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McCarthy's Red Stag Pub and Whiskey Bar

) #5 of 270 Restaurants in Bethlehem $$ - $$$ American, Irish,
534 Main St, Bethlehem, PA 18018-5801
+1 610-861-7631
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good36%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (12 reviews)
“scones” (21 reviews)
“cottage pie” (15 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00All hours
American, Irish, Bar, Pub, Scottish, British, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
534 Main St, Bethlehem, PA 18018-5801
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1 - 10 of 231 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was a VIP guest at an event for viewing the Bush Clydesdale Horses. The luncheon was held upstairs in Mcarthy's Red Stag Pub & Whiskey Bar. I was able to observe the entire facility which is beautifully designed. The menu for the lunch was...More

Thank Bethann H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We met up with friends and family on a very cold and blustery winter night. We had dinner and drinks before we headed off for a concert at Steel Stacks. The atmosphere was warm and inviting. The food and drinks excellent and served promptly. The...More

Thank DelightfulOne
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I've been to this restaurant a few times. Most recently with my husband and another couple. We sat in a cozy booth. Myself and another person ordered the potato leek soup and we both agreed it was delicious. It comes served with homemade brown bread...More

Thank Kristin_L8
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food was great and the service was great! Very good experience. Go here and you won't regret it. Would have given 5 stars but there was some sort of smell going on there. Not overpowering but noticed it.

Thank markymert
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We attended a fundraiser for our granddaughter's dance school. After the fundraiser there was a small band playing Irish music which we loved. There is a great selection of Irish beer on draft. We had wings that were delicious. Very busy and could have used...More

Thank gosteelers81
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The lamb stew was awesome..staff very friendly..great live music. Good whiskey selection. Has a authentic feel for sure.

Thank Thomas L
Reviewed 20 June 2017

We had lunch here on a recent visit to the Bethlehem area. It was one of the better "Irish pubs" we've found stateside. Our favorite ale, Smithwick's, was available on tap in 12 and 16 oz. sizes. The menu features a good variety of sandwiches,...More

Thank CBW47
Reviewed 20 June 2017

After visiting family in Bethlehem, my husband and I, with a cousin, were looking for a casual place to have dinner. We drove downtown, decided to park, feeling sure that we'd find something on the main street. We saw this pub and even though it...More

Thank Anne M
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

The place is very nice with great bar offerings and quite a nice menu. My wife and I both got the Fish n' Chips and even though it was a large quantity, we both thought it was average at best.

Thank Arrowhuntr
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

Had a great time dining in one of the new 'snugs'. Awesome atmosphere! Fish and chips were amazing! Great service!

1  Thank Tara K
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Questions & Answers
16 March 2017|
AnswerShow all 6 answers
Response from Neville G | Property representative |
We will be serving it this weekend and into next week. Please give us a call before you come over! We will be closed 3/20-3/21 for renovations though!
14 October 2016|
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Response from Neville G | Property representative |
Yes we do.... Monday-Friday. 5$ imperial pints of Irish beer. Half price appetizers 5-7pm
Colleen G
30 May 2015|
Response from Neville G | Property representative |
We sell a variety of local beer as Well as Irish!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
American, Irish, Bar, Pub, Scottish, British, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
09:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 534 Main St, Bethlehem, PA 18018-5801
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Bethlehem
  • Phone Number: +1 610-861-7631
  • E-mail
Welcome to McCarthy's Red Stag Pub and Whiskey Bar. Experience a taste of Ireland and the British Isles at Bethlehem's Celtic Pub and Restaurant. With authentic Irish and British Isles food made from scratch, a full bar, an extensive Irish and Scottish whiskey menu, and a family-friendly atmosphere, McCarthy's is the place for a true Celtic experience in the Lehigh Valley. Created to preserve Irish family traditions and memories passed down through generations, it is a perfect place to celebrate life's special events and everyday happenings.
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