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Carr's Restaurant

50 W Grant St, Lancaster, PA 17603-3802
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Ranked #13 of 500 restaurants in Lancaster
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
Most recent review
- Jul 17, 2014
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
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94% Recommend
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English first
Vineland, New Jersey
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Quiet, very nice place. We ate in the wine cellar. Food was very good, fresh, & local. Prices were a little high.

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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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21 reviews 21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

The food here is excellent. However, we had one somewhat bad experience. We went here for lunch once, and my husband ordered a hamburger, and when the waiter asked if he wanted cheese with it, he said "yes." They charged him $2.00 for one piece of cheese. Maybe I'm just cheap, but I thought that was a little ridiculous.

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Lancaster County, Pennsylvania
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

The only negative is parking. It is center city so we just cough up $2-$5 to park in the lot. The service and food are the top of the line in Lancaster. They have an extensive wine cellar and the best bar. Their specials are worth trying. They know what they are doing.

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Winchester, VA
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22 reviews 22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

We made a reservation and there was an issue with the reservation when we arrived. The staff immediately resolved the mix-up to our satisfaction. The atmosphere was relaxing. Nice beer selection, delicious bread as we waited our food. Only had entree and it was delicious, a little pricey but it was for a special date night, so it was worth... More

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Upstate NY
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268 reviews 268 reviews
209 restaurant reviews
108 helpful votes 108 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Our last night in Lancaster, on our way home from a southern foodie swing (a.k.a. our summer vacation trip), was highlighted by a wonderful dinner at Carr's. We were seated toward the rear next to the big window looking into the really impressive the wine cellar, treated to wonderful service, and enjoyed excellent cuisine. My Caesar salad was the best... More

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

We're from out of town and didn't realize they stopped serving lunch at 2:30 and don't start dinner until 5:30... when we walked in, the bartender said they should be ready to serve (it was about 4:45)... the waitress was like... umm, no... we said thanks anyway, then we'll go somewhere else. Went across the street and had amazing service... More

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Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania
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53 reviews 53 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

Carr's is a great place to go for a nice quiet lunch or dinner - particularly for those who need to discuss business matters. The food is great, the service is excellent, and best of all it is one of the few quiet places to eat in downtown Lancaster. I wear a hearing aid and this is much appreciated. Right... More

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Chevy Chase, Maryland
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135 reviews 135 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

Carr’s is a relatively small restaurant in a busy, cobblestoned block of downtown Lancaster. Mrs Too and I stopped in for dinner and I must say enjoyed our meal very much. We were greeted cordially and seated promptly, as the restaurant was not very busy. Our server was dedicated, prompt, and very helpful. Ben went for the ribeye steak, and... More

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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

What a lovely restaurant. we ate in front of their wine cellar. The pasta was fabulous. the wine was delicious! had a lovely night and the ambience was beautiful!

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Top Contributor
92 reviews 92 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

Very nice setting Classical a d show tune music Good service Best chocolate crime brûlée ever Didn't want to order common dessert but worth it Almost no one here on a Tuesday night and yet it was loud w other table at least 50 ft away The beef stew was excellent!! Asked what was in sauce so I could make... More

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