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Galway Bay

Certificate of Excellence
Irish, Fish & Chips, Seafood, Pub
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63 Maryland Avenue, Annapolis, MD 21401
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11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Sun 10:00 am - 12:00 am
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Drinks, Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Reservations

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
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  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars

We ordered the salad w/ lump crab, corned beef bites & cabbage wraps. It was all good. I just wish there was a little more corned beef in the cabbage wrap. Parking is TERRIBLE. Park in the garage or city dock. This is my 2nd time here.

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 30, 2015
Bonny C
Baltimore, Maryland
Good for:
  • Doing business
  • Bar scene
  • Romantic
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Hershey, Pennsylvania
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263 reviews
163 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2015 NEW

Service was quite slow and they were not busy the night we were there. Maybe that is the problem. Anyway, we had mussels, and they were OK. Liver and Onions were really quite good and the portion was generous. The Lamb Stew, almost tasteless, watery and very small. Never would have expected this at an Irish restaurant. Maybe just a... More 

Baltimore, Maryland
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015 NEW

We ordered the salad w/ lump crab, corned beef bites & cabbage wraps. It was all good. I just wish there was a little more corned beef in the cabbage wrap. Parking is TERRIBLE. Park in the garage or city dock. This is my 2nd time here.

Herndon, VA
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26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2015

We found this place accidentally after finished touring the Naval Academy grounds and trying to find our way back to the center of town. Just as the place caught my eye, someone walking by said they have really food here. It was only around 4 pm and we were not ready for dinner yet. But we decided to walk into... More 

Cleveland, Ohio
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2015

Favorite place in Annapolis. The food is delicious and the atmosphere is totally Irish. I love the quaint pub feeling that envelops you as soon as you walk in the door.

Orlando, Florida
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213 reviews
140 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2015

This is a gastro pub with amazing food and great food. Try the chicken mac n' cheese. It is AWESOME !

Wilmington, Delaware
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52 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2015

Getting a reservation was a huge plus cuz Annapolis is so busy. Great prices and selections: we enjoyed Irish cider to start then salads, potk loin with sn amaxing parslet sayce IIriIrish cuder

Hampton, Virginia
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38 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2015

This is one of our favorite restaurants in Annapolis. We like to go here on Monday night for burger night. The staff is nice and the food is really great! The atmosphere is also a lot of fun. Who doesn't love a good Irish pub?!

Greenville, South Carolina
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219 reviews
136 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2015

Wife and I ate dinner here on a SAT night. Had a crab cake sandwich and the Irish Rueben. Not too hungry since tailgating and football all day. Good service, reasonable prices. Too bad we did not order some traditional Irish dishes - will do next time!

Boston, Massachusetts
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2015

we ate here on a recent trip through Annapolis and we will definitely return on our next trip. All of our dishes were seafood based and excellent. The only knock is rather obvious, this is a pub style restaurant. As such, the atmosphere is a bit downscale but fine if you expect it. We were very happy with the dishes,... More 

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Annapolis, Maryland
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47 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

I ate lunch here recently and made the mistake of ordering the "calves" liver expecting a tender piece of meat. I should have known when the accompaniments were onions and bacon. The liver was overcooked, tough, and lacking in flavor. And the sides weren't much better. How can one go wrong with mashed potatoes, but theirs tasted like they came... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 63 Maryland Avenue, Annapolis, MD 21401
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Annapolis
  • Phone Number: 410-263-8333

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Irish, Fish & Chips, Seafood, Pub

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Doing business, Bar scene, Romantic


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 - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am

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