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25 Peninsula Dr, Erie, PA 16505-2003
+1 814-833-1957
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“curly fries” (77 reviews)
“ice cream” (191 reviews)
“orange sherbet” (47 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Fast food
25 Peninsula Dr, Erie, PA 16505-2003
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a nice little stop on the way to the park. The wife and I got the foot long hotdogs and fries. The food was good but seemed a bit expensive for all you got. The hot dogs weren't anything special either but regardless,...More

Thank Gregory S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

50’s style casual eatery offering burgers, sandwiches, fries, onion rings, and ice cream. Ice cream is good. Try their orange sherbet and vanilla twist.

Thank Julesinerie
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

A must stop when in Erie. I usually go for the turkey burger meal but mainly for the curly fries and free pickles! Then I always save room for ice cream with crunch coat (and extra crunch coat)!

Thank MorningMuse
Reviewed 10 November 2017

Best hot fudge sundae ever. Good food also. Prices reasoanable. and it’s right at the entrance way to the beach.

Thank cruiser4
Reviewed 8 November 2017

Sara's is a must see while visiting Erie! My favorite is a Smith's hot dog, curly fries, and a chocolate hot fudge shake. So bad but soooo good! The menu offers a variety of fast food and healthier options. There is indoor and outdoor seating....More

Thank sselak
Reviewed 1 November 2017 via mobile

Classic style burger place with a retro fifties feel. Fries and shakes are awesome. There are also a few salad options. Although the line can get long, service is quick. All our food was great. Fun place for a quick burger meal.

Thank L_Shultz
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

Worth the wait is there is one though they get your food too you quickly. Good food, great milkshakes.

Thank Katie W
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

This is an Erie landmark and we always try to visit in opening day, April 1st! The 50's atmosphere is fun and the food/ice cream is delicious! The Smiths brand hot dogs (Erie company) are sold here and grilled over open flames. I love the...More

Thank Kristin M
Reviewed 3 October 2017

This is a quick food restaurant that makes you feel like you are on vacation, the minute you walk through the door. The food is down home fabulous. When you order a chicken sandwich, be prepared for a deboned breast of chicken between the bread....More

Thank Kate R
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Love this local place! Fresh buns, crispy hot dogs, great curly fries, delicious shakes- peanut butter & latte are our favorites. Prompt service, clean.

Thank FoxyMomma4
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Marilyn W
27 July 2017|
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Response from Deanna S | Reviewed this property |
There is a drive thru, however, going inside is half the experience with the cool memorabilia that they have there. It is like stepping back to the 1950's.
10 June 2017|
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Response from Timothy S | Reviewed this property |
I have seen dogs on a leash there. Shade is a premium as the table umbrellas are the only source.
18 August 2015|
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Response from 209judithh | Reviewed this property |
I have not noticed if there is any vegetarian items on their menu.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 25 Peninsula Dr, Erie, PA 16505-2003
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Erie
  • Phone Number: +1 814-833-1957
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