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Erling Jensen Restaurant

1044 S Yates Rd, Memphis, TN 38119-2801
+1 901-763-3700
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good11%
  • Average5%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
1044 S Yates Rd, Memphis, TN 38119-2801
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We took advantage of the set-menu Sunday night specials which are 3 course meals for $40 each. The chef also sends out little tidbits to nibble on. We felt that the main courses were not as good as in years past. The steak was rather...More

Thank Linda D
Reviewed August 31, 2018 via mobile

The food was exceptional the service attentive. This restaurant could stand in any major city in the world and stand out.

Thank Brian S
Reviewed August 16, 2018 via mobile

Visited on a weeknight. It was not crowded. Our server seemed to be in an extreme hurry the entire time, to the extent she left our table before we could make requests and pulled drinks from our table before we finished. The food presentation was...More

Thank Voyager228666
Reviewed July 28, 2018 via mobile

This restaurant is in a fun old home off the beaten path. We were quite surprised and thoroughly enjoyed our meals. I would recommend this place as a good date night restaurant or a nice meal out. Their menu is unique, be open to try...More

Reviewed July 12, 2018

After an afternoon movie, a friend and I stopped by one of Memphis finest restaurants to have a glass of wine and couple of appetizers from the bar menu. Jaquila Jensen seated us and took our order. We asked what the house Chardonnay was ....she...More

4  Thank Mary H
Reviewed June 18, 2018

I've never been but every time I looked up places to eat this place popped up. It was my birthday so my husband and I went for dinner. We thought we might have been under dressed but we fit right in. The restaurant is deceiving...More

Thank jenzgem
Reviewed March 17, 2018 via mobile

If you want amazing food in an equally eloquent atmosphere this is your place. The Chef has impeccable taste and talent. It is not cheap but you get your money’s worth. This place is among the best I have ever visited.

Thank Regina M
Reviewed February 21, 2018 via mobile

It was so amazing, great food,awesome atmosphere very cozy and relaxing, If you have a date and need to impress this is the place.

Thank miners10
Reviewed January 23, 2018

We have been frequenting the Erling Jensen Restaurant for about 8 years and never had a disappointing meal. This time, we were there for the 5-course prix fixe dinner with wine pairings. Every course was delightful, in fact my wife commented that she could not...More

1  Thank SrgnFsh
Reviewed December 2, 2017 via mobile

We love everything about this place. Great food and service. Wine dinner offered on Fridaysvis a treat.

Thank mark a
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June 14, 2016|
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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
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$50
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Valet Parking, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Television, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
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5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1044 S Yates Rd, Memphis, TN 38119-2801
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Memphis
  • Phone Number: +1 901-763-3700
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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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