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Galway Hooker Irish Pub

17044 Kenton Dr, Cornelius, NC 28031-5642
704-895-1782
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Ranked #21 of 79 Restaurants in Cornelius
Price range: $21 - $30
Cuisines: Irish
Good for: Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Good for: Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Mount Holly, North Carolina
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363 reviews 363 reviews
212 restaurant reviews
133 helpful votes 133 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014 NEW

We went to this restaurant to celebrate my birthday although we did not let them know. Nice Irish pub with a boat (hooker) hanging from the ceiling. We had the Calamari for an appetizer. I had the tomato basil soup and my wife had a Caesar Salad. For our main entree we both had the fish and chips. All of... More

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Charlotte, NC
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014 NEW

We've dined at Galway Hooker several times and enjoyed all the food and most of the service. It's a great looking place, nice atmosphere inside. Not too loud, not too quiet IMO. Perhaps a more unusual menu for an Irish Pub than one might expect (menu currently includes Jamaican inspired dishes among others), but they do have Shepard's Pie and... More

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Bluffton, South Carolina
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47 reviews 47 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

The pub was built in Dublin, Ireland and shipped by boat to Charleston, SC. Then trucked to Lake Norman, Cornelius, NC and assembled. You have outside seating, seating with an arbor covering it and inside seating. The choices have a pleasant, friendly feeling. The menu includes the usual pub offerings like fish and chips, corned beef and cabbage, but there... More

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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Loved the atmosphere and food . Good service and choice of dining tables (next to fire, inside , outside) Price is good for the quality of food ,service and friendly atmosphere. Would definitely recommend this Tavern.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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41 reviews 41 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Although haven't tried a lot on their menu...their Guinness is perfectly poured and their corn beef sandwich is to die for! We will definitely go back soon, been too long between visits

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Cornelius, North Carolina
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68 reviews 68 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

The atmosphere, especially the outside seating, is wonderful. The service is always solid. The food is incredible. The corned beef and cabbage is amazing. I mean the kind of meal that you wake up craving. Our young kids love the place also. I honestly looked at this place for a long time as just a bar. I recently discovered that... More

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Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 via mobile

Waiter was thoughtless and careless. We asked for water. His on-the-fly style resulted in one glass of ice water for me which I shared w/husband. Appetizers, salad and entree served all at once although several items were missing like blue cheese dip for buffalo shrimp. Had to ask for these. Our requests were met by blank stare. Then, "oh, yeah.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

My fiancé and I drove by and the place looked like a good authentic Irish pub, so we decided to drop in for an early dinner. Best choice we've ever made! I had the corned beef and cabbage-excellent! My fiancé had the beef medallions-even better! But the best part of our whole meal might have been the sweet potato fries... More

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Charlotte, North Carolina
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

My family and I went here on a vacation to Lake Norman. There was no wait around 630 and seemed to be a delightful restaurant. I was wrong, many of the waitress were talking about customers from what we could hear and was not a professional restaurant. When trying to get our waitress or other staff members for refills, we... More

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Greenville, South Carolina
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110 reviews 110 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014

Great service, good selection of food including traditional Irish fare (Bangers, Shepard's Pie, Corned Beef & Cabbage, Etc.) Lucked out by visiting on $ .50 wing night. Ordered way too many but enjoyed the selection nonetheless. The waitstaff was attentive, friendly and knowlegeable of the area also. Smiling faces are always welcomed at the end of a long travel day.... More

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Additional Information about Galway Hooker Irish Pub

Address: 17044 Kenton Dr, Cornelius, NC 28031-5642
Phone Number: 704-895-1782
Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Cornelius
Average Prices: USD 21 - 30
Cuisine: Irish

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