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American, Irish, Bar, Pub
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101 Madison Street, Port Clinton, OH 43452
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Millfield, United States
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4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We didn't know where to eat in Port Clinton and just picked McCarthy's on a whim. We had been to Ireland in March and thought, "Why not?" We were very pleasant surprised. We asked to be seated in the bar because it was much more festive. My husband ordered the cheese platter appetizer for $13. It seriously was enough food... More 

Thank Dave K
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40 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We had perch and walleye fried, it was very good as well as the beers we had. The fish is from the lake just in front so tasty and fresh. I liked it a lot and i ll get back.!

Thank peppuzzo364
A TripAdvisor Member
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

What a great place to eat in Port Clinton with my family of 4(2 kids)! Great hot food!! A little of everything on the menu! We will be back!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Cincinnati, Ohio
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50 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This is a bar across from the hotel we stayed for a long weekend. The food was really good. Just bar food but very nicely done. The staff was great. We returned late on Saturday after a wedding and they were very accommodating. When we arrived they were getting ready to close! 12:00 on a Saturday? We convinced the waitress... More 

Thank bernisuds
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We eat here when we make our annual trip to the lake and always order the perch dinner. Usually very good, but today was only average. Fish was overly deep fried and almost burnt. Wife's mashed potatoes were cold. On the upside, the waitress was friendly and attentive and portion size was more than I could eat. Unfortunately it was... More 

Thank GLC1949
Shelby, Ohio
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24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have been wanting to go here for sometime. And finally made it. We sat in the upper bar area. It had a nice selection of food. We ordered the jumbo shrimp Alfredo. It was a huge disappointment shrimp wasn't jumbo and it had no taste and dry. NOW that being said they are an Irish pub not known for... More 

Thank rparsons67
Butler, Pennsylvania
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145 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had the Shepherd’s Pie Boxty, which is "an Irish blessing! Our best selling specialty combined with a boxty topped with mixed cheese.". One of the most interesting, filling and delicious meals I have had in a while. A friend had the Ruben Boxty, which was also very good and my wife had a very yummy burger!

Thank TombGuard320
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good was great and waitress was the best......we'd definitely return. We shared a fish entree and awesome egg appetizer.....we left with full bellies The waitress even gave us mini beers to sample!

Thank Kimberly L
Atlanta, Georgia
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We've eaten at McCarthy's several times over the years - the food and service are always very good; prices same or better than other nearby restaurants; variety of choices.

Thank S17K
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Homemade chips, amazing reuben, great beer list, this pub was everything we hoped for and more! We went for dinner with my in laws for a weekend wedding and everyone loved their food! If you're looking for good solid Irish fare, this is a must try kind of place!

Thank Dani D

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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
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
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 Street, Port Clinton, OH 43452
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Port Clinton
  • Phone Number: 419.732.8800

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