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“Nice”
Review of Smuggler's Wharf

Smuggler's Wharf
Ranked #30 of 412 Restaurants in Erie
Cuisines: Seafood
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Good for: Romantic, Business meetings, Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Breakfast, Reservations
Euclid, Ohio
Level 3 Contributor
22 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Nice”
Reviewed July 13, 2013

This was very close to the hotel, within walking distance. The outdoor tables were nice and had a wonder view of the Bay.

Visited July 2013
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English first
Newport News, Virginia
Level 6 Contributor
198 reviews
158 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
“Very nice view, relaxing lunch”
Reviewed July 12, 2013

Stopped in for light lunch upon recommendation from a business client of wife while traveling. He raved about ' best she crab ' blah...blah. Looked at restaurant website but just a homepage that does nothing. From home page expected ' ahoy mateys ' atmosphere. Wad pleasantly surprised. Nice deck out front covered be healthy grape arbor. From there not much of a view of harbor looking toward Prequel Isle but wife found seats around side with excellent view and still arbor etc. surprisingly non appetizers served at lunch? So we each got the she crab and shared a fried dish of local tempura perch. The she crab was fine, soup slightly broken but nicely seasoned. I would suggest sticking to she crab between the Jersey Shore down the coast to Savannah but for landlocked western PA not bad. Remember to my knowledge no blue crabs in Lake Erie. Interestingly the top of menu has large build your own sandwich section, highlighting over 315,000 possible combination...interesting. Fish was very good, not a fried fish person but four nice thick filets of perch. Excellent tempura batter coated, nicely cooked, very moist. FF typical frozen. Nice selection of craft beers. I tried a Pilsner from local brewery only avg. No cocktail list but she went to bar and bartender suggested a Parrot Bay concoction he makes with no special name. Suffice to say she had a second. We had a charming young waitress. Polite, new her menu, no too chatty but offered advice and answered questions about some local things we asked politely and sincerely. Overall was perfect place to enjoy a little lunch, some sun and lot of sailboats under sail in harbor. Nice area to stroll after lunch s well.

  • Visited July 2013
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Cleveland, Ohio
Level 4 Contributor
38 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
“Great patio”
Reviewed July 11, 2013 via mobile

Stayed at Sheraton next door. Very sterile bar area. The Wharf was very comfortable. Rustic patio..vines & water front, cozy eclectic feel. Great bloody mary. Server was a little up tight but seemed nice. Good drink prices.

Visited July 2013
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Youngstown, Ohio
Level 2 Contributor
7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Nice atmosphere, food ok”
Reviewed July 10, 2013

The location and atmosphere were great. It's right on the bay and we sat outside and had a lake view. The only negative to that was the ivy around the frame of the porch that obscured the view somewhat. The food was okay, similar to any middle price type restaurant.

  • Visited July 2013
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Allison Park, Pennsylvania
Level 4 Contributor
47 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“so so”
Reviewed July 8, 2013

The food was ok,not as good as we expected.The staff is nice and friendly and the service was good.Good idea to make a reservation

Visited June 2013
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