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West 8th Street, Erie, PA 16505
+1 814-838-7197
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16:00 - 21:30
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Mon - Thu 16:00 - 21:30
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Erie, Pennsylvania, United States
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Located close to the Lake just off Peninsula Dr Unique and worldly personal service you an also eat outside in three seasons Excellent Chilean sea bass the owner always come out to meet and greet guests

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Thank Anita D
New York City, New York
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122 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Off the beaten path this Mediterranean Turkish restaurant is amazing the owner is from Jordan; the food was amazing. I am so happy we stopped I already look forward to our next visit! I am so full I could t stop eating it was that good!!! I highly recommend and the prices are great !!! Excellent service !!!

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Thank bens2787
East Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2017

This time Lamb chops, baba ganoush, Tabbouleh, and roasted vegetables and lentils. Luckily we made reservations (at 6PM!) since there we no empty tables except for ours. Yes the service was not the fastest, but we didn't schedule anything afterwards to put us in a hurry. We enjoy taking our time and were never felt hurried to turn over quickly... More 

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Thank otetsivan
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

I've been to Petra's in the past and enjoyed it. Not so much last night. The service was exceedingly slow. We had reservations for 6pm, arrived on time and that is when the wait began. It took 15 minutes to get our drink order and an hour to get the soup and salad. When we asked the waitress to please... More 

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1 Thank Melanie K
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39 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

Sometimes restaurants like Petras are discovered as a revelation. Eating there can seem heavenly, a blissful paradise that escapes the drudgery of a smallsize city. Oh but at what cost! Perhaps I should have recognized the warning signs. Regardless, I was swept by the overwhelming positive reviews here and the quaintness of the presentation. Our server was both polite and... More 

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Thank Jay K
North Springfield, PA
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35 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 August 2016

Kal and his staff are the best. If you want good food with a middle eastern twist this is the place. The Freaki is good and the lobster ravioli is great.

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1 Thank PacificSuns
Erie, Pennsylvania
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14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 August 2016

Enjoyable, relaxing, always interesting food and atmosphere with outdoor tables. Will adjust menu items to suit personal dining needs or preferences and still turn out a memorable dish. Worth checking out

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1 Thank Jean G
Fairview, Pennsylvania
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33 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 May 2016

very nice Mediteranian food, not too many places with this kind of menu in the area. Need resevations as it is a small place. Very good food.

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1 Thank tmsot
Erie, Pennsylvania
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43 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 February 2016

We hadn't been here in quite some time, don't know why, but I think it has to do with saving really good restaurants for those "special times." We were greeted and shown a table immediately. Our wait-person was new, but very sweet and provided us with good descriptions of the specials. We started with an appetizer on the specials list,... More 

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Thank jozalerie1
1 review
Reviewed 25 October 2015 via mobile

My husband and I were very excited to try this place because we missed middle eastern food. I was especially excited because it was supposed to be Jordanian food and I am Jordanian. We were very disspaointed. Overpriced low-quality food being presented as though it's gourmet. We first ordered some hummus, baba ghanoush and fattoush. The hummus was definetly from... More 

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Thank Emily T

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$25
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Greek
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
16:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
16:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
16:00 - 21:30
Thursday
16:00 - 21:30
Friday
16:00 - 22:00
Saturday
16:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: West 8th Street, Erie, PA 16505
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Erie
  • Phone Number: +1 814-838-7197

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