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“Fun” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Sara's

Sara's
Ranked #1 of 15 Dessert in Erie
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American, Fast Food
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Restaurant details
Good for: Dining on a budget, Large groups, Kids, Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Toronto
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185 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
“Fun”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 10, 2012

This diner is a taste of the past. Open for the summer season and located at the entrance of the Presque Isle Park. Food is tasty and offered in generous portions. Well organized, quick service. Lots of seating, either inside or out.

Visited September 2012
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English first
Grove City, Ohio
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127 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
“I'm sorry I can't give it more stars than 5!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 4, 2012

If you are ever near Presque Isle/Erie PA, you MUST stop by Sara's! it's a seasonal place, so make sure you time it right! Not only does Sara's have great burgers and shakes, but the best fries and onion rings you'll ever eat. Save room for soft serve ice cream!
It is a fun throw back to days gone by! You sit on picnic tables under colorful awnings. The inside is old-style (but not tired) diner, with soda fountains and lots of chrome. The food is priced very reasonably and the potions are generous! Bring the whole family! The kids will love it!!!

  • Visited June 2012
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Erie, Pennsylvania
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
“Sara's”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2012

Located right at the front of Presque Isle, Sara's has that homey, diner like feel and some really yummy burgers, hot dogs and ice cream. It's the best place to go after spending a day at the beach.

Visited August 2012
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Erie, Pennsylvania
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62 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
“Twisted”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2012

This is not a place to expect a gourmet meal from. Burgers, dogs, fries, etc. are nothing special. You should be coming here for an orange/vanilla twist. This is the single best soft-serve cone you can find in town, barely beating out a Denny's Blue Moon (but that's only because of the after effects of a Blue Moon). This is also a great location to come people watching, which might make you feel better about yourself.

  • Visited August 2012
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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“Taking advantage of their location to maximize profit at cost of quality.”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 8, 2012 via mobile

Went to Sara's thinking we would get a decent meal in quaint Parkside location. Hot dogs were grossly overcooked,dried up and served cold. Curly fries were greasy and also served cold. Condiment "bars" were messy self-serve sanitation horrors that I was reluctant to use. Bit the bullet and put on some onions from one of the bins. Big mistake. Two out of our party of four got food poisoning, including me. Would never go back.

    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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