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McCray's Tavern on the Square

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American, Bar, Pub
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100 N Perry St, Lawrenceville, GA 30046-4850 (Crogan Street)
+1 770-407-6754
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11:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 02:00
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Flowery Branch, Georgia
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171 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 157 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This restaurant resides in an old building on the Lawrenceville square. A long-standing brick wall running the length of one of its dining rooms and the original, 5-inch wooden flooring provided an enjoyable dining atmosphere. There was also rooftop dining. A good selection of beers and hamburgers. The fish and chips brought an ample portion of flaky, moist fish, some... More 

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Creedmoor, North Carolina
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This visit in October was our fourth visit here. The first time we attempted to eat here they were closing early due to a slow night but the server was kind enough to recommend somewhere that we could still get some good hot food that was not fast food or eggs. His recommendation was not disappointing, but was not the... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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34 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Love this place. Cobb salad awesome. Rooftop bar. Great service. Easy to park. Moscow mules good. Reid was awesome waiter.

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Thank Andrew P
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17 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Lunch visit with a friend. We split the spinach & artichoke dip. Yummy! Ordered the lunch combo pressed club panini with a wedge salad. Also ordered a cheese grits side to split. All were well prepared & delicious. But the star was the GRITS!! Slap ya mama, daddy & grandma good! And I've eaten some seriously good grits on various... More 

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Thank Lisa M
Lawrenceville, Georgia
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

Early Saturday evening... Date night for us old marrieds... McCray's, or cross the street to Dominick's? Tough decision, as we love them both. Finally decided on McCray's and got in the short line. Since we were party of two, were quickly seated. Busy night, so our server, though pleasant, knowlegeable and helpful, seemed a bit overwhelmed. The food: we usually... More 

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Fishers, Indiana
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Had a table of 12 at the last minute on week night and they easily accommodated us. Our group had an international mix of US, French and Mexicans and I can happily report all were satisfied with the selections and the meals. Service was a little slow, but to their Defense, the day we ate was the first release of... More 

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Thank Seaclink
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

We arrived around 6 pm, a little before the rush. The atmosphere is comfortable dark wood, polished and glossy. Booths and separated areas gives a cozy feel to what could have been a large empty space. The bar is set apart, but glassed in, with lots of tchotchkes to tempt the eye. Our server was immediately attentive taking drink orders.... More 

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Suwanee, Georgia, USA
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24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

McCray's is very consistent, always good food, always good service, always great pub atmosphere. Our table had some special requests and they were to accommodate them with no problem and no hassle. McCray's is our go to restaurant in downtown Lawrenceville. Love that you can get a reservation!!

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Johns Creek, Georgia
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149 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

A neighborhood bar to me is a place that is convenient and consistent. While I have only been here once, I felt like McRays had both. I was meeting with some friends who live in the area so it was convenient to them. I live about 15 miles away, so while the building is really cool and the location is... More 

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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

We have been here 3 times in a year. Food and beer were great the first 2 times. The most recent visit we took my father in law. I think we must have had a new server. Food was all mixed up .. On a lighter note there were a bunch of Pokey-mon hunters here!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, View, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 23:00
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 02:00
Saturday
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 100 N Perry St, Lawrenceville, GA 30046-4850
    (Crogan Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Lawrenceville
  • Phone Number: +1 770-407-6754

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