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Smuggler's Wharf

€€ - €€€American, , Seafood
3 State St, Erie, PA 16507-1418
+1 814-459-4273
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good34%
  • Average20%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible7%
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“crab cakes” (44 reviews)
“perch” (41 reviews)
“potato salad” (27 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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3 State St, Erie, PA 16507-1418
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The mussels were delicious and quite large. The perch was the best my companion has ever had and my seafood pasta was excellent. Service was also quick and efficient.

Thank F8912PFsharonk
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The view is nice if you can get one. Food is good. Only complaint is that it feels a bit cramped when crowded.

Thank Joan K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good sandwiches, friendly staff, and magnificent views of Presque Isle Bay. In winter s cheery fire and French Onion Soup. Moderate pricing.

Thank Edward Hobart T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we ordered 2 waters 1 no lemon, both came with lemon so waiter removed with his hand right in front of us. eeew. Crab cakes were good, prime rib was one of the worst; tough and bland for $26 . Not quite the real nice...More

Thank nance363
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food was good. Had walleye dinner and was very fresh. A little tight with the sitting arrangement. Busy place

Thank Lina P
Reviewed 18 October 2017

We visited friends near Erie, so we went and checked out the tower there, and then went across the parking lot to Smuggler's Wharf. The bar area was very original and enjoyable, but we chose to go outside and enjoy the beautiful warm September day....More

Reviewed 8 October 2017

Excellent food, Excellent service and desserts. The atmosphere was very nice to sit outside surrounded by protective bushes and wall.

Thank PSK201212
Reviewed 6 October 2017

I had a lovely lunch at Smuggler's Wharf. I had the crab cake sandwich. Very generous crab cake, good seasonings. Fresh tomato, onion and romaine, a good amount. Very fresh and tasty bun. This was coupled with the restaurant made potato salad. Great service. Great...More

1  Thank Bobbie S
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Nice atmosphere, friendly, helpful staff, but the menu ... not so great. Our lobster okay, small and for the price not a good value. The crab bisque was so spicy that we thought there was a mishap in the kitchen. We ordered 4 bowls, one...More

1  Thank testdiver
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

We just happened upon this quaint little lakeside restaurant and was very pleasantly surprised. Had an excellent grouper lunch along with the bestest clam chowder. We would recommend to all. Right on Lake Erie so you can see all the boats.

1  Thank Diane O
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Response from mary y | Reviewed this property |
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Response from Porter H | Reviewed this property |
Do not know. Never have had a need. We have eaten at this restaurant twice. Both times it has been after seven at night. We walked in and were seated immidately.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View
Open Hours
11:30 - 19:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 State St, Erie, PA 16507-1418
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Erie
  • Phone Number: +1 814-459-4273
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