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McCleary's Public House

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$$ - $$$
American, Irish, Bar, Pub
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130 W Front St, Marietta, PA 17547-1404
+1 717-426-2225
11:30 - 00:00
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Sun - Sat 11:30 - 00:00
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Marietta, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2015 via mobile

quite something else here. lots of live music evenings typical irish songs. Great food, great ambiance !!! even in mid week make sure to make a reservation for dinner. it seems everyone knows this place is great !!! oh and international beer even from my country Belgium !!!!

2 Thank oshka90
New York
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60 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 May 2015

McCleary's is the best place I have eaten in Lancaster County period. I have been to the county no less than 6 times and for the most part despise the food. This place is reasonable, excellent service, very good food ( I had the chicken pot pie) Nice atmosphere. They usually have music late after 9 pm or so, I... More 

2 Thank wkdwtch
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102 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 May 2015 via mobile

Always fun to be here. Disclaimer: I am a regular. The atmosphere, music and food make that so. Great camaraderie among those of us that find ourselves here often. You should join us.

3 Thank dougriley
Marietta, Pennsylvania
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 April 2015

The service is great at this place. The staff is attentive. Everything on the menu is delicious, particularly the 'Seared Tuna' appetizer. The food is a little pricey but is worth the occasional indulgence. The patio makes for good ambiance.

2 Thank Pratibha S
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92 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2015 via mobile

Found my accident - pleasantly surprised. It was a dreary day - great soup day. And was not disappointed with the tomato bisque and Maryland crab !!

2 Thank luv2travelGettysburg
Lancaster County, Pennsylvania
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34 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 April 2015

I and my family have been going here for many years and we always feel welcomed here. The food is always very good and the prices are reasonable. They have a good selection of beers to choose from. The service is always with a smile As long as this continues, we will go back

3 Thank mailman954
Mount Laurel, NJ
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 April 2015

The atmosphere, food and service was great. It is true Irish. We had a drink at the bar which was very nice with great bartenders. We ate out on the deck which was very enjoyable. The wait staff made great recommendations, was attentive but didn't hover. The food was excellent!

2 Thank Pilot7706
Carlisle, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 April 2015

I been coming to this pub for over 6 years now. In those 6 years I tasted pretty much everything from the food menu and I was never disappointed with food or service. This is great place for night out if you like good food, live music and good beer and all at an affordable price. My wife and I... More 

2 Thank Z P
Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania, United States
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29 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 March 2015

Our server did a great job handling a large party! The tomato soup was absolutely delicious!! No more waffle fries. . in fact the fries were disappointing! Nice variety menu; sandwich was good. Inside atmosphere is ok, the outside heated porch area is the appealing part.

2 Thank Lynda M
Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States
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36 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 March 2015

Enjoyed a really good meal with great craft beer and even better company. Popped down to enjoy dinner with my son the other evening. Had a pub favorite... shrimp basket But substituted their yummy mashed potatoes instead of fries. The food was very tasty. I love craft beer and they always have a good selection so I had a yummy... More 

2 Thank Heather B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Irish, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Private Dining, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 130 W Front St, Marietta, PA 17547-1404
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Lancaster County  >  Marietta
  • Phone Number: +1 717-426-2225

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