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Ports of Call

116 N Howe St, Southport, NC 28461-3814
+1 910-457-4544
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good23%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“brunch” (52 reviews)
“tapas” (19 reviews)
“blt” (25 reviews)
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5:00 PM - 8:30 PMAll hours
American, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
116 N Howe St, Southport, NC 28461-3814
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Reviewed March 22, 2017

My daughter found this restaurant online because they offer vegan options. It turned out to be a great choice both for her and us non-vegans! She had a vegetable curry, her friend had a buttermilk chicken sandwich on a croissant, and I had a lunch...More

1  Thank Karen L
Reviewed March 19, 2017

I had a delicious meal at Ports of Call while visiting Southport. They had an extensive dinner menu, as well as several specials. I had the seafood marinara which was delicious, and a generous portion. The staff was welcoming and friendly, offering suggestions when asked....More

Thank Kathleen P
Reviewed March 15, 2017 via mobile

Recently had dinner at Ports of Call and it was wonderful. I had the Sea BLT which was very good, and my husband had the tuna which was wonderful! Our waitress, Rita Day, was the best. She was very outgoing and very helpful in making...More

Thank Theresa G
Reviewed March 13, 2017

Four of us visited Ports of Call last week Food was very expensive for the portions received and the wine was $$$$ NO water views whatsoever Atmosphere was okay Decent bar setup Suggest Olivers with the OceanviewMore

Thank jd120167
Raymund A, Manager at Ports of Call, responded to this reviewResponded March 15, 2017

On your review, you mentioned that our food was "very expensive" and "wine was $$$$". In case you missed it, our menus are on display in our front window and also our website. For the public's benefit here are our prices. Our dinner entrees' prices...More

Reviewed March 1, 2017 via mobile

We had a very large group, many orders, and everyone loved the food and service! Nice atmosphere, friendly staff and we all enjoyed it a lot! Go and have fun!

Thank Peter B
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Reviewed February 26, 2017 via mobile

Wonderful atmosphere. Seated in cozy corner with mellow lighting and interesting decor. French toast, scrambled eggs, sausage, and grits were amazing. Will definitely return with family and friends.

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed February 19, 2017

An impromtu trip to the beach landed us in Southport. Looking to eat at a favorite restaurant on the waterfront, we decided that was not going to happen when we learned of the long wait time. So we decided to go up the street to...More

Thank regal00
Reviewed February 17, 2017

My fried oysters were great but my friend thought her meal was bland. The salad was good. We came with a group of friends and everybody was eating their meal and I had to remind them I had not been served. I had 2 drinks...More

Thank Suporto
Reviewed February 16, 2017 via mobile

Uniquely delicious. Great dining with a quaint feel. Food was very impressive. They also have specials that are out of this world delicious. The open faced pork chop was amazing. I got the fried chicken sandwich and my husband got the fish tacos. We split...More

Thank GabSettle
Reviewed February 13, 2017 via mobile

The special of the day was a quiche served with a salad and it was excellent! My husband ordered pork tenderloin medallions from the menu and he really enjoyed it too! There were some really great sounding menu items so we decided we will go...More

Thank Okigcgirl
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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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Families with children, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special occasions
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
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Downtown at 116 N Howe St. Southport, NC 28461 Two blocks from the water.
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