Bayfront Grille

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$30 and under
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American
Located inside of the Sheraton Erie Bayfront Hotel and overlooking Presque Isle Bay, The Bayfront Grille is ideal for friends and family gatherings or a romantic dinner just for two. The Bayfront Grille serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner daily. Dinner menu items include delectable salads and appetizers as well as steak, chicken and seafood options. Enjoy this premier Erie dining choice.
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AH
Pittsburgh
4 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 4food 3service 5ambience 4

Although our service was excellent and the ambiance pleasing, I can only give a moderate review because the food was somehow bland and uninteresting for the price. We were a party of three and our bill was over $135 + a very generous tip (our waiter was superb) with only 3 glasses of wine and a veal, pasta, and seafood dish ordered. At a lower price point or with more interesting food I would have given a higher rating.

OT
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 3food 3service 2ambience 3

I reserved a table outside for my dinner. When i arrived there were only a few outside tables taken. The day turned out to be very warm and sunny so i asked for a table with an umbrella. I was asked if i asked for a table with an umbrella when i made the reservation which i did not because i had never been there before and did not know i should of specifically asked for that. I was told all the tables were reserved and i could not sit at one with an umbrella. Dinner was ok in the sun even though all the tables by us with umbrellas were not taken the whole time we sat there. Overall i felt the staff was rude and not accommodating in any way. The food was ok. I had cheescake for dessert and it was from a box. Also the waitresses and manager kept telling different tables different specials which i thought was bizzare..we werent even told ajy specials.. the only reason i would come back to eat there would be for the great view..

LM
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 3food 2service 4ambience 5

My husband and I had dinner at Bayfront Grille last Thursday. My dinner was very good. His was not. He ordered a fillet (requested medium), garlic mashed potatoes, and asparagus. His fillet was cold in the middle, certainly not medium.

MK
Cleveland
116 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Always a good experience with delicious food. Love being able to sit outside in the sun.

OT
Las Vegas
2 reviews
Dined on September 14, 2019
Overall 4food 2service 3ambience 5

The server was very nice, but I was not impressed with the food, especially for the price we paid.

J
Baltimore
161 reviews
Dined on September 8, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

We were out of town visiting friends and had dinner at Bayfront Grille. We often eat here when in town. The Bronzini fish was very good but had a number of missed bones in it. I have never had bones in my Bronzini from other restaurants. Otherwise, it was a little dry but not overdone. My husband had pork barbecue which fell off the bone and our friends had a filet with corn soup and crab cake with a bowl of corn soup. They were both pleased with their selection.

We would recommend Bayfront Grille to all of our friends!

KT
Pittsburgh
16 reviews
Dined on September 7, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 3

Food was terrific from appetizer to our main course. Service was very good, very attentive. Was a bit noisy in the restaurant but that could be because its located in the hotel lobby. We also sat right by the door to the patio which was quite windy when the door was opening and shutting. I enjoyed the dinner immensely, the food quality and quantity were perfect.

M
1 review
Dined on September 6, 2019
Overall 3food 4service 1ambience 3

Good food and nice atmosphere however very slow service and expensive

CP
Louisville
2 reviews
Dined on September 6, 2019
Overall 3food 5service 2ambience 5

Wonderful meal out on the lake. Unfortunately our server did not give us the specials.

KK
1 review
Dined on September 5, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 4

The cost of the food is not worth it. Nothing extraordinary about this restaurant to justify the price.

OT
1 review
Dined on September 5, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

Food was pretty good. My steak was cooked a little bit more then I like, but was still okay. My girlfriend and I sat outside, it was a very nice view on such a beautiful day. The place itself is very nice, and very kind staff. Value is okay, a little pricy, but was worth it, being it was a special occasion.

MR
1 review
Dined on September 5, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent food, atmosphere, and service. I had flowers delivered to the restaurant and they were waiting on our table when we arrived. First rate experience.

WH
1 review
Dined on September 1, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent dinner, wine and dessert. Orange infused creme brûlée was divine.

DB
1 review
Dined on August 19, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

this sunset on lake erie,awsome,highly would recommed as a overnight

OT
Pittsburgh
1 review
Dined on August 17, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

We came for my birthday and had a lovely time. Food was great, service from Danny was personable and knowledgeable. The ambiance along the water was gorgeous.

SM
1 review
Dined on August 14, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

Service was great. Food arrival was a bit slow, we were not in a hurry. This is not a dine and run place. Take your time and enjoy the Bay.

NL
1 review
Dined on August 12, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

Didn't realize this place was dog friendly and there were a lot of mild mannered dogs outside so I want to bring my dog next time I come. Loved the atmosphere and service. Only two minor complaints. The waitress took away the drink/dessert menu every time I ordered a drink so I had to ask for it again (you would think to increase the total cost of the bill she would leave it there). Also the sun was shining right in our eyes and I asked to move tables and for an umbrella and they said you have to reserve a table and specifically ask for an umbrella. No biggie but was unaware of this when I set the reservation. Otherwise, great time!

l
Pittsburgh
4 reviews
Dined on August 10, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Loved the view--the food--the service! The price is a little high--but worth it

AD
1 review
Dined on August 9, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Lovely evening on the bay with live music. Great time.

DD
Pittsburgh
2 reviews
Dined on August 4, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Can’t get Bronzino anywhere else it down, delicious along with roasted Brussel Sprout in honey sriracha sauce.

GB
1 review
Dined on August 3, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We went for our 34th wedding anniversary. The staff was friendly and helpful. The food was excellent but pricey. I enjoy it very much and would recommend them.

