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McCarthy's Red Stag Pub and Whiskey Bar

) #5 of 274 Restaurants in Bethlehem €€ - €€€ American, Irish,
534 Main St, Bethlehem, PA 18018-5801
+1 610-861-7631
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good36%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Opens in 7 min
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American, Irish, Bar, Pub, Scottish, British, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
534 Main St, Bethlehem, PA 18018-5801
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First stop in Bethlehem -- lunch! Burgers and salads for us; quite tasty. Extensive food and drink menus available. Quiet place on a Thursday around 1 pm.

Thank Cyeeles
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

An Irish pub right in downtown Bethlehem. Great food and great service. They offer plenty to chose from with the food, beer,whisky, other alcohol and desserts. The desserts are made on site.

Thank liftingchic
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped in during Musikfest for a very nice breakfast. Great French pressed coffee and delicious food. They even had a great Irish ensemble playing. Great service by Tina our waitress as well. We always stop in whenever we are in Bethlehem.

Thank AArn89
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were attending Musikfest in Bethlehem PA and stopped here for a rest and a cold brew. Sat at an outside table to hear the music from a nearby venue. Our server was a hoot - in a very nice way! She explained an EXTENSIVE...More

Thank Dave H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was our second time at the restaurant after I vowed never again..ten years ago. This time the kitchen was slow but worth the wait for the scotch eggs. There was a bit of a mix up when I ordered two scotch eggs and was...More

Thank SPMurphy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food we had here was great, Of the five of us at lunch- all of us greatly enjoyed the food. The portions are large. We all loved the "design your own appetizer" with the fries (or chips as they call them) and various toppings....More

Thank Scott G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fish & Chips, Roast beef melt both OK, Prompt friendly service. Nice Irish pub décor, way too loud for a conversation. Seating outside may be a better bet. On the side street in back of the Irish shop, they have a few tables set up...More

Thank DJMAN5
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We took our staff to McCarthy's Red Stag Pub for a team bonding dinner. The food was delicious and the staff was very accommodating! It's a fun place. Be sure to check it out when you are in Bethlehem!

Thank Capturedlv
Reviewed 10 July 2017

I was a VIP guest at an event for viewing the Bush Clydesdale Horses. The luncheon was held upstairs in Mcarthy's Red Stag Pub & Whiskey Bar. I was able to observe the entire facility which is beautifully designed. The menu for the lunch was...More

Thank Bethann H
Reviewed 10 July 2017

We met up with friends and family on a very cold and blustery winter night. We had dinner and drinks before we headed off for a concert at Steel Stacks. The atmosphere was warm and inviting. The food and drinks excellent and served promptly. The...More

Thank DelightfulOne
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Questions & Answers
16 March 2017|
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Response from Neville G | Property representative |
We will be serving it this weekend and into next week. Please give us a call before you come over! We will be closed 3/20-3/21 for renovations though!
13 October 2016|
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Response from Neville G | Property representative |
Yes we do.... Monday-Friday. 5$ imperial pints of Irish beer. Half price appetizers 5-7pm
Colleen G
29 May 2015|
Response from Neville G | Property representative |
We sell a variety of local beer as Well as Irish!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
American, Irish, Bar, Pub, Scottish, British, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 534 Main St, Bethlehem, PA 18018-5801
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Bethlehem
  • Phone Number: +1 610-861-7631
  • E-mail
Welcome to McCarthy's Red Stag Pub and Whiskey Bar. Experience a taste of Ireland and the British Isles at Bethlehem's Celtic Pub and Restaurant. With authentic Irish and British Isles food made from scratch, a full bar, an extensive Irish and Scottish whiskey menu, and a family-friendly atmosphere, McCarthy's is the place for a true Celtic experience in the Lehigh Valley. Created to preserve Irish family traditions and memories passed down through generations, it is a perfect place to celebrate life's special events and everyday happenings.
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