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25 Peninsula Dr, Erie, PA 16505-2003
+1 814-833-1957
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Destin, Florida
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35 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sara's is an erie staple. located at the entrance of presque isle, it is a must experience in Erie.Certainly not the healthiest choice but the food is hot, good quality and exactly what is being ordered. My personal favorite is the soft serve Orange sherbert cone.

Thank Richard s
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sara's on Presque Isle is a must stop, if you are visiting Presque Isle State Park. Located at the foot of Presque Isle, Sara's offers a fun 50s style dining experience and there's always a happy vibe. Kids love this spot!

Thank Katrina F
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49 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

You will all want the ice cream. I guarantee it. But guess what? The food is great too. Try the Italian Beef. Make sure to get a fork though! Wonderful stuff. The atmosphere is great too. My daughters love playing with the giant Simpsons fiberglass statues.

Thank CapnPitt
Chicago, Illinois
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58 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

When I was a kid there were great diners with burgers and fries and onion rings to die for. Then McDonald, Burger King, etc took over the world and we got quantity over quality. Sara's takes you back to those great diners ..... great....

Thank Oswegosailor
Erie, Pennsylvania
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

Good food, fun atmosphere! Constantly upgrading to accommodate more customers in a faster manner. Also, there are many of great photo ops at Sara's, and on Presque Isle.

Thank Julesinerie
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

We had Burgers ,fries, Chicken, and Drinks. What great place to get away during spring and summer. It's all at a great place to be at Presque Isle beaches.

Thank Rangerlyle
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

An icon of Erie. Open throughout the summer. Fun place for families near and far to visit. Great hot dogs, hamburgers, curly fries, shakes and ice cream. A must see when visiting Presque Isle.

Thank Terry H
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

Your website shows that Sara's is opened now and that is incorrect information Sara's is opened April 1st to September 30th you might want to update your website site so it shows Sara's is closed

2 Thank eadick
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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46 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

It's simply a must do on Presque Isle. We went after a long day at the beach with our dog, and sat outside with some burgers, hot dogs and fries and enjoyed the beach traffic. Huge outdoor seating area, great for dogs to hang with their owners. Always busy so don't try to wait for a time where there won't... More 

Thank simonina88
Erie, Pennsylvania
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

So fun to eat at Sara's! Whimsical 50's place where most of Erie eats a great tasting lunch or dinner; you will always find someone you know there. The staff is awesome in keep the customers happy, efficiently serving hundreds of people in a day, the place is clean and neat, even the outdoor areas. Local flare very apparent here,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Fast food
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?