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Address: 8199 Perry Hwy, Erie, PA 16509-6640
Phone Number:
+1 866-374-3386
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Sun - Sat 00:00 - 23:59
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours

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A casino i finally won at!

Was fun finally being able to win more than i spent! Woohoo! Frozen drinks at the casino bar were yummy! Only negative of this place is SMOKING. Ugh

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
904wendy1964
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Cleveland, Ohio
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Erie, Pennsylvania, United States
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10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Brew pub was awesome, and the live music rocked. The staff really looked out for us and the food was delicious.

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Thank Scott K
PIDowns, Advertising Coordinator at Presque Isle Downs and Casino, responded to this review

Scott, Thanks for the positive review! We love The Brew Brothers, too! We hope to see you again soon. Thanks for taking the time to write about PID/The Brew Brothers. More 

Cleveland, Ohio
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15 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Was fun finally being able to win more than i spent! Woohoo! Frozen drinks at the casino bar were yummy! Only negative of this place is SMOKING. Ugh

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Thank 904wendy1964
PIDowns, Advertising Coordinator at Presque Isle Downs and Casino, responded to this review

Thanks for the review! We are glad your luck was good while you were with us! In case you didn't know, we do have a large non-smoking section. It is across from our Backstretch Buffet. Thanks again for taking the time to review PID. More 

Erie, Pennsylvania
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35 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice job with the remodeling and new floor plan. Great music with local talent. Happy Hour specials are very reasonable but.....pack a lunch and a flask because table service is slow and inattentive. Order at the bar and enjoy at your table.

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1 Thank travelThecountry78
PIDowns, Advertising Coordinator at Presque Isle Downs and Casino, responded to this review

Thanks for the feedback! Would love the opportunity to hear more about your visit. Please call us at 814-866-8353. More 

Charlotte, North Carolina
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10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

its a nice place to take a break when we travel from nc to ny its clean and the food is decent we stop there once or twice a year

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Thank timmytheg
PIDowns, Advertising Coordinator at Presque Isle Downs and Casino, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to review PID. We hope next time you visit we can give you a 5 star experience. More 

Eastlake, Ohio
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29 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Unfortunately, gambling and smoking still go hand in hand at this casino. Choose the wrong entrance and you end up walking through a cloud of smoke. This is a pretty tight slot casino but does have tables if you are into that kind of thing. Ok Casino, not my favorite by far

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Thank Shannon B
PIDowns, Advertising Coordinator at Presque Isle Downs and Casino, responded to this review

Shannon, We are sorry you haven't had the best luck during your time at PID. As far as the non-smoking section goes, the entrance on the east side of the building (near the horse track) is the entrance to use if you do not want to walk through the smoking section. Thanks for taking the time to review our property. More 

Wilson
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17 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Confirming other reviews on the buffet at Presque Isle Downs & Casino. My husband and I ate at the Friday Night Seafood Buffet here and it was terrible. I highly recommend that you NOT try this buffet.

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1 Thank driveandfly
PIDowns, Advertising Coordinator at Presque Isle Downs and Casino, responded to this review

Hello, We are so sorry to hear about your poor experience at our Backstretch Buffet. Our Buffet Manager, Mike Morganti, would love to discuss your experience with you further. He can be contacted through email at mmorganti@pidowns.com. Thank you for taking the time to post about your experience at PID. More 

Erie
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10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Have been there maybe 30 times since it opened. The layout, the machines, the food all just seems to get better. They MUST add more machines to allow you to sign up for their promos, standing in line for 15-20 minutes is not acceptable! The upstairs Brew Brothers is a great venue, good bands, wide variety of music. Been there... More 

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Thank darden624
PIDowns, Advertising Coordinator at Presque Isle Downs and Casino, responded to this review

Thanks a lot for the positive words! We are always working with our kiosks to ensure our guests the quickest and easiest experience. We are happy to hear you are enjoying our property! More 

Manchester, New Hampshire
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

Casino is easy access - right off the highway. Many hotels / motels in close proximity. Clean casino good games - decent steak house restaurant on site -- snack bar is mediocre but the buffet looked very good but did not eat at buffet. Table games as well as slots.

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Thank grizzlyba
PIDowns, Advertising Coordinator at Presque Isle Downs and Casino, responded to this review

Thanks for the positive review of PID. Our Buffet is very good! Give it a try next time you are here, and don't forget about The Brew Brothers upstairs. More 

Fairview Park, Ohio
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22 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017

Went to the casino for NYE. The one area had a Fire and Ice party. There was music and dancing. The drink prices were very reasonable. They allow smoking in the casino, but the NO areas were very nice and clean smelling.

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Thank joemake
PIDowns, Advertising Coordinator at Presque Isle Downs and Casino, responded to this review

We are so happy to hear you enjoyed your time here at PID for NYE! It is one of our favorite days of the year! Thanks for the positive review and we hope to see you back again soon. More 

NE Ohio
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10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

We love casinos, and unfortunately, PID is the only one nearby. With no competition, it appears they feel they don't need to let you win. We used to go several times a month for an evening out, but after months of no winning, non-existent bonus rounds on the slots, or bonus rounds paying less than the original bet, we go... More 

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2 Thank daleybread
PIDowns, Advertising Coordinator at Presque Isle Downs and Casino, responded to this review

We are sorry to hear you havent had the best luck here at PID recently. Hopefully, you are willing to try your luck here again soon. We had a lot of $1,000+ jackpot winners over the holiday weekend! More 

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