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) #90 of 339 Restaurants in Erie €€ - €€€ Italian, American
2112 E Lake Rd, Erie, PA 16511-1170
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good21%
  • Average12%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible9%
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Italian, American
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2112 E Lake Rd, Erie, PA 16511-1170
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed locally and they r commended we eat here. We did not enjoy our meal. Service was efficient but felt that although they said all the right things, they were going through the motions. Tables had plastic tablecloths and the interior is really dated....More

Thank Tappy Feet
Reviewed 22 April 2017

We arrived here for a very late lunch and we quite pleased with the choices. One of us had ravioli and the other had beef tenderloin tips with mushrooms. As with all Italian restaurants, you live or die by the sauce and Ricardo's is great....More

Thank dalefromohio
Reviewed 10 April 2017

We tried going elsewhere tonight, but being Monday, others were closed. We went to Ricardo's and had a great meal. With our meal you get bread, zucchini, and a small dish of pasta. I got the filet and shrimp special. I feel that they have...More

Thank jsignorino
Reviewed 1 April 2017

If you want an excellent steak, Ricardo's is the place. The secret is in the marination that gives the steak it's taste. Breaded and fried zucchini is a staple.

Thank edbacad
Reviewed 25 January 2017

Ricardo's is the only restaurant where everyone in my extended family has the exact same order: the zucchini sticks as an appetizer and the Filet Mignon as an entree. It's a staple of Erie, has been under the same management for years and years, and...More

Thank Explorers36
Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

Wonderful local restaurant that I need to go to more often. For the record, this is the only place I eat zucchini. ..the fried zucchini is just superb. Tender steak and a great chicken parm. My wife tells me the seafood is quality too. Don't...More

Thank CapnPitt
Reviewed 21 November 2016

I was dining here with a group of three friends. We were celebrating the retirement of two of us. Our meal was excellent, but we all witnessed something that shook us to the core. We saw a server chase a customer out to the parking...More

Thank 121,347
Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

Had lunch with friend and sister enjoyed the food and the service was great! Eat every time I come to Erie. Lunch specials are great and varied.

Thank gal6533
Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

One of my favorite places in Erie to eat . The staff is great Gina is normally are waitress and she she very nice very accommodating and always has a smile which is very nice compared to some of the other local places where waitress...More

Reviewed 22 August 2016

Food is really, really good. The prices are reasonable. Might be the best filet you ever had! It gets busy on the weekends so you need reservations.

Thank PeggyPA1
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
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Open Hours
11:00 - 20:15
11:00 - 20:15
11:00 - 20:15
11:00 - 20:15
11:00 - 20:15
11:00 - 20:15
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2112 E Lake Rd, Erie, PA 16511-1170
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Erie
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