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Address: 8199 Perry Hwy, Erie, PA 16509-6640
Phone Number:
+1 866-374-3386
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00:00 - 23:59
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 00:00 - 23:59
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours

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Time for a renovation

The ventilation system in this casino is the worst that I have ever seen. Even in the non-smoking area your eyes will burn from all the smoke in the air. The restrooms are... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
tyler2pa
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Pennsylvania
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Visited on a Monday night around 8pm, immediately hit in the face with the smell of stale cigarette smoke, and rude staff. The casino boasts two restaurants, neither of which were open after 9pm. Casino also has 3-4 different bars, all besides one we're closed by 9pm. The one bar that was open (main bar middle of casino) was incredibly... More 

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Thank Kellie D
Pennsylvania
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8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The ventilation system in this casino is the worst that I have ever seen. Even in the non-smoking area your eyes will burn from all the smoke in the air. The restrooms are filthy and in need of a facelift. None of the employees that I encountered were particularly friendly.

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Thank tyler2pa
Rochester, New York
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23 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

So, my spouse and I went here while spending a night in Erie. it was our first time here, and I was excited to sign up for the players club and spin the$5 to $500 free play wheel. Well, we both spun and got $5 I knew it was a bad sign and I should have left, but I stayed.... More 

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1 Thank aaron o
PIDowns, Advertising Coordinator at Presque Isle Downs and Casino, responded to this review

Aaron, We are sorry to hear about your last trip to PID. Sometimes luck isnt on your side. Better luck next time! Our non-smoking section is the large area across from our buffet in the south-east corner of the building. Thanks for taking the time to review our property. More 

Erie, Pennsylvania, United States
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10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Brew pub was awesome, and the live music rocked. The staff really looked out for us and the food was delicious.

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1 Thank Scott K
PIDowns, Advertising Coordinator at Presque Isle Downs and Casino, responded to this review

Scott, Thanks for the positive review! We love The Brew Brothers, too! We hope to see you again soon. Thanks for taking the time to write about PID/The Brew Brothers. More 

Cleveland, Ohio
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15 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Was fun finally being able to win more than i spent! Woohoo! Frozen drinks at the casino bar were yummy! Only negative of this place is SMOKING. Ugh

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1 Thank 904wendy1964
PIDowns, Advertising Coordinator at Presque Isle Downs and Casino, responded to this review

Thanks for the review! We are glad your luck was good while you were with us! In case you didn't know, we do have a large non-smoking section. It is across from our Backstretch Buffet. Thanks again for taking the time to review PID. More 

Erie, Pennsylvania
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35 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice job with the remodeling and new floor plan. Great music with local talent. Happy Hour specials are very reasonable but.....pack a lunch and a flask because table service is slow and inattentive. Order at the bar and enjoy at your table.

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2 Thank travelThecountry78
PIDowns, Advertising Coordinator at Presque Isle Downs and Casino, responded to this review

Thanks for the feedback! Would love the opportunity to hear more about your visit. Please call us at 814-866-8353. More 

Charlotte, North Carolina
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10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

its a nice place to take a break when we travel from nc to ny its clean and the food is decent we stop there once or twice a year

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Thank timmytheg
PIDowns, Advertising Coordinator at Presque Isle Downs and Casino, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to review PID. We hope next time you visit we can give you a 5 star experience. More 

Eastlake, Ohio
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29 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

Unfortunately, gambling and smoking still go hand in hand at this casino. Choose the wrong entrance and you end up walking through a cloud of smoke. This is a pretty tight slot casino but does have tables if you are into that kind of thing. Ok Casino, not my favorite by far

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1 Thank Shannon B
PIDowns, Advertising Coordinator at Presque Isle Downs and Casino, responded to this review

Shannon, We are sorry you haven't had the best luck during your time at PID. As far as the non-smoking section goes, the entrance on the east side of the building (near the horse track) is the entrance to use if you do not want to walk through the smoking section. Thanks for taking the time to review our property. More 

Wilson
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17 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

Confirming other reviews on the buffet at Presque Isle Downs & Casino. My husband and I ate at the Friday Night Seafood Buffet here and it was terrible. I highly recommend that you NOT try this buffet.

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2 Thank driveandfly
PIDowns, Advertising Coordinator at Presque Isle Downs and Casino, responded to this review

Hello, We are so sorry to hear about your poor experience at our Backstretch Buffet. Our Buffet Manager, Mike Morganti, would love to discuss your experience with you further. He can be contacted through email at mmorganti@pidowns.com. Thank you for taking the time to post about your experience at PID. More 

Erie
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10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

Have been there maybe 30 times since it opened. The layout, the machines, the food all just seems to get better. They MUST add more machines to allow you to sign up for their promos, standing in line for 15-20 minutes is not acceptable! The upstairs Brew Brothers is a great venue, good bands, wide variety of music. Been there... More 

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Thank darden624
PIDowns, Advertising Coordinator at Presque Isle Downs and Casino, responded to this review

Thanks a lot for the positive words! We are always working with our kiosks to ensure our guests the quickest and easiest experience. We are happy to hear you are enjoying our property! More 

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