Indulge yourself with some high calorie, high carb, and oh-so-worth-it yummy goodness of comfort food at these Erie-region restaurants with menu items that will fill your belly and soothe your soul.
The Brewerie serves up ooey gooey macaroni and cheese not one, but three different ways! Dive into a bowl of their Mac & Cheese Steak, BBQ Pork Mac & Cheese, or Buffalo Chicken Mac. Wash it down with an Apparition Ale, then head home for a long winter's nap.
Known for their decadent, art-inspired sandwich creations, Picasso’s is a must-stop. With menu items such as The Mona Lisa (pictured, left), Botticelli, and the Van Gogh, these comfort food crowd pleasers are true works of art, packed with a variety of meats, melty cheeses, and creamy sauces.
The best way to guarantee you get to try a little bit of everything at this amazing barbecue joint is by ordering the three-meat plate with two sides. From generous servings of smoked turkey, brisket, mouthwatering ribs, to pulled pork, sausage and of course their deliciously creamy, house-made mac and cheese, Federal Hill has your cure for the barbecue blues.
Showcasing nine local vendors and a wide variety of comfort food choices, Erie’s downtown’s Flagship City Food Hall is a great place to sample Erie’s culinary scene. From cheesy pizzas and steaming noodle bowls, to flavorful southern soul food and incredible cheesesteaks, you won't be able to settle on just one plate. (pictured: @noodlelovenyc)
Providing comfort food with an international flair, Like My Thai dishes out heaping bowls of Pad Thai, a traditional stir-fried noodle dish with vegetables, your choice of protein and heat levels from 0 to 5 (pictured). Chicken Pad Thai #3 is a Like My Thai crowd favorite. Order it with a perfectly runny sunny side up egg for extra decadence.
Since 1930, Syd’s Place has been satisfying patrons need for some old-fashioned comfort food with traditional American classics like homestyle meatloaf with mashed potatoes and liver and onions. Syd’s savory meatloaf is also available to order as an open-faced sandwich, complete with a thick slice of white bread smothered with gravy, and a side of fries.
Chicken and waffles are the ultimate in comfort food and Pineapple Eddie’s version of this classic dish does not disappoint. Customers will flock to their table in anticipation of golden fried crispy chicken served atop of a house-made Belgian waffle. It’s a scrumptious flavor combination of sweet and savory!
Your Irish or non-Irish eyes will definitely be smiling when feasting on a Molly’s Reuben (pictured). This authentic sandwich is served on thick cut marble rye and stacked with house-cooked corned beef brisket, Swiss cheese, Thousand Island dressing, and sauerkraut. Pair it with a cup of their hearty leek and potato soup for the ultimate Irish comfort meal!
Among IHop’s extensive menu items, one dish customers keep coming back for is their country fried steak and eggs breakfast platter. This popular dish features a golden-battered, tenderized beef steak that’s fried to perfection and smothered with hearty cream gravy, served with two eggs made-to-order, crispy hash browns, and two fluffy buttermilk pancakes.