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McCreary's Irish Pub & Eatery

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414 Main St, Ste A, Franklin, TN 37064-2761
+1 615-591-3197
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Sat 9:00 am - 12:00 am
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London, United Kingdom
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54 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We were passing through Franklin and checked TripAdvisor for a good local place to eat and this seemed right down our street. Bangers and mash, fish and chips, shepherds pie... it looked great. We ordered fish and chips for my Nashvillian wife and I thought I'd try the Shepherd's Pie as it's a rare menu item in Tennessee. The server... More 

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Nashville, Tennessee
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 181 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 25, 2016

Had the shepherd pie, daughter had corn beef and cabbage. both excellent. good service too. moderately priced in downtown franklin setting.

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Thank TravelManSouth
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 20, 2016

Wonderful little eatery on Main St. Service was outstanding. Had a hard time deciding on the beer & the waiter brought me some samples. Good and cold. I had the Dublin Pot Pie & hubby had the Shepherds Pie, both served with Irish Soda bread!! Awesome!! I will definitely go back again.

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Thank Cynthia S
Franklin, Tennessee
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111 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 15, 2016 via mobile

OMG. How did I miss the fact McCreary's served breakfast on Saturday mornings? Great alternative to other popular eateries in Historic Downtown Franklin TN. Franklin can get very busy with locals, visiting families and tourists on the weekend. So this was a great find. Skip the "American" menu items and head straight for the classic Irish fare. I had the... More 

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Thank Steve D
Rochester, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 30, 2016 via mobile

Found by accidemt on one night stay in Franklin. Only about 12 tables. Apparently you can go to bar and put name oneait list. Regulars know to walk in a nd sit at open table. Fish and chips PHENOMENAL. Wanted to try Bailys Irish cheesecake, but too full. All food hot and fresh. Definitely would return.

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Thank namickey
Franklin, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 27, 2016

Went their with family and was very pleased. Relaxing and enjoyable dining experience. Reminiscent of an old English Pub.

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Thank mbervoets
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 27, 2016

McCreary's Irish Pub & Eatery in downtown Franklin is a great stop if you are in the area. It's located in a small, cute little building on Main Street. It is truly a gem. The bangers and mash are heavenly and I highly recommend them. They have a great drink menu, as well. This is an awesome, unique eatery to... More 

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Thank AlabamaAngel
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016 via mobile

We visited here for breakfast one Sunday morning. Our decision to dine here was mostly made by the fact we couldn't find anywhere else open but we were very pleased with everything about our visit. Our server was nice and efficient. I can't remember what my wife had but I got the bread pudding French toast and it was amazing!!... More 

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Thank Sarah L
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 9, 2016 via mobile

This was a great atmosphere with great beers and lunch. My boyfriend loved the Sheppard's pie, and I loved my roast beef sandwich. Our server was great and attentive. He told us about many things to do in the area. Loved this place!

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Mobile, Alabama
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 4, 2016

The corned beef and cabbage eggrolls are the best I've ever had. The atmosphere and friendliness of the staff is just as though you are in Ireland. Great eats and family friendly.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$20
Cuisine
American, Irish, Bar, British, Pub
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television
Good for
Dining on a budget, Kids, Families with children, Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
9:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 414 Main St, Ste A, Franklin, TN 37064-2761
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Franklin
  • Phone Number: +1 615-591-3197

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