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Ernest's Orleans Restaurant

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1601 Spring St, Shreveport, LA 71101-4057 (LA 1)
318-226-1325
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4:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tue - Sat 4:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • 59
    Excellent
  • 32
    Very good
  • 13
    Average
  • 12
    Poor
  • 14
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Expensive, but good.

The service is GREAT! We went with a group and everyone enjoyed their meals. I guess I was expecting a little bit more. The food was not the best I have had, and the place could be updated. I would go back if someone else really wanted to, but that's about it.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Dually222
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25 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The service is GREAT! We went with a group and everyone enjoyed their meals. I guess I was expecting a little bit more. The food was not the best I have had, and the place could be updated. I would go back if someone else really wanted to, but that's about it.

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Joaquin, Texas
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27 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I took my wife here for our anniversary and we were very pleased with the food and the service. The soft shell crab was to die for. The peaches flambe was delicious AND spectacular. A great show. A wonderful night for $197.00 including tip. lol

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Thank DENNIS A
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We traveled from Baton Rouge to attend a young lady's 55th birthday celebration. This was my first time dining @ Ernest's and the food was delicious, the atmosphere was fun and the fellowship was great. And we were attended by very skilled waiters, especially Stevie. Will be back. *My favorites was the Shrimp Champagne, the Chessy bread and the Spinach... More 

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Thank Sandra M
Louisiana
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548 reviews
255 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 210 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was our first visit. I bet Ernest's Orleans restaurant was something in its prime. Even though the food is good, the restaurant itself is dated. The prices were expensive. The wine list was very limited. When you pay these high prices, you expect a beautiful decor and excellent service. You don't get this experience here. The food is still... More 

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Thank French S
Tulsa, Oklahoma
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016

We were traveling through Shreveport on our way to New Orleans on New Year's Eve. The first place, an Italian place in the south part of town, cancelled our reservation that we had on Opentable. We scrambled and decided on Ernest's. Quickly seated and greeted at our table. Offered the fixed price dinner for New Years but we didn't want... More 

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Thank m2swim
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24 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015 via mobile

The very best Italian, Seafood and Steaks in Shreveport. It's a little pricey, but worth every penny. The marinated crab claws are the best I've ever had. The crab/tomato salad is to die for, in fact everything on the menu is excellent. Bartender is generous! Valet parking. Beautiful site on hill overlooking downtown Shreveport and the Red River. Perfect for... More 

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Thank GabbyGirlTina
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18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2015 via mobile

From all the places I have been, this really needs 10 stars,not only the service ,which is outstanding, but the food prepared by his owner Ernest. ..from the moment you get in, to the moment you leave you will have a momentum in the best food in louisiana. All the fish is fresh,the salads and even the cafe San pedro... More 

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Thank tinatolitera
Shreveport
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15 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2015

This is the best find dining in Shreveport. It's one of those places you want to take that someone special for a wonderful meal and special service. Ernests Orleans Restaurant is tops.

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Haughton, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

This restaurant is exceptionally first-class, from the moment I stepped out for valet parking to the amazing array of Cajun delectable served by a wonderful gentleman. Definitely worthy of praise!

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Thank TSchaffner1520
Ocean Springs, Mississippi, United States
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38 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015

Ernest's has wonderful appetizers like fried and marinated crab claws and shrimp with their special remoulade. There were 10 of us there after my mother-in-law's funeral. The waitstaff was excellent and the steak was scrumptious. The trout was superb and I am not that big on fish. This was perfectly cooked with a sauce that was very tasty. The desserts... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1601 Spring St, Shreveport, LA 71101-4057
    (LA 1)
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Shreveport
  • Phone Number: 318-226-1325

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 31 - 50

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday
4:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
4:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday
4:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday
4:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
4:30 pm - 10:30 pm

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