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New Orleans Restaurants

Port of Call

  • 838 Esplanade Ave. Map It
  • French Quarter
  • American

Updated 04/09/2014

Fodor's Review

Every night, no matter the weather, people wait for more than an hour outside Port of Call for fist-thick burgers made from freshly ground beef, served with always fluffy baked potatoes (there are no fries here). For the definitive experience, drink a Neptune's Monsoon (Port of Call's mind-bending take on the Hurricane) while you wait, and order your potato "loaded" (with mushrooms, cheddar cheese, sour cream, butter, chives, and bacon bits). A juicy filet mignon is also available. In the afternoon and early evening, it's a fun stop for kids. Port of Call is open until midnight from Sunday through Thursday and 1 am on Friday and Saturday.

Restaurant Information

Address:

838 Esplanade Ave., New Orleans, Louisiana, 70116, United States

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Phone:

504-523–0120

Restaurant Details:

  • Credit cards accepted
  • Reservations not accepted

Updated 04/09/2014

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Mar 22, 2007

The BEST burger ever!

You MUST make a stop at the awesome local hangout. It's a dive, but the burgers (served with a loaded baked potato - not fries) are the best I've ever had! Try the Neptune's Monsoon to wash it all down! Beware, they only accept cash and American Express.

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