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#31 of 331 Restaurants in Erie
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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2642 W 12th Street, Erie, PA 16505
+1 814-838-8111
11:00 - 22:00
Closed now
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Sun 12:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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132 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Serafini's is a staple in erie truly some of the best Italian food in the city . Service is hit or miss but even if service isn't prefect completely worth for the food just take my word and stop by here

Chiang Mai, Thailand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I enjoy going here when I'm visiting family in Erie. This place has a nice cozy feel to it. The portions are enormous so consider splitting something or expect to take some food home. Very tasty red sauce. The eggplant parm is a favorite of mine. If you're feeling bold, order the trio. It's a huge entree with plenty of... More 

Thank Explorers36
Medina, Ohio
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35 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

The service was friendly and we were greeted promptly and sat in the empty dining room at 100 on Sunday afternoon should have been my first clue the Decor and menu were definitely the same as they were, in the 70's but not the prices. the appetizers were heavily breaded and obviously frozen the salad was cold and crisp the... More 

Thank arthur k
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016

We only had one dinner here, visiting the area and were disappointed. We often go to Romano's Macaroni's Grill, so easiest to compare: this place was significantly more expensive, but the food was of the same quality, though we didn't try their veal. The house wine was especially poor (we had Chianti and Shiraz). Waiting staff service was prompt but... More 

Thank Guy A
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

I can't believe I have never eaten here before. It was beautifully decorated and very welcoming. The food was amazing and the prices were reasonable. Wait staff did a great job with our large party. The food took quite a while to be prepared but was well worth the wait. I highly recommend this place for those who love Italian... More 

Thank thestock74
Erie, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

I have lived in Erie over 30 years and had never been to this restaurant (which has been opened since 1938!). It is tucked away off of one our main streets (West 12th Str) so it was "out of sight, out of mind." On Monday, however, I had the pleasure of meeting a friend for dinner who suggested Serafinis. It... More 

Thank mkelley4240
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

They put a coupon in the Sunday paper for take out to buy one get one spaghetti or rigatoni dinner. the take out dinner includes salad and bread and butter, with 2 large meatballs. the food is excellent and I buy this often for dinner. I have also eaten at the restaurant several times. Large menu selection and good food.... More 

Thank 589kathleenk
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

Another delicious meal at Serafinis. I had the broiled scallops & chose fettucini alfredo as my side. My husband had the ever pleasing lasagne with cheese! We always look forward to our meal there!

Thank trishjoh
Westerville, Ohio
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40 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

We had a group of five meeting for a family get-together and couldn't be more pleased with our experience. My fiance and I split the fettuccine alfredo with chicken, and it was one of the best we've ever had (and we order that at almost every Italian place). The sauce was just so flavorful, and we loved the homemade noodles!... More 

Thank cotidiano
Erie, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

Take a customer here every month for lunch. We always enjoy ourselves. Excellent French onion soup Wait staff is great Food is above average and comes out quickly. Great atmosphere

Thank Craig U

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2642 W 12th Street, Erie, PA 16505
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Erie
  • Phone Number: +1 814-838-8111
Not far off Hwy. 832 which goes right into Presque Isle Park

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