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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%
  • Average8%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible11%
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“snapper” (18 reviews)
“crab claws” (17 reviews)
“turtle soup” (5 reviews)
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American, Seafood
1601 Spring St, Shreveport, LA 71101-4057
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 3 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 3 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 26 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

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

Thank johnnylock43
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

I recently visited this restaurant and was amazed by the prices even before ordering. I ordered what was called the Special Special Salad. I was told that it was a dinner size salad. The menu described it as shrimp, crab meat with lettuce and tomatoes...More

Thank NewOrleansTravelBug
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

The fish was amazing and so were the crab claws. Highly recommend this place for a special occasion. It is pricy but you get a ton of food and it is really great. Another must try is the crawfish stuffed potatoes and you won't be...More

Thank George S
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
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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, Romantic, 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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