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Galway Bay

63 Maryland Avenue, Annapolis, MD 21401-1629
+1 410-263-8333
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good37%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“shepherd's pie” (48 reviews)
“corned beef” (54 reviews)
“fish and chips” (62 reviews)
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American, Irish, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
63 Maryland Avenue, Annapolis, MD 21401-1629
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1 - 10 of 641 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Exceptional service, food, menu, atmosphere and staff. The perfect local restaurant. The location, venue and menu represent Annapolis perfectly. On a one to ten, the food is delicious. Add on the friendly and professional staff, lunch was a plusđź‘Ś

Thank ronped
Reviewed 1 week ago

Looking for authentic Irish food. Look no farther. Galway Bay is a popular, but cozy bar/restaurant just off the Capitol Circle. Excellent beer selections and good wine list.

Thank Doc J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Four adults visited on a week day early evening, so the restaurant was not crowded or noisy. I loved the relaxed pub atmosphere. Our server, who had a lovely Irish accent, was very helpful and accommodating. I enjoyed everything I had -- an Irish Woo...More

Thank gnancy2011
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Been coming to Annapolis for many years for Naval Academy functions, have had many dinners at Galway over those years and it has always been good but recently some things have changed. Attended 2 Navy home football games in October and had reservations after game....More

Thank Mike S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful staff, relaxing atmosphere, great food, and great drinks. Highly recommended. Their imported eggnog is fantastic!!!

Thank Meredith G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Friendly bartenders and best Guinness in Annapolis. I never liked a Rueben til I ate theirs, it's a favorite now due to the best corned beef. I also love the potato and leek soup. We've been eating and drinking here since it opened, close to...More

Thank KayKay224
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good service, waitress very attentive. Food was average however. Shepard’s pie was bland, my wife a dolphin special which was good.

Thank Dave H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Asked my son for some inspiration and he said “something Irish”. So I found this spot on our recent college visit to the USNA. Great atmosphere. Waiter was awesome. Darn it that I don’t remember his name. Brian? We both had fish and chips. Good...More

Thank DallasMomDadKids
Reviewed 13 October 2017

I have eaten at Galway bay several times and the food has always be great. Sheppard Pie, Fish and Chips are just some of the meals I have enjoyed there.

Thank 765edwardr
Reviewed 12 October 2017

Had a family gathering for lunch here to celebrate my Mom's 80th Birthday. The food was outstanding. I had the lamb stew and others a variety of selections. Everyone rated the food excellent. Great atmosphere. I have been to Ireland and the Irish dishes here...More

Thank KT87TA
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Questions & Answers
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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 24
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
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
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 63 Maryland Avenue, Annapolis, MD 21401-1629
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Annapolis
  • Phone Number: +1 410-263-8333
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