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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
+1 801-728-9111
10:30 - 22:30
Closed now
All hours
Sun 10:30 - 21:00
Mon - Sat 10:30 - 22:30
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Plano, Texas
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343 reviews
258 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I read the reviews and had mixed feelings about going there. I was by myself and got seated in the back at a long table. There were a few others at the table. No big deal. I had the salmon it was good. The service was good. Not a bad place and I would come back and try something else.... More 

Thank Joe B
Sherwood Park, Alberta, Canada
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113 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

We were on motorcycles travelling in the east Salt Lake City area. We stopped in the shopping centre and spotted the Mac Cools. It was very inviting and we had good food and great cool beers. Service was very good except they seen we were bikers and put us away from the other guests. We are not that kind of... More 

Thank Wallybee43
Puyallup, Washington
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

Food was ok but I was a little disappointed that they do not so their own corned beef. They brought it in and it showed. Service was good and fries were great but learn to cook some corned beef

Thank Bob A
Kaysville, Utah
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

I really wanna like MacCools. The beer selection is good, the food is good, but the bar setting is lacking. The chairs are terrible. Really low backs and press right on your spine. Mentioned this to the large bald dude (manager (ish)) and got no response. I travel here frequently and eat alone. MacCools just doesn't have a fun vibe,... More 

Thank Josh8811
North Aurora, Illinois
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117 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

I love Irish food so thought we'd give this a try. Atmosphere was lacking in Irish charm, but the menu had traditional Irish fare at a reasonable price. The wine selection was limited and servings were small. The fish and chips were excellent, as was the trout. The hit of the evening was the trout with root vegetables. It was... More 

Thank Brenda S
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Had dinner there last night , was disappointed that they didn't have boxy this week , order lamb shank and bison shepherds pie , both were Excellent , good price , good food , loved it .

Thank chingo
Clearfield, Utah
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143 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016

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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130 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016 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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28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016 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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137 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016

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

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Irish, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 22:30
10:30 - 22:30
10:30 - 22:30
10:30 - 22:30
10:30 - 22:30
10:30 - 22:30
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: +1 801-728-9111

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