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Erling Jensen The Restaurant

4.8
1009 reviews
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$50 and over
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Continental
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  • Romantic (38)
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 healthy, imaginative eclectic and ethnically diverse cuisine of today.
Dining Style
Fine Dining
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Cuisines
Continental
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Hours of operation
Dinner Nightly: 5:00pm - 10:00pm
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Phone number
(901) 763-3700
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Payment options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Business Casual
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Executive chef
Erling Jensen
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Catering
Wedding receptions, rehearsal dinners, special events etc...
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Cross street
Poplar
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Parking details
Valet is available
Additional
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 1009 People Are Saying
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4.8  based on recent ratings
4.8
food
4.8
service
4.7
ambience
4.4
value
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vipmarkygap (Memphis)
5.0  Dined 5 days ago

Always a treat to eat at EJ.

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OpenTable Diner (Cleveland)
3.0  Dined 5 days ago

Nice place, enjoyed a night with my wife when we were in Memphis for along weekend. It was a Sunday night so maybe the normal chef was not in. We always share an appetizer, entrée and dessert and they were very kind and split the dishes into two. We had the crawfish bisque, pan fried quail, halibut and raspberry soufflé. The bisque was very thick - like it had been in a warmer too long. The quail was cooked perfectly but the foundation of cheesy grits was pasty, also like it had been in a warmer too long, and overall the dish was dry. The halibut was wonderful and the soufflé was to die for. When we eat out, its usually at high quality and high priced establishments. We also love to cook at home , are not professionals, but pretty good, so our expectations are high. Overall our expectations were not met.

Special Note - the same day I wrote this review, Erling Jensen called me personally. This is much appreciated and demonstrates his commitment to excellent customer service. We hope to be back in Memphis soon and will certainly revisit his restaurant.

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EKRR (Nashville)
5.0  Dined 5 days ago

The food was exceptional as was the service. There were so many choices that it was difficult to decide. I recommend the Sunday special. The chocolate soufflé is amazing. Order it early.

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Chuck (Memphis)
5.0  Dined 5 days ago

This place is awesome. Great menu. Always great food. I travel the US weekly and this rivals the best in NYC and LA. Seriously. A top for Memphis!

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OpenTable Diner (Mississippi)
5.0  Dined 6 days ago

Valentines

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OpenTable Diner (Memphis)
5.0  Dined 6 days ago

Best steak to date. Everything from the service to the presentation of the courses was outstanding. By far, EJ’s is a top-notch dining establishment.

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AndyC (Memphis)
5.0  Dined on February 15, 2018

Incredible from start to finish. The food was exotic and wonderfully delicious. The staff was lovable and a delight. Prices were fair for such extraordinary dishes. Fantastic place for a romantic date.

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BrianC 
5.0  Dined on February 15, 2018

We thoroughly enjoyed our Valentine's meal here. The dishes were extravagant and tasty. The service was very attentive, helpful, and personable. Perhaps the tables could have been spaced out more, and the walls seemed a little bland, but there was some nice artwork to accent the place. Overall, a fantastic experience that we would love to enjoy again.

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PickyEater (Memphis)
5.0  Dined on February 15, 2018

We had a terrific time as usual at Erling's. They had a special menu prepared for V-day, my wife had the Elk and I had the braised short ribs with Waygu beef. We were both were very pleased.

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WillenteH (Memphis)
5.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

I really enjoyed the ambiance of this restaurant. It was quiet and subdued. We had the Valentine's Day menu which was limited but very well put-together. The bisque was delicious as well as the elk chops.

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