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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: Dinner, Reservations

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  • 28
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  • 11
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  • 14
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
More for the Ambiance, than the food

My wife and I visited here and had a great time and I would go back if ever in Shreveport. We had the Ernest's Famous Marinated Crab Claws ($11.95) did care for them, Shrimp Remoulade cold ($12.95) unlike any remoulade I ever had, but not in a good way. Seafood Gumbo (Cup) ($9.95) gumbo is... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 11, 2015
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Port Neches, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

This restaurant was recommended by a friend and it was superb!! Pricey but worth it for the experience.

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

The most amazing steak and etofee we have ever experienced. The service was extremely attentive and Chief Ernest invited us to the kitchen to meet him because he was so busy he could not come out. The kitchen was very busy and VERY clean.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

The variety of food choices for our guests was fabulous. Many complements on how great the food was. The staff was friendly, on time, & appeared like they genuinely liked their jobs(something hard to find these days). Ernest's staff gave us all the leftovers they packaged up & didn't ride off with a helping for themselves. I would have rathered... More 

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Wasaga Beach, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

I was treated to a dinner at Ernest's Orleans in Shreveport. What an amazing dinner, served by an amazing waiter who was very attentive and helpful. We had the marinated crab claws, and 'snapper shreve.' An excellent dinner!

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Queen City, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Great food and service...a little pricey, but it's worth it if you want to spoil yourself or your mate. I would go again and am sure you will too.

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Shreveport, Louisiana
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 via mobile

Decor is dated, but the food is sub-par. The crab appetizer was pretty good, but all of our entrees weren't very good. Seems like a place that is resting on its reputation. I'm new to the area, and don't care as much about reputation as I do quality. Won't be going back.

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Shreveport, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015 via mobile

We went for our 1 year wedding anniversary and it was out of this world. Very classy! We had a 3 course meal and every bit of it was really good! There was a live pianist there singing which was nice. He even sang a special song for our anniversary. The wait staff was very nice.

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McKinney, Texas
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 via mobile

The bread is wonderful but menu is dated. Steak was good but had to be returned due to overcook. Fis & seafood dishes were "tired". They need to be freshed up. No substitutions. No separate checks!

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Port Neches, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

My wife and I visited here and had a great time and I would go back if ever in Shreveport. We had the Ernest's Famous Marinated Crab Claws ($11.95) did care for them, Shrimp Remoulade cold ($12.95) unlike any remoulade I ever had, but not in a good way. Seafood Gumbo (Cup) ($9.95) gumbo is regional, this was not my... More 

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Victoria, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

Food was true to its roots with amazing crab. All the dishes and amazing creole flair and the waiters fantastic. This truly an institution in town!

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Additional Information about Ernest's Orleans Restaurant

Address: 1601 Spring St, Shreveport, LA 71101-4057
Phone Number: 318-226-1325
Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Shreveport
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
Average Prices: USD 31 - 50

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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
  • Price Range: $ $ $ $

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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