Ernest's Orleans Restaurant, in keeping with tradition, has been serving its own unique style and flavors of "The Finest" US Prime Beef, Seafood and Italian cuisine for over 69 years. The evening menu has many superb dishes to chose from. It's always a pleasure, for our formally trained wait staff, to vocalize the exquisite "Chef Features" that are available throughout the week. Our wait staff is also knowledgeable in pairing wines, that will compliment your fine dining experience. New to the fare, incredibly delicious and healthier choices, with a taste of "Lagniappe" (a little something extra). Many accolades, movie stars, and dignitaries are presented in the foyer, which tell the tales of many years of superior excellence in "The Finest" cuisine.


Let us “Serve you the Finest” appetizers around! Our extensive selection of starters highlights the vast variety of seafood specialties here at Ernest’s. Enjoy our signature, world famous, marinated crab claws or shrimp remoulade, sure to properly start off a wonderful evening of dining.


What meal isn’t complete without the proper salad introduction?! Or if you're in the mood for a light evening meal, our salads will satisfy your taste! With eleven different unique, gourmet salad options, we are sure to have something to exceed your expectations!


“Serving the Finest” doesn’t start at any particular age… We offer a great selection within our children’s menu. From our properly portioned, signature Italian dishes, to finger-friendly, crispier options like chicken strips or shrimp, we have a variety to choose from.


Only “the Finest” will do. We only serve USDA Prime Beef on our menu. Choose from a great selection of your favorite beef cuts. Each steak is hand cut and grilled to perfection. All steak entrees include a spiced peach and potato of the day. Be sure to try our signature “Joe” sauce!


Sicilian - Italian cuisine is our specialty. We have many superb Italian dishes to choose from. Whether you're in the mood for our tender Veal Marsala or Real Italian Meatballs with Spaghetti, we only serve "The Finest" Italian dishes for you.


All of our Seafood Entrees are subject to availability. We use the freshest seafood. Some selections may vary from day to day. Please ask your server about available fresh seafood selections.


From Crème Brûlée, Caramel Apple Pie, Chocolate Caramel Pecan Fudge Cake, Key Lime Pie or Papa John's New Orleans-Style Bread Pudding to our unique Flaming Desserts prepared table side, we guarantee you'll save room for one of our amazing desserts...