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Carr's Restaurant

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50 W Grant St, Lancaster, PA 17603-3802
717-299-7090
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5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
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Hours:
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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Miami Beach, Florida
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94 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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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Thank TWOFLORIDATRAVELERS
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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 

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Thank Brenda S
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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.

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Thank PASSTHEJACK
Allentown, Pennsylvania
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147 reviews
111 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 

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Thank LVWanderer
Fairfax, Virginia
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110 reviews
64 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.

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Thank Ron_from_Brooklyn
Reno, Nevada
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016

Carr has a nice atmosphere and the service was very good. The food was prepared well, but the meals were a bit bland. The crab cakes were full of crab meat, without a lot of seasoning or herbs. The shepherds pie was more like mash potatoes in vegetable soup. Overall nice experience, just not the most flavorful.

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Thank acortez014
york, pa
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282 reviews
156 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2016 via mobile

We went here on a Saturday night for dinner. Very busy, so make sure to make reservations. Very nice setting, with all the dining rooms downstairs below grade. Wonderful wild mushroom ravioli. But my husband said his crab cake was mostly filler. Very good service, we were never rushed but the waiter was always there when we needed him. They... More 

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Thank yellowlabmom
Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2016

The service was low, it took 45 minutes to get our drinks, and another 15 minutes before our order was taken. The service was slow. There were six of us, and we finally were served dessert 2 hours after we arrived. Our waiter disappeared after dessert and we had to track in down for the check..

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Thank gizmo963
New York City, New York
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32 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2016

I was seeing a show and had about 45 minutes to grab a drink and something to eat. Walked by Carr's and thought I'd give it a try. I sat at the bar and was greeted very warmly by the bartender. Totally quiet and subdued environment -- exactly what I was looking for. Quick glass of nice red wine and... More 

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Lebanon, Pennsylvania
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2016 via mobile

Last minute dinner-husband had filet and I had Cobb salad -both were very very good. Pizza appetizer was delicious. Good wine list-a little expensive but food quality was well worth it. Will definitely go back.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Private Dining, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
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 allow dogs on the outdoor patio?