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The Summer House Cafe

#35 of 331 Restaurants in Erie
Certificate of Excellence
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American, Cafe, Diner
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2605 Washington Ave, Erie, PA 16508-1345
+1 814-452-2500
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07:00 - 21:00
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Hours:
Sun - Wed 08:00 - 14:30
Thu 08:00 - 20:30
Fri - Sat 07:00 - 21:00
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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186 reviews
166 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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 bowl and she really liked it. We were a fan of this place and would... More 

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Thank Christopher J
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles 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, and my fiancé loves the Country Bowl. I absolutely recommend this restaurant to foodies and... More 

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Thank Tim R
Bardstown, United States
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10 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 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 our meals may have been more enjoyable, had our service been better. In my opinion,... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 bubbles 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 meal. We had the rainbow trout with lump crab meat. It was served with Lyonnais... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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 like cinnamon soup, but was nice to dip the fruit in. I feel portion... More 

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belle vernon, pa
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2016

Each year as we travel to Erie we make a stop at Summer House. Breakfast is served all day, and there are many other wraps, sandwiches and lunch favorites to choose from. My son had the sea food taco, said it was delicious. I had the wonderful tomato basil soup (I always do, it's the best) and a dill egg... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2016 via mobile

Went here for Mother's Day brunch and Father's Day brunch. Great selection. Very accommodating. Took our young son with us and everyone was so nice. Omelette station was very quick and made to order. Our favorite breakfast place.

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Thank soonernicko
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2016

My sister in law recommended that my husband and I have breakfast here when we were visiting. I had the crab oscar benedict and my husband had a combo platter. My bene was great with an English muffin, slice of steak topped with pieces of crab, then a poached egg and a light, lemony hollandaise sauce with a small fruit... More 

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Thank sc1009
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

We have been to the Summer House Café twice in the last month, both times we were very pleased. First visit was for dinner and the salmon croquettes were excellent. Lunch was a salmon citrus salad, would recommend both of these. The waitresses were knowledgeable and efficient. Give it a try if you haven't been there.

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Erie, United States
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2016 via mobile

My potatoes were burnt solid & looked spoiled...and how do you ruin scrambled eggs??? Not coming back for breakfast again

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Cafe, Diner
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 14:30
Monday
08:00 - 14:30
Tuesday
08:00 - 14:30
Wednesday
08:00 - 14:30
Thursday
08:00 - 20:30
Friday
07:00 - 21:00
Saturday
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?