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The Celt Irish Pub

$$ - $$$Irish, ,
100 N Tennessee St, McKinney, TX 75069-4320
+1 972-562-2929
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good43%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“fish and chips” (32 reviews)
“shepherds pie” (4 reviews)
“bangers” (4 reviews)
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Irish, Scottish, Bar, Pub, American, British
$$ - $$$
100 N Tennessee St, McKinney, TX 75069-4320
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Stopped here to get out of the wind and cold. Wanted to have a beer and a glass of wine. This is a no frills place. Don’t expect the friendliest of service. But it may just be part of the charm of this place. The...More

Thank Angela H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I dropped in for a late midweek lunch on the old McKinney square. The downstairs was empty so I was about to leave as I thought it must be closed until later. Then another patron came in the front door and climbed straight up the...More

Thank TexasVoyager_BW
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We arrived in McKinney fairly late, wnet for dinner at 830. Happened by this pub, on a Wednesday evening. Upstairs there was a group of local musicians performing. People sitting in and playing traditional Irish music together. The place was packed and fun. The music...More

Thank Rick K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Menu has been stagnant for 3 years (plastic menus are as old as the food choices). Give us a reason to come back. We've had everything on the menu twice now. Last night's dinner disappointed. We requested a whiskey menu form Kyle, our very tentative...More

Thank Flyinghigh123
Reviewed 3 October 2017

This used to be Churchill's pub and it was our first time to eat her since it changed hands. I had the Guinness stew and my husband had the fish and chips. Both were excellent. We had a fun waitress, and joked about licking the...More

Thank powermidget1
Stan P, Owner at The Celt Irish Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 13 October 2017

Thank you so much for the very kind review. It is appreciated more than you know. We hope to see you soon. Cheers! Stan.

Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Stopped in for a beer and to try their claimed Fish & Chips.. both were very good and the atmosphere is very .. well .. pub ish Which I like the small environment. They had live music too

Thank jrwam
Stan P, Owner at The Celt Irish Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 13 October 2017

So glad to know that you enjoyed your visit to The Celt. Thank you for the kind words. We hope to see you soon. Slainte!

Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

Wife and I stopped in for lunch. Not busy at 1 pm. I opted for Shepherds Pie and the Mrs selected the Steak Pie. The meals were good, Tasty with good prrsentation. Jaden, our server, kept an eye on our table while tending bar at...More

Thank TxWaccamaw
Reviewed 14 September 2017

SP and I went for dinner on Sat. night. Since it was close to 6:00 pm by the time we found parking I was afraid that we have a wait, but there wasn't. Food and service was good. We had hoped to stay for the...More

Thank Metoody
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

The food is disgusting. We ordered multiple entree, apps, & soup..... All gross. Unless you are coming here just to feel Irish run away.More

Thank Jon S
Stan P, Owner at The Celt Irish Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 25 July 2017

So sorry you feel this way about our little pub. . There are plenty of other dining experiences in the area and we hope that you find something to your liking in the future. And remember next time you have a problem it is always...More

Reviewed 7 July 2017

What's not to love, it's a standard run-of-the-mill Irish pub. Place was packed and the food was good. Beer was decently priced. Would absolutely go again.

Thank MNataro
Stan P, Owner at The Celt Irish Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 25 July 2017

Thank you so much for the very kind review.

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Questions & Answers
Patrick P
18 April 2017|
Response from Stan P | Property representative |
Good morning! Music Wednesdays through Sundays. Twice on Saturday and three times on Sundays. Please check out our calendar of events at our website for bands and start times. Or follow us on Facebook. Weekend bands start at... More
Elaine H
3 May 2016|
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Response from Stan P | Property representative |
Hi Elaine, unfortunately, no. The city does not allow pets inside any patio areas. I wish they did. However, the pets can be just on the other side of the fence. Again, if it was up to me I would certainly allow it, but... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$14
Irish, Scottish, Bar, Pub, American, British
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
8:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 100 N Tennessee St, McKinney, TX 75069-4320 (Formerly The Londoner)
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  McKinney
  • Phone Number: +1 972-562-2929
  • E-mail
Authentic Irish Pub offering a full menu of Irish and Scottish and American menu items. Huge selection of Irish Whiskeys, Scotch and Texas Whiskeys. Large beer selection. Live music 5-6 times each week including two weekly traditional Irish sessions. Pub Poll and Live Trivia played weekly.
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