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Galway Bay

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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Wexford Potato Cakes
potato cakes mixed with cashel blue cheese, asiago, sharp cheddar, onions, peppers, breaded, shallow fried, served with ranch dressing
Corned Beef Poppers
tasty bites of our tender corned beef dipped in beer batter and flash-fried, served with a bistro mustard sauce
Guinness Fried Oysters
plump and juicy "chesapeake pride" oysters dusted with seasoned flour, shallow-fried and served with our signature coleslaw
Annapolis Crab Dip
baby spinach and lump crabmeat bound together with cream cheese and seasonings, served in a bread boule
Blackened Scallop Boxty Bites
fresh sea scallops blackened and pan-seared, served on mini potato boxty over hydroponic mixed greens, drizzled with a light sesame ginger glaze
Miss Peggys Mini Crab Cakes
from miss peggys old annapolis recipe, two mini crab cakes of fresh jumbo lump crab meat, served with our signature coleslaw
Calamari Mattapoisett
calamari rings lightly dusted in seasoned flour, flash-fried, served with our homemade cocktail sauce sauce
Molly Malones Mussels
fresh prince edward island mussels steamed and served in our home-style tomato garlic and parsley cream sauce with a hint of jameson irish whiskey
Killarney Cabbage Wraps
fresh cabbage leaves stuffed with corned beef and potato, steamed and served with our wholegrain irish mustard sauce
Lamb Skewers
tenderloin of lamb marinated in olive oil, garlic and rosemary, skewered with onions and peppers, served over hydroponic greens with a sweet pepper sauce
Irish Whiskey And Tomato
our signature spicy recipe using fresh tomatoes and onions with an irish whiskey finish - its the local favorite
Seafood Soup $4.99
Seafood Soup $6.99
Potato Leek Soup
a traditional irish soup made with an old killkenny recipe with potatoes, leeks and fresh cream.
Tigin (house) Salad
mix of seasonal greens, romaine, grape tomatoes, sweet peppers, shredded carrots, sliced onion and cucumber with our homemade balsamic vinaigrette dressing
Chieftain Salad
romaine lettuce, crumbled cashel blue cheese, roasted walnuts, dried craisins with our raspberry honey dressing
Irish Caesar Salad
chopped romaine lettuce, grated parmesan and asiago cheese, whole grain croutons all tossed in an irish mustard caesar dressing
Baby Spinach Salad
fresh baby spinach leaves, crumbled feta cheese, sliced cucumber, chopped red and green peppers and sliced vidalia onion, with a homemade balsamic vinaigrette dressing
Chicken $5.0
Salmon $6.0
Calamari $6.0
Fried Oysters $7.0
Shrimp $7.0
Prime Rib $7.0
Crab Cake $9.0
Scallops $7.0
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Blackened Scallop Caesar
five jumbo sea scallops blackened and pan seared, over our caesar salad
Grilled Chicken Salad
marinated chicken tenderloins lightly seasoned, oven baked and served over our tigin (house) salad
Hydroponic Boston Bibb Salad
hydroponic boston bibb lettuce served with our homemade citrus vinaigrette dressing, topped with onions, craisins, toasted almonds and mandarin oranges
Prime Rib Salad
slow roasted prime rib sliced and served warm over our own chieftain salad with our homemade balsamic vinaigrette dressing
Kinsale Seafood Salad
scallops and shrimp seasoned, broiled, and served over our fresh baby spinach salad with a citrus vinaigrette
All Entrees Below Are Served With A Side Salad And Fresh Market Vegetables
Murphys Pot Roast
a home-style pot roast slow cooked with mixed vegetables and served over irish champ potatoes with mushroom gravy
Liver And Onions
calves liver griddle-fried to a golden brown, topped with bacon sauteed onion and accompanied by irish champ potato
Kilkenny Pepper Steak
our 12oz center cut hereford strip steak, char grilled and finished in the oven, served with a peppercorn cream sauce and accompanied by a twice baked blue cheese potato
Limerick Chicken Pasta
sauteed chicken breast and portabella, finished in an asiago garlic cream sauce, tossed with fettuccine and steamed fresh vegetables
Chicken Breast Cashel Blue
a tender chicken breast stuffed with cashel blue cheese, wrapped with a strip of irish cured bacon, oven roasted and served with traditional irish colcannon potatoes
Magners Pork Loin
loin of pork lightly seasoned, slow-roasted in the oven and served with a magners pan gravy, accompanied by irish champ potatoes and mashed carrots and parsnips
Salmon Kilkee
a fresh filet of atlantic salmon lightly dusted with cajun seasonings, oven baked, topped with a wholegrain mustard butter and accompanied by garden rice
Inistiogue Scallop Casserole
fresh large pan-seared scallops, baked in a casserole dish, topped with asiago cheese and roasted garlic butter, served with rice and vegetables
Crab And Oysters Chesapeake
a fresh jumbo lump crab cake accompanied by a half dozen guinness fried oysters, served with irish chips and our signature coleslaw
Salmon Galway Bay
a fresh filet of atlantic salmon stuffed with seasoned jumbo lump crabmeat, oven baked and served with a fresh herb cream sauce, accompanied by garden rice
Killybegs Seafood Platter
a generous platter of oven baked shrimp and salmon, pan seared scallops, fried oysters, served with irish champ potatoes
Miss Peggys Crab Cakes
from miss peggys old annapolis recipe, two large crab cakes made only with fresh jumbo lump crabmeat, oven baked and served with garden rice accompanied by our homemade tartar sauce (market)
Irish Shrimp Pasta
large gulf shrimp seared in a hot skillet with fresh spinach, garlic and lemon juice, tossed with fresh fettuccine and steamed vegetables
Traditional Lamb Stew
the original recipe using tender cubes of lamb braised with large chunks of celery, onion, and carrot topped with a scoop of mashed potato
Cottage Pie
tender breast of chicken cooked in a casserole with mushroom, celery, onion, and carrot, topped with creamy mashed potato
The Irish Mixed Grill
an old irish specialty - a hearty plateful of imported irish rashers, sausages, black and white pudding, two eggs over easy, irish chips and grilled sliced tomato
The Irish Vegetarian Boxty
a traditional potato pancake topped with portabella mushrooms, onions, spinach, garlic and peppers, sauteed and topped with melted provolone and cheddar cheese smothered with a chunky tomato and basil sauce
Fish And Chips
filets of alaskan pollock, dipped in our homemade beer batter, deep-fried to a golden brown, served with irish chips and tartar sauce
Shepherd's Pie
ground beef sirloin cooked in a casserole with onion, peas, and carrot, topped with mashed potato
Corned Beef And Cabbage
a "first-cut" of corned beef, slow cooked for hours with a blend of herbs and spices, served with braised cabbage, colcannon potatoes and carrots and parsnips
Medieval Beef Stew
tender chunks of beef marinated in an irish stout, braised and stewed with large chunks of celery, carrot, and onion, topped with a scoop of mashed potato
Carrots And Parsnips
Garden Rice,
Side Salad
Steamed Vegetables
Irish Champ
Twice Baked Blue Cheese Potato
Irish Chips
Baked Potato
Baileys Espresso Chocolate Mousse
chocolate mousse flavored with espresso and baileys irish cream and topped with fresh whipped cream
Traditional Bread Pudding
old fashioned irish bread pudding with currants, served warm with birds vanilla custard
Strawberries And Cream
a traditional dessert topped with fresh vanilla-infused whipped cream
Sinful Chocolate Cake
a deliciously rich chocolate cake with seven layers and fudge icing... perfect for sharing
Biddys Apple Pie
served hot with a scoop of vanilla ice cream
USD 10 - USD 24
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
American, Irish, Bar, Pub
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Street Parking, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely atmosphere in this pub with some great menu options. The lamb ribs appetizer was outstanding. Perfectly cooked with a delicious glaze. The potato cakes were tasty as well. The smashed peas were, well, peas. Prices are reasonable too. The atmosphere is nice and it...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank brian k
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place took me by surprise! The food was absolutely delicious! We both chose the red snapper with rice and squash. The veggies were perfectly cooked, slightly crisp, nicely flavored. The fish was melt in your mouth. And to finish it off the bread pudding...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank 304nellieh
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went for dinner and had good service and everyone enjoyed their meal. The waiter gave recommendations that were all great: shepherd's pie, fish & chips, also the crab cake was delicious. Nice festive atmosphere and good after dinner drinks as well.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank vtpsu
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went here for a friends birthday. My only complaint is that they were so busy that we had to sit at the bar. We got great service from the bartender, who was also fun, so it wasn't a problem. Good food, great Irish whisky...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank cherrycash
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Galway Bay has been a favorite of our for years. Lately, they just don’t have their act together. It took awhile for us to be acknowledged, but Omar came by and greeted us (we do not know this young man, but he has great personality...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank ellieirish
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We didnt have a reservation so we had a small wait. I ordered the beef stew l, which was delicious. My husband ordered the shepherds pie and a black & tan...said they were both delicious. I would recommend this place for anyone looking for something...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 140christil
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ordered two Guinness beers, which had the classic creamy texture of a good Guinness pour. Atmosphere was good for a Thursday Night drink.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank mainsail4531
Reviewed 18 December 2018

