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Ernest's Orleans Restaurant

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1601 Spring St, Shreveport, LA 71101-4057 (LA 1)
4:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Closed now
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Sun 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tue - Sat 4:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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Shreveport, Louisiana
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had marinated crab claws. The claws were huge! Always a good choice. The ribeye was unbelievable !! The veal was tender moist cooked to perfection!! Ernest sent a to die for bread with cheese and marinara sauce! Then he sent us fresh.. Not frozen onion rings!!! wow wonderful mill and great service by Dan!! Always valet park.. John always... More 

Thank tahiti960
Shreveport, Louisiana
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76 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant has valet parking and is upscale in the interior. I can't imagine anyone saying negative things about this restaurant. If you don't want to pay for good food you need to go elsewhere. I guess you can find someone that does not like to pay for quality food, because that is what you get here.

Thank romron
Helotes, Texas
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72 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016 via mobile

I am not a regular but this is as good a special occasion place as there is in north Louisiana. Only about my 4th time eating here, but while many imitate their marinated crab claw appetizer, nobody measures up to the real thing from Ernest's. A good idea would be for a couple to get this and a couple more... More 

Thank Brian B
San Diego, California
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016 via mobile

I can honestly tell you it was the worst meal i have ever had.When entering i should have retreated,seeing what a dark time warp of a place it was.I love vintage but,this was shabby & not chic.The valet was lovely,we choose to sit & listen to music in the bar area(tho the dining area looked the same)Dark,old in dire need... More 

Thank Linda E
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016 via mobile

Was looking for local fare and Ernest has it. Very good wait staff but the prices were high as this place is trying for a high end experience. Food took a LONG time to come out even though the place was not busy.

Thank mtuttelman
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016 via mobile

The food and hospitality is wonderful, true down south friendly. Must try this place. Dress up or come casual, you are always welcome. The food is awesome, you won't be disjointed. I rate it as a 5 star.

Thank Bobsdiddy
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17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

Went here for the first time for a business dinner party, so not the typical evening with the wife. The service was great for such a large crowd. The food was excellent. Marinated crab claws and shrimp appetizer were excellent, Had the filet and it was one of the most tender and best prepared I have had. I will definitely... More 

Thank CajunBigDog
Shreveport, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2016

We started with the marinated crab claws, then had the hot shrimp appetizer and it was so good we had that for dinner also with a delicious baked potato stuffed with butter & sour cream. Then for dessert we had bananas foster made at the table for two then we had to have my favorite after dinner drink, the San... More 

Thank DebbieLogan
Bossier City, Louisiana
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71 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2016

I have been living in Bossier City for 7 years now and finally made it to Ernest's for dinner last night. The restaurant is fantastic, the service is exceptional and their food is just amazing. My wife ordered the crab claws to start and they were delicious, we then followed up with the seafood gumbo, let me just say that... More 

Thank Ian71037
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2016 via mobile

Ernest's has always been a very popular eatery in Shreveport, Louisiana with a New Orleans flair selling the best top of the line steaks and seafood including the most succulent lobster you could ever ask for! It's wonderful for romance and big parties each in different sections with great entertainment. You can listen or get up and dance the night... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$31 - $50
American, Seafood
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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: 318-226-1325

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?