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About Ports O Call
Ports O’ Call Waterfront Dining is everything that a waterfront dining should be, the setting, the food the service, in a comfortable unrushed atmosphere that is simultaneously cozy and classy, equally suited for romantic dinners and business conference.
Our menu is quite varied but not overwhelming, definitely there are enough choices to ensure that every guests dining preferences will be accommodated. Ports O Call Restaurant has a well deserved reputation for serving only the finest, freshly prepared cuisine and for its skilled courteous staff, dedicated to making each guest’s dining experience a memorable occasion.
Monday to Friday 3:00 pm to 7:00 pm ( No happy hour on major holidays ) $4.00 for house wine,
domestic beer and premium well drinks. Complementary appetizers, and half price on selected food items
San Pedro, CA 90731
Seafood, Steak, American
Hours of Operation:
Monday 11:30 AM - 8 PM
Tuesday 11:30 AM - 8 PM
Wednesday 11:30 AM - 8 PM
Thursday 11:30 AM - 8 PM
Friday 11:30 AM - 9 PM
Saturday 11:30 AM - 9 PM
Sunday Brunch 9:30 AM - 2 PM
Sunday 2:30 PM - 8 PM
$30 and under
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Jazz on the Waterfront: Wednesdays at 7pm
TGIF: Andy & Renee on the Patio
April though September: Party on the Patio features Handmade Food Al Fresco and Live entertainment Wednesday thru Sunday.
No cover or minimum. Just Great Entertainment
Our Banquet Facility is a South Bay's Best 2015 & 2016 featuring Stunning Panoramic Views, 6 Banquet Rooms, 3 Outdoor Venues, Gardens and Fountains.
Specially designed packages for all Occasions.
Thousands of free parking spots available, steps from our front door.
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Outdoor dining, Private Room, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Special Events & Promotions:
South Bay's Best Sunday Champagne Brunch, 10am - 3pm each Sunday.
Enjoy Made-to-Order Omelettes, Pasta Bar, Fajita Bar, Sushi, Prime-meats Carvery, Cold Seafood Bar, Pastry and Dessert Display, and all of your traditional breakfast favorites. Featuring Robert Leach on the Acoustical Guitar.
And, get the first SPIRIT CRUISES Harbor Cruise of the day FREE with your Brunch at Ports O' Call Waterfront Dining.
If you want waterfront views you've come to the right place! Our two story restaurant situated in the heart of Los Angeles harbor has panoramic views from the Vincent Thomas Bridge to the Los Angeles Breakwater. We have multiple banquet facilities to accommodate parties of up to 400 people.
Ports O Call Ratings and Reviews
A bit disorganized due to nearby construction, but follow the signs for Ports O'Call Village and you will get there. Great quiet waterfront dining experience, sometimes giant ocean liners and cruise ships go right by the windows. Salmon was done just like I like it. Lots of space, especially outdoors. Nice bar. Boarded-up buildings all around, under major renovation, not much walking, no shopping. Too-loud Latino restaurant with bad food and bad music not far away, ignore it. Ports O'Call restaurant is quiet.
Totally going back again and AGAIN!! The Sunday Brunch is simply AMAZING! Endless mimosas, so many food choices and the omelette was so divine. Did I mention the view yet? Because the view is over looking the gorgeous water, so bring a sweater because it can be a bit chilly. The waiters and waitresses were just so nice and the host as well. They even gave us complimentary whale watching tickets which is what we wanted to do in the first place! So I was so thankful for that! Go support this place it's amazing! Worth every penny!
Food was delicious and service was nice, but rushed. We had a 7:30 reservation on a night they closed at 8:30 and were rushed through our meal. We went during dineLA and were sat without the dineLA menu so when our server came to take our drink order, we asked for it. Immediately upon returning with the menu she asked for our drink order again. The dineLA menu included drinks but we didn't have a chance to look at it yet. I was still eating my entree when they brought out the dessert and since I didn't want my ice cream to melt, I packed up my meal.
I just wished instead of rushing us through our meal, they just didn't take reservations that "close" to closing.
It's not a "fancy" place but the food and ambiance definitely creates a bit of fine dining feel. People should at least be given 90 minutes to enjoy a 3 course meal.
Place needs to be remodeled. Otherwise, the food was great. Service was awesome. Value outstanding. The view of the water and ships/boats passing is relaxing and interesting. Simply outstanding. And not very crowded. Was a hotspot 35 years ago when I proposed to my wife here, but without any building or even cosmetic improvements, this place has been forgotten by most. Nonetheless, definitely a hidden gem.
The food was delicious -- I had the blackened salmon, my husband had scallops. And my red wine was a nice big size! Dinner by the window, looking at the harbor was great.
