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1201 Kitchen

#15 of 329 Restaurants in Erie
Certificate of Excellence
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1201 State St, Erie, PA 16501-1919
5:00 pm - 10:00 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing meal! Completely blown away by the subtle flavors and exquisite plating. This is truly a gem of a restaurant ... If you are in Erie you owe it to yourself to go. Sit at the bar and enjoy the company of the attentive staff.

Thank Mike M
Erie, Pennsylvania
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24 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Ok this is not a place for families with small children. Mainly couples or small groups. Great service always super clean great food amazing display on the plate. It is not cheap but you pay for what you get if you want a 5 dollar meal go to taco bell if you want a nice quiet meal with someone when... More 

Thank gab469469
Erie, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2016 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2016 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 July 29, 2016

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
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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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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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28 reviews
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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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55 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 

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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
Bar scene, Special occasions, Business meetings, Romantic
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?