Restaurants in Erie

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Rizzo's tosses Italian tradition with sauces made from family recipes and homemade bread dough blended with secret spices. Pizzas come in five savory circumferences and tempt taste buds with specialty flavors that include chicken ranch ($10.20/10", $13.20/18") and Jonesy's BBQ ($9.95/10", $12.95/18"). Tongues transform into lingual letter openers as they dig into layers of ham, beef, sausage, and pepperoni enveloped in meat calzones ($7.75/single, $9.75/large), and house specialties, including shrimp pomodoro ($12.99) and Rizzo’s pasta bread bowl ($10.75), make mouths metamorphose into teeth-lined esophageal openings. Diners can also satisfy cravings for authentic tastes of Italy by tucking into veal parmesan ($13.50) or licking Mount Vesuvius. Hot and cold subs, palate-prepping appetizers, and a mélange of salads round out the mighty menu, which also offers mini meals ($5.25) for hungry bambini.

2 E Main St
North East,
PA
US

Located in the historic Modern Tool Building in downtown Erie, Señor Coyote's Cantina and Grille offers a wide array of American and Southwest favorites.

319 State St
Erie,
PA
US

Founded in 1924, the Pittsburgh Inn appeases rapacious appetites with a menu consisting of hearty, home-cooked American comfort fare. Seafood-savorers can coronate a romantic meal across from a spouse or a seventeenth-century skipper by ordering a crab-cake appetizer, where homemade crab cakes come paired with creamy dill sauce ($4.99). For entrees, diners can order up a house favorite such as the almond fried-chicken breast, where boneless chicken is drizzled in homemade maple-honey mustard ($9.99), or engorge on a meatless meal such as the eggplant parmesan, topped with provolone cheese ($9.49). The Pittsburgh Inn's walls commemorate Pittsburgh-area legends with framed pictures, including its Honor Roll for soldiers on duty in Iraq.

3725 W Lake Rd
Erie,
PA
US

From the corner-shop comforts of their neighborhood haunt, the equatorial epicureans at Rosa's Legacy dish up a heritage-honoring host of toothsome Dominican

dishes. Flanked by a battalion of strategic sides, including hearty rice and beans and fried plantains, entrees such as the camarones a la creola (shrimp creole) ($14.95) and asopao de pollo (chicken soupy rice) ($14.95) wage a winning war against hunger and jerky chickens from neighboring islands. Let the robust taste of traditional rabo guisado (oxtail) ($11.95) whisk you away to the sweltering tropics where you can reach for [a quenching assist from traditional Caribbean coolers, including fruity tamarindo, creamy citrus Morir Soñando, or parcha juice–a passion-fruit nectar that will render you irresistible to passing pineapples ($2+).

601 Brown Ave
Erie,
PA
US

George's has served hearty American fare along Lake Erie's shore since 1926. Earn your place in history by squaring off against an 8 oz. sirloin burger such as the Contractor's, an open-faced slab served on toasted garlic bread, smothered in french fries, chili, cheddar cheese, and Verdi sauce with sour cream on the side ($8.95). The scrumptious sandwich selection is built from traditional snacks including the pastrami melt ($5.95) as well as custom stacks of meat and bread including George's Favorite, a grilled Cajun chicken breast on a ciabatta roll, and adorned with bacon, swiss cheese, ranch dressing, lettuce, tomato, and onion ($6.95). Real-deal mashed potatoes pair lucky spuds with colorful flavors ranging from garlic parmesan to onion and bell pepper ($3.50). Slurp up the homemade soup du jour by the bowl ($3.95) or to-go quart ($8.95), and polish off your meal with a decadent dessert such as homemade peach cobbler ($3.95) or a chill 'ya sundae ($2.95). Come back for breakfast and stuff your belly with stuffed french toast, slices of bread crammed with a choice of bacon, ham, or sausage, and american or provolone cheese ($6.95). George's Restaurant showcases a different special most days of the week and a kids' menu for ravenous rugrats.

2614 Glenwood Park Ave
Erie,
PA
US

The seasoned, friendly tendril-tamers at The Hare Hut civilize savage cuticles and pacify surly digits with expert nail services. With a professional manicure, customers relax as grabby grapplers are buffed, filed, and polished to glistening perfection. Meanwhile, the bundled pedicure service revamps toes so they feel gorgeous enough to approach dapper shoes and ask them out on a date. As their phalanges are thoroughly mollycoddled, patrons can soak in the welcoming ambience of The Hare Hut’s brightly colored furnishings and warmly lit space.

3924 Main St
Erie,
PA
US