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The Summer House Cafe

) #47 of 340 Restaurants in Erie $$ - $$$ American, Cafe
2605 Washington Ave, Erie, PA 16508-1345
+1 814-452-2500
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good28%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“brunch” (5 reviews)
“french toast” (10 reviews)
“hash” (3 reviews)
Closed Now
07:00 - 21:00All hours
American, Cafe
$$ - $$$
2605 Washington Ave, Erie, PA 16508-1345
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Found this little place and so impressed. Great home cooked food. The western omelet with a bowl of gravy poured over the top is incredible.

Thank Kenzie S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I were in Erie for a wedding and stopped for breakfast on a Sunday morning. We both ordered the 2 eggs and meat. We had them with the potatoes and maple bacon. I tried the Italian sausage. Everything was delicious and the...More

Thank bapeljagr
Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

The Mediterranean Chicken wrap was delicious. Ingredients were very fresh. Air conditioner wasn't working and the decor could use an update, but the menu is creative and the place seemed clean. I would come back.

Thank 837kelleyd
Reviewed 31 May 2017

Service and Breakfast fare were fantastic! Coffee was excellent! Had the Pancakes, big as the plate, home fries, done just right! Place will bring you back to a Real Mom and Pop Cafe from Yesteryear. We will be back!

Thank sgtspoon56
Reviewed 8 May 2017

I have wanted to eat at the Summerhouse for breakfast for a while, however without reservations the wait is usually too long on weekends. I finally remembered to make reservations and went this morning. The menu was pretty extensive and somewhat unique, however the service...More

Thank Brew6868
Reviewed 5 May 2017

My wife and I met with two other couples prior to attending a concert. We made timely reservations so we would have plenty of time to eat a leisurely meal. This was only my second time at this restaurant, but it was a favorite of...More

Thank Steve M
Reviewed 27 February 2017

Even with a reservation, we had to wait to be seated but the meal and the service was worth it. Lots of choices on the menu and some interesting specials (I had the Eggs Benedict with crab and steak). Service is quick and I thought...More

Thank Glen K
Reviewed 2 February 2017

I was in Erie visiting my family, and my sister took me to the Summer House Cafe, a new spot that she and her husband are frequenting. With good reason! I was very pleasantly surprised by this restaurant; it is the type of place that...More

1  Thank Nido4
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Three of us met for breakfast and each of our orders was delicious. I chose fresh fruit which had an array of melons and berries and a side, a morning glory muffin. The waitress also accommodated my request to mix cranberry and pineapple juice. Perfect...More

Thank wineisfine2016
Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

My girlfriend and I went here for brunch on Sunday. It was really good. I ordered the Santa fe bowl. It was pretty good. A lot more meat than I expected which was a negative for me but whatever. My girlfriend ordered the summer house...More

Thank Christopher J
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
08:00 - 14:30
08:00 - 14:30
08:00 - 14:30
08:00 - 14:30
08:00 - 20:30
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2605 Washington Ave, Erie, PA 16508-1345
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Erie
  • Phone Number: +1 814-452-2500
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