We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

Syd's place

$$ - $$$
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
2992 W Lake Rd, Erie, PA 16505-3847
+1 814-838-3089
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

49 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
Showing 49: English reviews
Erie, Pennsylvania
Level Contributor
11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

my husband and I go to Syd's regularly. Always perfectly prepared meals and the service is always friendly. A recent new ownership only improved the service, meal choices and decor. I highly recommend Syd's Place.

Helpful?
Thank tmozdy
erie, pa
Level Contributor
160 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

Yes, lots of long tables for holiday gathering of old friends. Great bar service, pleasant server in dining room. However, the quality of food was below average. My med/rare tenderloins were medium to med/well and not tender. My husband's cod was tough Not flaky as most. Sad.

Helpful?
Thank mary y
West Seneca, New York
Level Contributor
56 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 December 2016

Small bar = 4 tables, 12 chairs + 2 TV's basement room ( rathskiller ) for parties Main dining room small = 12 tables some banquet covered with cloth tablecloths + 10 booths Booths feel hard sitting ( table turnover ? ) covered with naugahyde booth stained wood coffee/ coke = 2.29 complementary = mini French dinner rolls dim table... More 

Helpful?
Thank Raymond H
Level Contributor
15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 November 2016

WE took my mom there for her 87th Birthday! The menu was large, lots to pick from. My husband had liver and onions, which is an unusual thing to find on menu. He loved it! My brother had prime rib, was very pleased. I had chicken cordon bleu, excellent, mom had meatloaf dinner, loved it, sister had veal marsala, ate... More 

Helpful?
Thank 589kathleenk
Livermore, Colorado
Level Contributor
1,219 reviews
586 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 224 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 November 2016

I have been eating here 20 years. I used to like their perch. Well it was cold, and had been kept in the warmer for a long time, it was 7:30 PM. My soup was cold and the server was cleaning get tables and other waiting on us. Why do you do this, you have ruined a wonderful experience

Helpful?
Thank M Richard M
Pittsburgh, PA
Level Contributor
38 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

We followed a recommendation, and were very pleased. Service excellent, food delicious. And, atmosphere is very pleasant and comfortable.

Helpful?
Thank Arthur S
Little Torch Key, Florida
Level Contributor
14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

Beth was our server. We appreciated her lovely smile and good service. The clam chowder was full of clams and delicious. The German potato salad was very tasty. Unfortunately we came for the fried perch which were disappointing. They could have been crisper and fresher.

Helpful?
Thank gpennyg
butler,PA
Level Contributor
56 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Have eaten at this place for yrs during our visits to Erie. The menu has been changed, shortened, but still has some regular favorites, like Perch and various steaks. My son and I each had seafood, scallops and shrimp. My scallops were fresh and perfectly cooked, in s dish called Riviera. Clam chowder was excellent also. Nothing fancy inside but... More 

Helpful?
Thank lucynricky
Erie, Pennsylvania
Level Contributor
7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 9 September 2016

My mother loves the liver and onions. perch is good ! Scallops a must order the dry crab cakes delicous !

Helpful?
Thank carl6970
Erie, Pennsylvania
Level Contributor
101 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 August 2016

So close to Waldameer & Presque Isle beaches. Food is very good, but a bit pricey, especially for families. Casual atmosphere.

Helpful?
Thank Kathy W

Travellers who viewed Syd's place also viewed

 

Been to Syd's place? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2992 W Lake Rd, Erie, PA 16505-3847
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Erie
  • Phone Number: +1 814-838-3089
Description
Near Presque Ise and Waldameer Park.

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Syd's place staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?