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Carr's Restaurant

50 W Grant St, Lancaster, PA 17603-3802
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Ranked #8 of 492 restaurants in Lancaster
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
Most recent review
- Mar 5, 2014
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
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77 reviews from our community

94% Recommend
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English first
Greenfield, Massachusetts, United States
Top Contributor
51 reviews 51 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

This restaurant was everything we had hoped for....the food was great and the service was impeccable...a little pricey but well worth it

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Mount Joy, Pennsylvania
16 reviews 16 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2014

Carr's Restaurant, with owner / chef Tim Carr, is recognized as on of the best in Lancaster City and deservedly so. My wife and I were there for a pre - Fulton Theatre dinner this evening and were every bit as impressed as on past visits. Our server was Lauren and she was extremely attentive. Drinks were generous and very... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014

Briefly, this restaurant lived up to all the previous reviews. A little difficult to find, but we were determined.

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Sinking Spring, Pennsylvania
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22 reviews 22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013

Hello...I'm back! Again, thanks to many of you who continue to follow my reviews and find them very helpful throughout your travels. I've been to Lancaster many times just to get away and have a few favorites that I visit while there. However, let's just say that I stumble across Carr's Restaurant while shopping at the Central Market. When making... More

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Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2013 via mobile

Elegant Rathskeller,steps down to the lower level,upscale ambience,great food and service,a must for a formal gathering.

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Top Contributor
62 reviews 62 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2013

I took my wife and her friend to Carr's Restaurant and the restaurant was excellent. When you enter the restaurant you go down the stairs and the atmosphere is elegant. The service was very good and our waiter was excellent. Everything on your plate was very fresh .I had the turkey dinner and the turkey was very moist of fresh.... More

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Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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30 reviews 30 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2013

This wonderful Lancaster, PA "basement" restaurant is right behind Lancaster's famous Central Market (farmers market) - It is centrally located, wonderful wine list, many local ingredients in some very unique dishes. Enjoy dinner there before walking 1 block to the Fulton Theatre or having lunch there after walking through all the very nearby boutique shops in downtown Lancaster and don't... More

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Ephrata, Pennsylvania, United States
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46 reviews 46 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2013 via mobile

It's amazing what Carr's has done with a basement location in downtown Lancaster. The atmosphere is cozy and sophisticated. The food is great and the wine list has some very unique, wonderful selections. I had the halibut special which is one of the best meals I've ever had. Our whole family was present, so I sampled the steak (yum), local... More

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69 reviews 69 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2013

We were going to the Fulton Theatre and wanted to find a good restaurant within walking distance. On arrival we were shown to the rear dining room which was very comfortable and was interesting in that you could see the glassed wine cellar.In looking at the menus we found numerous choices that we liked, However the Wine choice was not... More

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Lititz, Pennsylvania
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25 reviews 25 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2013

We recently had dinner at Carr's and were reminded how great it is. We started with the calamari which was excellent. I had the house made goat cheese ravioli - which was recommended by our waiter. He was right - it was amazing!! We ended the night with the chocolate peanut butter cake (the perfect food combination!) and coffee. Everything... More

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