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M Cafe

5410 W Lake Rd, Erie, PA 16505-2871
+1 814-833-5410
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good25%
  • Average15%
  • Poor18%
  • Terrible6%
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5410 W Lake Rd, Erie, PA 16505-2871
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Reviewed 6 days ago

It was the first time my husband and I had been here, and ironically, it was their first night of their new menu. I was a bit anxious after I heard that, but our food was overall very good. We chose brie filled won-tons with...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank frnprincesse
Reviewed August 6, 2018

We had dinner here and enjoyed our meals very much. That was the positive of our visit. Sadly, the service was very slow. I had heard it would be an issue, but decided to try the restaurant for myself. I'm not sure if it was...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Hannah M
Reviewed August 4, 2018

4 of us were disappointed with our recent visit. We each ordered something different, and while the food was edible, we did not think any of the entree's were outstanding. Our server was very pleasant, but there were many service errors that we thought she...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank eripa124
Reviewed June 11, 2018 via mobile

I was looking forward to my first visit to M but sadly it was a disappointment. We visited for a late dinner and even the atmosphere was a bit of a disappointment with a tv on. The food tasted good but wasn't served warm, portions...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank volejarczyk
Reviewed May 18, 2018 via mobile

Service was slow, food was cold, and we were disappointed with our two hours and 45 minute dinner. The menu has changed and includes a lot of interesting selections but The new ones we chose were disappointing. The tomahawk pork chop was dry and the...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank travelThecountry78
Reviewed May 12, 2018 via mobile

Appetizers were so-so. The squash surrounding my scallops bland. The risotto Lukewarm temp wise. Dad’s Chicken was delicious. Bread was good. Server kept pushing my husband to have a second beer even after he repeatedly stated he had a long drive home.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Onesowner
Reviewed April 28, 2018

We where not waited on for 15 minutes after being seated. We had to flag down a waitress to even acknowledge us and she looked at us and said what do you want? We said, to be waited on, she took our drink order brought...More

Date of visit: April 2018
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Reviewed January 30, 2018 via mobile

We went to M Cafe with great anticipation. The ambiance is wonderful. The food is slightly above average and way too expensive for the quality. All four of us were disappointed with our main entre and dessert. The Chocolate Mousse was like Chocolate cement. My...More

Date of visit: February 2017
Thank Edward Hobart T
Reviewed December 31, 2017 via mobile

After our initial visit was poor we decided to give MCafe another try. Although we were seated next to the restrooms in a relatively empty restaurant, we were very pleased with our service and our dinner. The chicken Parmesan with homemade gnocchi and pesto cream...More

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank travelThecountry78
Reviewed December 21, 2017 via mobile

My husband and I stopped here on our way home from dinner. The jalepeno martinis were fantastic!! Spicy and very flavorful!! We also like the outside patio in the summer. I recommend it!!

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank PAsunlover09
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
4:30 PM - 9:30 PM
4:30 PM - 9:30 PM
4:30 PM - 9:30 PM
4:30 PM - 10:30 PM
4:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5410 W Lake Rd, Erie, PA 16505-2871
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Erie
  • Phone Number: +1 814-833-5410
M Cafe is a family owned restaurant on Erie's West End dedicated to providing exceptional food and drink in a newly-renovated and welcoming dining environment. Manager Melissa McCormick has incorporated a variety of flavors and influences from her culinary experiences to provide guests with a menu rich in Italian and Mediterranean inspired dishes. The menu focuses on Italian inspired and seasonal selections while incorporating some must-try family favorites. Start with an appetizer or salad, select from a range of entrees, pastas or sandwiches and finish with a dessert sure to satisfy that sweet tooth. Mix things up with the Pepato crusted Carpaccio, Ginger Orange Walleye or Dad's Pound Chicken, Tim McCormick's favorite! Family friendly options are also available for children. From Italy to California, wine aficionados will be delighted with the extensive list of house and specialty wines available to pair with any meal. A full beer list with bottle and draft options features many of the most popular varieties while hand-crafted cocktails or espresso drinks satisfy all tastes!
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