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


Dinner Menu



Ricardo’s Tradition: Fried Zucchini (specially seasoned, breaded, fresh)
Fresh Gulf Shrimp Cocktail (we make our own sauce)
Provolone Cheese Sticks
Ranch Dressing or Spaghetti Sauce
Deep Fried Pickles
Deep Fried Sausage Ravioli
Appetizer Platter – Deep Fried Pickles, Deep Fried Sausage Ravioli, Cheese Sticks

Great Steaks!

Our Best Seller - Full Cut 7 oz. Filet
Peter’s Special Steak - Filet Mignon Steak with mushrooms, onions and tomato broiled in no-fat, Worcestershire sauce. Lightly seasoned with oregano, basil, garlic.
Special Trim - New York Strip
4 oz. Filet & Jumbo Shrimp
4 oz. Filet & Perch
Petite Cut 4 oz. Filet
Cube Steak Dinner
Double Cut Filet
Tenderloin Steak Tips
(When Available)
4 oz. Filet and 4 oz. Lobster
(When Available)

Side of Mushrooms
Side of Friend Onions

We cook our steaks in the following manner:
Rare - Cool Center
Medium Rare - Warm Center
Medium - Hot, Red Juicy Center
Medium Well - Pink (butterflied)
Well - not responsible for well done (butterflied)

Delicious Seafoods

Hand Breaded Gulf Shrimp
Lobster Tails
Surf & Turf
Lake Perch
Fisherman’s Combo


Chicken Parmesan - ½
(boneless, skinless chicken breast)
Chicken Parmesan - Full
(boneless, skinless chicken breast)
Grilled Chicken Breast (specially seasoned)
Peter’s Chicken
(seasoned vegetables topped with cheese)
Chicken Tenders (all white meat breaded)

Due to increasing costs, we can no longer offer salad as a choice on the above-listed dinners. We continue to offer Zucchini, Pasta Sampler, Potato or Vegetable, Bread & Butter.  A side salad is offered for a small upcharge.


These dinners include Salad, Zucchini, Bread & Butter

Pasta & Meatballs
Ravioli (your choice of meat or cheese)
Italian Combo (manicotti, meat and cheese ravioli)
Veal Parmesan (fresh, tender veal cutlet, hand breaded)
Homemade Manicotti (made fresh in our own kitchen)


Includes Pasta Sampler, Zucchini and Home Fries or French Fries Cube Steak with French Fries
(cheese-mushrooms-onions, extra)
Meatball with French Fries
Grilled Chicken with French Fries
Hamburger with French Fries


Applebee Salad
Cube Steak Salad
Filet Mignon Steak Salad
Grilled Chicken Salad

CHILDREN’S MENU (Age 10 and under)

All Children’s Menu Selections include Pop, French Fries,
and Salad

Your Choice: Hot Dog, Hamburger, Chicken Strips, Spaghetti, Ravioli, Shrimp.


Served by the glass or carafe:
Pinot Grigio
White Zinfandel

"We feature Cellar 54 Wines"
We also serve mixed drinks.

We offer Coke Products.
Soft drinks are limited to one refill.

We require the purchase of a beverage with any type of discount.

Consuming raw or undercooked food can increase your chances of a foodborne illness.

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

At Ricardo’s Restaurant, many of our entrees come with our famous pasta sampler. It’s the perfect size to let you have your steak and satisfy that Italian craving, too! Don’t forget about our delicious, traditional Italian Bread! It’s baked fresh daily and delivered to our doorstep by our local neighbors, the International Bakery.

Appetizer Platter with deep fried pickles, deep fried mozzarella sticks and deep-fried sausage ravioli served with Ricardo’s Restaurant marinara sauce.

Our Appetizer Platter includes three Ricardo’s favorites:  Deep fried pickles, mozzarella sticks and deep-fried sausage ravioli – served with our famous marinara sauce.

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

What goes with Good Times and Great Friends? Ricardo’s, of course! Think of us for your group celebration – lunch or dinner. We always have an awesome time hosting The Red Hat Society! They know how to enjoy life! We’d love to host your group, too.

Strip steak dinner with fried zucchini and home fries is served at Ricardo’s Restaurant in Erie, PA.

Ricardo’s Restaurant delicious 7oz. strip steak dinner cooked to your preference and served with 2 side dishes. Shown: Fried zucchini and home fries.  At Ricardo’s we use the freshest, best quality ingredients and cook them to perfection to give you a great dining experience!

Fisherman’s Platter dinner with perch, cod and shrimp and a deep-fried zucchini.

Try our Fisherman’s Platter! It comes with generous portions of breaded, deep-fried perch, cod and shrimp and comes with one side of your choice.

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

Ever notice that restaurant prices keep going up while their portions are getting smaller and smaller? At Ricardo’s, we offer generous portions. We believe in giving you something to show for your hard earned dollar!

Three women friends smiling and having lunch at Ricardo’s Restaurant in Erie, PA.

Lunch is the perfect time to catch up with friends! Think of Ricardo’s Restaurant when you’re looking for an affordable lunch in a comfortable atmosphere. Sandwiches, salads and pasta are just a few of the menu options we offer.