Just one piece of opinionated advice: the bread pudding could lose the chocolate sauce. Definitely not New Orleans style. Exchange the chocolate for a nice bourbon sauce!
I have been coming to Ports O' Call since the 1960s and it was a real treat to be back. Keep this restaurant!!!!!!!
Ports O Call is a wonderful, classic San Pedro place. There are so many great things about it , the view, the patio, the variety of seating options that also include bar and dining room, regular dining room with enormous happy hour. The view, the mix of locals, the happy hour, the diverse menu, lots of beer/wine/cocktails. I do think the food is a little overpriced for what it is; there is definitely a seafood/finer dining quality to the menu, but I find some of the items lacking just a wee bit in terms of preparation, taste. The portions are not always consistent - for instance I ordered linguine with scallops - which was delicious, but there were four scallops smallish size scallops and a mountain of linguine. I've had the salmon, short rib, those were good. I like that they offer fish preparation a variety of ways. The appetizers are good (though I would prefer another option besides tri-color tortilla chips for dips and such), salads, burgers; I find this mostly an occasional issue with dinner entrees. It's a great place to sit, you can enjoy complimentary music, the patio has heaters/fire pit; from the bar seating you can get window views, but this area is noisier and has a lot of TVs; or choose the dining room upstairs. I think the kitchen could use just a little more polish in prep, but I love this place, always bring people!
Perfect location and ambiance for a get together with friends. The service and view were excellent!! The food was outstanding! We had the self serve salad bar and there were a large selection of items and everything was fresh! I highly recommend this quaint and historic restaurant!!
This restaurant was just wonderful. The waiter was really on top on things. The food presentation was beautiful and the food taste was great! We were there celebrating our 23rd wedding anniversary and they gave us a free cheesecake for dessert! My husband had a cajon Bloody Mary, I wish I had taken a picture! It was fantastic!
Went there for a casual lunch. What a dump. Dusty old shellshell lamp shades, no hostess,
bartender cannot make a decent martini, or margarita. The highlight was the salad bar, it was clean, beautiful, and had lots of items to choose from. Server was okay, but she was bored by having zero customers. Incredible view of the waterfront. Huge banquet room, everyone else was prepping for that day. Seafood was average at best, my salmon was dry and overcooked. Pity. Cannot imagine ever returning.
Went down to Ports of Call to see US Navy ships in for fleet week. This was a place we used to frequent 20+ years ago. Would never go back. The restaurant had a very tired appearance, looked dirty and the outside patio had the odor of overcooked cabbage. As we had driven so far we decided to stay and eat - which is exactly what we did then went home. NO reason to linger!
Completely disappointed. We took our toddler and asked for his food first. We ended up getting his last, after all of the adults had finished half of their plates, along with the pre dinner bread basket. Food had no flavor and for 3 people and a child, it was well over $120. I told the manager after we paid the bill and I got a simple apology...no questions about how the service could have been better or even an offer for an appetizer to get us to try them again. Poor customer service. Don't waste your time or money.
The service was the worst we ever experienced , we got seated at a dirty table at the bar area, the tables next to us was dirty as well never got cleaned till after an hour, the waitress could not describe any menu items, she forget to place our whole stripped base order, never got us plates for our appetizer of steamed clams to place the shells in, never cleaned the plates after we were done eating, only when we asked her she cleared some plates and left the rest of the plates on the table, continousley disapeared, we could not find to order, the table next to us asked if there is a waitress. She dropped two espresso and the saucers were full of coffe did not bring sugar or sweetener until we asked her, did not bring spoons to steer the coffee, it was the worse we ever had. The food was good the stripped base was delicious.
Ports O Call is a reliable waterfront dining venue, and the entrees frequently boarder on excellent. The table waiting staff always does their utmost to see that we are satisfied. They do their best to advise on selection, they keep glasses filled, and the orders are correctly taken and rapidly served.
And, just today the table wait staff went above and beyond by taking care of a tipping error that I made, before I even called to ask for the correction.
I'd double tipped. When I got home and realized the error, I called the restaurant to request a correction, and found that Manny, our waiter, had already taken care of the problem. I checked at my credit card website, and sure enough the charge was for the correct amount, not the double tipped amount. Very attentive, and appreciated.
Ports of Call has been refreshed. Front desk is unfriendly and far from welcoming. The menu is all too safe and uninteresting --- but fine for standards. Did very much enjoy the buffalo chicken bites. Service was ok, friendly but this is far from fine dining. Bar was adequate. Wine list very pedestrian.
Long and short of it, you go for the view. Not the food.
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