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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%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (64 reviews)
“tapas” (21 reviews)
“salad” (37 reviews)
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American, Seafood, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
116 N Howe St, Southport, NC 28461-3814
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a party of ten, our waiter was excellent and handled us well. The menu was very good, I have eaten here before, 1st time was excellent, second was average, and under the new chef again an excellent menu. However serving a group of...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank neilh28461
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great dinner. The food is inspired and not the usual coastal fare. Service was great. I had the Fra Diavlo and it had a nice kick, was loaded with clams and shrimp and just the right amount of pasta. Highly recommended!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Malmeida
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Ports of Call just never disappoints me!! We reserved a table for Thanksgiving. The menu had a few choices which all were great. We had Prime Rib!! The highlight was our waiter Beau, just a friendly pleasant guy full of the will to please a...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank azcat1218
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

There are quite a few great places to eat in Southport and Oak Island but this IMHO is simply the best. Consistently high quality food and great service. The Sunday brunch is not to be missed either. Highest recommendation.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 426jeffreyh
Reviewed October 30, 2018 via mobile

Tucked away on the "main" road, this restaurant is a must visit! From the service to the food tip dessert and drinks, everything about our visit was perfect!! Highly recommend - the first bite will have you hooked. Try the cheesecake...

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Marie D
Reviewed October 13, 2018

The food is wonderful and beautifully prepared. The staff is fantastic. We especially love it with the live music. This is one of our go-to places if we are entertaining friends or visitors to the beach. AWESOME PLACE!!!!!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank F50LNrobertp
Reviewed September 11, 2018 via mobile

Ports of call was recommended to us by a local resident of Southport, and it did not disappoint. Excellent service and atmosphere. The slow roasted beef ribs were the best I’ve ever tasted, and I’ve tasted a lot. Interesting eclectic mix of dishes here, and...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank gibsones335
Reviewed September 10, 2018

This is the 3rd visit to Southport in a year and the 3rd time I have enjoyed Sunday brunch at Ports of Call Bistro. The food is fresh and made from scratch. Also very flavorful, and a large variety. You can't ever go wrong from...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Bev H
Reviewed September 8, 2018 via mobile

This place is one of our favorites in Southport. It’s on the upper scale for SP and you expect certain things. Bare in mind SP in not a dinning Mecca. Most places are trying to close by 8 pm. Again, we’ve dined at Ports of...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank gator123123
Reviewed August 31, 2018 via mobile

Ports of Call has its flare for being used in the filming of “safe haven” but its true distinction I believe is the Mediterranean style meals . We have always enjoyed it. Tonight the special was Lamb Vindaloo. OMG!! I asked to have the curry...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank azcat1218
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March 14, 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, Private Dining, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Kids, Families with children, Romantic
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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