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2112 East Lake Road, Erie, PA
11:00 - 20:15
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Mon - Sat 11:00 - 20:15
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I was dining here with a group of three friends. We were celebrating the retirement of two of us. Our meal was excellent, but we all witnessed something that shook us to the core. We saw a server chase a customer out to the parking lot and proceed to throw the tip the customer left at this customer. She said... More 

Thank 121347
Rock Hill, South Carolina
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had lunch with friend and sister enjoyed the food and the service was great! Eat every time I come to Erie. Lunch specials are great and varied.

Thank gal6533
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117 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 157 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

One of my favorite places in Erie to eat . The staff is great Gina is normally are waitress and she she very nice very accommodating and always has a smile which is very nice compared to some of the other local places where waitress dont seem to like their job or even want to be at work lets talk... More 

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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

Food is really, really good. The prices are reasonable. Might be the best filet you ever had! It gets busy on the weekends so you need reservations.

Thank PeggyPA1
SE Michigan
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64 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

Ricardo's is like visiting the past. I had never been to Ricardo's before but it felt like I was going back to a time when life was simple and easy. I loved it! There is no pretense about Ricardo's, my guess is that not much has changed since the 1950's and that is just the way it should be. If... More 

Thank lovesfood13
Westfield, New York
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76 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2016

I have been eating at Ricardo's since I was a child. It was one of my Father's favorite restaurants and I still enjoy it to this day. Their spaghetti and meatballs are still one of the best around and their steaks are excellent. The price is right. The service is good. All is clean and well tended. It is not... More 

Thank Rick M
Warren, United States
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44 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2016 via mobile

The food was delicious. The cube steak sandwich on fresh Italian bread was very tender and tasty. The French fries were incredible - not one was left on our plates! The salad was very fresh and the Ittalian dressing was delightful. The waitress was very courteous and good. We will definitely go back.

Thank Paula C
Erie, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2016

Good find with steak a bit pricey but it was good. I got shrimp and steak. Family friendly place busy during dinner hours.

Thank pokie32
Erie, Pennsylvania
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2016

I have never been treated so rude in a restaurant by one of the owners and a hostess. We increased our reservation a day and a half before New Year's Eve from 10 to 13. I was told that was fine. We get there and Pete the owner say right n front of us that let that 13 wait they... More 

Thank Donna F
Bredstedt, Germany
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2015

Oct. 2. Very crowded, very nice place! Not low-priced. The food is EXCELLENT. I had a baked potato, a small steak and some perch, latter of which was very beautifully breaded. I assume the steak or filet was excellent,or I would have noticed. It was drowned by the perch. I do prefer my fish pure, but this was very good.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, American
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:15
11:00 - 20:15
11:00 - 20:15
11:00 - 20:15
11:00 - 20:15
11:00 - 20:15
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2112 East Lake Road, Erie, PA
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Erie

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