Food, Beer, and Campgrounds along Steelhead Alley, Erie County, PA, USA

I am by no means a food critic, but as a lifelong golfer, I know how to eat. Suggestions for additions and subtractions will be taken into consideration—click the contact tab.

Wing Joints:

East Erie County Wing Spots:

1. The Vine Bar & Grille located at 11884 E Main Street, North East, PA 16428

2. Pub 20 / The Ruffed Grouse located at 10326 W Main Street, North East, PA 16428

3. Fiddle Inn located at 6615 Buffalo Road, Harborcreek, PA, 16421

4. Creek’s Bar & Grille located at 4935 E Lake Road, Erie, PA 16511

5. Park Tavern located at 4205 E Lake Road, Erie, PA 16511

7. Porky’s Pizzeria located at 3512 Buffalo Road, Erie, PA 16510

6. White Buffalo Bar & Grille located at 3406 Buffalo, Erie, PA 16510

Erie, central Erie County Wing Spots:

1. John’s Wildwood Pizzeria located at 6008 Knowledge Parkway, Erie, PA 16510

2. Chippers Tavern located at 4608 Wattsburg Road, Erie, PA 16504

3. Sticks & Bricks Wood Fired Pizza located at 1301 E Grandview Boulevard, Erie, PA 16504

4. The One Way Inn located at 4344 Peach Street, Erie, PA 16509

5. Primanti Brothers located 5800 Peach Street, Erie, PA 16565

West Erie County Wing Spots:

1. Ugly Tuna located at 1012 Peninsula Drive, Erie, PA 16505

2. Odis 12 Sports Bar & Grille located at 3702 W 12th Street, Erie, PA 16505

3. Kahkwa Club (you must be a member of Kahkwa Club or another private golf organization offering reciprocal benefits) located at 3300 Kahkwa Club Road, Erie, PA 16506

Do you like beer?

Check out the Lake Erie Ale Trail (that’s a link!) to read about all the different breweries in the Erie Triangle. There is a downloadable map on their website.


K.O.A. Campground (very nearly on Elk Creek) located at 6645 West Road, McKean, PA 16426

Folly’s End Fly Shop & Campground (on Elk Creek) located at 8600 PA-98, Girard, PA 16417

Uncle John’s (on Elk Creek, serves as an annual stocking location for cooperative nurseries stocking Steelhead Trout) located at the mouth of Elk Creek in Girard, 575 Elk Creek Road, Lake City, PA 16423


There are many pizza joints in Erie County! I listed a few places I know sell by the slice, but this is by no means a definitive list. Erie has multiples locations of Dominoes, Pizza Hut, Papa Johns, and other chains.

Stevo’s Pizza offers pizza by the slice! They are conveniently located in downtown Erie at 1019 State Street, Erie, PA 16501

Wegmans on upper Peach Street offers pizza by the slice. Their address is 6143 Peach Street, Erie, PA 16509.

Wegmans on the West side of Erie offers pizza by the slice too! Their address is 5028 W Ridge Road, Erie, PA 16506

Fancy & Delicious

The following locations would be best for dinner, and after you’ve had a hot shower and appropriately updated your attire. None of the following suggestions have a dress code, but the pricing is indicative of a higher quality dining experience.


Ricardo’s Restaurant (This phenomenally delicious steak joint in an unassuming location closes earlier than most, go early in whatever you are wearing; take out is always an option) located at 2112 E Lake Road, Erie, PA 16511

Firestone’s located at 4823 Peach Street, Erie, PA 16509

Firebirds Wood Fired Grill located in the Millcreek Mall at 680 Millcreek Mall Boulevard, Erie, PA, 16565

Oliver’s Rooftop located at 130 E Front Street, Erie, PA 16507

Shoreline Bar & Grille located at 2 Sassafras Pier, Erie, PA 16507

Pier 6 Rooftop Bar & Grille located at 6 Sassafras Pier, Erie, PA 16507

The Cork 1794 located at 900 W Erie Plaza Drive, Erie, PA 16505

Bob’s Steakhouse located at 1101 Peninsula Drive, Erie, PA 16505