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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” (533 reviews)
“cheeseburger” (146 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 1 week ago via mobile

If you are a true burger snob then this is a place you can truly appreciate. The meat is grinded fresh every day, the pattie is an inch thick, and they can cook to temperature. No crazy topping that try to compete with the burger....More

Thank goodeats_nola
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I stayed across the street at a B&B so we thought perfect go to Port of Call. There's a constant line but as others have said get a seat at the bar towards the back and bingo! It worked. Fast service great...More

Thank Nola_Rachael
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Girls trip in early October. Had a decent walk from our hotel however one of the girls wanted to make sure we ate here Started with Neptune’s Monsoon drinks while we waited for our table. Yummy but potent. Nice size for the price of $11....More

Thank cheriez411
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If y’all are looking for a Hamburger/Cheeseburger This is the Best place in NOLA hands down!!! There will be a wait, even when they open up there’s a waiting line

Thank Randall A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we were referred her by hotel front desk. It was late and most places were closed. We went had a short wait. The staff was really nice and the good was good and plentiful. I'm not a fan of bacon bits but it was good...More

Thank Nickyhack
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It had been years since we had been to Port of Call and I had a hankering for a burger and baked potato, so we stopped in just after they opened for lunch on a Saturday. Ordered a cheeseburger which comes with a baked potato....More

1  Thank JustaVacationJunkie
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wow the burger here is fantastic. Destroyed my plate without taking a breath. Asked for it medium rare and was cooked spot on. Nice grill flavor. Love the ambiance as well

Thank Odonnellwf
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It’s bar food. Just know that going into it. Grab a drink and get food that has been fried through and through. Don’t expect anything more than that and you won’t be disappointed.

Thank aaronlaxton
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Crackin venue, authentic with great staff. Burger was very average after I was advised it was the best burger in town (its not). Would go back to make sure I didn't get a bad day - check your bill..

Thank Deepseadiverdave
Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile

By far one of the best places I visited on my trip to New Orleans. It was awesome. Food, drinks, people, prices. Just all great.

Thank Blessings2013
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story. Perpetually inebriated Bourbon Street runs
across its midriff like a strand of cheap ribbon tied
around an otherwise rather pretty and impressively
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Crystal M
25 February 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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22 August 2016|
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Response from Keri W | Reviewed this property |
Kids are allowed.
8 March 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
US$ 25
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
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
  • Neighbourhood: French Quarter
  • Phone Number: +1 504-523-0120
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