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Galway Hooker Irish Pub

17044 Kenton Dr, Cornelius, NC 28031-5642
+1 704-895-1782
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good32%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
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“brunch” (3 reviews)
“fish and chips” (22 reviews)
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American, Irish, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
17044 Kenton Dr, Cornelius, NC 28031-5642
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Galway Hooker is a bit hard to find, so well the effort. An authentic interior straight from Galway and authentic Irish menu with an occasional twist of an outstanding chef like sweet potato fries with marshmallow dipping sauce or the fried egg hamburger which is...More

Thank Mickey D
Reviewed 16 January 2018

I've eaten a few times here while on business. Food is generally very good and happy hour prices on drinks are very reasonable indeed. Guiness is served properly and always tastes good.

Thank fred5110
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Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

I tried something new!! The irish club was yum and the fried asparagus was a new take on one of my favorite veggies! The bread pudding is hands down worth every sinful bite!

Thank Kimberly G
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

You can't beat Galway Hooker Irish pub if you can eat between four and six. Almost all the appetizers are half price, and several of them are a meal in themselves like the nachos or the Irish potatoes. I personally love all the seafood appetizers....More

Thank booklover93
Reviewed 6 September 2017

The corned beef Reuben was absolutely delicious, lean corned beef, not fatty, delicious sandwich and fresh cut fries, my husband loved his chicken and waffles. Service was great, great outside sitting area.

Thank joceppi65
Reviewed 21 August 2017

Great Irish pub themed restaurant - excellent food & service, two large outdoor patios for dining & they allow dogs. Definitely a local favorite, everyone loves this place!

Thank Phil T
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Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

Service was poor. Server never introduced himself. Just said what do you want to drink. Finally 10 minutes after drinks we were able to order an appetizer. We ordered the nachos which were dried up because they had sat under the heat lamp for so...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 14 August 2017

They have a really varied menu, especially when you include brunch. For dinner I had the ratatouille with pesto grits...one of the best dishes I've ever had! My fincee loved the his shrimp scampi appetizer, but he found the corned beef in the sandwich too...More

Thank tammy1365
Reviewed 28 July 2017

Stopped here for Sunday Brunch - discount if you show your Church bulletin. French toast was so yummy!!! Great staff - always friendly & good service. We sat outside - beautiful and with all the plants there was lots of shade - very nice!!

Thank Joann S
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

One of the best pubs I visited till date in Charlotte. Vibrant ambiance, music n people. Loved the beers n cocktails n food was tasty too. Live music made our evening. Had superb time overall.

Thank Noelline D
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Willie D
29 September 2015|
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Response from Talonrock | Reviewed this property |
I didn't really see an "Irish" flair when I was there either, no "costumes, talks". I think it's more of a name but a great place to eat.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 9 - USD 20
American, Irish, Bar, Pub
Dinner, Lunch, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
10:30 am - 4:00 pm
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
4:00 pm - 1:00 am
4:00 pm - 2:00 am
4:00 pm - 2:00 am
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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