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Alto Cucina

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3531 West Lake Road, Erie, PA 16505-3664
+1 814-835-3900
16:00 - 23:00
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Erie, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My wife and I had dinner for her birthday. The dim lights, soft music and customer service was excellent!

1 Thank revelation1977
Erie, Pennsylvania
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21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Second visit within a month. Both visits were outstanding. Waiter (Nate) was very knowledgeable and helpful. Tonight two of us had the pork cutlet special. Pork was tender and the mustard sauce was delicious. Our two other diners had the vegetable lasagna special. Excellent. The amount of vegetables was appreciated. The restaurant is the best combination of somewhat elegant yet... More 

1 Thank ErieRH
Fairview, Pennsylvania
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016

l have been there 2 times since the menu was changed. They took the best thing off the menu, Cozzi de sevidio, the other entrees I had were just ok. Better places to go in Erie for Italian food.

1 Thank TheDoctorofBeer
Edinboro, Pennsylvania
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46 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

Erie Pa is a tough town to make it in, not matter what the business. Restaurants, are probably the worst. Because our local economy seem to be in a constant state of struggle, upper scale restaurants are a tough sell. We have skipped Alto Cucina for years because of reviews that focus on it being over priced. When friends wanted... More 

1 Thank TravelinChris2015
Erie, Pennsylvania
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

The patio in season is a romantic atmosphere when they have soft live music. The food is good and sure to please. Check the menu online to see what appeals to you. Good service and fine dining.

1 Thank kathrickl
Erie, Pennsylvania
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59 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

We were seated on the deck too close to the band so we moved our tables ourselves. The server was good but we waited a bit too long for meals. Out of six of us five had good dinners. I feel the food was overpriced. In the end we received our bill with a 20 percent tip added to the... More 

1 Thank sparbok
Erie, Pennsylvania
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016

We have ate here at least three times this summer. We have always had great service and great food. The menu is unique for an Italian themed restaurant. My husband is a traditionalist when it comes to Italian food, where I love to try something different without so much cheese. What a wonderful selection from the menu to the specials.... More 

Thank sweetwhirled2003
Palmdale, California, United States
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50 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016

While on vacation we ate here with friends. Upon entering we were greeted by a grumpy male server who ushered us to the bar to wait for a table. The bartender was the only one who was very personable and made good drinks. When we were finally seated on the patio we were hoping that our server (a female) and... More 

2 Thank Sue H
Erie, Pennsylvania
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35 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

The service, dinner and outside deck made for a perfect evening on a summer night in Erie. The specials were unique and delicious. The new menu addition -- pork cutlets with cherries and spinach ravioli was spectacular. Highly recommended any time of the year.

Thank travelThecountry78
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58 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2016

Quaint renovated older building (formerly the Aviation Club) with intimate dining areas on the main level and a larger more open room on 2nd floor. Location is great with lots of free parking behind the restaurant. The menu is pretty diverse with nothing but fresh ingredients, being prepared by a very creative chef. The restaurant has a nice bar area... More 

1 Thank kingfit100 .

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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Open Hours
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3531 West Lake Road, Erie, PA 16505-3664
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Erie
  • Phone Number: +1 814-835-3900

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