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Sara's

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25 Peninsula Dr, Erie, PA 16505-2003
814-833-1957
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10:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Takeout

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  • 187
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  • 116
    Very good
  • 29
    Average
  • 18
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Sara's on the peninsulka

graat food for a fair price and a lot of nostalgia . It is located just before the entrance to the beautiful fresh water peninsula

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Charles S
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Erie, Pennsylvania
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Erie, Pennsylvania
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

graat food for a fair price and a lot of nostalgia . It is located just before the entrance to the beautiful fresh water peninsula

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Thank Charles S
Erie, Pennsylvania
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Always a great place to eat and enjoy ice cream treats! My granddaughter always wants to go there when they are open.

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Thank linda r
Erie, Pennsylvania
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Sarasota is such a nostalgic plapce, we've lost so many of just plain Ole fun diners and restaurants in Erie, it's nice to have a place like this to go. Like Lawrence Park diner, it's great that we still have a few places to go in Erie that has nostalgia left. Great food, good prices and just a few yards... More 

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Thank zipperi h
Erie, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Huge ice cream cones - including orange-vanilla twist. Cream cycle!!! The foot long hot dogs are Smith's - can't beat that.

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Thank Jeffrey L
Erie, Pennsylvania
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I used to love Sara's however the last couple of times I visited the food was not as good as it used to be it was average and bland they used to have the best Onion rings and fries but the last time I went the onion rings were cold and greasy . I will try them again when they... More 

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Thank Maureen D
Erie, Pennsylvania
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60 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Sara's is an absolute Erie PA tradition. Located at the bottom of Peninsula Drive, at the entrance to Presque Isle State Park, this is a place you absolutely must visit if in Erie for the summer. There are so many good items on the menu it is hard to pick out a favorite. Hot Dogs, fries, onion rings, burgers, chicken... More 

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Thank Ed M
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18 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great food and a fun atmosphere! Make sure you stop for lunch or dinner any day of the week. Great ice cream too

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Thank Dfan436
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The number of people this restaurant turns out everday is amazing. The food is fast, but not fast food. Have to have their burger, dog, French fries, all good.

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Thank Heidi Z
erie pa, United States
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016

great burgers fries and ice cream and a great summer stop when u are going or leaving the beachs on lake erie

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Thank Thomas G
Erie, Pennsylvania
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51 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2015

Sara's has become an institution. Going there for the first time in the summer, the last time in the fall......it's part of living here. The atmosphere is great, a bit chaotic at times but that's part of the deal. Sitting outside under an umbrella and watching all the traffic heading to the peninsula while enjoying an ice cream cone, .it's... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 25 Peninsula Dr, Erie, PA 16505-2003
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Erie
  • Phone Number: 814-833-1957

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
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 - 9:00 pm
Saturday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?