Ricardo's Restaurant | 2112 East Lake Road, Erie PA 16511



Welcome to Our Family

For over 75 years, Ricardo’s Restaurant has been a gathering place for family and friends. When you dine with us, we treat you the way we would like to be treated – like family. Every item on our menu is made fresh daily with top quality ingredients and is served with pride. Located on East Lake Road near General Electric in Erie, PA, Ricardo’s proudly serves traditional American, Italian and Steakhouse style cuisine at affordable prices in a casual, friendly atmosphere.

Erie’s Most Famous Steakhouse

At Ricardo’s Restaurant, we’re known for the Best Filet Mignon from Erie, PA to Northwestern NY and Northeastern, OH. We have fans far and wide outside our area including Chicago, IL, Pittsburgh, PA and Denver, CO just to name a few. What makes our Filet Mignon so special? Whether you order our 4 oz. Filet Mignon and Butterflied Shrimp Dinner or our Full Cut Filet Mignon Dinner, we start with the best grain-fed beef available and carefully prepare it using our signature seasonings and proprietary cooking method and serve it to your specifications. We promise you won’t be disappointed! Many have tried to duplicate our results – but nobody comes close. We also offer a NY Strip Steak prepared with the same meticulous standards.

Lunch, Dinner or Take-Out?

Whether you’re looking for a light lunch and a hot cup of coffee with a co-worker or you’d like to have dinner out with your sweetheart or family, we’ve got the perfect menu selection for you. Ricardo’s Restaurant’s lunch menu offers a wide variety of soups, salads, sandwiches and pasta along with our famous fresh fried zucchini. Lunch Specials are available daily. If a nice family dinner sounds good, our generous portions and menu options are sure to please. We offer Steaks, Seafood, Chicken, and Italian Entrees along with Specialty Salads, Sandwiches and Appetizers.

Don’t have time to dine in? Everything on the menu is available for take-out. Simply call in to order for pick up. When you can’t join us in house for the finest comfort food around, take out is a great option! 814.455.4947.

We Cater to You

From wedding anniversaries and business dinners to graduation celebrations and wakes, we’ve catered to the needs of our patrons for years! Ricardo’s is the perfect place to host your gathering. We take the worry out of your event and make it easy for you to spend quality time with friends, family or co-workers. We cater in-house to groups from 40-100 people. Please Click Here to go to our Special Events and Catering page for more details.

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Ricardo’s Restaurant, famous steakhouse and Italian Restaurant located at 2112 East Lake Road Erie, PA  16511.

Ricardo’s Restaurant, conveniently located at 2112 East lake Road in Erie, PA, offers superb food and outstanding service. Whether you’re hungry for a nice steak dinner, traditional Italian fare or a sandwich and fries, we’ve got just what you’re looking for.

Four women friends eating a casual lunch of steak, chicken and salad at Ricardo’s Restaurant Famous Steakhouse in Erie, PA.

Enjoy a casual lunch or dinner with friends in our comfortable dining room. At Ricardo’s, we enjoy what we do and it shows. From the fresh, top quality food we serve, to the friendliness and knowledge of our servers, we take pride in making sure that you have a great dining experience.

Ricardo’s Restaurant 4 oz. Filet Mignon & Butterfly Shrimp dinner with pasta sampler, fresh-cut, friend zucchini and fresh Italian bread with butter.

Our juicy, delicious Petit Filet Steak and Jumbo Shrimp dinner comes with fresh-cut fried zucchini, pasta sampler, your choice of potato or vegetable and bread with butter. It has long been a customer favorite and it’s easy to see why!