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McCarthy's

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Hamburgers, Irish
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101 Madison Street, Port Clinton, OH 43452
419.732.8800
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Today
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Good for:
Bar scene

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Visitor rating
  • 52
    Excellent
  • 57
    Very good
  • 16
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
New Year's Eve

Of course the place was CRAZY busy being just feet from the New Year's Eve "Walleye Drop"; however, the staff was very efficient, pleasant and kind. Our wait was about thirty minutes and the service thereafter was prompt and efficient. My only complaint was that at one point when our server... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed January 6, 2015
TravelingTnHillbilly
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Murfreesboro, Tennessee
Good for:
  • Bar scene
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Late Night
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134 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Murfreesboro, Tennessee
Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Of course the place was CRAZY busy being just feet from the New Year's Eve "Walleye Drop"; however, the staff was very efficient, pleasant and kind. Our wait was about thirty minutes and the service thereafter was prompt and efficient. My only complaint was that at one point when our server returned to our table he smelled so strongly of... More 

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Port Clinton, Ohio
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74 reviews 74 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Port Clinton is a Resort Town and restaurants come & go because of the seasonality. McCarthy's has stayed and the reason is the food. Although they have the traditional Irish Pub food, they also have non-traditional food for those who savor more. I particularly like the potato soup that will warm you on a cold day & the Reuben Boxty... More 

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Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Who would think that one of the best places in town for a perch dinner would be an Irish pub. Well, according to my husband, who loves perch, their perch can't be beat. My philosophy is when you are in an Irish Pub....have a Boxty or Shepherd's Pie. They have a fantastic beer selection. We enjoy the pub atmosphere and... More 

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New middletown
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

The food was great. The prices were average. The waiter and staff were very friendly and personable. If your in the area I highly recommend this place!!

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Rochester, New York
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36 reviews 36 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

A mid-way stop while traveling merited a comfy hotel off-season, a view of the lake, an Irish Pub for dinner and a brief walkabout. Just right for us. Glad for Corned Beef Dinner for her, Shepherd's Pie alongside his Guinness, and something new for me: "Boxty"! With your filling of choice (reuben for me) sandwiched between two potato pancakes, smothered... More 

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

I ordered a corned beef sandwich and was not disappointed. It was wonderful. I tried Scotch eggs for the first time and really enjoyed them. The waitress was friendly and fast. I would highly recommend eating at McCarthy's.

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Sylvania, Ohio
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56 reviews 56 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

In mid October, on a Monday you'll find many restaurants closed in Port Clinton. After the summer tourists go home, this turns into a sleepy little town, full of high school spirit evident by window paintings on most of the businesses supporting the upcoming football game! McCarthy's is an Irish pub, and has many, many beers to choose from, including... More 

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Lake Village, Indiana
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92 reviews 92 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

My husband and I were just stopping in the Sandusky area on our way back home to Indiana. We both love fresh fish...I am the daughter of an avid great-lakes fisherman. The owner of Crystal Rock Campgrounds recommended the fresh fish at McCarthy's. She was ooohhh sooo right. I had the walleye; my husband had the perch...and we shared. Walleye... More 

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Georgetown, Texas
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65 reviews 65 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Both my wife and I ordered perch. (This is the Lake Erie region, after all.) We weren't disappointed.

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Port Clinton, Ohio, United States
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45 reviews 45 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014 via mobile

Goid creative menu. The burgers and sandwiches are excellent. Why do you have to pay extra for fries? This is the only place in the area outside of cedar point where they have the gall to charge six bucks for a hot dog. The menu is creative and generally tasty but they find a way to nickel and dime you... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 101 Madison Street, Port Clinton, OH 43452
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Port Clinton
  • Phone Number: 419.732.8800

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Hamburgers, Irish

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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