Wines, Brews & Chews

Lavery Brewing Company
Lavery Brewing Company

 

Wines

Pennsylvania’s moderate climate and rolling terrain provides some of the best grape growing conditions on the East Coast. With approximately 14,000 acres of grapes, Pennsylvania ranks 4th nationally in the amount of grapes grown and 8th in wine production. Take the scenic route outside Erie and head east on the Great Lakes Seaway Trail an America’s Byway™ to experience the 25 distinct wineries of Lake Erie Wine Country that span PA and NY along the southern shores of Lake Erie.  The warm waters of Lake Erie are ideal for grape growing and the proof is in the award-winning wines ranging from Vidal Blanc, Riesling, Country Reds and Whites to Dutch Apple, Blueberry and Ice Wines. Stops at Arrowhead Wine Cellars, Courtyard Winery, Lakeview Wine Cellars, Mazza Vineyards, Penn Shore Vineyards, Presque Isle Wine Cellars, and South Shore Wine Company are highly recommended.  Five & 20 Spirits & Brewing in neighboring Westfield, NY offers premium wines in addition to their high-quality small-batch craft distilled beverages.  Finish up at The Grape Discovery Center to learn about the oldest and largest Concord grape-growing region in the world. The grape harvest season culminates in late September with the annual Wine Fest. Tours and tastings are offered year-round.

 

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Where there is water, hops and barley, there are brewers.  The Erie region is home to four breweries:  Erie Ale Works, Erie Brewing Company, The Brewerie at Union Station and Lavery Brewing Company.  Each brewery refines their beer from simple ingredients, mixing in a passion for their craft with a personable twist that gives uniqueness to an ever-expanding assortment of flavors, styles and funky names.  Grab a growler or a pint of Railbender Ale, Mad Anthony’s APA, Apparition Amber Ale, Liopard Oir or Gutterball.  Tours and tastings are available at most facilities, giving visitors the opportunity to learn the process, meet the brewers and sample award-winning beers. Download the Lake Erie Ale Trail Brochure (PDF).

 

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Chews

The Erie area restaurant scene has plenty of traditional and non-traditional dining options; a treasure trove of tastes. Sit down for an elegant dinner or grab something on the go.  From fine dining, casual dining, family-friendly and fast foods to ethnic restaurants and a variety of unique dining experiences.  End your winery or brewery tour and dine at any one of Erie’s fine restaurants including 1201 Kitchen, The Bayfront Grille, Betrand’s Bistro, Cloud 9 Wine Bar, Cork 1794, Latino’s, Mad Mex, The Pufferbelly, Rum Runners Cove, Sara’s, Smugglers Wharf, U Pick 6 Tap House, U Pick 6 Public House or Victor’s.

