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Galway Hooker Irish Pub

$$ - $$$
American, Irish, Bar, Pub
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17044 Kenton Dr, Cornelius, NC 28031-5642
+1 704-895-1782
16:00 - 02:00
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Sun 10:30 - 16:00
Mon - Wed 16:00 - 00:00
Thu 16:00 - 01:00
Fri - Sat 16:00 - 02:00
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Huntersville, North Carolina
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have been many times! It's great for families or date night! Check out their happy hour specials! We have tried so many things and everything is fantastic!

Thank laurelsengland
Level Contributor
19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went for brunch and had a fabulous seat outside on the patio. The weather was glorious and the food great. There was cheesy eggs, waffles/chicken, eggs benedict , bacon, sausage, potatoes, vegetables, and more. The dessert was raspberry brownies and cheesecake that was out of this world! The staff was very attentive It was a picture perfect day!

Thank Kathleen P
Ambler, Pennsylvania
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191 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a "genuine" Irish Pub with components brought in from Ireland that gives it an authentic old pub feel with all the new amenities. You can sit outside around the fire pit, hang at the bar or cozy up for a good meal. Their fish fry is pretty good and the beer prices are very reasonable. Worth a stop... More 

Thank John A
Charlotte, NC
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great location, happy and helpful staff, great menu, very romantic outside patio. Variety in menu from Irish selections to American standard fare, great desserts as well. There are other Irish bars/dining spots nearby. Have been to both. This is more genuine and less expensive.

Thank gerry a
Level Contributor
4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

They have the best customer service and the food during the recent Saint Patrick's Day was great. Same great food each day.

Thank bbblackbelt08
Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
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71 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

We went for St.Pattys day and there was about 7 of us, our burgers came out raw and the chicken wings had NO flavor!! Hooker is a good time, was very disappointed in the food though!! I could see one burger opps but 3 of them.. Not good..

Thank Jenifer S
Boukedes, Owner at Galway Hooker Irish Pub, responded to this review

Jenifer, i personally apologize for your food. The St. Patrick's Day festival is the craziest day of the year and we are stretched to the highest level. Still, no excuse for you not receiving the quality standards expected and deserved from the Galway Hooker. I appreciate your post and making me aware. I welcome the chance to make this up... More 

Mooresville, North Carolina
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11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Let me start by saying that I usually really enjoy this place. The mussel dish in the red sauce is crazy good and the fish and chips are second to none. That said, the food offerings for their annual St. Patrick's Day celebration were so far away from their norm that they were nearly inedible. From the kiddie style frozen... More 

1 Thank Toolman17
Boukedes, Owner at Galway Hooker Irish Pub, responded to this review

We have a great pub and love our customers. We pride ourselves on serving the best product at the best price, always. Once a year on the St. Patrick's Day holiday week, we have a huge festival that brings over 4000 people to our pub, in a day. Its next to impossible to serve our normal menu that day so... More 

Youngstown, Ohio
2 reviews
Reviewed 10 March 2017

Great food and service. We went today, Thursday, for happy hour and enjoyed half price appetizers and half price drafts......quite a bargain! Our server was very attentive, the whole experience was pleasant. We will definitely put this place on our list of favorite eateries in the Cornelius, Davidson, Huntersville NC area. Highly recommend for the food, atmosphere and great service.

Thank Diana D
Level Contributor
21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2017

We held my Daughter's wedding reception in their upstairs area. Great food, great people that work there. Thanks for a memorable time!!

Thank Larry W
Loretto, Minnesota
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Stopped here for Happy Hour on 2/8/17. We sure were glad we did. Wednesday's Happy Hour include 1/2 price bottles of wine and 1/2 price apps. We chose our wine and order the Southern Fried Chicken Tenders. The wine was great and we Tenders were perfect. Could have shared them with 2 additional people. There were 5 pieces on the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 9 - USD 20
American, Irish, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
10:30 - 16:00
16:00 - 00:00
16:00 - 00:00
16:00 - 00:00
16:00 - 01:00
16:00 - 02:00
16:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17044 Kenton Dr, Cornelius, NC 28031-5642
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Cornelius
  • Phone Number: +1 704-895-1782

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