At McGraths we use the finest ingredients to offer you the best quality in Irish Cuisine. Whether it is Dessert, Appetizer or assured it is made with fresh ingredients and prepared perfectly.


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good times

Join us for Happy Hour Monday-Friday from 4:30pm to 7:00pm! 1/2 off drafts - $1 off bottles and a handful of appetizers for $5


Fifteen years ago, when you looked at 2nd Street, one thing was missing – the Irish pub. Recognizing this void in Harrisburg nightlife we decided to bring downtown Harrisburg its first authentic Irish pub. Established in 2002, McGrath’s has quickly become a favorite among locals and those looking for a place to sit down, enjoy warm conversation and relax on 2nd Street.

At McGrath’s you’ll find that welcoming feeling found only when people come together to celebrate around good food and drink. As we like to say here, McGrath’s is always Greener! So join us for a good meal, a pint of your favorite brew and that comfortable, cozy atmosphere that makes the Irish pub so popular around the world.

Welcome and Failte,
Tom and Amy Scott, Proprietors

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  • daily specials

    McGrath’s Features


    Smoked Wings

      ~ 8 smoked wings with a balsamic chipotle drizzle. 12


    Smoked Salmon BLT

    ~ House-smoked salmon with bacon, lettuce, tomato, and garlic lime aioli. Served on Italian loaf with your choice of side.  14


    Smoked Potato & Bacon Salad

    ~ Smoked red skin potato salad with bacon, celery, red onion, and jalapeños atop a bed of mixed greens.  Served with a side of ranch.  10


    Smoked Kielbasa Linguini

      ~ Smoked kielbasa with spinach, mushrooms, and linguini in an herb cream sauce.  Served with a side of bread.  16


    Prime Cuts

    ~12oz Bone-in Pork Chop:::18

    ~12oz Bone-in Strip Steak:::20

    ~8oz Stockyard Sirloin:::17

    ~Steaks are served with a side of fresh vegetables and our house-made mashed potatoes.


    Featured Wing Sauce

          Smoked Red Pepper




  • drink specials

    Happy Hour: Sunday through Saturday ~ 5 pm to 7:00 pm

     $2.00 – 20 oz.  Miller Lite and Yuengling Lager Drafts

    $4 Craft Beer Drafts

    $1 off Mix Drinks, Wine, and bottled beers


  • Appetizers

  • Salads

  • Entrees

  • Hand Helds

  • Half-Pint’s Menu

  • Desserts

  • Beer on Tap

  • Bottled Beer

  • Mixed Drinks

upper level

upperlevelDon’t forget Big Buck Hunter, Shoot Darts or play Golden Tee Golf in our game room. This area is great for all your holiday and social parties call 717.232.9914 for reservations!

Watch NHL Center Ice and College football on one of our 6 HD TVs. McGrath’s is Harrisburg’s Official Home of NHL Hockey and Notre Dame Football.

We always want to extend a warm thank you to the St. Patrick’s Day Parade Committee for all the hard work they do, The Friendly Son’s of St. Patrick for their unending support and the Lochiel Emerald Society Pipes and Drums Band for entertaining us all.

private parties

cateringYour group gathering can reserve our upstairs parlor, game room and sitting area, which can easily accommodate up to 50 people. McGrath’s seasoned staff will take care of everything so that you can fully enjoy your function.

Our upstairs parlor is the perfect place for corporate parties, anniversaries, birthdays and family gatherings.

Sit-down dinners and buffets are available to suit your dining needs. Call us at (717) 232-9914 to discuss the dining and beverage options available to your party.

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Mondays-Fridays: 11:30am-2:30am Saturdays: 12:00pm-2:30am

202 Locust Street
Harrisburg, PA 17101

(717) 232-9914