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Port of Call

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$$ - $$$American, ,
838 Esplanade Ave, New Orleans, LA 70116-1941
+1 504-523-0120
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“baked potato” (525 reviews)
“cheeseburger” (142 reviews)
“signature drink” (28 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
838 Esplanade Ave, New Orleans, LA 70116-1941
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This restaurant was right to be recommended as the best burger place in NOLA. The burgers and baked potatoes were so so delicious! Totally worth waiting!

Thank akottara
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The atmosphere reminded me of a 70s bar theme. The burgers were amazing and the bartenders were very friendly and kept us entertained. It was a long wait but I can see why. I would go often if I lived on New Orleans.

Thank Kashara V
Reviewed 1 week ago

My last review of Port of Call was 2007, my first visit in 1978. Now that we're retired we can more easily find times that it isn't packed! There's not much to say except that the burgers are fabulous and the drinks tasty and strong....More

Thank Rigel54
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have this weird quest to find the perfect burger. Wherever I go I ask the locals who has the best burger and this place was recommend to me by several. Now granted this is a Friday night so the 40 minute wait to be...More

Thank Michael L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place has great food, and you can access it by walking down Bourbon street and up a few blocks, but be very careful walking that far at night or take other transport there. The food/service was great and so was the size of the...More

Thank DisneyCA2012
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The menu is simple. What they offer is delicious. They have hambugers, steaks, and pizza. We all had burgers, which come with baked potatoes. I had not had such a good baked potato in ages. The cocktail I had was delightful as well. It was...More

Thank Susan E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I'm from the Dallas area which has a lot of burger joints. This place beats them all. The burger is Grilled to your liking and served with a Baked Potato. The place has no fryer so the why the baked potato, but it would be...More

Thank Mark M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The place is dark inside, but food is very tasty. Got the about 15 minutes before they opened and was a line. When they opened the doors, we were seated quickly. Burger is good. Taste like you grilled it over charcoal, good flavor.

Thank gwen k
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went there cause I’ve been bragging about the place for years only to find that it wasn’t even close to what I expected. The meat was tasteless and burned. We had 3 different waiters asking us about what to order ( like there was no...More

Thank Maria H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Only 4 blocks from our hotel (Rathbone Mansions) we heard it was a cool place with a great burger...We all ordered a mushroom cheeseburger and together with the loaded baked potato(no fries!) was a real plateful...halfpound burger was juicy, charred just right done medium as...More

Thank paulpetraitis
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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 YokoYokoMan | Reviewed this property |
No just the beef burgers ...an they are good🤗
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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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