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McCreary's Irish Pub & Eatery

) #28 of 292 Restaurants in Franklin $$ - $$$, American, Irish, Bar
414 Main St, Ste A, Franklin, TN 37064-2761
+1 615-591-3197
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good46%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“fish chips” (17 reviews)
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American, Irish, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
414 Main St, Ste A, Franklin, TN 37064-2761
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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
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...More

Thank Regis G
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...More

Thank Napaguy68
Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

We were passing through Franklin and checked TripAdvisor for a good local place to eat and this seemed right down our street. Bangers and mash, fish and chips, shepherds pie... it looked great. We ordered fish and chips for my Nashvillian wife and I thought...More

1  Thank Alex N
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Had the shepherd pie, daughter had corn beef and cabbage. both excellent. good service too. moderately priced in downtown franklin setting.

Thank TravelManSouth
Reviewed 21 October 2016

Wonderful little eatery on Main St. Service was outstanding. Had a hard time deciding on the beer & the waiter brought me some samples. Good and cold. I had the Dublin Pot Pie & hubby had the Shepherds Pie, both served with Irish Soda bread!!...More

Thank Cynthia S
Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

OMG. How did I miss the fact McCreary's served breakfast on Saturday mornings? Great alternative to other popular eateries in Historic Downtown Franklin TN. Franklin can get very busy with locals, visiting families and tourists on the weekend. So this was a great find. Skip...More

Thank Steven D
Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

Found by accidemt on one night stay in Franklin. Only about 12 tables. Apparently you can go to bar and put name oneait list. Regulars know to walk in a nd sit at open table. Fish and chips PHENOMENAL. Wanted to try Bailys Irish cheesecake,...More

Thank namickey
Reviewed 28 September 2016

Went their with family and was very pleased. Relaxing and enjoyable dining experience. Reminiscent of an old English Pub.

Thank mbervoets
Reviewed 27 August 2016

McCreary's Irish Pub & Eatery in downtown Franklin is a great stop if you are in the area. It's located in a small, cute little building on Main Street. It is truly a gem. The bangers and mash are heavenly and I highly recommend them....More

Thank AlabamaAngel
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Restaurant Details

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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
Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene
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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