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Reviewed 17 March 2020

Being from Buffalo, we have discriminating taste for pizza. Nothing else compares. But we tried Virgil's Plate and it was pretty good. Super HOT, like I still have a burn on the roof of my mouth, but the pizza itself was really good and reasonably...priced. If you want or need pizza in Erie, this is the place. Also, the interaction from the owner on Google reviews for this place are PHENOMENAL. Glad they have such pride in their establishment and their associates.More

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Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed 11 March 2020

At first impression the staff there are friendly and accommodating. They have conversations with you like you're family instead of a customer. The ability to have 4 different squared slices with totally different toppings allows you to mix it up and try new combos every...visit without having to get a whole pie. Well done.More

Date of visit: November 2019
Reviewed 11 December 2019

FANTASTIC. What a great concept they have here, picking the toppings for each square. The crust is like no other too. Staff was really friendly too. Will be back next time we are in Erie.

Date of visit: December 2019
VirgilsPlate, Owner at Virgil's Plate, responded to this reviewResponded 12 December 2019

#ThankYouVeryMuch for stopping in and for the Review! We hope to see you again when you're down our way next time ! Virgil.

Reviewed 6 December 2019

This is clearly the best pizza place in Erie, possible in all of PA. The customer service is incredible, everyone is friendly and welcomes you when you enter. There are hundreds of options, I change up my order every time I go just to try...different things, and I have never been disappointing. The prices are very cheap compared to the rest of Erie as well. To top off the best pizza you will ever have, Virgil's offers ice cream too. I highly recommend Virgil's to anyone looking to get some high quality and inexpensive food.More

Date of visit: November 2019
VirgilsPlate, Owner at Virgil's Plate, responded to this reviewResponded 7 December 2019

#ThankYouVeryMuch Brendan! We truly appreciate your support and kind words. Virgil

Reviewed 6 November 2019

Best pizza and you can just get a couple slices if you choose. All the sauces are great and the food is always hot and fresh

Date of visit: October 2019
VirgilsPlate, Owner at Virgil's Plate, responded to this reviewResponded 7 November 2019

Tom, #ThankYouVeryMuch for stopping in and for the kind words ! #TellYourFriends! Virgil.

Reviewed 3 November 2019

I absolutely love the crust at Virgil's Plate. Made fresh everyday and they are constantly trying to perfect it. From following Virgil's on Facebook, I see every year Gary going to NYC to master his craft. I dont venture beyond pepperoni because I'm cheap, but...this pizza is worth every bit of the money. I've loved square pizza since growing up in western NY, and Gary has brought that nostalgia back in delicious form. Keep up the good work!More

Date of visit: November 2019
VirgilsPlate, Owner at Virgil's Plate, responded to this reviewResponded 4 November 2019

Marc, #ThankYouVeryMuch! Music to my ears. I really feel that the Crust is the best it's ever been! #TellYourFriends. Virgil

Reviewed 28 October 2019

We decided to try Virgil`s based on ratings from other TripAdvisor reviewers and we were not disappointed. The pizza was freshly made in accordance to our order and tasted delicious. We opted for a 9-piece to share between two of us and selected a variety...of toppings. The toppings were fresh and tasty and very plentiful. The price was quite reasonable, especially considering the variety that we could select. We will definitely return the next time that we are in Erie.More

Date of visit: October 2019
VirgilsPlate, Owner at Virgil's Plate, responded to this reviewResponded 28 October 2019

#ThankYouVeryMuch Tony, that's music to our ears ! See you next time ! Virgil

Reviewed 21 October 2019

Most delicious pizza ever kicks pizza hut Domino's and little ceasars right in the Jimmy and for the guy who gave a 1 star review your mother musta droped u on your head

Date of visit: October 2019
VirgilsPlate, Owner at Virgil's Plate, responded to this reviewResponded 22 October 2019

#ThankYouVeryMuch Ratta49!! We really appreciate your Support ! Virgil

Reviewed 15 September 2019

We enjoy the squares and they certainly offer a nice variety of choices.They put a nice amount of mushrooms or whatever your extra choices are, Their crust and sauce are outstanding. We are from New Castle, Pa. and my wife is originally from Erie so...we are in town quite often. We make sure we make it to Virgil's several times a year for lunch.They also provided canisters of great tasting filtered water that is kept in a cooler. The quality Hershey's ice cream is available if you desire. The owner is originally from the Beaver Valley and brought his recipes with him. The owner and employees are very personable and will make you feel right at home.Virgil's is by far the best pizza in Erie.More

Date of visit: July 2019
Reviewed 26 August 2019 via mobile

I highly recommend the Detroit style bread pan pizza! The edges are cheesy and crispy with a soft center and It comes with homemade pizza sauce.

Date of visit: August 2019
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3 September 2018|
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Response from VirgilsPlate | Property representative |
Yes, we now have Gluten Free crust we make in house. Virgil.
18 September 2017|
Response from VirgilsPlate | Property representative |
Rod, I don't believe we use any Soy products in our Pizza. Are there certain ingredients that "hide" Soy that you might point me at ? Thanks.
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