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25 Peninsula Dr, Erie, PA 16505-2003
+1 814-833-1957
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“curly fries” (77 reviews)
“ice cream” (196 reviews)
“orange sherbet” (47 reviews)
Open Now
10:30 am - 9:00 pm Hours
American, Fast food
25 Peninsula Dr, Erie, PA 16505-2003
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My husband and I headed up to Erie for my birthday weekend and to fish but the cold, windy and stormy weather didn't allow us to do any outside activities. We shopped and ate. One day we had snacks at Sara's and the next evening,...More

Thank cynthia_sue
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We wait all winter for Sara’s to open for the summer. The food is great! The atmosphere is cool and it screams summer.

Thank Aimee M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Sara's is wonderful! Every year we can not wait until they open. Their burgers are so yummy and they have a topping bar to add as much or as little as you want to it. Their hot dogs are Smith's (the Best around) grilled to...More

Thank carebear6912
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great spot by Presque Isle to get some food. Love all the signage and memorabilia. This is a must do if your coming to the lake and of course get a footlong Smith's Hot Dog.

Thank PhatPatW
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Sara's is a staple in Erie, PA on the peninsula during the summer. They use fresh buns and Smith Hot Dogs. Their hamburgers are grilled hot and delicious too. A generous side of onion rings (or french fries) completes the meal. They have wide array...More

Thank jennyotv
Reviewed 5 March 2018

It's always a pleasure going to Sara's in the summer and then taking a ride around the peninsula. The orange/vanilla twist is the best.

Thank Z6361OAjosephr
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

We make a point of going to Saras several times a season. Smith hotdogs, fresh cut fries with malt vinegar and fesh made onion rings. Its awesome the only issue we have is sneaking there without the kids. The food is good,portions large and the...More

Thank Yvonne D
Reviewed 4 March 2018

Great food-hot dogs, onion rings, and peanut butter ice cream , all in a delightful 60's environment. Can't be missed while at the beach.

Thank Dale D
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Sara’s has great fast food with a 50’s and 60’s classical flair. the setting is straight out of Happy Day’s complete with the oldies music and outstanding burgers, hot dogs and shakes plus great soft serve ice cream which is a favorite of the local...More

Thank homer4103
Reviewed 4 March 2018

for a great piece of Americana stop at Sarahs after the beach for smiths hot dogs ,shakes,fries and ice cream,,,,oh yeah root beer floats to.

Thank Davo513
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Marilyn W
27 July 2017|
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Response from Deanna S | Reviewed this property |
There is a drive thru, however, going inside is half the experience with the cool memorabilia that they have there. It is like stepping back to the 1950's.
10 June 2017|
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Response from Timothy S | Reviewed this property |
I have seen dogs on a leash there. Shade is a premium as the table umbrellas are the only source.
19 August 2015|
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Response from 209judithh | Reviewed this property |
I have not noticed if there is any vegetarian items on their menu.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 25 Peninsula Dr, Erie, PA 16505-2003
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Erie
  • Phone Number: +1 814-833-1957
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