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Smuggler's Wharf

3 State St, Erie, PA 16507-1418
+1 814-459-4273
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good35%
  • Average19%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“crab cakes” (44 reviews)
“potato salad” (28 reviews)
“perch” (36 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
3 State St, Erie, PA 16507-1418
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped here for a late lunch and one of the specials was the lobster Ruben. Came with potato salad that had mustard in it which gave it a little bite.Yummy.Sounded so different I had to try it – it was great. My friend has...More

Thank bevbemama
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here for the first time recently and it was wayyyy to cold to do anything outside but they have nice outdoor seating right on the water! The service was great and food was delicious! Food came out promptly the seafood carbonara was awesome!...More

Thank Daniel D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food was excellent. The staff was great and the atmosphere was so welcoming. I had dinner there one evening and went back the next night as well. I highly recommend Smuggler's Wharf.

Thank sshomper1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Wharf has the best seafood! I ordered the lake Erie perch sandwich and it was wonderful. The have fantastic homemade potato salad that comes with the sandwiches that is very good. Quick service and great atmosphere.

Thank 747terrib
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have been to the Smuggler's Wharf many times and have always enjoyed the atmosphere and food there. It can get busy, and it is a smaller size restaurant; however, I love it whether it's busy or not. The fish is always perfectly grilled and...More

Thank Marcia S
Reviewed 15 February 2018

This was by far the BEST food I have ever had. The coconut shrimp was perfect. The Filet Mignon was to die for. Would definitely recommend. The cost was well worth it.

Thank clowns001
Reviewed 23 January 2018

Location with view is amazing! Work group met for dinner and everyone was extremely pleased with dinner and service.

Thank Joegolfing
Reviewed 12 January 2018

Smugglere's Wharf adjoins the Erie Waterfront's Pier, located at ehe very bottom of State Street, just on the right and on the waterfront before entering the turn-around on the Pier. Whether lunch or dinner, their menu is packed with excellent items for a great meal....More

Thank Robert V
Reviewed 10 January 2018 via mobile

This place is on the lake. Food is okay not impressed, there is not much but the relaxing area. I would go back sometime.

Thank SatRD
Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

Had a great late lunch in front of the fire, after spending time in Presque state park. Lovely clam chowder, Cajun catfish was excellent, Lem & locs bagel huge. Great meal, great service.

Thank Niki M
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5 February 2018|
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Response from Edward Hobart T | Reviewed this property |
hours I believe are 11 to 10. Yes. I'd make reservations on a special or weekend night.
21 July 2016|
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Response from mary y | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately I do not know. You may want to call them.
14 July 2016|
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Response from Porter H | Reviewed this property |
Do not know. Never have had a need. We have eaten at this restaurant twice. Both times it has been after seven at night. We walked in and were seated immidately.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, View, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 State St, Erie, PA 16507-1418
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Erie
  • Phone Number: +1 814-459-4273
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