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The Summer House Cafe

) #53 of 338 Restaurants in Erie $$ - $$$ American, Cafe
2605 Washington Ave, Erie, PA 16508-1345
+1 814-452-2500
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good28%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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American, Cafe
$$ - $$$
2605 Washington Ave, Erie, PA 16508-1345
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have wanted to eat at the Summerhouse for breakfast for a while, however without reservations the wait is usually too long on weekends. I finally remembered to make reservations and went this morning. The menu was pretty extensive and somewhat unique, however the service...More

Thank Brew6868
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I met with two other couples prior to attending a concert. We made timely reservations so we would have plenty of time to eat a leisurely meal. This was only my second time at this restaurant, but it was a favorite of...More

Thank Steve M
Reviewed 27 February 2017

Even with a reservation, we had to wait to be seated but the meal and the service was worth it. Lots of choices on the menu and some interesting specials (I had the Eggs Benedict with crab and steak). Service is quick and I thought...More

Thank Glen K
Reviewed 3 February 2017

I was in Erie visiting my family, and my sister took me to the Summer House Cafe, a new spot that she and her husband are frequenting. With good reason! I was very pleasantly surprised by this restaurant; it is the type of place that...More

Thank Nido4
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Three of us met for breakfast and each of our orders was delicious. I chose fresh fruit which had an array of melons and berries and a side, a morning glory muffin. The waitress also accommodated my request to mix cranberry and pineapple juice. Perfect...More

Thank wineisfine2016
Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

My girlfriend and I went here for brunch on Sunday. It was really good. I ordered the Santa fe bowl. It was pretty good. A lot more meat than I expected which was a negative for me but whatever. My girlfriend ordered the summer house...More

Thank Christopher J
Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

We come here several times of year on our way toward New York. It's an unassuming restaurant with a great menu. I'll admit I've solely had breakfast, and it's one of the better breakfasts in our queue. I love the Huevos Rancheros among other things,...More

Thank Tim R
Reviewed 26 August 2016

The place was odd...After reading a review from a website I must say I was disappointed. I was not at all impressed by anything there. Upon leaving, we met our server going out back to enjoy a cigarette. Service to us is everything and certainly...More

1  Thank Bobby G
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

This café was just what we needed after a long day at the beach. My boyfriend and I came here on a Saturday night. The atmosphere is quaint and casual. The food is delicious and it seems that the chef take great care in each...More

Thank Erin F
Reviewed 26 July 2016

My husband and I enjoyed breakfast here. Staff was friendly and service with Angel was excellent. Water glass kept full, syrup chilled for me since I hate warm syrup. We shared the fruit and yogurt platter. Small portion of very fresh fruit. The yogurt was...More

Thank snorkeler-6
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 14:30
08:00 - 14:30
08:00 - 14:30
08:00 - 14:30
08:00 - 20:30
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2605 Washington Ave, Erie, PA 16508-1345
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Erie
  • Phone Number: +1 814-452-2500
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