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2642 W.12th, Erie, PA
814-838-8111
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Description: Not far off Hwy. 832 which goes right into Presque Isle Park

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  • 34
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  • 20
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 1
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  • 5
    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
Great food...but be prepared to stay a while

Serafini's has great food. The sauce is excellent, all of the Italian dishes are great, and the staff is knowledgable and friendly. They also have a nice selection of reasonably priced wines. No complaints there. But every time I have gone here it just seems like everything takes a fairly long... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 28, 2015
Ed M
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Erie, Pennsylvania
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Erie, Pennsylvania
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27 reviews 27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

Serafini's has great food. The sauce is excellent, all of the Italian dishes are great, and the staff is knowledgable and friendly. They also have a nice selection of reasonably priced wines. No complaints there. But every time I have gone here it just seems like everything takes a fairly long time. Even when I have been in groups of... More 

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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

We visited with friends and ordered a variety of meals. Everyone was pleased with what they were served. The chicken parmesan is a favorite of mine when we dine here. As always the salad and dressing were fresh and flavorful. We had requested a round table for our reservation and when we arrived discovered we would be seated next to... More 

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Erie, Pennsylvania
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

I make me own sauce, so I'm very particular about red sauce. Their sauce is amazing. My husband had the lasagna and I had the gnocchi; both were incredible. The meatballs are also excellent. My 12 yr old daughter ,who is a very picky eater, had their fried raviolis, which she loved. She said they DIDN'T taste like the packaged... More 

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Pueblo, Colorado
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49 reviews 49 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

Stopped in Erie for 2 day work visit and and dinner at this restaurant. I ordered the breaded chicken parmesan and started with the roasted red pepper Bruschetta, it was super good and that combined with my salad was almost enough for dinner! Once my dinner came, just the right time, it was presented nicely with a side of spaghetti.... More 

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29 reviews 29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
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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27 reviews 27 reviews
15 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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32 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 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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11 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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Erie
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38 reviews 38 reviews
23 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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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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2642 W.12th, Erie, PA
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Erie
  • Phone Number: 814-838-8111

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, Seafood

Description

Not far off Hwy. 832 which goes right into Presque Isle Park
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

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