McCleary's Public House

4.8
139 Reviews
$30 and under
Pub
An authentic Irish pub experience in Marietta, Pennsylvania, McCleary�s Public House offers historical and exciting menu items served with passion to all visiting guests. On the menu at McCleary�s Public House, you�ll find such items as seared rack of lamb, fish and chips, bangers and mash, crab cakes and pan seared salmon.

At the bar at McCleary�s Public House, enjoy a delectable array of beer, wine and spirits to be shared with friends. Over 70 varieties of beer are available, including bottled and imported brews to pair with any meal. For a sweeter taste, choose from a humble list of red and white wines or indulge in a homemade cocktail martini.

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Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
  • Sealed or wrapped utensils used
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
  • Contact tracing information collected
What 139 people are saying
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4.8based on recent ratings
4.7
food
4.7
service
4.7
ambience
4.6
value
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95% of people would recommend it to a friend
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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
3 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The tips on toast were excellent!

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BevT
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great place. Food was excellent- good effort at distance seating. Excellent varity of beverages.

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COgh
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall4food3service5ambience5

Potato skin with crab appetizer barely had any crab on it. No flavor. Fried fish was mostly all breading

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FortheLoveofFood
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and drinks! Highly recommend the Dublin Lawyer or Fish and chips.

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vip2fromElizabethtownPa
Philadelphia
19 reviews
Dined on May 1, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service and loved the ambiance!

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OpenTable Diner
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on April 24, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Anazing fish and chips. Very nice selection of items on the menu. Great atmosphere and service. Will be back.

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vipKurtBrendaB
Philadelphia
12 reviews
Dined on April 24, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We have been here two times and love the atmosphere and the food. We sat both times in the open area in the back of restaurant. Ice are really impressed with the presentation and quality of the food! The waiters both times were very attentive! We will refer our friends to your restaurant.

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THinPA
Baltimore
9 reviews
Dined on April 23, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

The enclosed patio area was fun to eat on with our family. service was fast and friendly. Beer in tap selection was good. We will definitely go back.

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DebK
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on April 22, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Had a great dinner with friends on the covered patio. Service wand food was excellent.

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Jamie
New England
4 reviews
Dined on April 17, 2021
Overall3food3service4ambience4

We were visiting from out of town and looking for an easy place to stop to grab a bite with our kids. We are a family who has been careful during the COVID-19 pandemic and this was only the second or third time eating at a restaurant with our children since the pandemic started.

We have only felt comfortable dining outdoors, so we made a reservation for an outside table. However, upon arrival, we learned that "outdoor dining" included tables that were on located in a very large atrium-type room, with a high ceiling. The actual outdoor patio was closed. The atrium had windows (not screens) and all were closed. It was admittedly a chillier night, but we had scheduled our reservation early enough in the evening that we would've comfortable eating outside with our jackets on. We did stay for dinner and asked the staff to open our window, which they happily did. The tables were also adequately spaced and all staff were wearing masks. Food was good and what I would expect for a pub. Staff was very friendly and accommodating - 5 stars.

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DeborahC
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on April 17, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

So happy I found this place the other week. Returned yesterday for lunch , delicious food. I give this restaurant a five star.

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SalvatoreG
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on April 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We visited the Pub last Friday p.m. with our son, visiting us from Chicago. We have been there many times and brought him for a return visit which we all loved. Food, ambience, wait staff, attention to detail, all five stars.

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Nancy
Philadelphia
7 reviews
Dined on April 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We have always had a good experience with McClearys.

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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
2 reviews
Dined on April 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Thomas was a great attentive waiter. Food was delicious!

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AmyS
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on April 14, 2021
Overall5food4service4ambience5

Great accommodations when we wanted to switch tables. Manager made us feel welcome and not annoyed when we were choosing where to change tables to. Service was great and took care of the special dietary needs of some of our party

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NanetteM
Philadelphia
2 reviews
Dined on April 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Awesome place to go with friends and or family!!!

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vipJanice
Las Vegas
5 reviews
Dined on April 10, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Delicious food and lovely outdoor patio space. Very enjoyable evening out with friends.

