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APPETIZERS
Ernest's "Famous" Marinated Crab Claw
Small USD 16
Large USD 30
Fried Shrimp Appetizer
Beautiful fantailed Shrimp deep fried perfectly golden with Ernest's "Famous" Remoulade
USD 12
Jumbo Stuffed Pasta Shells
Pasta Shells with Ricotta cheese topped with Ernest's signature marinara sauce
USD 17
Shrimp Cocktail or Shrimp Remoulade
Steamed and perfectly seasoned with Ernest's special seasoning blend for shrimp served with our own house Cocktail or Remoulade
USD 18
Fried Mushrooms
Golden fried tasteful mushroom caps with our own house "Mushroom Horseradish Sauce"
USD 12
Crab Meat Cocktail / Crab Meat Remoulad
Fresh Jumbo Lump Crabmeat perfectly seasoned for Seafood served Ernest's "Famous" Cocktail or Remoulade
USD 24
Fried Cheese Balls
Cheddar cheese bites of flavorful aged cheddar deep fried golden with Ernest's "Famous" Remoulade and Marinara
USD 12
Fried Crawfish Tail
Crawfish tails fried perfectly golden with Ernest's "Famous" Remoulade
USD 16
Fried Mozzarella Sticks
Mozzarella cheese deep fried golden with Ernest's "Famous" Remoulade and Marinara sauce
USD 12
Oysters on the Half Shell
Fresh Oysters on the Half Shell served with Ernest's "Famous" Cocktail sauce
Half Dozen USD 12
Dozen USD 24
STEAKS
All Steaks served with a Potato and a Spiced Peach
Strip Sirloin New York Cut
Hand cut top USDA Choice cut Sirloin seasoned with Ernest's own blend of seasoning topped with our "Famous" Joe's sauce
USD 42
Filet Mignon
Our most tender cut of meat hand cut and trimmed grilled to perfection topped with our "Famous" Joe's sauce
USD 42
Ribeye Steak
Hand cut and trimmed with beautiful delicious marbling. Topped with our "Famous" Joe's sauce
USD 42
Shish-Ka-Bob Uncle Nick
Tender morsels of Filet grilled perfectly served with Mixed Vegetables, Rice & Feta Cheese
USD 42
Ernest's Special Club Steak Dinner
A Juicy hand cut 10 oz Petite Ribeye served with a Tossed Green Salad and a baked Potato
USD 36
SEAFOOD
All of our seafood is subject to availability. We use only freshest seafood. Some selections may vary day to day
Snapper Shreve
"The Finest" Red Snapper filet with Lump Crabmeat, Shrimp, and Mushrooms in a Lemon Butter Wine Sauce
USD 49
Broiled Trout or Red Snapper
Boneless and Broiled to perfection with a Lemon Butter Sauce
USD 32
Crab Meat au Gratin
Fresh Jumbo Crab meat baked in a delicious cream sauce and topped with Cheddar Cheese
USD 49
Snapper Carlos
Fresh Filet of Red Snapper with Artichoke Hearts served in a Lemon Butter
USD 35
Crab Meat Orleans
Fresh Jumbo Lump Crabmeat on a bed of Artichoke Hearts and topped with Shrimp & Mushrooms
USD 49
Snapper Lacaze
Fresh filet of Red Snapper broiled in Garlic & Buttersauce
USD 36
Snapper Ernest
Red Snapper Filet broiled topped with Lump Crabmeat and a Lemon Butter White Wine sauce
USD 42
Trout Meunie or Almandinere
Fresh Trout Filet lightly fried and served with Chef Ernest's special Meuniere Sauce
USD 35
Shrimp Ernie
Jumbo Shrimp sautéed in Olive Oil, Garlic, and Italian Herbs
USD 43
Fried Shrimp & Oyster Dinner
Jumbo fantailed Shrimp deep fried and served with Chef Ernest's "Famous" Remoulade sauce
USD 38
ITALIAN DISHES
White Veal Pane
Tender Veal coated in Italian breadcrumbs with mushrooms. Served with fettucine in a butter and Marsala Wine Sauces
USD 41
Fettucine Melton
Fettuccine served with Shrimp & Crabmeat in a Cream Sauce with Cheese
USD 42
Veal Marsala
Tender Veal sauteed in Marsala wine, butter & Mushroom sauce. Served with Spaghetti & Marinara sauce
USD 41
Veal Picatta
Sauteed Veal in a Lemon Butter Sauce. Served with Picante Potatoes
USD 41
Grilled Chicken Fettucine Alfredo
Delicious Grilled Chicken with Fettuccine Pasta served in a rich butter and cream sauce topped with Parmesan cheese
USD 29
Veal Parmesan
Lightly breaded Veal medallions topped with Marinara sauce and Mozzarella Cheese. Served with Spaghetti & Marinara sauce
USD 41
Fettuccine Alfredo
Fettuccine Pasta served in a rich butter and cream sauce topped with Parmesan cheese
USD 29
Panne Chicken
Boneless breast of Chicken with breaded in Italian breadcrumbs with Mushrooms. Served with Fettuccine Alfredo
USD 29
FEATURED ITEM
Real Italian Sausage or Meatballs with Spaghetti
Made with Ernest's signature Marinara sauce served over Spaghetti
USD 26
SAUCES
Bernaise Sauce
USD 8
Blue Cheese
USD 8
Marchand de Vin Sauce
USD 8
Hollandaise
USD 8
SOUP ~ SALADS
New Orleans Style Seafood Gumbo
Ernest's rendition of a true Louisiana classic. He only puts the freshest seafood & seasons it well with his very own Chef Ernest's Spice Blend. A very carefully mixed and crafted Mediterranean - Creole infusion of flavors
Cup USD 12
Bowl USD 20
Roasted Red Pepper Soup
A delicious creamy Roasted Red Pepper soup served with Crème Fraiche
USD 12
Turtle Soup au Sherry
Fresh made tender Turtle Soup with Sherry on the side
USD 12
Ernest's Limestone Salad
A Splendid Seafood Tastebud Dream Shrimp, Crabmeat, Lettuce & Tomato Appetizers with French Dressing
USD 25
Ernest's Special Special Salad
Special Bib Lettuce with Lump Crab Meat Bacon, Cheese & our "Special" Dressing
Small USD 14
Large USD 18
Sliced Tomato with Lump Crab Meat
Red ripe tomato sliced and topped with Lump Crab Meat and Italian Dressing
USD 22
Sliced Tomato & Onions
Red Ripe sliced tomato with sweet sliced onion served with our "Famous" Marinade
USD 9
Spinach Salad
Tender Spinach, Bacon & Egg served with a Raspberry Vinaigrette Dressing
USD 12
Caesar Salad
Fresh Bibb Lettuce with Caesar Dressing
Small USD 9
Large USD 17
Wedge Salad
A wedge of Iceburg Lettuce with Dressing of your choice
USD 8
SIDES
Broccoli
USD 8
Asparagus
USD 8
Pasta Marinara
USD 8
Mixed Vegetables
USD 8
Steak Fries
USD 8
Potatoes au Gratin
USD 8
Stuffed Baked Potato
USD 10
Pasta Alfredo
USD 8
Crawfish Stuffed Potato
USD 10
Side of Crab Meat
USD 15
CHILDRENS MENU
Childs Fettucine Alfredo
USD 9
Spaghetti with Meatball
USD 9
Fried Trout with French Fries
USD 9
Fried Shrimp with French Fries
USD 9
Chicken Strips with French Fries
USD 9
Small Ribeye with French Fries
USD 9
PRICE RANGE
$31 - $50
Meals
Dinner, Late Night
CUISINES
Seafood, American
FEATURES
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Table Service, Live Music
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Reviewed March 5, 2020

