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1201 Kitchen

#16 of 327 Restaurants in Erie
Certificate of Excellence
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1201 State St, Erie, PA 16501-1919
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Erie, Pennsylvania
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Simply the best food in Erie, PA. Hands down. The menu has been different and amazing each time I have visited.

Thank Peter M
Pittsburgh, PA
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37 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

1201 Kitchen offers eclectic contemporary fusion cuisine. The restaurant seems to be filled with "regulars" which is usually a good sign. My husband and I started with the guacamole and 2 salsas appetizer and the edamame appetizer. Served wih tortilla chips, the guacamole was fresh and tasty. We opted for the salsas that were milder. They were also flavorful. The... More 

Thank kitkat_135
Patras, Greece
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17 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Been there twice. As a weird customer, it is very important to me to eat something other than burgers. I loved everything I tried and the service was great.

Thank John_Panou
Exeter, NH
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When I saw the menu, I was a little concerned whether the fusion of Asian and Latin would work. It does and I highly recommend you seek 1201 kitchen out if you are in Erie. Four of us (and we consider ourselves foodies) dined at 1201 kitchen and had great food from start to finish. The wait for our entrees... More 

Thank acallendrello
Atlanta, GA
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016

Not sure I can rave enough! Try everything and then some. We had a large group and ordered almost everything and shared. The Kobe beef was amazing and the sauce served with it is incredible. The sushi rolls were so good we ordered more! So worth it!

Thank islandsrme
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016

We stopped in for dinner and with delicious food and top rate service had a lovely time! In Erie on a bike trip and even though we showed up in biking attire, looking road tired we were treated to an excellent meal! We got the lamb which was cooked perfectly, sushi (they were out of avocado but made a vegetarian... More 

Thank Alice M
Girard, Pennsylvania
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26 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016

Great gourmet food! If you sit at the counter in the lower level, you can watch the chef prepare the meals. You must try the appetizers, especially the steak.

Thank bbdrakes
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56 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2016 via mobile

1201 Kitchen is a stand out in an area that appears to be slowly revitalizing with a mix of pubs, handful of independent restaurants, several fast food joints. The food was delicious, if not a bit more expensive than I expected for Erie. Service was underwhelming. There was a lively happy hour bar scene when we arrived on a Tuesday... More 

Thank Jodie L
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2016 via mobile

Erie has a few good restaurants. I like Pepino's and M Cafe which are close to my home in Millcreek but once a month I have to make it to 1201 Kitchen which is located Downtown. This is probably the one thing my wife and I agree. This restaurant can easily compete with the best in NYC. The food is... More 

Thank Luis A
Erie, Pennsylvania
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37 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2016

My husband and I enjoyed a couple appetizers at the bar after a show (Jr's Comedy Club, right down the street) a few weeks ago. We both ordered a glass of wine. 1201 Kitchen has some very interesting and excellent wine selections that I've not found in other area restaurants. Nice to try something new. My husband ordered the seared... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Bar scene, Special occasions, Business meetings
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1201 State St, Erie, PA 16501-1919
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Erie
  • Phone Number: 814-464-8989

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