Wines, Brews, Chews

1201 Kitchen 

1201 State Street
Erie, PA 16501
814-464-8989
www.1201restaurant.com

Applebee's Neighborhood Grill 

2911 West 12th Street
Erie, PA 16505
814-838-1144
www.visitscott.com

Applebee's Neighborhood Grill 

4002 Buffalo Rd.
Erie, PA 16510
814-898-0150
www.visitscott.com

Applebee's Neighborhood Grill 

7790 Peach Street
Erie, PA 16509
814-866-8210
www.visitscott.com

Arrowhead Wine Cellars 

12073 East Main Road
North East, PA 16428
814-725-5509
www.arrowheadwine.com

Backstretch Buffet at Presque Isle Downs 

8199 Perry Highway
Erie, PA 16509
814-860-8999
www.presqueisledowns.com

Bayfront Grille at the Sheraton Hotel 

55 West Bay Drive
Erie, PA 16507
814-454-2005
www.sheratoneriebayfront.com

Bertrand's Bistro 

18 North Park Row
Erie, PA 16501
814-871-6477
www.bertrandsbistro.com

Choo Choo's Bar & Restaurant at the El Patio 

2950 West Lake Road
Erie, PA 16505
814-838-9722

Cloud 9 Wine Bar and Restaurant 

25 West 10th Street
Erie, PA 16501
814-870-9007
www.cloud9erie.com

Courtyard Wineries

10021 West Main Road
North East, PA 16428
814-725-0236
www.courtyardwineries.com

Downs Clubhouse & Lounge 

8199 Perry Highway
Erie, PA 16509
814-866-8363
www.presqueisledowns.com

Dunkin' Donuts 

7165 Peach Street
Erie, PA 16509
814-864-6769
www.visitscott.com

Dunkin' Donuts 

Millcreek Mall Food Court
Erie, PA 16565
814-866-1121
www.visitscott.com

Edinboro Lake Resort & Restaurant

12670 Edinboro Road
Edinboro, PA 16412
814-434-3307
www.edinborolakeresort.com

Erie Ale Works 

416 West 12th Street
Erie, PA 16501
814-218-0321
www.eriealeworks.com

Erie Brewing Company

1213 Veshecco Drive
Erie, PA 16501
814-459-7741
www.eriebrewingco.com

Famous Dave's Legendary Bit Bar-B-Que 

7165 Peach Street
Erie, PA 16509
814-790-4205
www.visitscott.com

Five & 20 Spirits & Brewing 

8398 West Route 20
Westfield, NY 14787
716-793-9463
www.fiveand20.com

Gigi's Route 6 Heritage Center & Diner

344 East Columbus Avenue
Corry, PA 16407
814-664-8646

Harbor View Grill 

3730 Harbor Ridge Trail
Erie, PA 16510
814-898-4653
www.hrgolfclub.com/harbor-view-grill.html

Hooch & Blotto's 

8071 Peach Street
Erie, PA 16509
814-217-1140
www.visitscott.com

La Bonne Vie SteakHouse at Presque Isle Downs 

8199 Perry Highway
Erie, PA 16509
814-866-8359
www.presqueisledowns.com

Lake Erie Wine Country


North East, PA 16428
877-326-6561
www.lakeeriewinecountry.org

Lakeview Wine Cellars 

8440 Singer Road
North East, PA 16428
814-725-4440
www.lakeviewwinecellars.com

Latino's Restaurant & Bar 

1315 Parade Street
Erie, PA 16503
814-452-1966
www.latinosrb.com

Lavery Brewing Company 

128 West 12th Street
Erie, PA 16501
814-454-0405
www.laverybrewing.com

Lighthouse Inn & Restaurant 

3704 East Lake Road
Erie, PA 16511
814-899-9300
www.erielighthouseinn.com

Mad Mex 

654 Millcreek Mall
Erie, PA 16565
814-520-5142
www.madmex.com

Mad Mex 

654 Millcreek Mall
Erie, PA 16565
814-520-5142
www.madmex.com/erie

Mazza Vineyards

11815 East Lake Road
North East, PA 16428
800-796-WINE (9463)
www.mazzawines.com

Peek N' Peak Ski Resort & Spa

1405 Olde Road
Clymer, NY 14724
716-355-4141
www.pknpk.com

Penn Shore Vineyards 

10225 East Lake Road
North East, PA 16428
814-725-8688
www.pennshore.com

Presque Isle Wine Cellars 

9440 West Main Road
North East, PA 16428
814-725-1314
www.piwine.com

Pufferbelly Restaurant 

414 French Street
Erie, PA 16507
814-454-1557
www.thepufferbelly.com

Qdoba Mexican Grill 

7165 Peach Street
Erie, PA 16509
814-790-4915
www.visitscott.com

Quaker Steak & Lube 

7851 Peach Street
Erie, PA 16509
814-864-9464
www.visitscott.com

Rum Runners

133 East Dobbins Landing
Erie, PA 16507
814-455-4292
www.rumrunnerserie.com

Rum Runners Cove

2 State Street
Erie, PA 16507
814-454-7160
www.rumrunnerscove.com

Safari Grille at the Hilton Garden Inn 

2225 Downs Drive
Erie, PA 16509
814-868-9200
814-868-9200

Sara's Restaurant 

25 Peninsula Drive
Erie, PA 16505
814-833-1957
www.sarasandsallys.com

Smuggler's Wharf

3 State Street
Erie, PA 16507
814-459-4273
www.smugglerswharfinc.com

South Shore Wine Company 

1120 Freeport Road
North East, PA 16428
814-725-1585
www.ss.mazzawines.com

Sprague Farm & Brew Works 

22043 US Hwy 6 & 19
Venango, PA 16440
814-398-2885
www.Sleepingchainsaw/brew_works

Steak 'n Shake 

7841 Peach Street
Erie, PA 16509
814-866-8028
www.visitscott.com

Sunset Café at TREC 

301 Peninsula Drive
Erie, PA 16505
814-833-5843
www.trecpi.org

The Brewerie at Union Station 

123 West 14th Street
Erie, PA 16501
814-454-2200
www.brewerie.com

The Cork 1794

17 West Main Street
North East, PA 16503
814-347-9078
www.facebook.com/thecork1794

The French Quarter

8657 Perry Highway
Erie, PA 16509
814-864-8856
www.roarontheshorecamping.com

U Pick 6 Beer Store/Grill 

7520 Peach Street
Erie, PA 16509
814-866-2337
www.upick6.com

U Pick 6 Public House 

4575 West Ridge Road
Erie, PA 16506
814-520-8495
www.upick6.com

U Pick 6 Tap House & Restaurant 

333 State Street
Erie, PA 16507
814-520-5419
www.upick6.com

Victor's at the Clarion Lake Erie Hotel 

2800 West 8th Street
Erie, PA 16505
814-838-9270
www.belaireclarion.com

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