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Ernest's Orleans Restaurant

1601 Spring St, Shreveport, LA 71101-4057
+1 318-226-1325
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good20%
  • Average8%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible11%
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“crab claws” (16 reviews)
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1601 Spring St, Shreveport, LA 71101-4057
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Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

Over the past 30 years we have come to Ernest's multiple times each year to celebrate special occasions. Last evening I treated my wife and my mother in law to dinner there and were met with slow and inattentive service, baked potatoes not cooked done,...More

1  Thank WTCarter1656
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

My group of four had dinner here one Saturday evening in April. Wonderful ambience. Live jazz music was just perfect, and at the perfect volume. We were immediately greeted by an excellent waiter who told us of the specials and brought marinated crab claws and...More

Thank JacksonGuy
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

Really cool restaurant venue. Live music. Excellent service from greeting to table. Out comes house made bread and water. Nice wine by the glass selection. Had the veal parmesan with side of spaghetti. Unbelievable red sauce and very tender, perfectly breaded veal, covered in parmesan...More

Thank Bill N
Reviewed 15 April 2017

I am a classically trained, European Chef who trained under 2 Master Chefs at a time when only 36 Master Chefs existed in the whole world. I frequently drive to Shreveport from Houston just for Ernest's. This ranking that has this wonderful establishment at #35...More

3  Thank elevenchefj0hn
Reviewed 10 March 2017

Okay so i am from South Dakota, home of cattle, cattle and potatoes So was driving back from the Gulf and found this little gem on a rain afternoon. I would recommend this place, the service is top shelf and food is so awesome..

2  Thank Steve W
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

Absolutely Fabulous. Food was amazing. Larry our server was perfect. Was there for my mardi gras 60th birthday. Amaretto sour was delicious. Will go again if given the chance

Thank Karen B
Reviewed 21 February 2017

The food was good, but it was not worth what we were charged. The fried shrimp dinner came with 5 shrimp, so you would assumed for $29 that they are jumbo shrimp. No, they were medium size shrimp. We also ordered the Crab Orleans and...More

3  Thank Kris_N_808
Reviewed 20 February 2017

The food was very good here! I loved the mix of cajun and italian. Believe it or not, I got lasagna and it was delicious. We sat in the lounge area on a saturday night and they had live music, which was a plus. My...More

Thank Nicole P
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

First visit back to Ernest's in a couple of years and we were very disappointed. The food was average at best and service was same. We will not be returning. The prices are steep for what you get here . Ernest's used to be a...More

Thank hillfence52
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

The restaurant is beautiful & the food is outstanding! The staff anticipate your needs & make sure everything is ready when you are. Very romantic!

Thank mshafer1957
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Is there a dress code ?
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
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
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
  • E-mail
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