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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%
  • Average9%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible10%
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“snapper” (20 reviews)
“crab claws” (17 reviews)
“turtle soup” (5 reviews)
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1601 Spring St, Shreveport, LA 71101-4057
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have been to this restaurant many times. The food and service has always been amazing, however our most recent trip left much to be desired. Our server was not attentive at all, we ordered an appetizer that never came, yet we were charged for...More

Thank klwoods3
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had dinner there with my wife and older son and his wife. The service was excellent, couldn't get any better. The food offering is seafood, Italian and we totally indulged in the seafood. First we had appetizers which was crab claws and lump crab cocktails,...More

Thank rager999
Reviewed 13 July 2018

The fish entrees were very good. The specials were very tasty with the crab meat on top. The prices were at the top of restaurants in the area and maybe not up to the scale of like establishments. The atmosphere and music were excellent.

Thank rakams
Reviewed 21 April 2018 via mobile

A very elegant restaurant, I was impressed with meal plus the deserts are to die for and the service is impeccable.

1  Thank kknowles555
Reviewed 19 April 2018

Erenst's was recommended by someone at the Hilton Hotel to a group of us attending a trade show and it did not disappoint. The food and service were excellent. We recommended the restaurant to some friends attending the same show and their experiences the following...More

1  Thank 883danny
Reviewed 7 April 2018

Ernest's is by far the best Louisiana restaurant in not only the State of Louisiana, but right here in Shreveport. One will never have a bad meal and the experience that goes with the food is incredible. Any visitor that comes to Shreveport needs to...More

Thank lisarb0630
Reviewed 27 March 2018

I can't believe all the negative reviews about Ernest's. We recently went for our Anniversary & it was a delightful experience. We had reservations for Friday night & were seated immediately. Our waiter was extremely attentive. Food was fabulous. The Kentucky Limestone salad & Snapper...More

Thank Liz S
Reviewed 3 March 2018

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 19 February 2018

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
Reviewed 6 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
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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
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings
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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