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West 8th Street, Erie, PA 16505
+1 814-838-7197
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good20%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible9%
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West 8th Street, Erie, PA 16505
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Reviews (53)
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went there with my elderly mom. Easy access, very friendly and efficient staff. We had tabouleh that was very fresh and clean, and the special with scallops. Brilliant flavors. The squash soup was savory and delicious. We will be back.

Thank drdebsru
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The restaurant is austere, but clean and neat. Menu includes all the favorite Middle Eastern Foods, but also includes steaks, seafood, and some "Americanized" Middle Eastern Foods. Something for everyone. Service was great. There were six of us, and four appetizers to share were plenty....More

Thank James G
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Located close to the Lake just off Peninsula Dr Unique and worldly personal service you an also eat outside in three seasons Excellent Chilean sea bass the owner always come out to meet and greet guests

Thank Anita D
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

Off the beaten path this Mediterranean Turkish restaurant is amazing the owner is from Jordan; the food was amazing. I am so happy we stopped I already look forward to our next visit! I am so full I could t stop eating it was that...More

Thank bens2787
Reviewed 25 February 2017

This time Lamb chops, baba ganoush, Tabbouleh, and roasted vegetables and lentils. Luckily we made reservations (at 6PM!) since there we no empty tables except for ours. Yes the service was not the fastest, but we didn't schedule anything afterwards to put us in a...More

Thank otetsivan
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

I've been to Petra's in the past and enjoyed it. Not so much last night. The service was exceedingly slow. We had reservations for 6pm, arrived on time and that is when the wait began. It took 15 minutes to get our drink order and...More

1  Thank Melanie K
Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

Sometimes restaurants like Petras are discovered as a revelation. Eating there can seem heavenly, a blissful paradise that escapes the drudgery of a smallsize city. Oh but at what cost! Perhaps I should have recognized the warning signs. Regardless, I was swept by the overwhelming...More

Thank Jay K
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Kal and his staff are the best. If you want good food with a middle eastern twist this is the place. The Freaki is good and the lobster ravioli is great.

1  Thank PacificSuns
Reviewed 10 August 2016

Enjoyable, relaxing, always interesting food and atmosphere with outdoor tables. Will adjust menu items to suit personal dining needs or preferences and still turn out a memorable dish. Worth checking out

1  Thank Jean G
Reviewed 25 May 2016

very nice Mediteranian food, not too many places with this kind of menu in the area. Need resevations as it is a small place. Very good food.

1  Thank tmsot
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 25
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:30
16:00 - 21:30
16:00 - 21:30
16:00 - 21:30
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: West 8th Street, Erie, PA 16505
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Erie
  • Phone Number: +1 814-838-7197
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