Nestled among grain elevators, multi-family homes and a network of railroad tracks in Buffalo's First Ward. McCarthy's is still a favorite of workers at the nearby mills, firefighters, police and politicians. Watch out for In recent years, a fine selection of craft and regional beers have been featured on tap. In fact Old First Ward Brewing Company is now brewing over 25 beers! Known for its beef on weck, corned beef and cabbage, and fish fry.