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Galway Bay

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63 Maryland Avenue, Annapolis, MD 21401
+1 410-263-8333
11:00 - 00:00
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The food is great, and the ambiance is nice and comfortable. I only give it average because this second time we went, we called ahead and were told that we did not need reservations. We found parking and walked to the restaurant and arriving ten minutes after our call only to be told there were no tables and there would... More 

Thank Wendy B
Annapolis, Maryland
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22 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We have eaten here for years and since the menu never changes we limit our visits to once or twice a year. The food is good, not great but different than any other restaurants in town.

Thank derby1942
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77 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a nice Irish Pub with good food. I loved the shepherd's pie and my friends enjoyed the corned beef with cabbage. The service is good and personal. I loved the selection of great Irish whiskies. A rustic pub with old world charme.

Thank Rob J
Annapolis, Maryland
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

You can count on Galway Bay for a solid traditional meat and potatoes meal. The corned beef and cabbage is outstanding. Also enjoyable is the Shepard's Pie and the Boxteys. Steer away from the fish as this is not the venue to enjoy seafood. The beer selections are wide ranging, but I prefer the Smithwicks and the Guinness Stout in... More 

Thank NaptownBijoux
Tralee, Ireland
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely beautiful place. We got all four seasons in one so we were delighted to see it every way, rain hail snow and sun.

Thank Ashling O
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47 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really nice place from atmosphere, service, and food. Made reservations for 6, very accommodating. Shrimp Scampi, Stuffed chicken, Steak, and Scallops! All were good. We took our time and relaxed. I'll be back!

Thank DannyKThompson
Sayville NY
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29 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our second visit and it was absolutely wonderful. The crab cakes and fish and chips were outstanding. Our waiter Ritchie is such a terrific and friendly gentleman. He actually remembered us from a year ago on our first visit. We will be back again for sure!

Thank Bouelvard
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

Great food, drinks and service! Wick walk from our hotel on West Street. Had 8 in our group and absolutely no complaints!!!

Thank Stacie D
New Orleans, Louisiana
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49 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

Galway Bay has been an important part of the Annapolis restaurant and pub scene for years. It's two parts - very cool Irish pub on left and restaurant on right. The owners are Irish and they really did a great job making the whole place feel like you're in Ireland! My favorite time to visit is when they have street... More 

Thank Laurie219
Clarksville, Maryland
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197 reviews
143 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

This pub/restaurant feels authentically Irish. Whether you eat at the bar or the dining room you will have friendly service and very good food. Delicious shepherds pie and corned beef separate this restaurant from typical lunch places in Annapolis

Thank Bruce P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 24
American, Irish, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
10:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 63 Maryland Avenue, Annapolis, MD 21401
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Annapolis
  • Phone Number: +1 410-263-8333

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?