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25 Peninsula Dr, Erie, PA 16505-2003
814-833-1957
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Ranked #13 of 345 Restaurants in Erie
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun - Sat 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: American
Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Late Night
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Late Night
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English first
Erie, Pennsylvania
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

we cannot wait for April 1st every year, the opening day for Sara's. We go there at least once a week all summer. Smith's hotdogs are the best, over the years they have added to the menu .For us it is usually foot long hot dog and fries. Some times we eat outside, usually we head to the first parking... More 

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Erie, Pennsylvania
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23 reviews 23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

This quaint spot is at the entrance to our town's greatest attraction, Presque Isle State Park, with sandy beaches and fishing and boating and great picnic spots. Sara's is mostly hamburgs and hotdogs but with a touch of nostalgia. Great place to meet with friends before entering the park if you don't plan to have a picnic, or a great... More 

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11 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

The foot long hot dogs and fries amazing, and the ice cream was the perfect ending to the visit. There was indoor and outside seating on picnic tables in a tree lined setting. The only negative was the short wait due to the popularity and quality of the food.

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Erie, Pennsylvania
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61 reviews 61 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Famous state park, Presque Isle State Park is just past Sara's, so this restaurant which is 50s style has a booming business each spring and summer season. Well known for great shakes, ice cream and hot dogs etc, the crowds pour into this eating hangout that has lots of outdoor seating and is an Erie PA favorite.

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New Castle, Pennsylvania
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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

The food was good but the ice cream was excellent, I strongly recommend the orange twist ice cream. The hot dogs are good and the place was very clean

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Attleboro, Massachusetts
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64 reviews 64 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

Stands just past Waldameer at the entrance of Presque Isle. Delicious burgers, fries and ice cream that is perfect after a day at the beach or at the park. Is absurdly busy during the summer months but with good reason, reasonably priced consistent food. Family friendly. Has both indoor and outdoor seating.

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13 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Great burgers, Smith's hotdogs, curly fries and the best onions rings. Old school atmosphere with modern feel. Great place to just hang out and catch up with friends. You won't be disappointed.

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Erie, Pennsylvania
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3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Sara's is the place to go here in Erie during the summer months. By far they have the best burgers in town and their hamburger rolls are outstanding. Onion rings and French fries are a must for a side.

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Washington
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40 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Best Hot Dog ever ! this place has the best hot dogs ive ever eaten ! this place is great its at the enterance of Presquile park, if your in the area you must give Sara's a try ! Sgt. Eddie DeLuca

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Wexford, Pennsylvania, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

Just awesome diner food. It's always packed and crazy. It's well staffed and there are always employees cleaning up the dining area. Perfect before or after the beach or Waldamere. So very kid friendly.

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Additional Information about Sara's

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

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