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2112 East Lake Road, Erie, PA
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Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 8:15 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Best Steak in town

Good find with steak a bit pricey but it was good. I got shrimp and steak. Family friendly place busy during dinner hours.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Erie, Pennsylvania
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Erie, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good find with steak a bit pricey but it was good. I got shrimp and steak. Family friendly place busy during dinner hours.

Thank pokie32
Erie, Pennsylvania
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have never been treated so rude in a restaurant by one of the owners and a hostess. We increased our reservation a day and a half before New Year's Eve from 10 to 13. I was told that was fine. We get there and Pete the owner say right n front of us that let that 13 wait they... More 

Thank Donna F
Bredstedt, Germany
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2015

Oct. 2. Very crowded, very nice place! Not low-priced. The food is EXCELLENT. I had a baked potato, a small steak and some perch, latter of which was very beautifully breaded. I assume the steak or filet was excellent,or I would have noticed. It was drowned by the perch. I do prefer my fish pure, but this was very good.... More 

Thank Muddleowl
Erie, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2015

Ricardo's is known for their steak and fried zucchini, neither of which are difficult to accomplish. I had steak here once and it was quite good. I am gluten free due to Celiac disease not because it's trendy and this place clearly knows nothing about it. At my last visit, I did not want to spend that much on a... More 

Thank eas258
Oil City, Pennsylvania
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25 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2015

A friend told me about this restaurant. It looks like a mom and pop place, nothing fancy, but the food is delicious. We have been here a few times and have never been disappointed. The seafood is wonderful.

Thank Sheshw
Erie, Pennsylvania
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29 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

For starters, the waitress took well over 5 minutes to even ask us if we wanted drinks. By the time she got to us we were all ready to order. We did have a large group, of 11, but at a minimum it would have been nice to be offered something to drink while we waited. They charge an extra... More 

Thank Eriecyclegal
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87 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2015 via mobile

I've been coming here since I was 5 with my family and I'm 33 now. To this day one of my favorite restaurants in Erie . They have great food , anything from the filet to the chicken and ribs I promise you won't be disappointed . All the servers are great too the owner Pete is always out in... More 

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10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015 via mobile

We go here every year on my birthday. Best steak anywhere. Juicy, moist, cooked to perfection. Great value. The fried zucchini is amazing!

Thank Mchludzinski
Bath, New York
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63 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

Very nice friendly wait staff. the food was served hot and was good. loved the deep fried zucchini...meals were average...good but not outstanding

Thank gardenerofflowers
Washington, Pennsylvania, United States
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015 via mobile

Oh my gosh Filet Mignon was excellent and loved the zucchini...and our waitress was very helpful and kind...a good experience

Thank MaryAnnM252

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2112 East Lake Road, Erie, PA
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Erie

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 8:15 pm
11:00 am - 8:15 pm
11:00 am - 8:15 pm
11:00 am - 8:15 pm
11:00 am - 8:15 pm
11:00 am - 8:15 pm

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