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Carr's Restaurant

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50 W Grant St, Lancaster, PA 17603-3802
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun 11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Tue - Thu 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Tue - Sat 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Fri - Sat 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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78 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a great meal at Carrs. They can handle anything from a group of 25 to a romantic dinner for two. We had a group of ten and were seated in front of the wine room. So fantastic. Loved the atmosphere and the quick service. We were all going to a theatrical production and they served us in speedy time.... More 

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Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I've visited Carr's several times while living in Lancaster, and every time, the food was spot on, delicious, and beautifully presented by a friendly wait staff. It's high end and priced accordingly, but definitely worth the visit. It's small, so make sure you call or check the website for instructions.

Thank Cathwren
Lancaster, PA
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329 reviews
267 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went back there again for our Anniversary. We had Bud as our waiter and he was great. We took advantage of his recommendations and loved them. The drinks were great, Lemon-Drop Martini and Mojito. I had the 8 oz. filet mignon ($34), which was done perfectly and was delicious. My husband had the Seared Scallops ($32) over a bed... More 

Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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79 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a number of recommendations and reading TripAdvisor Reviews we decided to try Carr's. Normally we try relocations for lunch first but the reviews made us fell confident that it would be good. We were not disappointed, although our plan was to arrive early and have cocktails at the wine bar. Unfortunately the wine bar was closed for renovations. There... More 

Thank Atpbai
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Awesome food and service! Good variety of entrees on the menu. Local, organic chicken, fresh tasting dishes always good quality food!

Thank 17601
Miami Beach, Florida
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94 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited this charming restaurant during our overnight stay in Lancaster, PA and celebrated a birthday. The food and service here is excellent. The fig salad and duck special were very delicious. Also a big "thank you" to Bernie and Dru for being so nice to us. We very much enjoyed our evening there.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2016

From location, to facility, to staff, to chef, to our dinner, all were top notch. The entire staff was welcoming and they even noted that we were celebrating our anniversary, seating us in a very romantic corner near the wine cellar. Our hostess noted that our waiter, Bud, was very good and indeed he was. Since this was our first... More 

Thank Brenda S
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33 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2016 via mobile

Great service, from host to server. Food has always been consistant, and very good. Best downtown restaurant . Easy parking. Also the decor is clean, refreshing.

Allentown, Pennsylvania
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149 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016

Carr's is one of those places that won't make the top spot in Lancaster County dining,but again, you cannot go wrong. The Chef/owner focuses on wine and fresh ingredients. For those not from Lancaster, the Lancaster County PA Dutch side of the menu will provide a good example of the local cuisine. As a Lancaster native, I don't order from... More 

Thank LVWanderer
Fairfax, Virginia
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116 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

Went to Carr's before attending a play at the Fulton Theater, Told them we were operating with a time constraint. So were many of the other patrons. Excellent food and service. Both had seafood dishes. When in town, will definitely return.

Thank Ron_from_Brooklyn

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
American, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Private Dining, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 50 W Grant St, Lancaster, PA 17603-3802
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Lancaster County  >  Lancaster
  • Phone Number: 717-299-7090

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?