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Smuggler's Wharf

€€ - €€€American, , Seafood
3 State St, Erie, PA 16507-1418
+1 814-459-4273
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good31%
  • Average20%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible7%
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“crab cakes” (46 reviews)
“potato salad” (30 reviews)
“lobster roll” (12 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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3 State St, Erie, PA 16507-1418
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Tons of main course options for every taste, delicious dessert drinks, and cocktails. The patio has potted plants and vines all around and looks great. The views from the patio are gorgeous bay views. The only thing I would suggest are more options for sides...More

Thank nothingbutanomad
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The restaurant is very nice the staff was fast and friendly but the price for what you get is not there.I have been up the cost of Lake Erie camping for 12 days and to pay $11.95 for a small perch sandwich with 2 very...More

Thank Burke S
Reviewed 5 days ago

My wife and I always have a well prepared, delicious meal at Smuggler's Wharf, and we highly recommend it. Their prime rib and garlic smashed potatoes are especially good.

Reviewed 5 days ago

We had luch there last week. Husband had a "build your own sandwich." It was huge! I had a yummy salad. It was great weather, so we ate outdoors. We would surely go back!

Thank cindyc1117
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Smugglers has a nice atmosphere, food is good lots of seafood options nice view of the lake. The place seems to get dismissed as a bar, but the food is good. A few suggestions: please don’t serve your salads on a hot plate. Please make...More

Thank Jane N
Reviewed 1 week ago

We came here for seafood and the food was wondeful. The server was nice and helpful. We ate inside but the patio does have a very nice setting with view all over the aboveframes. Have to be patience to find a parking space.

Thank Vermontsteve
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were exploring Eire and stopped here for lunch. It was very nice. We had chowder and she crab soups and perch and and turkey sandwich. All was good with a nice local ale.

Thank Kayaktherogue
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Smugglers has been in Erie quite a while. In my opinion the quality of the good has gone downhill over the years. Atbthis visit I ordered the crab cakes and was quite disappointed. The were very "bready"... not a lot of crab. It was served...More

Thank Brigitta F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Building was hot and smokey. Was told they could not seat anyone even though they were half full because the kitchen was so backed up. My husband had gone in 2 minutes before to see if we could have dogs on the patio and was...More

Thank Hachitaeqs
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I saw this on Tripadvisor, in addition to some nurses advising us to go, for their She Crab soup! We both had bowls of she crab soup, & Homemade potato salad! I had crab cakes & 2 smuggler coffees, which were scrumptious! We Loved the...More

Thank Kathleen B
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Deidre B
17 June 2018|
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Response from Vermontsteve | Reviewed this property |
I won't think the restaurant is pet friendly. Its a very busy place and did not see any dog(s) there.
5 February 2018|
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Response from Edward Hobart T | Reviewed this property |
hours I believe are 11 to 10. Yes. I'd make reservations on a special or weekend night.
22 July 2016|
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Response from mary y | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately I do not know. You may want to call them.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, 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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