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101 Madison St, Port Clinton, OH 43452-1103
+1 419-732-8800
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good42%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“reuben” (15 reviews)
“shepherds pie” (18 reviews)
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American, Irish, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
101 Madison St, Port Clinton, OH 43452-1103
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We ordered the Bangers and Mash along with the Corned Beef Dinner. Both were good, but not great. I thought the corned beef was overcooked and a bit dry, but the Bangers and Mash were very tasty.,

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ate here while attending the Biggest Week in American Birding festival. We had the McCarthy Chips and Dip, Reuben, Lake Perch Dinner and a brownie cheesecake dessert. The chips and dip were very good, the reuben was fine, the perch dinner was a HUGE...More

Thank EM4488
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were in the area to BIRDWATCH! In addition to avian life we enjoyed this great place! Our waiter was training a new server. Good music that wasn't overly loud as to overwhelm the food. My friend had been there before and liked this place....More

Thank cooley25
Reviewed 10 May 2018

We are in Port Clinton for The Big Bird Week. We read reviews, and by word of mouth, stopped here for dinner. I will start by saying they had only two wait staff for the restaurant and were quite busy with large groups of birders,...More

Thank travelmd46
Reviewed 4 May 2018 via mobile

This Irish style pub is located across from the Port Clinton landmark Island Hotel. Menu choices for food and beverage are exorbitant. Solid old world comfort food!

Thank Park M
Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

Fabulous reuben sandwich, outstanding beer (Catawba Island Tartan Red), and Poutine (hand cut fries topped with cheese curds and real mushroom gravy). Megen is an impressively great server. Authentic Irish music to make your spirits soar. Do not miss this gem of a place!

Thank JustJohnson
Reviewed 17 April 2018

I like the corner location of this restaurant as there are a lot of booths with windows, and you can see the harbor and boats coming in if you're sitting in the right spot. The atmosphere is cozy like an inn. The food was generous...More

1  Thank DawndotEarth
Reviewed 8 April 2018

I love their salads...very fresh and plentiful.....good variety of other food ....little pricey but, quality!

Thank Vicki W
Reviewed 19 January 2018 via mobile

McCarthy's food is absolutely delicious. Unique menu items. The atmosphere is perfect for an Irish Pub. The service was good. Highly recommended.

Thank Jonesjp
Reviewed 14 January 2018

Stopped in early on a saturday evening - ordered corn beef and cabbage. It was not as I expected - cubes of corned beef that was chewy at best. May be fun during season but I expected more on a traditional corned beef dinner.

Thank Valerie S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Free Wifi, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Parking Available, Highchairs Available
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
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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