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1662 W 8th St, Erie, PA 16505-5042
+1 814-456-3096
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A nice little diner with good value and good food. The service is good and the place does a great business on the weekends.

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Thank Deanne B
Erie, PA
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193 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

Ordered the Blueberry waffles on special board...Out. Tried to order fresh fruit on waffles, no fresh fruit! Was told waffles were frozen..Toasted to order. Yuck. Meatballs omelet..Meatballs were microwaved...With warm sauce dropped on top. Serve friendly, but menu items..Less than average

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Thank Dana K
Chicago, Illinois
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017

I refuse to go anywhere else for breakfast, staff is super nice and friendly, food is exceptional, prices are reasonable. I just love it !!

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Thank IZNA_K
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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274 reviews
208 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

I was in Erie for a wedding and had the opportunity to look for a local breakfast joint. I almost succumbed to the convenience of Perkins. But so so glad that I did not. This is a hot local spot. When I asked the waitress if I should do the eggs Benedict special or one other menu item she said... More 

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Thank pittHD
Wellesley Island, New York
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77 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

Been awhile and better than ever. Maybe to coincide with the Polish festival, they featured a Polish breakfast. Eggs, kielbasa, potato-filled pierogies, and toast. Delicious. Throw in a complimentary sampling of corned beef hash and we waddled out. Nice folks, great food, local ambiance. Don't miss it!

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Thank DanL36274
Hopkinton, Massachusetts
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

Passing through, we decided to stop in Erie to look at the lake and get breakfast. Avanti's was just around the corner and had good reviews, so we stopped in. This is clearly a place where locals go and are known by the staff -- but as out-of-owners we were welcomed with open arms. Once I heard that the corned... More 

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Thank Heather K
Metropolis, Illinois
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17 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

We went to Avanti's after the manager of another restaurant recommended this place to have breakfast. We requested a place where the locals would go. I give it 4 stars for 2 reasons: Orange Juice was not freshly squeezed and , they had not croissants. Besides that it was a great omelette shade with real eggs. Great hash-browns. We decided... More 

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Thank nancy s
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

I got the French toast with blue berries and it was really good. It wasn't too dry or too mushy either. The service was great and they were very nice. Be sure to check it out if your in the mood for a local casual breakfast or lunch.

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Thank kimmey m
North East, Pennsylvania
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105 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016

It was its usual busy pace but we found a table for four. I tried something totally new: Corned Beef Hash because I had always wondered what it was . It arrived with 3 perfectly cooked eggs on top, hash browns and toast . It was loaded with the beef. What made it perfect was the lack of heavy salt.... More 

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Thank Joseph S
Erie, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 March 2016 via mobile

Visited this place today. We were seated and got our drinks in a timely manner. The waitress came and took our order, Meatball omlet, hashbrowns, italian toast, which took 40 mins to come out. We watched 4 other tables that came after us recieve their meals. Finally the food came out, greasy hashbrowns, dry toast, and a meat ball omlet... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, International
Meals
Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1662 W 8th St, Erie, PA 16505-5042
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Erie
  • Phone Number: +1 814-456-3096

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