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Petra

West 8th Street, Erie, PA 16505
+1 814-838-7197
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Overview
  • Excellent50%
  • Very good21%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“lentil soup” (4 reviews)
“eggplant” (3 reviews)
Open Now
All hours
CUISINES
Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Greek, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
DETAILS
West 8th Street, Erie, PA 16505
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1 - 10 of 52 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

The restaurant is austere, but clean and neat. Menu includes all the favorite Middle Eastern Foods, but also includes steaks, seafood, and some "Americanized" Middle Eastern Foods. Something for everyone. Service was great. There were six of us, and four appetizers to share were plenty....More

Thank James G
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Located close to the Lake just off Peninsula Dr Unique and worldly personal service you an also eat outside in three seasons Excellent Chilean sea bass the owner always come out to meet and greet guests

Thank Anita D
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

Off the beaten path this Mediterranean Turkish restaurant is amazing the owner is from Jordan; the food was amazing. I am so happy we stopped I already look forward to our next visit! I am so full I could t stop eating it was that...More

Thank bens2787
Reviewed 26 February 2017

This time Lamb chops, baba ganoush, Tabbouleh, and roasted vegetables and lentils. Luckily we made reservations (at 6PM!) since there we no empty tables except for ours. Yes the service was not the fastest, but we didn't schedule anything afterwards to put us in a...More

Thank otetsivan
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

I've been to Petra's in the past and enjoyed it. Not so much last night. The service was exceedingly slow. We had reservations for 6pm, arrived on time and that is when the wait began. It took 15 minutes to get our drink order and...More

1  Thank Melanie K
Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

Sometimes restaurants like Petras are discovered as a revelation. Eating there can seem heavenly, a blissful paradise that escapes the drudgery of a smallsize city. Oh but at what cost! Perhaps I should have recognized the warning signs. Regardless, I was swept by the overwhelming...More

Thank Jay K
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Kal and his staff are the best. If you want good food with a middle eastern twist this is the place. The Freaki is good and the lobster ravioli is great.

1  Thank PacificSuns
Reviewed 11 August 2016

Enjoyable, relaxing, always interesting food and atmosphere with outdoor tables. Will adjust menu items to suit personal dining needs or preferences and still turn out a memorable dish. Worth checking out

1  Thank Jean G
Reviewed 25 May 2016

very nice Mediteranian food, not too many places with this kind of menu in the area. Need resevations as it is a small place. Very good food.

1  Thank tmsot
Reviewed 5 February 2016

We hadn't been here in quite some time, don't know why, but I think it has to do with saving really good restaurants for those "special times." We were greeted and shown a table immediately. Our wait-person was new, but very sweet and provided us...More

Thank jozalerie1
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$25
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
16:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
16:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
16:00 - 21:30
Thursday
16:00 - 21:30
Friday
16:00 - 22:00
Saturday
16:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: West 8th Street, Erie, PA 16505
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Erie
  • Phone Number: +1 814-838-7197
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