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Places to Eat

  • Near Gannon

    Erie has so many restaurants and markets that it’s hard to keep track of them all, so we did it for you! In addition to all the restaurants, there are several markets in the area -- including a variety of international options. All you have to do is find your favorite


    Near Presque Isle State Park

    Restaurant Address Directions from Campus
    Applebee's  2911 West 12th Street West on West 12th, approximately 4 miles. Applebee's is on the left next to Taco Bell on the corner of West 12 and Peninsula Drive.
    Colony Pub & Grille 2670 West 8th Street
    North on State Street to the Bayfront Highway. Turn left onto the Bayfront Highway. Follow the Bayfront to West 8th Street, and turn right onto West 8th Street. The Colony Pub & Grille is on the right in the Colony Plaza.
    Perkins Family Restaurant 2714 West 8th Street Follow directions above; Perkins is on the right, just past the Colony Pub and Grille.
    Sara's (Seasonal) 25 Peninsula Drive Follow directions above, continuing to the traffic light at West 8th and Peninsula. Turn right and proceed straight through the next traffic signal and down the hill to the lakefront. You will find Sara's on the right, just before the entrance to Presque Isle State Park.
    Serafini's   2642 West 12th Street West on 12th Street just before Peninsula Drive, on the right.
    Syd's Place 2992 West Lake Road
    West on West 6th. Continue to follow West 6th then turn right onto West 8th/Seaway Trail. West 8th becomes West Lake Road.


    Near the Millcreek Mall

    Travel north on State Street to the Bayfront Highway. Turn left onto Bayfront Highway and follow signs for I-79 south to the Kearsarge Exit. Turn left off of the exit ramp, and left again at the third traffic light to enter the Millcreek Mall. Restaurants located at the mall include Red Lobster, the Roadhouse, Ruby Tuesday, Outback, Max and Erma's, and Fox and Hound and more. Many other restaurants are located on Peach Street, south of the mall. Instead of turning left to enter the mall, continue straight to Peach Street (Route 19) and merge right (south). You will see the Olive Garden, Applebee's, TGI Friday's, Cracker Barrel, Bob Evans, Quaker Steak & Lube, Steak and Shake and many more.