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101 Madison St, Port Clinton, OH 43452-1103
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Cincinnati, Ohio
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We come here every time we visit Port Clinton/Put in Bay. We sit at the bar order food and have a few cocktails. The bartender (Ariel?) is very friendly and talks to us most of the time as long as she's not to busy. Their burgers are awesome and the beers are ice cold! Only negative is....I loved reading all... More 

Thank Cincywebz
Ravenna, Ohio
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32 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's average type bar, with a lot of fried food on the menu. They have an outdoor patio that is right on the main strip I like to sit out there, and people watch. We had sauerkraut balls, that did not taste like sauerkraut it had some kind of mushy stuff in the middle. The mozzarella sticks and fried pickles... More 

Thank Beth M
Indianapolis, Indiana
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5 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed our meal. Family friendly. Was busy and server let us know kitchen was behind - I found that helpful to prepare our mind, but then it didn't take long at all. Nice variety on menu.

Thank Kimberly B
Littleton, Colorado
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60 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Traveled back to Ohio for a family get together from Denver. I really miss the fresh lake Erie perch so we made a point to find a place to get some. McCarthy's is very nice inside and the food was very good. There were 8 of us in our party and we all were happy when we left, including my... More 

Thank Squirel9135
Perrysville, Ohio
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6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent ! A really good selection of drinks and food with quality, unhurried service. Shepherds pie and the soups are excellent!

Thank kadamssigad
Louisville, Kentucky
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55 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My spouse and I ate at McCarthy's twice while on vacation nearby. We enjoyed the food and there was a large menu to choose from. Service was great on the first visit and poor on the second. During the second visit, we had a manager take our order, a second server bring the food and our "real" server show up... More 

Thank MariaKT
Grove City, Ohio
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128 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I love a good Irish Pub. This is not one. It is a bar that sells Guinness, plays Irish music, and hung a few Irish decorations. First... The service was great! Very nice people. Very quick service. My server said "we're the best food in Port Clinton." Port Clinton is in trouble! The "pub" has only two Irish beers (I... More 

Thank GCTony
gradyville, Kentucky
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Pub and Dining Room separate from each. Wonderful environment and the staff is attentive to detail. Some of the best Irish cuisine I've had the pleasure to enjoy and quite a variety of beers to choose from. You can't go wrong eating here

Thank gary f
Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2016 via mobile

Close to where we are staying in Port Clinton so we gave it a try. Service was good as it was quiet. Food came quickly and was hot. Overall nice, but nothing special.

Thank Lisa G
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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33 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2016

Ate here with my daughter on a Sunday evening and ordered the Shepherd's Pie Boxty. It was totally awesome! There is a nice sized craft beer selection available and tv's covering sports in both the bar and dining room.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
American, Irish, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Dining on a budget, Families with children, Bar scene
Open Hours
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 101 Madison St, Port Clinton, OH 43452-1103
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Port Clinton
  • Phone Number: 419.732.8800

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