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Port of Call

$$ - $$$American, ,
838 Esplanade Ave, New Orleans, LA 70116-1941
+1 504-523-0120
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good29%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“baked potato” (551 reviews)
“cheeseburger” (152 reviews)
“signature drink” (30 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
838 Esplanade Ave, New Orleans, LA 70116-1941
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Great food and great service at a good price. Menu was very simple- Steaks, cheeseburger, baked potatoes and salad but everything was delicious including the homemade salad dressing.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Aditraveloften
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Best burger ever! Great baked potato with everything! Looks like just a hole in the wall - don’t miss it!

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank 510karlz
Reviewed 4 days ago

My friends boss recommended this local spot. It was a great recommendation! I assume it was a popular spot because it was crowded. We had to wait for about 20 minutes and then we grabbed a spot at the bar. The bartender was hilarious. I...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Cutailgater
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was my first time in Port of Call, but not my first visit to NOLA. The burgers were huge, well seasoned, and yummy. If you decide to get a cheeseburger- the chef is highly generous with the grated cheese. Not all of the cheese...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank andie k
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Port of call has their own version of a hurricane! excellent but I'll warn you now don't try and drink three. Great burgers and steaks, no fries all come with great baked potatoes.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Mark R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were told by a friend to check it out, very cool laid back atmosphere. Great pub food, but the hurricanes!! So good you forget they are alcoholic...would love to go there again if we go back to New Orleans.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Cash6677
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

went there as one of the best burger places in nola. the place was packed and looked shabby. stayed against my best judgement (so many ecstatic reviews cannot be wrong!). waited about 20 min to be seated. the burgers we got were pretty bland. ordered...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank xxapmc
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I wanted a messy, old-fashioned burger for lunch. We had one at Port of Call. The burgers were perfectly cooked mediums. The baked potato was out of this world. I think I could have eaten the potato skin. It was so tender....More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Cobblette1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Don’t let the location or the appearance deter you. It’s a great traditional burger. Ordered it rare and was perfect. Get there early when they open to avoid lines.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Csat-NOLA
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

In 2003 myself and my wife were referred to this place. We are from Maryland and every single time we come to New Orleans we stop here. Burgers are good, potatoes are amazing ( and load it up) and the Monsoons are bangin!!! Make this...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank kwc1023
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lounged out on the balmy banks of the Mighty
Mississippi, the French Quarter has long been a port
of call for folks in search of a good time and a great
story. Perpetually inebriated Bourbon Street runs
across its midriff like a strand of cheap ribbon tied
around an otherwise rather pretty and impressively
well-kept vintage dress. Throughout the rest of the
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Crystal M
February 25, 2018|
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Response from ligiakerr | Reviewed this property |
I don’t think so. Because it is a kind of bar we almost don’t see children but I heard they can get in.
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August 21, 2016|
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Response from Keri W | Reviewed this property |
Kids are allowed.
March 7, 2016|
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Response from magnusfl1 |
I was a vegetarian I be very happy there with there salad with blue cheese dressing and a loaded backed potato with butter sour cream chives bacon and mushrooms
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar scene, Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 838 Esplanade Ave, New Orleans, LA 70116-1941
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans>  > French Quarter
  • Neighborhood: French Quarter
  • Phone Number: +1 504-523-0120
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