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Syd's place

2992 W Lake Rd, Erie, PA 16505-3847
+1 814-838-3089
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good33%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“perch” (14 reviews)
“scallops” (8 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Seafood
$$ - $$$
2992 W Lake Rd, Erie, PA 16505-3847
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Reviewed April 19, 2018

We found Syd’s by a recommendation from our hotel clerk & went on a cold, stormy nite. It was worth the effort. The welcome was warm, the service great & the menu was exciting - so little time so many interesting choices. My Wife had...More

Thank Happy_Dad102
Reviewed February 16, 2018 via mobile

My Husband and I attempted to go Syds Place for dinner tonight. We walked in and were asked to wait for a table. We did not have a problem waiting. However, I did have a problem when another couple walked in behind us and also...More

Thank Alexandra D
Reviewed February 11, 2018

Good family restaurant with a good menu to please everyone. They have many seafood items on the menu including Lake Erie Perch. If visiting the Erie area it is worth a try.

Thank Traveler-from-USA
Reviewed December 25, 2017

The chicken cordon bleu wan a sliver of chicken a slice of ham and cheese on top...the Wisconsin chicken was much the same...but with a slice of bacon. I never had such a bad chicken Cordon bleu. The potatoes had so much garlic I couldn't...More

Thank kathrickl
Reviewed November 9, 2017

the crab crab crab cakes are the ticket here!! the perch is good. but the cakes are the best around and it's not a very well visited place which is unfortunate... nice casual atmosphere

Thank shelbymoo
Reviewed September 8, 2017

We came back to the area to visit and celebrate our son's birthday at Syd's Place. I wasn't sure what to expect because the menu has been "preserved"so to say to appeal to the loyal patrons. I believe the restaurant has been in business since...More

1  Thank maverickincali
Reviewed September 8, 2017

Syd's has the best perch in Erie without question. It is always fresh and delicious. With the soup/salad included, it is a great deal. Also make a great cocktail at a reasonable price. There is a reason I come back every time I am in...More

1  Thank AVisitor80126
Reviewed September 5, 2017

Arrived around 4:30 pm. Restaurant has a very odd smell. Prompt seating and service. Appetizer of crab stuffed mushrooms was very good. Dinner entree's were Shrimp and Scallop Scampi, scallops melted in your mouth. Meal was excellent. Prices reasonable. Wait staff who were not busy...More

1  Thank roadtripper697
Reviewed August 28, 2017

The specials are the way to go always something good . Very friendly staff and good service . The stuffed mushrooms are great and the Rib Eye .

1  Thank Rod R
Reviewed August 9, 2017

Recently went to Syd's Place for a family dinner. 5 Adults. Although you cannot make reservations ahead of time, we did not have to wait, the service was great and the food was plentiful and good! Everyone liked their food and no complaints, which is...More

1  Thank 589kathleenk
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susan s
July 29, 2017|
Response from Rod R |
i believe 4pm-9pm tues-sat
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2992 W Lake Rd, Erie, PA 16505-3847
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Erie
  • Phone Number: +1 814-838-3089
Near Presque Ise and Waldameer Park.
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