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Galway Bay

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63 Maryland Ave, Annapolis, MD 21401-1629
10:00 am - 12:00 am
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Sun 10:00 am - 12:00 am
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I love Galway Bay! The service is great and I love the food! The potato leek soup is delicious. I also love the fish and chips and cottage pie. Clean place with great food. I also appreciate the kids menu. They don't advertise the kids menu on their website but actually have a nice selection for children and a fun... More 

Thank 317jam
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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Galway Bay is a gem in the heart of Annapolis. We have traveled the world (or a good part of it) and Galway Bay is right up there with lots of fine restaurants we have eaten at. It's a must if you come to Annapolis.

Thank Barbaragannapolis
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My friends and I came here for dinner before a Thomas Tallis concert at St. John's College and we had a great dinner. The atmosphere in the restaurant is that of an Irish pub, and that combined with the food made for a delightful first time experience. I can't wait to come back and try more of what the menu... More 

Thank Megan S
Annapolis, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Located somewhat off the beaten path of Downtown Annapolis on quaint Maryland Ave you'll really enjoy the atmosphere as a bit of Ireland permeates throughout. Some of the décor is a bit contrived (if you want a true Irish Pub you'll need to actually go to Ireland - it cant be replicated) however you're there to eat & drink as... More 

Thank Rik K
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I have eaten here at 4-5 times over the years and keep on returning for the great authentic Irish food and suds. The place hasn't changed over the last 10 years and I am glad it hasn't. Warm and friendly staff, great menu, even better beer variety. A must stop in this quaint town.

Thank Pete S
Annapolis, Maryland
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Love their crab cakes as well as their traditional Irish fare. Fun place to eat - you feel a part of Annapolis history in their brick wall dining room. We have never been disappointed!

Thank ilsereynolds
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

large, almost cavernous, friendly, loud Annapolis fixture. Good food, good beer...good table-neighbors!

Thank Adam R
Annapolis, Maryland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Good eats restaurant with hearty Irish style food. Corned beef and cabbage, potato croquettes, lamb, and all kinds of other Irish flavors grace the menu at this busy Annapolis restaurant. Bring your friends and your appetite and enjoy a few pints along the way.

Thank jw62256
Media, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Galway is a time Warp back to the Emerald Island local pub. The decor is very authentic and so is the food. This was a pleasant surprise and I highly recommend it.

Thank Ray M
New Port Richey, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Quaint restaurant near the Historic Inn at Annapolis. They have Irish food as well as steak so the choices are widespread. Service was great, ours steaks were cooked to perfection and our baked potatoe was the largest we've ever seen. Well worth the trip.

Thank monroegcrew

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $24
American, Irish, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Large groups, Families with children, Romantic, Dining on a budget, Bar scene, Special occasions
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
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 63 Maryland Ave, Annapolis, MD 21401-1629
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Annapolis
  • Phone Number: 14102638333

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