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Syd's place

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2992 W Lake Rd, Erie, PA 16505-3847
+1 814-838-3089
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erie, pa
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160 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Yes, lots of long tables for holiday gathering of old friends. Great bar service, pleasant server in dining room. However, the quality of food was below average. My med/rare tenderloins were medium to med/well and not tender. My husband's cod was tough Not flaky as most. Sad.

Thank mary y
West Seneca, New York
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55 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

Small bar = 4 tables, 12 chairs + 2 TV's basement room ( rathskiller ) for parties Main dining room small = 12 tables some banquet covered with cloth tablecloths + 10 booths Booths feel hard sitting ( table turnover ? ) covered with naugahyde booth stained wood coffee/ coke = 2.29 complementary = mini French dinner rolls dim table... More 

Thank Raymond H
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

WE took my mom there for her 87th Birthday! The menu was large, lots to pick from. My husband had liver and onions, which is an unusual thing to find on menu. He loved it! My brother had prime rib, was very pleased. I had chicken cordon bleu, excellent, mom had meatloaf dinner, loved it, sister had veal marsala, ate... More 

Thank 589kathleenk
Livermore, Colorado
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1,134 reviews
537 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 200 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016

I have been eating here 20 years. I used to like their perch. Well it was cold, and had been kept in the warmer for a long time, it was 7:30 PM. My soup was cold and the server was cleaning get tables and other waiting on us. Why do you do this, you have ruined a wonderful experience

Thank M Richard M
Pittsburgh, PA
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38 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

We followed a recommendation, and were very pleased. Service excellent, food delicious. And, atmosphere is very pleasant and comfortable.

Thank Arthur S
Little Torch Key, Florida
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

Beth was our server. We appreciated her lovely smile and good service. The clam chowder was full of clams and delicious. The German potato salad was very tasty. Unfortunately we came for the fried perch which were disappointing. They could have been crisper and fresher.

Thank gpennyg
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56 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Have eaten at this place for yrs during our visits to Erie. The menu has been changed, shortened, but still has some regular favorites, like Perch and various steaks. My son and I each had seafood, scallops and shrimp. My scallops were fresh and perfectly cooked, in s dish called Riviera. Clam chowder was excellent also. Nothing fancy inside but... More 

Thank lucynricky
Erie, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

My mother loves the liver and onions. perch is good ! Scallops a must order the dry crab cakes delicous !

Thank carl6970
Erie, Pennsylvania
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96 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

So close to Waldameer & Presque Isle beaches. Food is very good, but a bit pricey, especially for families. Casual atmosphere.

Thank Kathy W
Erie, PA
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119 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

Loved the cozy atmosphere at Syds. Casual but not too much as the evening meal we had on a glorious evening. I had the cod filet wish was light and tasty. My wife have delicious crab cakes that she loved. I was surprised at the light wine selection by the glass though. John is an excellent server who is very... More 

Thank finsterErie_PA

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2992 W Lake Rd, Erie, PA 16505-3847
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Erie
  • Phone Number: +1 814-838-3089
Near Presque Ise and Waldameer Park.

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