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Presque Isle Downs and Casino

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8199 Perry Hwy, Erie, PA 16509-6640
+1 866-374-3386
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Erie's Top Attraction/Experience

Both native to NW PA, my wife and I enjoy our annual trip "back home" which MUST include a "night... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Robert V
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Ave Maria, Florida
Great atmosphere, convenient location

A smaller casino in comparison to others, Presque Isle has a lot to offer. Brew Brothers, located... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Gerri H
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Located off Exit 27 on I-90, Eldorado’s Presque Isle Downs and Casino in Erie, PA is home to the hottest new slots, progressive table games, live racing (Sunday thru Thursday May thru September,) simulcast racing year-round and several dining options including LBV Steak & Pasta. Gambling Problem? Call 1-800 Gambler.
  • Excellent23%
  • Very good32%
  • Average27%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible8%
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“horse racing” (55 reviews)
“nice casino” (53 reviews)
“table games” (49 reviews)
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Hours Today: 12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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8199 Perry Hwy, Erie, PA 16509-6640
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Both native to NW PA, my wife and I enjoy our annual trip "back home" which MUST include a "night at the races" in the clubhouse! Presque Isle Downs in our opinion is Erie's top attraction and experience. Calling ahead for free reservations to the...More

Thank Robert V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A smaller casino in comparison to others, Presque Isle has a lot to offer. Brew Brothers, located upstairs of the casino, has an excellent beer selection and great food as well as local bands most weekends. During the summer months, you can catch live thoroughbred...More

Thank Gerri H
PIDowns, Public Relations Manager at Presque Isle Downs and Casino, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to review PID, Gerri. We appreciate all of the positive and detailed feedback. Thanks!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There is a wide variety of gaming choices. Many denominations of slots. They have a high rollers area. There are many table games too. The winnings seemed few and far between. I know you dont always win but through out the night I didn't hear...More

Thank Jonathan F
PIDowns, Public Relations Manager at Presque Isle Downs and Casino, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to review PID, Jonathan. We appreciate all of your detailed feedback and will pass it along. Casino payouts are the number one complaint that EVERY casino receives. It is very important to us that our guests receive the time...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I used to win before it was purchased by El Dorado. Spent tons of money and bonuses were few and far between. I don't mind losing as long as I get at least play time and a bonus. Should not have to put in 200...More

Thank KarenAD1
PIDowns, Public Relations Manager at Presque Isle Downs and Casino, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to review PID, Karen. Casino payouts are the number one complaint that EVERY casino receives. It is very important to us that our guests receive the time on device they desire. Unfortunately, there are times when that does not...More

Reviewed 4 December 2017

Went to Brew Brothers on a Friday for happy hour. They have a HUGE draft beer selection, with some staples (Sam Adams, Miller Light) along with a long list of craft beers. I tried several and all were very good. As an appetizer we got...More

Thank Ed M
PIDowns, Manager at Presque Isle Downs and Casino, responded to this reviewResponded 6 December 2017

Thank you so much for the fantastic review and feedback, Ed! We are happy to hear you loved The Brew Brothers! Feel free to check us out on Untappd to keep updated on our beer selection!

Reviewed 4 December 2017 via mobile

Was surprised how bad it’s become. Gave it a try after several years an not impressed. Place still smells like cigarette butts. Basically it’s one big room and when people smoke it fills the whole place. Not much to it other then a few tables...More

Thank Rowlaw
PIDowns, Manager at Presque Isle Downs and Casino, responded to this reviewResponded 6 December 2017

Thank you for taking the time to review PID. We will pass this feedback along.

Reviewed 1 December 2017

People are friendly and the machines are tight...have won a couple hundred dollars a couple of times.....More

Thank DeannaTk
PIDowns, Manager at Presque Isle Downs and Casino, responded to this reviewResponded 1 December 2017

Thank you for taking the time to review PID. Casino payouts are the number one complaint that EVERY casino receives. It is very important to us that our guests receive the time on device they desire. Unfortunately, there are times when that does not happen...More

Reviewed 30 November 2017

the buffet is terrible most food barely warm meat tough.the slotmachines are tight lost 20 dollars in 5 minutes no good giveaways,too smoky,ticket cashing machines always broke,cashiers way too slow,horse races a joke won a trifecta& won 10 bucks woohoo,eldorado & Mr. Farve killed this...More

Thank mrctooruh
PIDowns, Manager at Presque Isle Downs and Casino, responded to this reviewResponded 11 December 2017

It sounds like you had a rough night! The ticket machines when they show out of service are waiting for money fills which means the machines ARE paying out. 50% of the casino floor is non-smoking. I would recommend trying the casino area across from...More

Reviewed 27 November 2017 via mobile

Enjoyable day entertaining would like it better if it wasn’t so smoky inside .friendley and helpful staff in all a nice place

Thank cynthia4049
PIDowns, Manager at Presque Isle Downs and Casino, responded to this reviewResponded 27 November 2017

Thank you for visiting and taking the time to review PID. We appreciate your feedback.

Reviewed 17 November 2017

Went there yesterday. I keep saying I am never going back there because the machines don't pay. They don't have many new machines. They put the new ones in the smoking section and the old ones in the non smoking. The buffet is not open...More

Thank pey10750
PIDowns, Manager at Presque Isle Downs and Casino, responded to this reviewResponded 20 November 2017

Free play or “comps” that you refer to them as are given based upon an individual’s play. If you’d like a more thorough review of your account, we’d be more than happy to go through it with you. Please call us at 866-374-3386 and ask...More

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Judy T
2 November 2017|
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Response from PIDowns | Property representative |
21 for Slots and Tables 18 for Thoroughbred Racing
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Debrah W
9 June 2017|
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Response from PIDowns | Property representative |
The drinks are not free, but depending our your ONE Club card level, you may receive one or more comp drinks.
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TuesdayKate
13 November 2016|
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Response from Boba_Fett_33 | Reviewed this property |
This is in PA my friend. If you are not 21, they MIGHT send you to a work camp. THAT BEING SAID, our laws are so archaic (the Puritans even shake their heads at our..ah, MORALS), you MIGHT be able to get in if you are 18... More
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