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Ernie's Food & Spirits

4.7
261 reviews
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$50 and over
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Steakhouse
Perfect For:
  • Romantic
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
Ernie’s Food & Spirits….
Our doors open to a sleek, contemporary environment inspired by the supper clubs of San Franciscio, Manhatten and Chicago. Our seasonal menu will tantalize the palate with our creative, inspired versions of traditional menu items featuring the absolute best Choice and Prime cuts of beef, the highest quality organic chicken, grass fed lamb and kurobuta pork, as well as the freshest sustainable seafood available. Ernie's staff adheres to the highest service standards and offers a truly spectacular wine list as well as a notably impressive awe-inspiring collection of fine spirits. Ernie's offers a truly unique dining experience.
Dining Style
Fine Dining
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Cuisines
Steakhouse, Contemporary American, Californian
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Hours of operation


Lunch: Monday-Friday 11:00AM-4:00PM

Dinner: Monday-Thursday 4:00PM-9:00PM

Dinner: Friday-Saturday 4:00PM-10:00PM

Happy Hour: Monday - Thursday 4:00PM-7:00PM
Closed on Sundays
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Phone number
(209) 239-3351
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Business Casual
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Executive chef
John Fisher
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Private party facilities
We have 2 private venues, The "E" Room that seats up to 20 guests and has access to our patio. Our Rendezvous Room can accommodate up to 60 guests.
A/V equipment is available with contract.
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Private party contact
Kim Stone General Manager: (209) 239-3351
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Catering
Our onsite venue, Ernie’s Rendezvous Room, is a private space that can accommodate up to 60 guests for a seated dinner. From standing cocktail receptions to seated dinners with an artistic flare, Chef John Fisher can design your menu around your event.
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Northgate Avenue
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Parking details
Private Parking Lot includes Security camera's and Security Guards on Duty
Additional
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, BYO Wine, Cigar Room, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Entertainment, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 261 People Are Saying
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5.0Dined 3 days ago

39 wedding anniversary food was out of this world had grilled octopus that was unbelievably awesome my wife had the special which was a halibut dish that was delicious melted in your mouth good. I had a rib eye cooked to perfection with potatoes and vegetables which where also cooked to perfection Ernie’s is well worth the price for a special occasion. Sorry I was so lost in the awesome food I forgot to tell you about how wonderful the service was the staff was all very friendly and right on top of your every need

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5.0Dined 4 days ago

Very Romantic and perfect setting for our date.

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5.0Dined 7 days ago

I was looking for local restaurant where i would bring my wife for a surprise dinner date for our 19th wedding anniversary..i remembered my co-worker mentioned about Ernie's in Manteca so i quickly made an appointment through open table for 8:30PM dinner. We arrived 30 mins early at the place but we were seated immediately upon arrival. It was Tuesday night so not so many people i guess. Outside does not look romantic for a date but behind the door looks totally different. The staff are courteous but most importantly the food are great. From appetizer, to the entree and desert everything taste great! I will definitely come back to this place and would recommend to my friends.

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5.0Dined 7 days ago

Excellent bartender very knowledgeable and good conversation. Excellent food

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4.0Dined on April 7, 2018

Food and service wonderful. Two loud drunks screeching in the bar during our entire meal. I don’t believe you should allow people like that to destroy the experience of people who are paying hundreds of dollars for a fine meal.

Scott Neeley
773-391-3064

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5.0Dined on April 7, 2018

This is a wonderful restaurant. The specialty cocktails are great. I had the Halibut special, and my girlfriend had the ribeye special. Both were fabulous. We both had the crab toast appetizer, it was very small, but good. This is an excellent restaurant, but expensive... If you feel like you want to have a splurge night out, definitely try Ernie's.

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5.0Dined on March 29, 2018

Great food, great service! Very impressed! Lobster was tender and fresh! Steak was cooked perfectly! Bread pudding was amazing and moist! Bring back the crab cakes! I want to try those. The crab toast was amazing the tad fishy but still tasty.

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5.0Dined on March 21, 2018

Been here several times, never disappoints. Everything is five star

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5.0Dined on March 16, 2018

I was referred here by john the cook. He told me about the resterant i decided to take my wife for the night and was surprised on everything and how everything was perfect. For sure one of the best resterants ive been to all year

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5.0Dined on March 9, 2018

Great place, spendy but 5 star elegant dining with outstanding service

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5.0Dined on February 18, 2018

Ernie's is a great restaurant, located in the heart of the central valley. The combination of fresh ingredients and a highly skilled kitchen, make for some of the best food in all the valley. Their Filet Mignon is comparable to other fine dining locations in Napa, and the San Francisco Bay Area. I would also recommend the Ribeye. If you get either of these steaks, I would recommend their bourbon mushroom sauce.

I would recommend this place if you are in the neighborhood and would like a meal that will not disappoint.

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5.0Dined on February 18, 2018

Annual Valentine’s dinner with another couple. This is our third year coming to Ernie’s

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1.0Dined on February 18, 2018

The food is good not great; the service was extremely slow, disorganized, and simply lacking. The manager was helpful but the evening was ruined by then.

