Molly's Carryout

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Molly's CarryoutMolly's Carryout

Type: Eatery, Store

210 N Shippen St.
Lancaster, Pennsylvania, 17602
United States

(717) 396-0225 | map

Hours: 11 AM to 2 AM, seven days a week.

Added by tone77 on 05-31-2011

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Ratings: 5 |  Reviews: 3
Photo of NeroFiddled
3.61/5  rDev -2.2%
vibe: 3.25 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.75

Molly's Carryout is part of Molly's Pub, which I didn't know before I went there. Of course it all makes sense, but had I known I might have stopped by in the afternoon or early evening and had a pint. Moving forward...

Entering Molly's Carryout you'll find the cashier on the right and a bank of glass door coolers on your left, followed by a room full of coolers in back to the right. Upfront it's all standard domestics and malt liquors, which is generally not ever a good sign in my opinion, but OK. Most of the back then is made up of craft six packs, and then there's an area of singles where you can make your own "six-pack" for just $14.50 - or you can just grab one for $3.50!

Apparently the owners don't understand that people who buy craft brews aren't the same kind of people who'll pay the extra charge for convenience to grab a 40 or CAMO malt liquor! I didn't think their prices for 6 and 12-packs were too far out of hand, but $14.50 for a mixed six that you can get at Weis for $11.99 is a little bit much. And, I should also point out that I thought the selection I found at Weis was better! As for the $3.50 for a single bottle, only they'll know how much they're selling, but that seems crazy to me.

If I had found anything interesting to buy, I might have, but in all honesty it was all basic stuff in my opinion. Maybe it still works for college kids who are just getting into it but I was disappointed. Not worth the trip.

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Photo of Barnsley
3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

Photo of KolbMarley
3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

Photo of HossMcGraw
3.71/5  rDev +0.5%
vibe: 3 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4.5

This place is about a block from my house and features an excellent selection of hard-to-find (for Lancaster anyway) brews. Unfortunately they are incredibly expensive, even for PA standards. They have taps where you can fill growlers which is slightly more reasonable, and there's always something interesting. I still find it to be way overpriced; and unless I'm feeling like treating myself to a 14 dollar bomber of something that costs 8 in a normal state, I'll go to the Friendly Greek 2 blocks away.

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Photo of tone77
3.78/5  rDev +2.4%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 3.5

A new bottle shop in Lancaster?! Alright. I stopped in on a Friday afternoon a day or two after their opening and was the only customer here. A long row of coolers with BMC greets you when you walk in, head straight back and make a right, there are 9 coolers of craft beers on one side and a long row of imports on the other. Only a handfull are available as singles but hopefully this will change. The east coast is well represented as well as a few larger brewers.There are a few bombers available. You are not going to find any bargains here, prices are a bit higher than other bottle shops in the area.Staff is very friendly and helpfull and seeing how this place is only about 4 blocks from my job, I plan to become a regular customer.

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Molly's Carryout in Lancaster, PA
3.69 out of 5 based on 5 ratings.
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