My wife and I had dinner at Ernest's and it was amazing. Larry, our server, did a very professional and "Johnny on the spot job" We started with Ernest's marinated crab claws and shrimp remoulade. Even the bread brought to the table tasted special. My...More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 17, 2020

Ladies and gentlemen. I have experienced fine dining. Let me tell you this is NOT it! If you want to go somewhere just because it's expensive, this is the place for you. I will start with the positives. The greeters and most of the wait...More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 1, 2020

For starters, before saying anything the waitress immediately complained about how busy it was. JEEZ maybe you should be prepared for that on a Saturday night. Didn’t mention her name or ask how we where doing. She asked about our order when we DIDNT EVEN...More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed January 16, 2020 via mobile

4 of us celebrated the birthday of a family member last weekend. Cheyenne was our server. Things started out well with our marinated crab claws and hot bread. 2 of us ordered trout that did not smell or taste fresh, our server returned our order...More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed December 22, 2019

I picked this restaurant for our family to go to after our daughter's graduation from LSU Shreveport on the reviews it got but mostly because they offered steaks, seafood, and Italian food. They have such a varied menu and everything looked delicious. That was an...More

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed November 18, 2019

Hubby and I had the most finger-licking good tasting large dish of marinate crab craws. On our Anniversary night hubby and myself decide to eat at Ernest Orleans Restaurant. We were lucky for their special night - special meal: Crab claws, 'Filgon' steak, 2 vegetables,warm...More

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed November 4, 2019

The food was the best I've had since they were on the river front. It is pricey, but worth it. You have to try the crab claws. They will make your tongue slap your brains out.

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed September 11, 2019

We were greeted as old friends and loved the attention paid to us as we waited for seating. Then BAM music and lots of attention to what we wanted (marinated crab claws) and anything else we desired for a night to remember. Late afternoon repast.

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed August 6, 2019

Ernest's is a legend in the city but there is nothing like their crab claws. Big, plump and juicy they are in a class by themselves.

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed July 21, 2019 via mobile

Great food and fantastic service. The rib eye steak was incredible. The peach that comes with the steak is amazing. The only that could rival the food would be the service. Patrick was our server. He was phenomenal.

Date of visit: July 2019
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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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