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Erling Jensen Restaurant

1044 S Yates Rd, Memphis, TN 38119
(901) 763-3700
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Ranked #38 of 1,272 Restaurants in Memphis
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $50 - $50
Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: American, French
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Fine Dining
Cross street: Poplar
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RTW Nomads
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38 reviews 38 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

My husband dines frequently here for work - and has always had a great experience. We went for my bday for the special Sundays are Special dinner - three courses for a fixed price. It was a bargain! I had lobster mac and cheese which was a massive serving ..... and a fabulous entree of buffalo tenderloin. By then I... More 

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Codicote, United Kingdom
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85 reviews 85 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

We travelled way across Memphis because of good reviews of this restaurant . It was pleasant but nothing special. There wasn't much atmosphere and they were laying up for a wedding the next day. I had the lamb which was recommended. I asked for medium rare and received It cold so had to return it. Then it was quite charred.... More 

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London, England
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190 reviews 190 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

Probably our fault. We were staying by the river and had not realised that Erling Jenson's was way over to the east side of Memphis which involved an expensive taxi ride. We made a fairly late booking which, again, was a bit of a mistake as we got the distinct feeling that the staff were itching for us to leave... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

We decided to visit Erling Jensen's as a couple for the first time for our 25th wedding anniversary. I had visited before as part of a large party so somewhat knew what to expect. The service and the food were exceptional - the best we've had in Memphis (and anywhere else as best I can remember)! Our waitress Yanni (not... More 

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Memphis, Tennessee
14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

The restaurant atmosphere is really nice, even though some areas seem small. My party shared a salad, had the fish and lamb chops entrees and ended with the sorbet and bananas foster souffle. The entrees were beautifully presently and tasted great! Before dinner, we were treated to complimentary samples of spring rolls and sorbet that were great! Chef Erling Jensen... More 

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Memphis, Tennessee
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47 reviews 47 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

My husband gets weekly emails from EJ's advertising the Friday Wine Dinner Menus. It was my birthday, so we splurged. We were not disappointed! We enjoyed a four course meal of gourmet food and excellently paired wines. The manager who couples the wines with the dishes personally delivered the wines at the beginning of each course and described the type... More 

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Germantown, Tennessee
17 reviews 17 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Great meal tonight with business associates from out of town. All of us ordered apps, soup, main course. Everything was fresh and prepared very well. I had the oysters app and buffalo main course. Outstanding! Service was good. Bananas Foster for desert was very good. I will definitely be back.

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Easy to find, easy to park, and easy to order....everything is excellent. It is indeed a rare find that is perfect and this place is. Suggest that you try the bar to obtain the local flavor, conversation and all three menus! Service was beyond excellent. Hot tasty and timely come to mind. The acceptance by the regulars was brilliant and... More 

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Germantown, Tennessee
15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

This used to be my FAVORITE restaurant but we had not been there in the past year. Boy, has it gone down hill. We had invited a business friend to dine with us and I was quite embarrassed on the food and dessert. I had read a bad review but thought that the chef had taken a day off, he... More 

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Larchmont, New York
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34 reviews 34 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

I traveled to Memphis with my two daughters (sophisticated world travelers all) to celebrate my little brother's 50th birthday. Brother made the reservation and we were the first guests in the door - greeted by chef, sommelier and hostess as one. We were seated in the front left dining room and the first sign of good things to come was... More 

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Additional Information about Erling Jensen Restaurant

Address: 1044 S Yates Rd, Memphis, TN 38119
Phone Number: (901) 763-3700
Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Memphis
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 50 - 50
Cuisine: American, French

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