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


Special Events & Catering

Special Event?

Ricardo’s Restaurant specializes in small to medium sized private functions. Whether you’re looking for a small venue for a surprise party or anniversary or need something bigger for a retirement dinner or wake, we’ve got you covered.

Nice Place & Great Food

Comfortable surroundings and great food make Ricardo’s Restaurant the ideal location to host your next event. We offer three different menu options to choose from. Our Buffet Style In-House Catering Menu, Our Banquet Menu and Open Menu Option– which allows your guests to order off the regular menu. We also offer a special menu designed for Wedding Showers and Baby Showers. Our comfortable, relaxing facility can easily and comfortably accommodate your group of up to 100 guests. You can count on our outstanding service and delicious menu to make your next gathering easy to manage and memorable for years to come.

Buffet Style In-House Catering

At Ricardo’s Restaurant, we make it easy for you to customize your buffet specifically for your special event or occasion. Our standard meat selections include 6 customer favorites to choose from.

All Buffet Style meals include Salad, Rolls & Butter
+ Choose 2, 3 or 4 meats from our standard meat selections: Sausage with Peppers & Onions, Ox Roast, Meatballs, BBQ-Style Cheddar Sausage.
+ Select 2, 3 or 4 side dishes: Vegetable, Potato, Rigatoni, Pasta Salad.

We also offer deluxe meat options including Tenderloin Tips, Stuffed Chicken Breast and Cut-Up Ribs.

Our Buffet Menu is available for events held between the hours of 11 am – 3:30 pm Daily. Please call for current pricing and details (814) 455-4947.

Baby Showers and Wedding Showers

Trust Ricardo’s Restaurant to provide the perfect place to celebrate these truly memorable life events.
This menu is only available for Baby & Wedding Showers.

$11.95 per person. All guests receive the same menu item.
There is a $25 room set up charge.

*Prices subject to change

All Selections listed are served with zucchini and pasta sampler. Coffee, hot tea and water are included.
This is not a mix and match menu. Please select one menu item for all guests.

+ Grilled Chicken Salad with French Fries
+ Steak Salad
+ Chicken Parmesan with Pasta
+ Steak Salad
+ Pasta with Meatballs
+ Sandwich Trays
+ Cube Steak Sandwich

For all other special events, we offer Buffet-Style In-House Catering and a Banquet Menu. Please call for specifics and pricing.

Banquet Menu

Filet Mignon
Strip Steak
4 oz. Filet Mignon & Shrimp
Chicken Parmesan
Shrimp Dinner
Tenderloin Tips with Mushrooms & Onions
(When Available)

All Banquet Dinners served with salad, zucchini, pasta sampler, potato, bread & butter.
Sales tax will be added to your bill. We recommend gratuity of 18%.

Ricardo’s Restaurant Dinner Menu.

Ricardo’s Restaurant is the ideal place for your next private gathering. Our comfortable, spacious dining room can easily accommodate up to 100 guests. We offer three different in-house catering menus and make it easy for your guests to enjoy themselves. Call today to book your event. 814.455.4947

Ricardo’s Restaurant Italian pasta sampler as included with dinners.

Our Buffet Menu enables you to select the perfect variety and amount of food for your banquet, funeral wake or business reception. Count on us to make your gathering easy to plan and enjoy. All the details are listed to the left under Buffet Style In-House Catering. Call today for more details or to book your gathering. 814.455.4947

Ricardo’s Restaurant hosting a small private luncheon party of 25 diners for the Red Hat Society.

When it comes to celebrations, our relaxed atmosphere is perfect for your guests to move about and visit. With our open floor plan, we have plenty of flexibility in room set-up. Please be sure to let us know if you have any special requests or leave the details to us.

Ricardo’s Restaurant’s Generous portion Chicken Parmesan Dinner with salad, pasta sampler, fresh-cut fried zucchini and fresh Italian Bread with butter.

Friends are the family we choose for ourselves- or so it’s been said. Make the most of your special occasion at Ricardo’s Restaurant. Call today to book your event or find out more. 814.455.4947