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Galway Bay

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American, Irish, Bar, Pub
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63 Maryland Ave, Annapolis, MD 21401-1629
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
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Annapolis, Maryland
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We are local and have been here many times and the food has always been great. We prefer to eat in the bar side for the atmosphere. The restaurant side is good, not too noisy, a little bright, but lacks the appeal of the bar. Nevertheless the food is always great. Fish and chips, burgers, lamb stew, and shepherd's pie... More 

Thank William D
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38 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is our favorite bar in town. Authentic decor and food. We had really good service and food. The classic rueben and corn beef and cabbage. A must for lunch or a beer.

Thank Atlanticbeachgirl
Annapolis, Maryland
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Location is great place to stop for dinner, relaxed and casual. Great menu and brew. Recently celebrated a weeknite birthday dinner there and had a wonderful chat with staff, nicely prepared appetizers, enjoyed the menu selections and had an all around good time.

Thank 13ahr69
Kenosha, Wisconsin, United States
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117 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went here for dinner because of the great reviews. We sat in the bar area, and our table was small and perfect for the two of us. The bar area wasn't too loud even though there were quite a few people there on a Sunday late evening. We were going to have an entree, but the appetizers looked so... More 

Thank Jennifer K
Lusby, Maryland
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34 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have been here a few times, good atmosphere, good food, good beer. Service in the bar A+, service on the restaurant side C+. I don't love Irish food, but they have a lot too choose from and I would go again.

Thank LaRane G
Frederick, Maryland
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53 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A pub setting, through and through. Lunch was just OK. Galway's take on a French dip (Dublin dip) came with a cup of very greasy, tasteless broth. Fries were good. Friends had an Irish Reuben and a salmon salad, which they liked. The Reuben got a rave review.

Thank BraddockHikes
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123 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My sense of the Annapolis restaurant scene is that despite the availability of local seafood, they're not serving a sophisticated clientele and the food should be slightly better. I had the crab cake and fried oysters which came with an underwhelming potato leek soup. Oysters were fishy, crab cake was fine but not a revalation. Go to drink.

1 Thank Zzardvark
Richmond, Virginia, United States
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22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Many good seafood options. Excellent service on our evening here, including helpful recommendations and frequent refills.

Thank Ann D
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

- Overall Grade: B+ - I like the place...beer is very good. - Server is C+ - No waiting Pretty Irish :)

Thank Charles D
Crownsville, Maryland
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had quick lunch break service was polite, fast, food always good. My favorite I'd Dublin also can try Ruben sandwich. Location is conveniently located near state house, shopping transportation

Thank Judith N

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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
Brunch, Breakfast, 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, Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups, Families with children, Dining on a budget, Bar scene
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?