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Erling Jensen Restaurant

1044 S Yates Rd, Memphis, TN 38119-2801
+1 901-763-3700
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Overview
  • Excellent80%
  • Very good10%
  • Average4%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“foie gras” (8 reviews)
“rack of lamb” (8 reviews)
“souffle” (6 reviews)
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French, American, Gluten Free Options
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1044 S Yates Rd, Memphis, TN 38119-2801
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1 - 10 of 165 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food was excellent . They have main dishes on their menu that you do not find at most Memphis restaurants, such as elk and buffalo. Service is outstanding and a good wine selection. It is pricey, but great for special occasions . I would...More

Thank judy B
Erling38119, Owner at Erling Jensen Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to submit a review and for choosing us to celebrate your special occasion. One of our main goals is to make sure that all of your guests have a memorable time and I am so happy to hear that...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went here at my son's recommendation, it was incredible. A little pricey but worth it!! The bartender Liv was friendly and attentive. We had snack of crab cakes that was devine and dessert for the souffle that was great with the chardonnay!! Everyone that...More

Thank bambiandtony
Erling38119, Owner at Erling Jensen Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to submit a review. I am so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your dinner with us and hope that you will come see us again soon. Erling

Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

We love this resturant last night was our second visit. While still expeensive the Sunday night dinner menu is an excellent value. The table loved the asparagus soup. The bison tenderloin and salmon dishes were very good. Perhaps the best little lamb chops I have...More

Thank mark a
Reviewed 22 May 2017

I have often eaten at this restaurant, and I do not ever recall being disappointed. The service is courteous and attentive. It is not inexpensive, but it is worth it if you looking for a very fine meal.

1  Thank LS38017
Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

The restaurant is hidden well on the corner of a little street. The bar is very small, some would say quaint, but the bourbon and whiskey selection is impressive, to say the least. The dining area was lit coolly and the arrangement was very comfortable....More

1  Thank Garrett R
Erling38119, Owner at Erling Jensen Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 May 2017

Thank you for taking the time to review us. I do appreciate it and will be sure to pass along your kind words to the staff. I am thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your experience with us and hope that you will come see...More

Reviewed 14 March 2017

From France I made reservation for this restaurant wanting to celebrate the birthday of my long time friend : 70 years. We had not seen each other for 3 years and I expected a lot from this dinner. But we were not able to really...More

Thank Gavina70
Erling38119, Owner at Erling Jensen Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 23 March 2017

Thank you for taking the time to review us. I do appreciate the feedback and apologize for the unpleasant experience that you had with us. My main goal here is to provide an amazing dinner and it appears that we fell short of that with...More

Reviewed 20 February 2017

It had been many years since my wife and I had visited this place, but if anything the top rated status was still quite near the top. The owner/chef Erling Jensen is still in complete control, and his entrees are still superb. I had Saffron...More

Thank Doug W
Erling38119, Owner at Erling Jensen Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 24 February 2017

Thank you so much for taking the time to review us. I am so happy to hear that you had such a wonderful meal with us and I hope that you will come see us again soon. Erling

Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

The buffalo tenderloin was probably the best piece of red meat which I have ever eaten. My wife had the salmon. It melts in your mouth. It was wonderful.

Thank Markham B
Erling38119, Owner at Erling Jensen Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 14 February 2017

Thank you for taking the time to review us! I am so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your meal and hope that you will come see us again soon. Erling

Reviewed 1 February 2017

I had a business dinner with 4 people this week. The staff was very nice and helpful. They had a great wine and drink selection. The menu was quite inventive. I had the special redfish and it was super. Others loved the duck. I had...More

Thank South691
Erling38119, Owner at Erling Jensen Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 February 2017

Thank you for taking the time to submit a review! I do appreciate your kind words and I will be sure to share them with the rest of the staff. Erling

Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

Great place for a romantic dinner. My husband and I enjoyed every aspect of our elegant dining experience. The food, the service, & the atmosphere were all excellent. We will definitely dine here again.

Thank MrsLParker
Erling38119, Owner at Erling Jensen Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 13 January 2017

Thank you so much for taking the time to submit a review. I do appreciate it and i will be sure to pass your kind words on to our staff. Erling

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Response from kittielala | Reviewed this property |
Hmmmm it's not a definite dress code. We just wanted to look nice because the atmosphere of the place is nice. My mother and I wore slacks and a nice blouse. My sister wore a pretty sundress. We didn't feel over or under... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 20 - US$ 50
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Valet Parking, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Outdoor Seating, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 22:00
Monday
17:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 22:00
Thursday
17:00 - 22:00
Friday
17:00 - 22:00
Saturday
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1044 S Yates Rd, Memphis, TN 38119-2801
    (Poplar)
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Memphis
  • Phone Number: +1 901-763-3700
  • E-mail
Description
Erling has fashioned our approach to cuisine:
Globally inspired, and classically executed, featuring the freshest, most seasonal ingredients to produce a meal of the highest quality and caliber.
As the seasons change, we will reinvent our menu, creating fresh new challenges for us and pleasant little surprises for you. This approach, while founded in the French tradition, reflects our commitment to the imaginative, eclectic, and ethnically diverse cuisine of today.

We thank you for the opportunity to entertain you. Enjoy...
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