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Ernest's Orleans Restaurant

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1601 Spring St, Shreveport, LA 71101-4057
+1 318-226-1325
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good20%
  • Average8%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible10%
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1601 Spring St, Shreveport, LA 71101-4057
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Reviewed 5 days ago

The fish entrees were very good. The specials were very tasty with the crab meat on top. The prices were at the top of restaurants in the area and maybe not up to the scale of like establishments. The atmosphere and music were excellent.

Thank rakams
Reviewed April 20, 2018 via mobile

A very elegant restaurant, I was impressed with meal plus the deserts are to die for and the service is impeccable.

Thank kknowles555
Reviewed April 18, 2018

Erenst's was recommended by someone at the Hilton Hotel to a group of us attending a trade show and it did not disappoint. The food and service were excellent. We recommended the restaurant to some friends attending the same show and their experiences the following...More

Thank 883danny
Reviewed April 6, 2018

Ernest's is by far the best Louisiana restaurant in not only the State of Louisiana, but right here in Shreveport. One will never have a bad meal and the experience that goes with the food is incredible. Any visitor that comes to Shreveport needs to...More

Thank lisarb0630
Reviewed March 27, 2018

I can't believe all the negative reviews about Ernest's. We recently went for our Anniversary & it was a delightful experience. We had reservations for Friday night & were seated immediately. Our waiter was extremely attentive. Food was fabulous. The Kentucky Limestone salad & Snapper...More

Thank Liz S
Reviewed March 3, 2018

A once truly great and unique (for Shreveport) Creole mecca of the Gods just can't do it anymore, and really hasn't since Ernst Sr. passed. As a 40 year customer, its sad to see a great dame sink like this. Let's give credit.......still wonderful are...More

Thank Dean B
Reviewed February 18, 2018

We researched the best restaurants in Shreveport. Ernest's Orleans came back with great ratings. Thru Open Table we made reservations. We were promptly seated and it went downhill after that. It took over 2 HOURS to get our entree. Many apologies from the waitress but...More

Thank H6156EEjerryh
Reviewed February 5, 2018

Service and ambiance five star. We were treated like royalty. Entrees were delicious but in my entire life of eating out I have never been served such a poor quality baked potato. It was left over from the lunch run or even day before. I...More

1  Thank carcon77
Reviewed January 15, 2018

I knew coming to this restaurant that it was not going to be cheap as there was no pricing attached to any of the dishes on the menu listed on their website, sure enough it was on the expensive side, but not a la Morton...More

1  Thank Ceez787
Reviewed January 10, 2018 via mobile

Visiting Shreveport from Pennsylvania. Ernest’s was by far the best meal I can ever remember. The chef owner chose our courses and each plate was better than the last. From crab legs and shrimp appetizers to lobster bisque to filet mignon with shrimp and crab....More

1  Thank James W
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January 22, 2016|
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Response from Harold C | Reviewed this property |
This is a class resturant. I wouldn't go there in jeans and a pull-over. A sports coat and nice shirt is best. I usually go with a coat and tie.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$31 - $50
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
4:30 PM - 10:30 PM
4:30 PM - 10:30 PM
4:30 PM - 10:30 PM
4:30 PM - 10:30 PM
4:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1601 Spring St, Shreveport, LA 71101-4057
    (LA 1)
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Shreveport
  • Phone Number: +1 318-226-1325
  • E-mail
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