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Petra

West 8th Street, Erie, PA 16505
+1 814-838-7197
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Overview
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good22%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“falafel” (5 reviews)
“rice” (7 reviews)
“lamb” (4 reviews)
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CUISINES
Middle Eastern, Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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LOCATION
West 8th Street, Erie, PA 16505
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1 - 10 of 57 reviews

Reviewed March 18, 2018 via mobile

We stopped here for the first time, my wife wanted to try something different which this was! Small location parking is limited so call ahead, although they weren’t that busy on Saturday when we went. They have a limited beer list and they do have...More

Thank Daniel D
Reviewed February 3, 2018

We tried an amazing appetizer that was not on the regular menu. It included shrimp, a sauce, and a deep fried cake the shrimp sat on top of. I wish I had the name of the appetizer as it might have been one of the...More

Thank Joyce M
Reviewed December 13, 2017

The place is not attractive but the owner is friendly and the food is delicious. We enjoyed and shared lamb, tobouli, hummus, houloumi, pita and glass of wine. The baklava dessert was so good. It was an unexpected treat to find such a wonderful eating...More

Thank travelingrm
Reviewed October 7, 2017 via mobile

Having had the opportunity to travel on business to New York, Philadelphia, Baltimore, Washington DC and other large cities I sample diversified fare. It was a treat to find Petra on our drive to church one fine Sunday. We sat outside as we love to...More

1  Thank finsterErie_PA
Reviewed June 8, 2017 via mobile

Went there with my elderly mom. Easy access, very friendly and efficient staff. We had tabouleh that was very fresh and clean, and the special with scallops. Brilliant flavors. The squash soup was savory and delicious. We will be back.

2  Thank drdebsru
Reviewed May 26, 2017

The restaurant is austere, but clean and neat. Menu includes all the favorite Middle Eastern Foods, but also includes steaks, seafood, and some "Americanized" Middle Eastern Foods. Something for everyone. Service was great. There were six of us, and four appetizers to share were plenty....More

2  Thank James G
Reviewed April 10, 2017

Located close to the Lake just off Peninsula Dr Unique and worldly personal service you an also eat outside in three seasons Excellent Chilean sea bass the owner always come out to meet and greet guests

2  Thank Anita D
Reviewed April 1, 2017 via mobile

Off the beaten path this Mediterranean Turkish restaurant is amazing the owner is from Jordan; the food was amazing. I am so happy we stopped I already look forward to our next visit! I am so full I could t stop eating it was that...More

2  Thank bens2787
Reviewed February 25, 2017

This time Lamb chops, baba ganoush, Tabbouleh, and roasted vegetables and lentils. Luckily we made reservations (at 6PM!) since there we no empty tables except for ours. Yes the service was not the fastest, but we didn't schedule anything afterwards to put us in a...More

Thank otetsivan
Reviewed February 5, 2017 via mobile

I've been to Petra's in the past and enjoyed it. Not so much last night. The service was exceedingly slow. We had reservations for 6pm, arrived on time and that is when the wait began. It took 15 minutes to get our drink order and...More

1  Thank Melanie K
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June 30, 2017|
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Response from James G | Reviewed this property |
yes, they take reservations.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$25
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
4:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Tuesday
4:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Wednesday
4:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Thursday
4:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Friday
4:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Saturday
4:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: West 8th Street, Erie, PA 16505
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Erie
  • Phone Number: +1 814-838-7197
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