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2992 W Lake Rd, Erie, PA 16505-3847
+1 814-838-3089
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

WE took my mom there for her 87th Birthday! The menu was large, lots to pick from. My husband had liver and onions, which is an unusual thing to find on menu. He loved it! My brother had prime rib, was very pleased. I had chicken cordon bleu, excellent, mom had meatloaf dinner, loved it, sister had veal marsala, ate... More 

Thank 589kathleenk
Livermore, Colorado
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1,116 reviews
523 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 195 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have been eating here 20 years. I used to like their perch. Well it was cold, and had been kept in the warmer for a long time, it was 7:30 PM. My soup was cold and the server was cleaning get tables and other waiting on us. Why do you do this, you have ruined a wonderful experience

Thank M Richard M
Pittsburgh, PA
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38 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

We followed a recommendation, and were very pleased. Service excellent, food delicious. And, atmosphere is very pleasant and comfortable.

Thank Arthur S
Little Torch Key, Florida
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

Beth was our server. We appreciated her lovely smile and good service. The clam chowder was full of clams and delicious. The German potato salad was very tasty. Unfortunately we came for the fried perch which were disappointing. They could have been crisper and fresher.

Thank gpennyg
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56 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Have eaten at this place for yrs during our visits to Erie. The menu has been changed, shortened, but still has some regular favorites, like Perch and various steaks. My son and I each had seafood, scallops and shrimp. My scallops were fresh and perfectly cooked, in s dish called Riviera. Clam chowder was excellent also. Nothing fancy inside but... More 

Thank lucynricky
Erie, Pennsylvania
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

My mother loves the liver and onions. perch is good ! Scallops a must order the dry crab cakes delicous !

Thank carl6970
Erie, Pennsylvania
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92 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

So close to Waldameer & Presque Isle beaches. Food is very good, but a bit pricey, especially for families. Casual atmosphere.

Thank Kathy W
Erie, PA
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112 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016

Loved the cozy atmosphere at Syds. Casual but not too much as the evening meal we had on a glorious evening. I had the cod filet wish was light and tasty. My wife have delicious crab cakes that she loved. I was surprised at the light wine selection by the glass though. John is an excellent server who is very... More 

Thank finsterErie_PA
Canton, Michigan, United States
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74 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

Can't come to Erie without heading to Syd's for a great, reasonably priced perch dinner! Nice size portion that my husband and I split. Enjoyed it with lifelong friends before our 50th class reunion! Excellent service too!

Thank Sue D
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016

Stumbled upon this location while enroute to another restaurant. The crowded parking lot drew us in. The service was excellent. The bar hand pour excellent cocktails. The menu provides a wide range of options. The soup was exceptional (French Onion with a twist). I would return on future visits to the area.

Thank Theresamarie5

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Seafood
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2992 W Lake Rd, Erie, PA 16505-3847
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Erie
  • Phone Number: +1 814-838-3089
Near Presque Ise and Waldameer Park.

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