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101 Madison St, Port Clinton, OH 43452-1103
+1 419-732-8800
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good39%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Irish, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
101 Madison St, Port Clinton, OH 43452-1103
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Great atmosphere and service. We enjoyed at our meals :the Walleye, the perch, fish tacos and a boxy meal. Finishing off with brownies with some delicious peanut butter ganache and Irish car bombs!! I believe our server was Megan and she was a blast!! Thank...More

Thank Deborah V
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We were the only people in the restaurant, and it took the server 5 minutes to greet us. Our cups were all empty at one point and we had to ask a host that happened to walk by after waiting for our server to check...More

Thank Wtayy
Reviewed 1 week ago

The food was unbelievable, If you love Irish fair you will love this restaurant. I ordered the fish and the chips. My wife has the Ruben box. Corned beef tender and lean, sour knout, Russian dressing and the difference is the potato pancake. The potato...More

Thank Robert C
McCarthy's P, General Manager at McCarthy's, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

This is one of the best reviews ever! Thank you so much Robert! Cheers!

Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoy eating here very year when we visit for the national matches, the service has improved, and so has the wait time, was a good experience this time, food a little pricey but good.

Thank David F
McCarthy's P, General Manager at McCarthy's, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you David. Great review! Cheers!

Reviewed 1 week ago

We have never been disappointed with any of our experiences here. Food selection is pretty simple and just about anything is good. Service is decent, beer selection is very good!

Thank alouie1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First time dining there........they had plenty of authentic dishes and tons of beverages. Service was great!!!!! Food piping hot. No complaints here......

Thank Daniel A
McCarthy's P, General Manager at McCarthy's, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you Daniel! Great Review!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I love Irish pubs but was disappointed in this one. Waiter was not very knowledgeable on drinks or the food. Scotch eggs were pretty good Menu wasn’t typical Irish food, just a few things on the menu

Thank drurybunch
McCarthy's P, General Manager at McCarthy's, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Sorry that you were disappointed my friend. I will address these issues. We do try to keep our menu diverse and not just traditional Irish items.But we do have great selection of Irish food! Thank you for taking the time to review us! Cheers!

Reviewed July 9, 2018

A group of 8 visited this past Saturday around 7pm. Extensive menu. However everyone of our dinners were COLD, except the person who got a salad. 4 people sent it back to be warmed up; the other 3 just ate it cold. For my husband...More

Thank Cmt068
Reviewed July 4, 2018

We had an appetizer of homemade chips and dipping sauce which were very good and filling. Took a chance and ordered the "Irish Stew" It came served in a large bowl and it was very good. The beef was not fatty nor chewy but the...More

Thank 570maryellen
Reviewed July 1, 2018

I don't know if it was due to the fact it was a Sunday evening, but McCarthy's was horrible. We were in Port Clinton about 3 years ago and ate here 3 times in as many days. After today's experience, I won't visit again. The...More

Thank Jill A
McCarthy's P, General Manager at McCarthy's, responded to this reviewResponded July 2, 2018

Hey Jill thank you for taking the time to leave a review. It sounds like we have missed the mark with you yesterday. Please understand that this is the exception and not the norm for us. I will certainly address this with my staff. Yes...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$10 - $20
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Free Wifi, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Parking Available, Highchairs Available
Good for
Bar scene, Families with children, Kids, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 101 Madison St, Port Clinton, OH 43452-1103
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Port Clinton
  • Phone Number: +1 419-732-8800
Here at McCarthy's we strive to provide an enjoyable experience for the families that dine here by offering a clean, cozy, inviting dining experience along with the atmosphere of an Irish Pub and Irish theme and with a staff that is professional, friendly and helpful.
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