. And they are huge too. Comes with a baked potato only. No fries. They have steak and pizza as well which is pretty good too. Be prepared to wait to get in. On slow nights it's usually 30 minutes long. On weekends and event nights it's... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
Fred T
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Montz, LA
Good for:
  • Bar scene
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Montz, LA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Considered by most to be one of the best burgers in the city. And they are huge too. Comes with a baked potato only. No fries. They have steak and pizza as well which is pretty good too. Be prepared to wait to get in. On slow nights it's usually 30 minutes long. On weekends and event nights it's easily... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Huge hamburgers topped with a large amount of shredded cheddar cheese were fabulous. They come with a baked potato, I ordered my loaded with cheese, chives, sour cream and bacon bits. The bacon bits were the fake kind you put on a salad. But everything else was great! Burgers run about 12 bucks including the potato. Monsoons are very yummy... More 

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Houston, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

This is really quite simple - You are feeling the pain from too much revelry and you need food and a drink (Hair of the Dog). Port of Call is the best option available! Their burgers taste homemade, they put copious amounts of cheese on their burger and baked potatoes, and give you a big rim drink to knock the... More 

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Bossier City, Louisiana
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

Great burger and baked potato. Wait time was long but if you order a Monsoon, the time will fly by. Love this place and we will return every time we're in NOLA.

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Lafayette, LA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Was staying at a nearby hotel, so I called and ordered a burger and baked potato to go. The order wasn't quite ready when I arrived, so I nursed a beer at the bar. It's 8:15 on a Saturday night, and the place is packed. 4 bartenders are working at a frantic pace, and manage to keep up, and keep... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

THE BEST hands down Bloody Mary cheeseburgers are a nice size along with baked potato but you have your choice of toppings to go with it.

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

This is a great place for a burger and a beer. The baked potatoes are wonderful. I have never been disappointed with their food.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Ate three times at the bar during out 2 week stay - burgers & baked potatoes were top quality. The Monsoon & Windjammer cocktails were delicious but STRONG! Really enjoyed the ambience & got to chat to a number of locals. A real find & not to be missed.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Great steaks and burgers!!! Love this place. Sat at the bar both times to avoid the wait. Great service and friendly staff. Excellent drinks. Will definitely be back.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

After hearing about the good burger here, we decided to check it out. I wasn't sure about the burger and baked potato combination but I was pleasantly surprised. The burger was char-grilled and juicy. The baked potato was piping hot. All around a delicious meal. Also the Monsoon was a big, fruity, tropical drink.

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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
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Average Prices: USD 25

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

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

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 25

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 1:00 am

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?