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Ernest's Orleans Restaurant

1601 Spring St, Shreveport, LA 71101-4057
+1 318-226-1325
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good20%
  • Average9%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible10%
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“crab claws” (17 reviews)
“turtle soup” (5 reviews)
Closes in 24 min
16:30 - 22:30 Hours
American, Seafood
1601 Spring St, Shreveport, LA 71101-4057
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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
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Reviewed 5 February 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 15 January 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 10 January 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
Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

A wonderful experience! Food was delicious and staff extremely attentive. Even brought us a space heater as it was a frigid night. Wanted to bring my daughter here to participate in a true Shreveport dining tradition. It did not disappoint. She was thoroughly enchanted!

1  Thank larataubman
Reviewed 13 November 2017

This was once a very nice restaurant, especially for date night or special occasions. Dress code is now casual. The gumbo was as thick as gravy, heavy on the fish stock. The prawns were bland, drowned in lemon juice and herbs. The chef brought his...More

1  Thank Paesha W
Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

Wednesday night Karaoke! The food was exquisite! The company I work for made reservations. I had not ever been here before and will definitely go back! The Seabass was phenomenal!! The service was terrific. From the appetizer to the coffee after our meal, our waiter...More

Thank kellyjonobles
Reviewed 2 October 2017

The food was out of this world and the atmosphere was quite romantic! This was a very enjoyable experience for both my wife and myself. I can without any reservation highly recommend this restaurant.

Thank jameskH2341LK
Reviewed 2 October 2017

I have heard of Ernest's Orleans Restaurant in Shreveport for years. We live in the central part of Texas now and when we have been in Shreveport, we never seemed to be able to get to the restaurant at an appropriate time. We planned ahead...More

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22 January 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
US$31 - US$50
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 16:00
16:30 - 22:30
16:30 - 22:30
16:30 - 22:30
16:30 - 22:30
16:30 - 22:30
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
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