MG
Washington DC
6 reviews
Dined on August 2, 2019
Overall 1food 3service 1ambience 3

It took over 90 minutes to get our food and only because we ask our waiter where is our order after sitting there for 90 minutes. It was awful. The waiter was great not his fault. The managers have the restaurant understaffed in the kitchen and dining area. They are standing around and not helping. This was a FRIDAY night too.
There was no special effort to apologize like a comp drink or the spoken word. Then when I asked to have open table credits be credited. The mgr didn’t know how to do it. We left for another event and I had to call to see if they could credit the points. It was just not a good experience

BP
Cleveland
1 review
Dined on July 28, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 4ambience 5

Excellent location views at waterfront level overlooking bay. Food was very good. The only disappointment to our party was was that on the menu for side dishes it lists "Truffle Fries". Our party of four were excited to see these fries on the menu and consequently placed orders. However the fries are not accompanied by Truffles but rather parmesan cheese. Quite misleading.

OT
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on July 28, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

My wife & I celebrated our first anniversary here. The place is beautiful & the view of the lake makes it even better. The place was busy but not loud. The menu offers a lot of variety, most of which are things you don’t often find at restaurants. I felt compelled to try something new instead of sticking with my usual favorites, which were also available had I wanted them.

OT
1 review
Dined on July 27, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

Great! Perfect view!

OT
Cleveland
2 reviews
Dined on July 27, 2019
Overall 2food 3service 1ambience 4

We stopped here on our way thorough erie- service was very slow and orders were inaccurate. Food was acceptable, but pretty vanilla.

AC
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on July 26, 2019
Overall 1food 1service 1ambience 4

super slow service..it took 20 minutes to get drinks..ok food..great view

HB
Toronto
2 reviews
Dined on July 26, 2019
Overall 3food 5service 1ambience 5

This is a mixed review. If you all you care about is the food, the food is very good. If you want ambience, get a table outside on a beautiful evening and there's none better. But my criticism is that this is Sheraton Hotel that puts itself out as one of the tops in the chain. And the service in the restaurant is equivalent to a chain, big-box restaurant. And it's very noticeable unfortunately. Worse, I don't the management really cares because I've brought this up to them and things have not gotten better. I'm hoping they read this review and act. If the service improved, this could be a 5 star rating.

OT
Pittsburgh
5 reviews
Dined on July 21, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food! Went there with my dad! Food was great and staff was prompt and very helpful. Also amazing view at sunset!

TH
Dallas
2 reviews
Dined on July 20, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

This restaurant was acceptable in all respects, however there was one annoyance: two of the breakfasts when restaurant was not busy were served with two ingrediants missing - bacon and hollandaise sauce. Mistakes were rectified, but it took longer than desirable.

OT
Nashville
2 reviews
Dined on July 19, 2019
Overall 1food 1service 1ambience 4

Hadn’t eaten there in awhile and wanted to make sure salad was same as last time. I asked the waitress and she told me it was how I remembered. When it came it was a completely different salad. I did not eat it and they left on bill. Very disappointed:(

RB
New Orleans
4 reviews
Dined on July 12, 2019
Overall 2food 3service 1ambience 5

Honestly I love the location but the bar setup is insanely amateur, the service is embarrassingly bad, (I was at a table of service industry veterans and their heads were gonna explode) All of this is a distraction from one of the most uniquely beautiful settings in the country. After being seated 50minutes after our reservation, we were ignored for another 30 minutes and got our own drinks at the bar in the meantime. We were told by a server we weren’t her responsibility, only to find out later that we in fact were. Admittedly she was great and tried to make up for it, but the management is at fault for an overwhelmed and under trained staff. 830 reservation finished up at 11 with courses served out of order to hasten delivery. Hire more people! Train the staff! Great location!! Terrible parking (fix that garage system to pay on way in ffs)

PK
Las Vegas
7 reviews
Dined on July 11, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Beautiful sunset on the patio! Or server was the best!

OT
Pittsburgh
4 reviews
Dined on July 9, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 3ambience 5

Food was wonderful. Service was a late start but fine after. Thank you!

OT
Key West
2 reviews
Dined on July 6, 2019
Overall 3food 5service 2ambience 5

Food great service was terrible. Normally everything is great. Looks like a very green server staff

SS
1 review
Dined on July 6, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 5

Only really would recommend to someone else for the atmosphere. It was such a beautiful view from the patio, but the food wasn’t all it should have been for the price and it took forever. Small menu, not a huge selection at all. Service was great at times but then slow on others. When I made the reservations I had a couple special requests, and you could totally tell they didn’t read any of them! The view was worth it, but everything else was just average.

T
Naples
4 reviews
Dined on July 5, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We dined on patio. Enjoyed the view and the food.

B
Pittsburgh
3 reviews
Dined on July 5, 2019
Overall 4food 3service 1ambience 3

Waited 30+ minutes for main course

Horrible margaritas

Pleasant waitress

OT
1 review
Dined on June 28, 2019
Overall 3food 5service 1ambience 4

Our server was horrible in the 2 hours we were there we only saw her 5 times. The manager never touched tables to ask how everything was. The food was very good and a beautiful view but we wouldn't go back solely because of the service.

KC
1 review
Dined on June 27, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 3ambience 4

We reserved via Open Table about 20 minutes before we arrived. When we arrived, we were told we could be seated outside, our preference, in 10-15 minutes. However, 25 minutes later, we were still waiting. We approached the hostess who offered us inside seating at that point, and we accepted.

Food was very good. All 4 of us were pleased with our dishes. Chef was accomodating for food allergies. Menu does not have allergen-friendly meals marked.

Staffing seemed to be poor, as it took a long time to get our food and the check. Appetizer came out quickly, however. Very nice setting with lake view! I would visit again as long as I have a while to spare.

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