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McCarthy's On The Riverwalk

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333 Nibco Pkwy, Elkhart, IN 46516
+1 574-293-2830
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Berrien Springs, Michigan
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27 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We loved sitting on the patio at McCarthy's. We loved it all even more when the server brought our salads and then our salmon in Thai sauce. Good fresh fare served by friendly servers. We'll go back--I want to try the fish and chips.

Thank DouglasJones2014
Elkhart, Indiana
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We are a group of library employees, most of us retired, some still working, who meet here once a month for lunch. The food is delicious and the service fine. They accommodate our needs, whether there are six of us or fifteen (currently twenty-two on the email list). The burgers, salads, mac and cheese, and fish tacos are great. Have... More 

Thank Marsha E
South Bend, Indiana
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73 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant sits on the banks of the Elkhart river. Offers outdoor seating. Nice "Irish Pub" ambiance. Good beer selection. Pitiful liquors selection. Service spotty. Foods sounds good but doesn't deliver.

Thank Davanrn
Osprey, Florida
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27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016 via mobile

Had the Peanut Butter Hamburger - quite delicious! My wife had Asian Chicken Salad - also very good. Service was good. Ate in the outdoor covered patio area overlooking the Riverwalk. Wonderful view. Highly recommend.

Thank spikenails
Grand Rapids, Michigan
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016 via mobile

We really enjoyed the menu because it offered some unusual foods such as peanut butter hamburger and loaded Shepherd's pie - both excellent. Yes we will return and highly recommend.

Thank GRapidian
South Bend, Indiana
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

Mc Carthy's on the Riverwalk is an unexpected dining experience hidden on the Elkhart Riverwalk. We have been there several times and the staff is always attentive and the food is good. The atmosphere inside and out are a draw for us when we are looking to enjoy a night out with family or friends.

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Thank Debbi_G37535
Fort Wayne, Indiana
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

The few time we have been there were very nice, the views are relaxing especially in the summer when you can sit outside! I am half British, and their fish and chips are as close to true English fish and chips as I have found!

2 Thank larryco50
Mishawaka, Indiana
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

if you like ruebens this place makes the BEST ever!!! Nice restaurant and atmosphere, charming little place.

1 Thank Kimberly B
Manitowoc, Wisconsin
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143 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016 via mobile

Food and service was really good overall. Everyone in our group enjoyed what they had. My only disappointment was my baked potatoe. It wasn't bad, but it seemed very old. Like it was cooked hours earlier, and we dined about 6pm. Seemed weird to have such a crummy potatoe at such a upscale restaurant. Anyways, i didn't complain. I'm sure... More 

2 Thank john-54220
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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40 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016 via mobile

Was in town for work and had a business lunch at McCarthy's. The service was excellent. The Reuben sandwich was mediocre, and one of the two slices of bread was soggy with butter. Not sure it was grilled on both slices of bread. The French fries rescued the lunch.

Thank Mark G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$9 - $35
American, Irish
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Business meetings, Scenic view, Bar scene, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 333 Nibco Pkwy, Elkhart, IN 46516
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Elkhart
  • Phone Number: +1 574-293-2830
From classic food and drink in its pub-like bar to upscale private dining, McCarthy's on the RiverWalk offers a range of dining accommodations in a beautiful waterside setting.

Enjoy a relaxing lunch on the covered patio or a delicious filet mignon in the dining room. The refined menu of traditional Irish dishes and contemporary American classics is sure to satisfy any appetite.

The bar features an extensive wine list, specialty martinis and craft and draft beers on tap. Catering and private events.

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Elkhart, Indiana, United States
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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?