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Galway Bay

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Irish, Fish & Chips, Seafood, Pub
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63 Maryland Avenue, Annapolis, MD 21401
410-263-8333
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10:00 am - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 12:00 am
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Lunch, Drinks, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, Reservations

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  • 162
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    Very good
  • 35
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  • 10
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  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Galway Bay has good hearty food and great beer/ale choices in a traditional Irish pub atmosphere. Relaxed, comfortable and you never leave hungry! Great location, too!

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
Erin M
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Annapolis, Maryland
Good for:
  • Doing business
  • Bar scene
  • Romantic
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Annapolis, Maryland
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18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Galway Bay has good hearty food and great beer/ale choices in a traditional Irish pub atmosphere. Relaxed, comfortable and you never leave hungry! Great location, too!

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Hartly, Delaware, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

I visit Galway Bay every single time I visit Annapolis. The two have become synonymous. But in all honestly the food is AMAZING. I've gone with a couple of friends, with my family, with my best friend and her boyfriend of a weekend (the dude actually emailed me to surprise visit her from Texas and I picked Galway Bay to... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Went to the Galway Bay for lunch on a recent trip to Annapolis. This place is located right near the heart of the city, tucked away on a narrow side street. We were seated in the back room, all brick walls very quiet and comfortable. Service was good, I had the salmon salad, my husband had the mac and cheese... More 

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Crownsville, Maryland
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

A pre-birthday dinner - the dining experience was as flat as the cider. My husband had a crab cake full of shell and my shepherd's pie was burnt on the bottom. Really the worst food I've ever had at a restaurant.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

If you are walking around downtown Annapolis and are looking to take a break and quench your thirst, this is a nice place to stop. Off the main drag, it's cozy and staff are very pleasant.

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Annapolis, Maryland
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22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Good home cooked Irish food. Try the trivia night - fun to be had by all! Make sure to try the Sherpard's pie!

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Baltimore, Maryland
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

The poppers were a little pricey. Not disable friendly. Bathroom are on the basement and not accessible via wheelchair.

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antoclarke, Owner at Galway Bay, responded to this review

Dear Island Chemist Thank you for posting your comments on Trip Advisor – We are always looking for ways to improve and appreciate your feedback and the time that took to give it. It appears that you were not advised by a member of our team about our ADA Restroom facility located on the first floor at the rear of... More 

Annapolis, Maryland
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Right in the middle of my favorite shopping street,is this fabulous Irish restaurant. It has fabulous Irish fare but American as well. I've been there So many times and have never been disappointed!

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Annapolis, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

This is where my life partner, Madeleine and I had our 1st Irish Coffee over 15 years ago and we come back as we can for the food! Corned Beef and Cabbage is great and I love the Fish and Chips! Always great service!

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Annapolis, Maryland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

My favorite for authentic Irish food. For a quick meal we like the tables or booths in the bar. Friendly service, too. Ask them for suggestions. The Salmon Mac & Cheese...my favorite!! Mussels & Oysters are a good choice, too.

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Additional Information about Galway Bay

Address: 63 Maryland Avenue, Annapolis, MD 21401
Phone Number: 410-263-8333
Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Annapolis
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Cuisine: Irish, Fish & Chips, Seafood, Pub

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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
Sunday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 12:00 am

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