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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%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible10%
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11:00 AM - 4:00 PMAll hours
American, Seafood
1601 Spring St, Shreveport, LA 71101-4057
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank Ceez787
Reviewed 1 week ago 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

Thank James W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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!

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 20 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

Thank rmj412
Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

So ,, this breaks my heart to say that after many years of dining at Earnest,, it seems that it's fast losing its appeal, as the once number one spot in Shreveport for fine dining and entertainment.. First of all we were seated at the...More

1  Thank RollinVandZ
Reviewed 18 September 2017

Visiting from the UK we were amazed at this place. A unique eating environment and super food. Service from Patrick was caring and informative. We enjoyed shrimp and red snapper and a good white wine. This place is definitely worth a visit.

Thank Hols2014
Reviewed 23 August 2017

first off for some odd reason we were not given menus when we were seated. We must have looked like an easy mark being form out of town. Well our waiter suggests the "earnests appetizer special" which was suggested as an appetizer for two with...More

1  Thank johnnylock43
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23 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
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
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
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