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1201 Kitchen

#21 of 334 Restaurants in Erie
Certificate of Excellence
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1201 State St, Erie, PA 16501-1919
+1 814-464-8989
17:00 - 21:00
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Mon - Thu 17:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The bartender put a really sour taste in my mouth when I ordered a Maker's Mark cocktail and I watched her make my cocktail with something cheap. I was willing to let that go. The place is beautiful and had great ambiance, but the food fell a bit short, especially for the price. The black truffel ramen was great though.

Thank Katie W
West Chester, Pennsylvania
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We began our meal with a shared appetizer of guacamole and five salsas. Of the salsas, we thoroughly enjoyed two (verde and blistered serrano) and found one (habanero) so hot as to be inedible, even though we usually enjoy spicy foods. For our entrees, I had the Fire-Grilled Sirloin, which was tasty although a bit chewy (maybe that's the nature... More 

Thank CindyInChesco
Durham, Maine
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189 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

This is a fun place. The menu is amazing, very creative. We were greeted warmly at the door, and the service was prompt and attentive without being intrusive. We spent quite a bit of time perusing the drink and dinner menus. They are fun to read. We had quite a time figuring out what to eat. Everything sounds good. We... More 

Thank Bob B
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65 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

Peak time Saturday night - 6:30 reservations and place full. Quite open renovated c1910 building. Well done, but we sat at trio of two tops where one person from each pair was seated on a banquette. We could hear all the other conversations and were politely trying not to be intrusive! We did all admire one another's food!! Ahhhhh, the... More 

Thank Joy C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

Never disappointed, had the fresh Moi fish dinner. Wow, melted in your mouth with incredible flavoring! My wife had the grilled Scottish salmon equally impressed. Atmosphere and sevice impeccable! Can't wait to go back.

Thank Chris H
Meadville, Pennsylvania
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25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016

We went for my boyfriend's birthday and I must say that I was very impressed when the server, unprompted, brought out dessert with a lit candle! He must've overheard us talking and the gesture was appreciated! Overall, this is a very neat place; although I wouldn't order the prime rib 'filet' again, as it seemed to have an inordinate amount... More 

Thank CoriHarmon
Meadville, PA
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105 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

This is the place to go for a special dinner that is something out of the ordinary. The homemade guacamole with salsa and chips is a good way to start your meal. I had the lobster melt and it was yummy. I'm looking forward to going back again.

Thank Mary P
Belsano, Pennsylvania
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27 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

Excellent service. The best food we had in Erie. Upscale. Modern restaurant. Pricey, but worth it because the food is fantastic. They even serve Sapporo beer!!

Thank dcschilling
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

Great atmosphere with a large menu with very one of a kind meals and appetizers Not cheap prices for Erie but very special place..

Thank snorkelrr
Erie, Pennsylvania
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52 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

The quality of the service derails the flavor of the food. An unfortunate incident with reservations not honored will prevent me from ever patronizing 1201 again. It was a sad day for us, as we had always enjoyed the atmosphere and the food. Instead of an apology, we were treated rudely.

Thank foodfitmom

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Sushi, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1201 State St, Erie, PA 16501-1919
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Erie
  • Phone Number: +1 814-464-8989

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