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Ports of Call

116 N Howe St, Southport, NC 28461-3814
+1 910-457-4544
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good22%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (35 reviews)
“tapas” (17 reviews)
“orzo salad” (5 reviews)
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American, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
116 N Howe St, Southport, NC 28461-3814
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We have eaten a brunch and a dinner there. Both meals were excellent. It's small and quiet, tables are well spaced so we're not sitting on top of other diners. The menu selection for both meals was varied so for dinner I was able to...More

Thank Kathleen T
Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyed the dining experience at Ports of Call. The staff was welcoming and provided excellent service. The food was fresh and creative.

Thank Angela G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great place for wine, mimosas and a wide variety of wonderful menu choices for brunch! The wait staff is friendly and knowledgeable about wine!

Thank diana s
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I've never, ever been disappointed by Ports of Call. I recommend this restaurant to all our guests at the Inn and they come back thrilled. The food is so incredible, the colors, the taste, it is what dining out should be. It's a stop I...More

1  Thank Lilliana W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a nice quiet place right in the busy tourist area. The kitchen creates several fun dishes and the prices are very fair. It looks like options change weekly with different specials available. Portions appear mostly small but appropriately so because flavor makes up...More

1  Thank Aaron G
Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

My wife sms I weren't for dinner. The staff was good and knew about the nenu. I had the Asian tuna and thought it was excellent.

1  Thank Curtis M
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

You need to experience this wonderful place. There is one word-delicious. Well, maybe more words. The setting and ambiance are second to none. Enjoy and don't miss.

1  Thank Mahoney2015
Reviewed 29 May 2017

We always choose to eat at the bar, because the rest of the ambience is pretty ordinary. What is with the trend of not having prices for the cocktail menu; wine is priced? Beware, a cocktail (Manhattan with Makers Mark cost $13.30). The soups were...More

1  Thank Kegonsaman
Reviewed 26 May 2017

My husband and I stopped here for lunch having had dinner at another local restaurant for dinner the night before. I wish we would've had dinner at Ports of Call Bistro instead. This is one little gem of a restaurant nestled right smack in the...More

3  Thank Holly S
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

My wife really enjoyed her grilled shrimp and my veal schnitzel was cooked to perfection. Our server was fantasic great bubbly personality. The prices were reasonable. Will definetly return.

2  Thank BlaineMeans
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15 March 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
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 20:00
11:30 - 15:00
11:30 - 20:30
11:30 - 20:30
11:30 - 20:30
11:30 - 20:30
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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