When visiting this part of Pennsylvania, you will find a wide variety of Erie restaurants to try. Whether you're looking for a Lake Erie perch sandwich or dinner, steak, prime rib or a snack, Erie restaurants will meet your needs and satisfy your taste buds.
414 French St.
Erie, Pennsylvania 16507
This full service restaurant and lounge has a historic look and background. It is located in a renovated 1908 firehouse, and is loaded with photos and artifacts that any history buff will enjoy. Patio dining is available, when the weather cooperates, and the fare includes fish, chicken, steaks and more. Sandwiches are abundant, from tuna salad to burgers. With a long list of appetizers, one of the favorites is the firehouse chili.
2614 Glenwood Park Avenue
Erie, PA 16508
George's Restaurant serves hearty meals for breakfast, lunch and dinner. It's been a popular establishment with the local people of Erie since 1926. The menu offers hearty breakfasts, including oatmeal with blueberries, and the most popular dinner is the "Eriesistable" chopped sirloin with George's famed smashed potatoes. Kids eat free on Mondays.
3 State St.
Erie, PA 16507
You will find Smuggler's Wharf to be a comfortable eatery close to your Erie bed and breakfast. It offers a waterfront view and is frequented by those driving in by car and cruising in by boat. Enjoy the house special, prime rib, or the variety of seafood, including langostino crabcakes and coconut shrimp. The yellow-tail snapper is baked with peach and onion marmalade, a local favorite.
The Colonial Pub and Grill
2670 W. 8th St.
Erie, PA 16505
While enjoying your Erie Inn and the local restaurants, you might want to add the Colonial Pub and Grill to your to do list. This family owned, casual restaurant invites you into its warm dining rooms. Each room has a fireplace. You have an opportunity to enjoy live music in the cocktail lounge. The Colonial is known for its steaks and fresh seafood, including Lake Erie Perch. It also offers vegetarian entrees. It's open seven days a week for lunch and dinner, and serves after-church specials at noon on Sundays.
Joe Root's Grill
2826 W. 8th St
Erie, Pa 15606
There is a history in the story of Joe Root. He was born in Erie in 1860 and loved Presque Isle, and Presque Isle loved him. He built shacks on the isle out of driftwood and was one of the first residents to live there. His ventriloquist skills were good and he loved to entertain children. This restaurant, named after Joe, offers visitors a unique experience. Seafood is definitely a menu favorite, from lobster and crab legs to fresh fish. Diners can choose the way they like it, including broiled, lemon-pepper, Cajun or even au gratin.
Erie restaurants are well known for fish, their friendly and warm atmosphere, and wide variety of cusine. You will find these choices and more within minutes of your Erie inn.