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Smuggler's Wharf

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3 State St, Erie, PA 16507-1418
+1 814-459-4273
11:30 - 22:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun 11:30 - 19:00
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 22:00
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Erie, Pennsylvania, United States
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We always take friends there when they come to visit in Erie. The food is always very good and you can eat inside or outside. The vines overhead are very nice. The view is great and we love to watch the fish tank inside, too. It's just nice, very relaxing and affordable.

Thank Peggy S
Westmoreland, United States
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I have been going to Smugglers for many years. I no longer live in Erie but when I visit family several times a year we always go to Smugglers. The food is always hot, properly cooked and seasoned. The clam chowder is excellent.

Thank William Q
Hartville, Ohio
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We dined at Smuggler's Wharf after a wonderful day at Presque Isle beaches and we were able to grab a table outside which is the only way go to in nice weather! We enjoyed the seafood and the service and they were able to accommodate food allergies with ease. Will stop by again when we are in the area next... More 

Thank cal929
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband had ate I Long horn and I decided I wanted fish and went to the Smugglers Wharf's. I ordered the fish and my husband ordered cheese cake with coffee (since he had already ate dinner). The fish was good and I gave my husband a small taste of my fish. When I went to ask for more fish,... More 

Thank Darlenea J
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3 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped for lunch. Nice seat at the bar. Cole slaw and perch meal was good. Would recommend and return for fries. Bartender was great

Thank David N
Belsano, Pennsylvania
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26 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good food. Lower price. Right on the water. The view is fantastic. Located along the Bayfront, so easy access.

Thank dcschilling
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Hoping for a good meal after a long day on the road seeing that we have visited this area in the past and the place has always been busy. I split the 16oz prime rib and with my dad. I couldn't even cut the meat it was cold and asked for it to be put in the microwave for a... More 

Thank Cindy R
Albany, NY
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257 reviews
183 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

My wife and I walked here from the Courtyard which is also along the waterfront. We both had local fish which was very good. This restaurant has a casual comfortable feel. We ate inside as all the outdoor tables were occupied but still had a good view of the lake. This is an affordable comfortable place to have dinner.

Thank cbed90
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29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

We road our bikes to this restaurant and sat outside. The plants and decor were pretty and it was nice to be near the water. They were very busy so it took a while to get our food but it was worth wait.

Thank Liz G
King George, Virginia
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26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

My wife and I hate here on day for lunch. The crab cakes most definitely were some mass-produced variety with virtually no taste and all filler/coating. I am sure there are folks that think this is what sea food should be, but we don't.

Thank John M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Seafood, Soups
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Local cuisine, View, Kids
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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West Sunbury, Pennsylvania
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?