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Mean Cup

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398 Harrisburg Ave, Lancaster, PA 17603-2990
+1 717-399-3620
07:00 - 19:00
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Millersville, Pennsylvania
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

All I have to say is wow! They have the best coffee I have ever tasted. Do yourself a favor and stop in. You won't regret it!

Thank Ben R
Des Moines, Iowa
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

I stopped by Mean Cup to get a little work done while I was in town staying at the Lancaster Arts Hotel next door, and i'm so glad I did! The coffee was great, the staff were wonderful and the atmosphere and the art puts a smile on your face right away!

Thank megankpeiffer
New York City, New York
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96 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

I met a friend here for coffee and a chocolate croissant - both excellent! The cafe has a chill vibe and very friendly, quick service. They also serve a mean cup of Joe at their stand in Central Market.

Thank BaronFunkhauser
Enola, Pennsylvania
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308 reviews
195 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016

My girlfriend and I came here for coffee. Our initial thoughts was that this place is really cool because it is decorated nicely, with lots of art. The prices were actually very reasonable. The issue was the coffee was just alright in my opinion. I was looking for a pourover, but they don't offer that which is okay. I ordered... More 

Thank Alex A
Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States
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13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

Friends are always tagging themselves here and today I finally got to try it for myself. Currently sipping the most delicious iced coffee ever. And cheap 2.75 for a large Think I'm quitting Starbucks. Clean friendly delicious and cheap happy girl 😃

Thank Becky K
Scranton, Pennsylvania
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281 reviews
218 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2016

Had only coffee at the Central market location. Always busy on a Saturday morning. The line moved quickly. Coffee was delicious. Staff is super friendly.

Thank JEFFYG10
Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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100 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016

Whether it is from their store front shop or stand at Central Market in Lancaster City, Mean Cup never disappoints. I am not a coffee drinker but I do love their Chai Tea Lattes in the winter and their fresh brewed iced tea in the summer.

Thank A G
Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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33 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016

Even though most of the crowd are college kids from the campus of F&M...its a great spot to meat and chat with friends. A good coffee house that offers sandwiches, cookies and other edibles. There is ample seating with some outside seating when the weather is good. It's close enough to take your coffee to go and walk around F&M... More 

Thank Blondee61
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2016

After moving here from a huge city, I was worried about finding some solid (if not hipster-y) coffee in the Lancaster area. On that front, Mean Cup absolutely never disappoints. Their coffee is strong, their options are plentiful, and the environment is great for meetings or getting some work done. However, I honestly think you could model an SNL skit... More 

Thank Lauren H
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19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 March 2016 via mobile

This is the coolest coffee shop I've ever seen! And had amazing coffee guaranteed to wake you up! It's a nice change up from the usual dunkin or Starbucks

Thank Samantha B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 398 Harrisburg Ave, Lancaster, PA 17603-2990
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Lancaster County  >  Lancaster
  • Phone Number: +1 717-399-3620

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