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#30 of 331 Restaurants in Erie
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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2642 W 12th Street, Erie, PA 16505
+1 814-838-8111
11:00 - 23:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun 12:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Erie, Pennsylvania
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28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I have lived in Erie over 30 years and had never been to this restaurant (which has been opened since 1938!). It is tucked away off of one our main streets (West 12th Str) so it was "out of sight, out of mind." On Monday, however, I had the pleasure of meeting a friend for dinner who suggested Serafinis. It... More 

Thank mkelley4240
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

They put a coupon in the Sunday paper for take out to buy one get one spaghetti or rigatoni dinner. the take out dinner includes salad and bread and butter, with 2 large meatballs. the food is excellent and I buy this often for dinner. I have also eaten at the restaurant several times. Large menu selection and good food.... More 

Thank 589kathleenk
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Another delicious meal at Serafinis. I had the broiled scallops & chose fettucini alfredo as my side. My husband had the ever pleasing lasagne with cheese! We always look forward to our meal there!

Thank trishjoh
Westerville, Ohio
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40 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a group of five meeting for a family get-together and couldn't be more pleased with our experience. My fiance and I split the fettuccine alfredo with chicken, and it was one of the best we've ever had (and we order that at almost every Italian place). The sauce was just so flavorful, and we loved the homemade noodles!... More 

Thank cotidiano
Erie, Pennsylvania
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48 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Take a customer here every month for lunch. We always enjoy ourselves. Excellent French onion soup Wait staff is great Food is above average and comes out quickly. Great atmosphere

Thank Craig U
Plattsmouth, Nebraska
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40 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Great food great service reasonable price easy to get to large parking lot. Check your bill they added the tip and we didn't see it so she got tipped twice.

Thank Michael K
Erie, Pennsylvania
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

Meatballs are a must here, very good just the right spice and good sized. I was pleased with my lasagna good size portion, served with salad and bread. My husband likes the hot Italian sausage inside the hot roasted pepper and their perch dinner.

1 Thank kathrickl
Pittsburgh, Pa
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50 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

We enjoyed the restaurant last night, while we were in Erie for the Tall Ships Festival. The staff was pleasant and completely willing to please. Of course, we smiled at them, rather than anxious to give them grief. We had the $60 dinner for two. A great deal. Soup, antipasto salad, all kinds of pasta, meatball, sausage. Coffee. Ice cream.... More 

1 Thank Nelson1457
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

I would have given a better rating but the service was terrible. The waitress that we were supposed to have ignored us for about 15 minutes and then another one came over to take our order. A table of six came in after us and were served first (we were a table of 2). The food took forever but surprisingly... More 

Thank cji411
Sarasota, Florida
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88 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

Hard to find any faults with this traditional Italian eatery. Good service, large portions excellent menu. Real mama's kitchen style Italian. Do it!

Thank traveledbefore

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2642 W 12th Street, Erie, PA 16505
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Erie
  • Phone Number: +1 814-838-8111
Not far off Hwy. 832 which goes right into Presque Isle Park

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?