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Mac Cool's Public House

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American, Irish, Bar, Pub
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855 Heritage Park Blvd Ste 3, Layton, UT 84041-5732
(801) 728-9111
10:30 am - 10:30 pm
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Sun 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 10:30 am - 10:30 pm
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Clearfield, Utah
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102 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Asked about the special, was told 7.99 was billed 10.99 Food was good, but portions very small especially for the price. all three of us encountered the fact that our first and second choice both on entree's and beers they were out of.

Thank Ghostraveler1959
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125 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Walked in, saw the unique pub menu and grabbed a seat with a few colleagues. Ordered some simple Irish meals, but received some extraordinary dishes instead. The establishments take on pot pie is worth your time. Large, flaky and flavorful. Even the Sheppard's pie, which included some prairie meat, was delicious. For those wanting a nice Irish beer, go no... More 

Thank theapp
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24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is tucked out of the way in Layton,but a great find. The bangers & mash and portobello sandwich hit the spot. Now time for coffee and dessert.

Thank jrvolfred
United States
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129 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Love this place! I always come here when I am in town. The food is de-lish! And a huge selection of great beers to boot. You got to stop by this place, you will thank me afterword.

Thank Ribs M
West Point, Utah
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Awesome fish and homemade chips. A wide variety of beers to choose from. Fun atmosphere to dine in. Great food

Thank jodeemcculloch
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27 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have come here many times over the years. With family and as a couple. It has great food. Great options. Our favorites are the lamb ribs, salmon of knowledge, lamb shank, herb chicken. This time I got the chicken pot pie with a huge puff cake on top. It was very good! I love the interior decoration of traditional... More 

Thank Blake A
Salt Lake City, Utah
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139 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Mac Cool's is definitely better than your average public house you may expect in the United Kingdom or Ireland. The service is very friendly and the food is really good. Will definitely be back soon.

Thank RAF_Tendy
Hellertown, Pennsylvania
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We are in Layton for a few days while my 10-year old daughter and I attend a doll show. After a trip with my husband and son out to Antelope Island to see the Great Salt Lake, we were parched and hungry. Mac Cool's had a free table right away, water on the table in a minute, and the suggestion... More 

Thank Courtney T
Hellertown, Pennsylvania
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56 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The host, waiter and manager all too the time to chat. The waiter made some great beer recommendations. My wife got the club and it was enough for two. The chicken ceasar salad was good but most impressive was the kids steak which came with smiley face fries, strawberries and a brownie. It was delicious and my daughter ate every... More 

Thank TownsendRC
Long Island, New York
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27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016

The food was great, the server was friendly and informative, and the beer selection was huge. I wish this place was in our home town.

Thank gefstrat

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
American, Irish, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar scene, Families with children
Open Hours
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 10:30 pm
10:30 am - 10:30 pm
10:30 am - 10:30 pm
10:30 am - 10:30 pm
10:30 am - 10:30 pm
10:30 am - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 855 Heritage Park Blvd Ste 3, Layton, UT 84041-5732
  • Location: United States  >  Utah (UT)  >  Wasatch Range  >  Davis County  >  Layton
  • Phone Number: (801) 728-9111

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