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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%
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“brunch” (41 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

Three years ago we had a great experience there. The food was good, the staff was excellent. Enough so that we made a special trip back to Southport to eat there. Wow, what a disappointment! The food was average, the quiche was cold in the...More

Thank Matt W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed lunch and dinner at Ports of Call. The food is well prepared -the menu offerings sufficient to appeal to most. We find it a bit expensive particularly the wine offerings by the glass or bottle which if you enjoy a glass or two...More

Thank travl80
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Came across this restaurant while shopping in Southport, N.C. a few weeks ago. The restaurant is not large, I'd say approximately 20 tables and a large bar. Their menu is varied with lots of different types of foods offered. I had the French onion soup...More

Thank MoogeyMomma
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My daughter and I had the pleasure of enjoying a wonderful lunch there this past weekend. The atmosphere was impressive, so much so that I assumed the prices would be too rich for my purse. I was pleasantly surprised to find the menu was not...More

Thank born2dans
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While the food was very good and the service was excellent, I thought it was a little pricey for what we got.

Thank DB605
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have been to Ports of Call before and always loved the food. This was my first time there for brunch and it was great! Our waitress, Tish, was excellent. She was charming and helpful. She was there when we needed her but didn't hover...More

Thank Susan D
Reviewed 15 October 2017

The choice for Sunday brunch in Southport is somewhat limited, and as we had not been to Ports of Call yet we decided to give it a try. A good decision, at around 11AM still not crowded, and we were shown to a very nice...More

Thank Neil H
Reviewed 7 October 2017

Went to Ports Of Call Fri Sept 29th. Hostess sat us at the bar high top where we were basically ignored. A young man brought us water and said someone would be with us in a few minutes. Fifteen minutes later nothing. The bartender who...More

Thank Greg B
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

Had a wonderful Sunday Brunch! Everything was fresh and tasty! Great, fresh made peach muffins, delicious Amore crepes and cheddar grits. Nice atmosphere too.

Thank Bev H
Reviewed 25 September 2017

Visited here in July. Great place for brunch. Loved the crepes! Mimosas were awesome too. Will definitely be back. Can't wait to try more of the chef created dishes.

Thank loriealdridge12101
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14 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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic
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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