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Bayfront Grille

#13 of 331 Restaurants in Erie
Certificate of Excellence
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55 West Bay Drive, Erie, PA 16507
+1 814-454-2005
06:30 - 22:00
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Sun 06:30 - 21:00
Mon - Sat 06:30 - 22:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

So tonight my husband and I decided to take a much needed date night and we chose the Bayfront Grille. The waitress was so very friendly and recommended a dish of escolar (a Hawaiian white fish) with a mango strawberry salsa and man was it by far the best fish I have ever eaten! The chef did such an amazing... More 

Thank Audree C
Ray S, Manager at Bayfront Grille, responded to this review

Audree C, Thank you very much for giving us here such a kind review. I am happy that we could be part of a good night out. Can't wait to see you again. More 

Destin, Florida
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35 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had several lunches here and they were all terrific. I enjoyed a crab avocado salad that was super. it became a standard for lunch while i was there. Good service, friendly and good food.

Thank Richard s
Ray S, Manager at Bayfront Grille, responded to this review

Richard s, I am so happy to hear about your experiences here with us. Thank you for your continued patronage, and let us know if there is anything else we can do to make your visits more enjoyable. More 

Erie, Pennsylvania
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48 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Best restaurant view in Erie. Beautiful building. Wonderful experience. Took my office for a Christmas lunch last year and the restaurant was very accommodating and patient. Food was great and dessert was AWESOME I RECOMMEND TO EVERYONE

Thank Craig U
Ray S, Manager at Bayfront Grille, responded to this review

I just wanted to say thank you for the kind words in your review of the Bayfront Grille. We look forward to seeing your again. More 

Chagrin Falls, Ohio
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78 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Originally, we had planned to eat in town, but we were tired , and decided to have dinner an elevator ride away. Very nice service, tasty signature cocktails, pretty view of Lake Erie steak ordered medium was exactly that, crab cakes lots of crab, not much filler. Delicious creme brûlée to finish the meal. The evening was a hit!

Thank franny60
Ray S, Manager at Bayfront Grille, responded to this review

franny60, I am very pleased to hear that you had such a good experience here at the Bayfront Grille. Please spread the word and hopefully we will see you back again with us. More 

Chicago, IL
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320 reviews
183 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 233 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

Stayed at the Sheraton for a single night and when we checked in the front desk staff recommended we immediately make a reservation at the restaurant as it was the best Sheraton restaurant in the USA. Well, we'd been driving all day and figured eating at a good restaurant onsite would be an excellent idea. We were very disappointed as... More 

Thank MomRocco
Ray S, Manager at Bayfront Grille, responded to this review

MomRocco, I believe that I just responded to your yelp review. Again, Please send me your contact information so I can send out a few dinner coupons if you are ever our way again. And again, I am sorry to hear of your experience here with us. More 

Middletown, Pennsylvania
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28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

The restaurant is ideally located on the bay side of the Sheraton Erie Bayfront Hotel and has both indoors and outdoors seating with excellent views of the bay. The ambiance is relaxing and there is a large bar area when you enter at which you can grab a quick snack and drink or enjoy a full meal. The menu has... More 

Thank MiddletownDave
Ray S, Manager at Bayfront Grille, responded to this review

MiddletownDave, Thank you for your kind review of the BFG. My hope is that everyone can experience the same as you did. More 

Franklin, Pennsylvania
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151 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

We chose to sit outside (good call, it is a bit protected from the wind and the panorama was great!) Tasty iced tea, nice silver and linen, tempting menu, nice background music and upscal-ish, yet casual setting for lunch. It was quite busy, but service was good. Went for the fried avocado and lump crab.salad. I enjoyed it, fresh and... More 

Thank susan s
Ray S, Manager at Bayfront Grille, responded to this review

susan s, Thank you so much for your review of our Bayfront Grille. I am pleased to hear that you had an enjoyable time with us. More 

Erie, Pennsylvania
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31 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Great food some people complain about the prices well then go to Applebees this is a higher end restaurant. Dress nicer act nicer better food and atmosphere. Only problem it can get noisey theres no buffer between the bar and restaurant area so if theres alot of people drinking it gets loud if your a couple trying to have a... More 

Thank gab469469
Ray S, Manager at Bayfront Grille, responded to this review

gab469469, Thank you for your review of the Bayfront Grille. Depending on the day of the week, I do understand that it can get a little noisy between the guests at the bar and the BFG. I am looking into a solution to this problem. More 

belle vernon, pa
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119 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

Went on a bus tour with our church group and Bayfront Grille was the restaurant marked for Lunch. It was delicious. The Pan Seared Salmon with risotto & seasonal veggies was grilled perfectly. Portions were filling enough and the coffee was just right. Dessert was a generous slice of spice/carrot cake with cream cheese icing and raspberry drizzle. The wait... More 

Thank darBelleVernon_Pa
Ray S, Manager at Bayfront Grille, responded to this review

darBelleVernon_Pa, I am happy to hear of your experience here with us at the Bayfront Grille. Our Salmon is one of our most popular entrees. Thank you for your feedback! More 

Albuquerque, New Mexico
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

Excellent menu, served graciously and cooked as expected. Large and varied bar menu. Staff served breakfasts to a large group in private dining room after having to reset room due to last minute reservations. Ordered from menu, individual checks. Impressed!!!

Thank Patte D
Ray S, Manager at Bayfront Grille, responded to this review

Patte D, Thank you so much for your nice review. I am happy that we could accommodate you and give you the level of service that I know we can! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$34
American, Grill, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, View, Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 55 West Bay Drive, Erie, PA 16507
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Erie
  • Phone Number: +1 814-454-2005
The Bayfront Grille, located in the Sheraton Erie Bayfront Hotel in Erie, Pennsylvania, can be your personal oasis in the heart of Erie's Bayfront Marina District. The stunning lake views on our patio are sure to take your breath away, while you dine on a delicious seasonal menu featuring hints of Asian and Contemporary cuisine. Executive Chef Kristian Young is taking Bayfront Grille into elite status among the top ranked restaurants of the Sheraton brand. The Maryland Style Crab Cakes and Roasted Corn & Crab Chowder are two dishes that make Bayfront Grille dwarf the local competition. Meanwhile the Filets, Rib-eye and House Strip Steak truly are cut in-house to ensures that every steak served is not only the freshest it can be, but of the highest grade. A global selection of seafood, delivered daily, also is prepared in compliment the premium meats. Bayfront Grille has something to serve for everyone! Ranked #1 for Guest Overall Satisfaction by Sheraton for North American Hotels in 2013 and 2014. Ranked #1 for Restaurant Quality by Sheraton Globally in 2013 and 2014 Lake Erie Living Magazine Ranked #1 Fine Dining Ranked #1 Overall Dining Ranked #1 Chef Kristian Young Ranked #1 Outdoor Dining Ranked #2 Sunday Brunch

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