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3557 West 26th Street, Erie, PA
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Sunday
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 10:30 am - 9:30 pm
Dining options: Dessert, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 35
    Excellent
  • 13
    Very good
  • 12
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Take a friend to lunch here.

If you would like a quiet place for lunch and maybe a glass of wine, with attentive service and a classy atmosphere, Bistro 26 is a good choice. It is located in West Millcreek, only about 10 minutes from downtown Erie. The lunch menu includes a range of sandwiches, panini, burgers, wraps, salads... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 12, 2015
jozalerie1
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Erie, Pennsylvania
Good for:
  • Entertaining clients
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Doing business
  • Families with children
  • Dining on a budget
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63 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Erie, Pennsylvania
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

If you would like a quiet place for lunch and maybe a glass of wine, with attentive service and a classy atmosphere, Bistro 26 is a good choice. It is located in West Millcreek, only about 10 minutes from downtown Erie. The lunch menu includes a range of sandwiches, panini, burgers, wraps, salads (most of which are made with either... More 

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Erie, Pennsylvania
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

Although I had eaten here several times for lunch and it was always excellent, this was my first trip for dinner. The service and atmosphere were wonderful. I had fish which was a bit overwhelmed with seasoning. That is, however, my only complaint since the rest of the food was wonderful and fresh and clearly well=prepared. The wine list was... More 

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Erie, Pennsylvania
Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

I had lunch here recently and had a great experience! My husband and I shared the Shrimp Scampi Crostini for an appetizer, which is absolutely fantastic. Each and every time I have had this, I have not been disappointed - I call it the 'plate of perfection'! I ordered the chicken salad wrap sandwich with fries and it was delicious... More 

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16 reviews 16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

The atmosphere and food were excellent! The service was wonderful and the prices were great for the amount of great food you get. The sun-dried fettuccine alfredo with chicken was incredible as was the scallop linguine that my friend ordered. I definitely recommend the location to anyone who is looking for a more high class experience for a good price.

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North East, Pennsylvania
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56 reviews 56 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

While the quality of the food has stayed the same since my last visit, you can no longer BYOB. I reviewed the wine list and was surprised that a bottle of wine you can purchase in any of Pennsylvania State Store for $6.99 was selling for $6.00 a glass. That is almost a 300% profit margin. I realize they have... More 

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Elizabethtown, Kentucky
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19 reviews 19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015 via mobile

We have visited Erie twice recently and eaten at Bistro 26 both times. The first time was a recommendation from our hotel. We were very impressed with the quality of food we received here. Even though they are a bit pricier than the standard chain restaurants, the quality and taste is well worth a bit more. Great service and very... More 

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Girard, Pennsylvania
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13 reviews 13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

Service was on the slower side but that was ok bc we weren't in a rush. Food was ok, nothing spectacular especially for the prices. Wouldn't rush back. Very small inside. Waitress was really friendly.

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Pennsylvania
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Great homemade soups. The menu has a nice selection of entrees. Our meals have always been very good with generous portions. Excellent waitstaff too.

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Pittsburgh
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

Everything we ate had a touch of something that made it great. We went for lunch the turkey club and burgher were great. We will go back.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Top Contributor
97 reviews 97 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Stopped here after an event on Presque Isle with our family of 5, including 3 young kids. Our service staff was super friendly and accommodating and I loved my little panini. Our waitress even brought a surprise dessert for my husband to celebrate his birthday. Regular food, nothing elaborate or esoteric, but satisfying.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3557 West 26th Street, Erie, PA
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Erie

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Mediterranean

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Entertaining clients, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Doing business, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Monday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
10:30 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday
10:30 am - 9:30 pm

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