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McCreary's Irish Pub & Eatery

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$$ - $$$
American, Irish, Bar, Pub
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414 Main St, Ste A, Franklin, TN 37064-2761
+1 615-591-3197
09:00 - 00:00
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Sun 09:00 - 15:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri 11:00 - 00:00
Sat 09:00 - 00:00
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We enjoyed the (albeit small quarters) atmosphere, service and food! Definitely worth going. My husband had the Bangers and Mash and I the Corned Beef dinner. Both were delicious!!

Thank MegjoyW
Katy, Texas
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219 reviews
149 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped by McCreary's in Franklin for a late lunch on a Saturday. This is a small bar and restaurant but we were lucky enough to get a table that was just being cleared. Service was very good. The staff were all friendly and looked after us. There was a good choice of beers with some drafts on rotation. The... More 

Thank GightRunner
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent in all ways. Easy access plus always friendly staff. Highly recommend for lunch. They have a great breakfast on the weekend. Great selection of beer.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Franklin, Tennessee
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56 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2017

I was expecting more. Frozen cod (It was good) , small portions of food. Beer was good. I would go back.

Thank autojob1111
Franklin, Tennessee
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21 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

Fish and chips ordered by three people and all loved it. Tartar sauce is great, even if you don't like tartar sauce. Burgers are very good also.

Thank Richard S
Franklin, Tennessee
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66 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

McCreary's is a fun little Irish pub located in downtown Franklin. The inside is pretty small, so it can get crowded here. The food and service has always been very good. I highly recommend the fish and chips!

Thank Paige F
Nahant, Massachusetts
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195 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

Poses as an Irish pub, but it is quite small with little atmosphere. Having said that, the food was very good and the staff very friendly. The menu is loyal to an Irish pub setting.

Thank jackd_10
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27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017

Downtown drinking holes can get really crowded and this place is my go-to when I just want to be around limited people and still have great beer and bar food. Fish & chips of course and black n tan is my favorite.

Thank Matthew R
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016

Have been there many times, generally we have a "To go" Fish and Chips, last night we ordered the same with complete disappointment, the fish was horrible, as it was way over cooked, came out so hard we could not eat it, we included their egg rolls as appetizers, again, way over cooked to the point we trashed them when... More 

Thank Regis G
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

We had given up on McCreary's recently. A change in ownership or some other reason lead to several bad experiences. After about a year, we gave it another try. BAM! Back from brink and McCreary's is like we remembered. We are back and will be often.

Thank Napaguy68

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Irish, Bar, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Television, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
09:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 414 Main St, Ste A, Franklin, TN 37064-2761
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Franklin
  • Phone Number: +1 615-591-3197

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