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101 Madison Street, Port Clinton, OH 43452
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Ranked #10 of 70 Restaurants in Port Clinton
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Sun 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: Hamburgers, Irish
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Good for: Bar scene
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
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English first
Port Clinton, Ohio
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68 reviews 68 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

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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44 reviews 44 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 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
5 reviews 5 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
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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55 reviews 55 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 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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89 reviews 89 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 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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66 reviews 66 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 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
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

Never get the steak or mashed potatoes. The steak looked like pork steak. The mashed potatoes were so dry they gave us butter with them won't be back

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Additional Information about McCarthy's

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

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