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McCarthy's Red Stag Pub and Whiskey Bar

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” (17 reviews)
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American, Irish, Bar, Pub, Scottish, British, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
534 Main St, Bethlehem, PA 18018-5801
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We stopped for lunch at Mc Carthy's during Musikfest and even though they were very busy they handled the customer volume without difficulty. The Fish and Chips were delivered hot and crunchy. The server Taylor did a nice job with the beer selections and our...More

Thank Ed S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From the friendly staff to the Irish soda bread, this place puts me back in Ireland whenever I go. Recent renovations add to the pub feel. Live music seals it! As a vegetarian, I can always find modifications on many of the yummy dishes served.great...More

Thank Donna A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

McCarthy's was a gem to find in Bethlehem. PA during our recent visit to the Allentown fair and concert. We loved the location, the outdoor seating, our great server BRAD, and the terrific food! The food was extraordinarily tasteful and we would highly recommend this...More

Thank Marien C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited with family for dinner. Great food and ambience. Ordered the cottage pie which was tasty. Good place to bring the kids. Brad, our waiter, was very friendly.

1  Thank jona1977
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fish and chips. Fish greasy, chips small and tasted like they had been cooked for awhile, yuck. Supposed bottled beer poured at bar into a glass. Flat, no head, tasted like water. Very disappointing, was looking forward to this meal so much.

Thank debkraker
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

First stop in Bethlehem -- lunch! Burgers and salads for us; quite tasty. Extensive food and drink menus available. Quiet place on a Thursday around 1 pm.

Thank Cyeeles
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

An Irish pub right in downtown Bethlehem. Great food and great service. They offer plenty to chose from with the food, beer,whisky, other alcohol and desserts. The desserts are made on site.

1  Thank liftingchic
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Stopped in during Musikfest for a very nice breakfast. Great French pressed coffee and delicious food. They even had a great Irish ensemble playing. Great service by Tina our waitress as well. We always stop in whenever we are in Bethlehem.

Thank AArn89
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

We were attending Musikfest in Bethlehem PA and stopped here for a rest and a cold brew. Sat at an outside table to hear the music from a nearby venue. Our server was a hoot - in a very nice way! She explained an EXTENSIVE...More

1  Thank Dave H
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

This was our second time at the restaurant after I vowed never again..ten years ago. This time the kitchen was slow but worth the wait for the scotch eggs. There was a bit of a mix up when I ordered two scotch eggs and was...More

Thank SPMurphy
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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
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  • Value
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 15
American, Irish, Bar, Pub, Scottish, British, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, 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
Groups, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
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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