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NedL
Philadelphia
3 reviews
Dined on April 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Very cool atmosphere! Great food

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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
2 reviews
Dined on April 3, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food and the service were fantastic! The waiter took care of us and really made us feel special. As always the food was perfect.

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SuzTom
Philadelphia
2 reviews
Dined on April 3, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic service and food, as always. We were happy with the spacing of tables.

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HeatherM
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on April 2, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Love this place! Delicious food. Great service. Highly recommend!

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GeoB
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on April 2, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Table was ready when we got there. It was right at the entry doorway but they had a curtain they pulled across to block the door and the arriving guests.

The service was excellent. Quick on taking and delivering our drink requests. Quick on taking and delivering our meals. One issue was that they forgot my wife's side salad, but not only did they get it for her in basically no time, they didn't charge us for it. I say "they" because we apparently had a head waiter, and 3 assistants. 5 stars !!!

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vipmarciam
San Diego
33 reviews
Dined on April 2, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Very enjoyable. Food was great but drinks were a little pricey. One of my favorite places when visiting the area.

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CarolM
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on April 2, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience5

Great except that we paid for soup my son never got.

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Julie
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on March 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful as always! Perfect place to celebrate. Food was delicious, service was excellent.

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Average
1 review
Dined on March 28, 2021
Overall3food3service3ambience3

Average all around, except the cheese cake was not! I asked, "where's the cheese?"

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LindaP
1 review
Dined on March 27, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I love everything about this awesome pub. The outdoor atomosphere of the enclosed patio area is my favorite spot to eat. I have never been disappointed. Food is excellent, service is excellent. Servers are always friendly and "on point".

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Sasha
1 review
Dined on March 21, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and great staff! Definitely will be returning!

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01234
1 review
Dined on March 21, 2021
Overall5food4service4ambience5

The outside area is super cute and the staff was helpful.

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CathyM
1 review
Dined on March 21, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience5

We actually had lunch plans at another place but that fell through at the last minute. So we decided to go to McClearys. It was easy to make the reservation, the food was delicious as always. The server was very nice and pleasant. We did not have to wait long for our food. It turned what could of been a disappointing day into a lively lunch date.

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LoriW
1 review
Dined on March 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Best wings on the planet!!! Definitely my favorite place to eat!

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AndreaS
1 review
Dined on March 20, 2021
Overall1food1service1ambience2

Orders were not right and hostess was extremely rude!

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WallaceB
1 review
Dined on March 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent all around. Will definitely need going back.

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vipLocalDiner
Philadelphia
10 reviews
Dined on March 19, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great beer menu and good menu. Standard bar food, wings are awesome. Buy also authentic pub food. I have had the bangers and mash along with the Shepard's pie in the past. Both good. Thia time I had tips on toast that was good but a little salty, and my wife had the fish and chips, she said hers was awesome and is already talking about going back.

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TeddyLee
1 review
Dined on March 19, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Absolutely fabulous start to finish. Kristin was our server. Wonderful.

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Chuck
Baltimore
1 review
Dined on March 18, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

The Chesapeake Burger was great, Fish and Chips came with ok rect cut fries no chips Fish was very good.

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Hollyjolly
1 review
Dined on March 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Clean, quiet, portion generous. Server professional, and polite.
Food was exceptional! Beer ... “cold”
Would recommend highly!

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Charlie
1 review
Dined on March 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Best Irish Pub I’ve been to in ages. I highly recommend the fish and chips or the Dublin Lawyer.

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vipMaryF
Philadelphia
4 reviews
Dined on March 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The corned beef and cabbage and the shepherd’s pie were excellent. The service was the best!

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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
2 reviews
Dined on March 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food is always amazing here. Can't say i ever had a bad experience. Specialty drinks were creative and different, but still very tasty! My wallet would be in trouble if I lived next to this place!

FAQs

McCleary's Public House offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (717) 426-2225.

McCleary's Public House is rated 4.8 stars by 139 OpenTable diners.

McCleary's Public House does offer gift cards which you can purchase here https://www.mcclearyspub.com/store.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.