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5.0Dined on February 17, 2018

This was our first time at Ernie’s. The service was outstanding from the moment we stepped in the door to the time we left. The food was delicious and our steaks cooked to our liking. We have been to several top notch steakhouses and restaurants so we were pleased with Ernie’s.

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5.0Dined on February 14, 2018

portions for the main course was quite satisfying, cooked to perfection. Very tasty. Our Valentine's Day experience, though expensive, was worth it. the only thing we all felt (party of 4) , and remarked on ,to each other, was that we hardly lifted our forks off the plates for the last bite of each of the 5 courses, when someone appeared to hurriedly take away the plates, giving us the feeling that they wanted us to be done and out. I think a brief"May I take your plates?" would be a nicer approach. I definitely do want to go back and try their regular menu and see if the food is as good as on this special occasion. For such a nice restaurant, the noise level was very high, in the area in which we were seated, almost like you are in a school auditorium, though the room was small. They need some sound-absorbing surfaces. The chef made his very quick and perfunctory pass-by greeting, like a mailman dropping off letters,moving just as quickly as when our plates were removed.

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4.0Dined on February 13, 2018

Food was top notch. Service suffered as I think they were understaffed. 2 1/2 hrs is ok for dinner if it's initiated by the client.

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5.0Dined on February 8, 2018

The chef is amazing and the food was delicious. The Server was delightful.

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5.0Dined on January 27, 2018

Wonderful atmosphere and great food

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3.0Dined on January 26, 2018

The menu was so expensive for the quality of food that was served.

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5.0Dined on January 18, 2018

A bit expensive but worth every penny. Service was excellent food was excellent small appetizer portions but very delicious

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4.0Dined on January 17, 2018

Very friendly service and very good food.
An excellent wine list.

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5.0Dined on January 12, 2018

The food and service were good. It is a great restaurant considering there is not another fine dining place on the area. I would definitely return.

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5.0Dined on December 26, 2017

Delicious!! I had the halibut special with Brussels sprout bacon risotto and the seasonal veggies-yum! Excellent service! Can’t wait until we come back....

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1.0Dined on December 17, 2017

For the first time in many dinners at Ernie’s I received both bad food and poor service. The foie gras first course was obviously precooked and then not brought back to serving temp. The halibut was severely over cooked. Our wait person quick dropped off plates and said he would be right back to see how things were. He didn’t return for thirty minutes. The manager walked by at the end of the meal and without actually stopping looked at us and asked “So how were you dinners, good?” And then just kept walking.

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5.0Dined on December 12, 2017

My go to place for food, service and atmosphere. Best place in Valley by far.

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4.0Dined on December 9, 2017

A little loud but overall very comfortable with fantastic food! Definitely go!

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4.0Dined on December 2, 2017

The food, desert, cocktails were all excellent. I was not the least bit disappointed in any aspect of the meal. We were pleasantly surprised to find the restaurant and Lounge had a very cool vibe. We set out to Manteca looking for a new restaurant adventure and we were extremely pleased with the experience.

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5.0Dined on December 2, 2017

We've been to Ernie's before and just like our previous dinners ,I have no complaints. We started withThe Duck liver and the octopus for appetizer. It was fabulous. Cesar salad before our steaks came out. Tri-tip for my husband and filet for me. Both were fabulous. Don't change a thing. Was very satisfied. This place is a bit pricey but I don't mind paying $300 plus for a outstanding meal. Very happy

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5.0Dined on December 2, 2017

We love Ernie’s — wonderful place, great ambiance and service, and wow, the food is fantastic. Hands down, Ernie’s is THE gem of the Central Valley.

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5.0Dined on November 28, 2017

Lovely! Good food, wine, and dessert. Nice ambiance. Good find!!

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5.0Dined on November 20, 2017

The staff was excellent and the food was very good. They have a great wine list also.

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5.0Dined on November 18, 2017

Everything was great
We plan to come back with friends and family.

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5.0Dined on November 8, 2017

Erine’s is simply the best around. Two thumbs up and five stars!!!

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5.0Dined on November 4, 2017

Possibly one of the best meals I’ve ever had! The service was outstanding, the food was outstanding and the halibut was above and beyond outstanding !

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5.0Dined on November 2, 2017

Ernie’s is a great find. Will go back again and again.

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5.0Dined on October 30, 2017

We celebrated my son's bday here. It was just perfect for a special treat. Everything was excellent from service to the quality of food. It's tricky to find since it's in the getto. They should put a sign in the front but it's right next to the casino.

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5.0Dined on October 23, 2017

I've always had a very nice dining experience st Ernie's and will always recommend it. It is pricey though

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5.0Dined on October 18, 2017

The menu is diverse, gourmet, and menu changes seasonally. The Chef tries new menu items and is always receptive to feedback. The wait staff are professional. This restaurant is a hiden gem in Manteca, if you are looking for a fine dining experience this is the place.

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5.0Dined on October 11, 2017

Service was excellent. Food choices were delicious from soup and salad through the entree and dessert.

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5.0Dined on October 9, 2017

Loved it! Food, ambiance, service were all fabulous!

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