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2642 W.12th, Erie, PA
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Ranked #52 of 346 Restaurants in Erie
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Sun 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian
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Dining options: Reservations
Description: Not far off Hwy. 832 which goes right into Presque Isle Park
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  • English first
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English first
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

easily seated, reservation not required, no waiting. plenty of free easy parking. Broiled Scallops the best in Erie, quantity, size, and taste...the best!

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Evansville, Indiana, USA
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23 reviews 23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

First, it looks charming on the inside. Tracey was our server and she had a great since of humor and kept up with the group. There was a group of 6 of us, we were in Erie for a corporate store move. We were celebrating a successful new store location set up. So glad that we picked Serafini's. The food... More 

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Boston MA
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45 reviews 45 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Very good, family Italian. Nice atmosphere. Entrees - eggplant parm and meat ravioi with meatballs... both very good. Excellent desserts, fresh and flavorful. Lots of variety on the menu... if they were in our city, we would eat there frequently!

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McLean, Virginia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

The food is pretty good (but routine Italian fare) and the portions are very generous. The prices are very reasonable for a nice restaurant. The only complaint I have was the service was very slow. Clearly the wait staff was overworked. It is a fairly large restaurant and the night we were there (a Sunday) there several large parties (6... More 

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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

My husband and I like to order carry out (subs) here when we are in the area. We have also ate in and it has been very good. The meatballs are awesome, and the homemade pasta and sauces are good. You can make a reservation, but it's really not needed unless it's a holiday. The atmosphere could be improved a... More 

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2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014 via mobile

First the good the red sauce and the house made pasta was amazing. Now the bad the 80s called and said they wanted their decor back. The veal picatta was only lemon juice and water without any seasoning. Way overpriced and the bread was store bought. Then after the waiter went on about how fresh and high quality the deserts... More 

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Top Contributor
112 reviews 112 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

Great Italian. 5 star pastas and sauces. Anyone posting less on the food must work at a pizza shop down the block. It's very good.

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Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

We ate here the night before a half-marathon thinking that italian food was a safe choice. I wish that were true. While most of the food tasted good, my husband received his shrimp pasta with almost raw shrimp. We figured it out after he had eaten a couple and thought that they didn't taste right. When we brought it to... More 

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Vero Beach, Florida
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90 reviews 90 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

As a biased New Yorker by birth, I am always skeptical of Italian food outside the New York metro area. However, I have rarely had as good a meal as at Serafini's. It is the real deal and made me conclude who needs New York!

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Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
19 reviews 19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

It is great place but getting a little pricey but you can never go wrong with Serafini's! Service was excellent.

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Additional Information about serafini's

Address: 2642 W.12th, Erie, PA
Phone Number: 814-838-8111
Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Erie
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: Italian

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