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Joe Roots Grill

2826 W 8th St, Erie, PA 16505-4025
+1 814-836-7668
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good26%
  • Average15%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible11%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (47 reviews)
“perch” (32 reviews)
“steak” (39 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2826 W 8th St, Erie, PA 16505-4025
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We choose this place as it was getting late and it was close, and glad we did! Server was very nice and the food was really good Nice quiet atmosphere.

Thank shunpiker1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had heard they had a gluten-free dedicated part to their kitchen. They have a gluten-free menu and the food was absolutely amazing! I don't often get to have lobster bisque but theirs was very good! The server was helpful and nice too. Would definitely...More

Thank KGrebey
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a party of 9 - after having to get up and get our own silverware after asking twice for it, 3 of the dinners came out - one was cold. We waited for the rest of the dinners, finally having to ask where...More

Thank Juli O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant is always good. Now that it has finally stopped snowing on Erie(LOL)it is quite busy. I would recommend to make reservations if you want to eat at a certain time. You can always wait for a table also,as it is a really nice...More

Thank 747terrib
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My sister & I have been going to Erie, 3 times a week, , for health! We finally found the perfect place to receive a delicious dinner, great coffee,& fast & friendly service! I had broiled, fresh daily, Walleye, cup of clam chowder, & tasty...More

Thank Kathleen B
Reviewed 6 May 2018

Saturday nite crowded. Hostess in jeans and t-shirt stuck us in the seedy bar area with 4 drunken fisherman at the next table showing off their vocabulary of four letter words. and the waitress joined them! Hard to get up and move to another table...More

Thank smees2018
Reviewed 27 April 2018

+ Very good food + Nice atmosphere inside + Nice bar area + Good location (the entrance of the State Park) + Reasonable price + Decent service + Support the local business

Thank Oat R
Reviewed 19 April 2018

Good Varity menu from seafood to pasta to local ( perch ) fare. Not to pricey and waitstaff very friendly and helpful. We have been there when tourist season was NOT on. So this could influence our review. Good change of pace place to eat....More

Thank Ronald B
Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

Party of six for dinner on a Friday night and all went well. Amongst the six of us we had quite a variety of dinners and no complaints with anything. Everyone enjoyed their dinners.

Thank joeciss
Reviewed 4 April 2018

We were from out of town driving through Eerie to check it out. We saw Joe Roots Grill and decided to try it. It was not that busy but we were there a little after the lunch crowd probably. We had two mushroom type appetizers,...More

Thank Rutharoni
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Response from TravelingMamas | Reviewed this property |
According to the Visit Erie website: "Pennsylvania’s moderate climate and rolling terrain provides some of the best grape growing conditions on the East Coast. With approximately 14,000 acres of grapes, Pennsylvania ranks... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2826 W 8th St, Erie, PA 16505-4025
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Erie
  • Phone Number: +1 814-836-7668
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