We'll be back. Omar is a skilled waiter and is very pleasant. The food is good, even though Irish food isn't my favorite. The Clam Chowder was good. Great environment. Prices are about $15-$25 per person.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank T H
Reviewed 12 December 2018

We ate here before a play at St. John's. Parking is challenging, but we found a spot just down the street. Food and drinks were excellent, and the service was efficient and swift. The Salmon was cooked to perfection, and well seasoned. Others in the...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank kfitz00
Reviewed 10 December 2018

Like many restaurants, they have high tops. The hostess wanted to show us to one. My guest is 92 and a high top is scary. They quickly found a booth for us. We were eating before a play and service was fast. I had a...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Jean R
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Ronald B
18 March 2017|
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Response from Sean21401 | Property representative |
Hello Ronald. We do have a number of dished on our menu which are Gluten Free. Our menu is on our website and the specific items which are gluten free are marked with a blue GF symbol right after the name. We can make more... More
1 March 2017|
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Response from KenC09 | Reviewed this property |
No, there is street parking on Maryland ave that has meters until 7. Other than that I would recommend parking in a garage and walking over
1 August 2015|
Response from Clare M | Property representative |
Yes we usually can accommodate that type of function. If you can give us a call or stop in, we can look at your date and requirements to confirm we are able to on your specific date. We will work with you to set a great... More
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