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

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Visitor rating
  • 35
    Excellent
  • 12
    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
not your same old, same old......

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 4, 2015
mkelley4240
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Erie, Pennsylvania
Good for:
  • Special occasions
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
  • Doing business
  • Dining on a budget
  • Entertaining clients
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62 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Erie, Pennsylvania
Contributor
12 reviews 12 reviews
5 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
14 helpful votes 14 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
Top Contributor
56 reviews 56 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 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
7 helpful votes 7 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
51 helpful votes 51 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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Winter Springs, Florida
Top Contributor
186 reviews 186 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

Erie Pa's best restaurant continues to hit the ball out of the park! The filet of sole was magnificent accented nicely with mash potatoes and asparagus. It is a difficult dish to find but the Bistro has mastered it! My spouse had the ribeye and it too was outstanding.......haven't heard from anyone who has ever had a bad meal there....worth... More 

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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: Special occasions, Families with children, Local cuisine, Doing business, Dining on a budget, Entertaining clients
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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