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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2019 Winner
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PRICE RANGE
$2 - $17
CUISINES
Irish, Bar, Pub
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Menu

MAIN COURSES​
As with Irish tradition, all orders are placed at the bar. Menu items may or may not be available at all times. Our menu is made fresh using only natural ingredients with no added sugar or preservatives. All food is made to order, and your cook will bring your meals out to your table. If extra condiments are needed, please see your bartender.
Kids menu also available
Fish and Chips
Icelandic cod lightly battered and fried and served with chips (fries)
$15.00
Cornish Pasty (Pah-Stee)
Seasoned ground chuck and vegetables baked in puff pastry.
$12.00
Chicken Curry
Chicken breast pieces, vegetables, and cider in a mild curry over rice.
$12.00
Shepherd's Pie
Seasoned ground chuck, sautéed onions and gravy topped with colcannon.
$10.00
Veggie Pasty (Pah-Stee)
Please ask your bartender for details!
$11.00
Tandoori Pasty
$12.00
All items below are served with colcannon.
Bangers
Pan seared Irish sausage and a rich gravy.
$11.00
STARTERS​
Leek and Potato Soup
Leeks and potato in a creamy soup. Served with soda bread.
$4.00
Sausage Roll
Irish sausage meat wrapped in puff pastry and baked.
$6.00
Scotch Egg
Hard boiled egg wrapped in seasoned Irish sausage meat and baked.
$6.00
Toastie
Snack-sized​ toasted sandwich with meat, cheese, onion, and tomato.
$6.00
SIDES​
Baked Beans (U.K.)
$3.00
Mushy Peas (U.K.)
$3.00
Chips (Fries)
$3.00
Colcannon
$4.00
Coleslaw
$2.00
Soda Bread
$2.00
Curry Sauce
$2.00
Guinness Gravy
$2.00
DESSERTS​
Dublin Tart
$4.00
Bread Pudding
$4.00
TAKE HOME​
Soda Bread Loaf
Please call ahead for this order
$5.00
Pub Vinegar
$4.00
Beer Glasses
Fancy a pint glass?
$5.00
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I thoroughly enjoyed our pub lunch of excellent fish and chips and delicious Guinness stew! The fresh Irish soda bread was so good that we bought a loaf to take home. The staff were extremely friendly and attentive. The ambience was beautiful...More

Date of visit: June 2020
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CRPub, Owner at The Celtic Ray Public House, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Good Afternoon, We wanted to thank you for taking the time to leave us such a lovely rating and review. We are thrilled to hear how much you enjoyed our menu, and the atmosphere of the pub. We hope to have you back in here...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our inn keeper recommended dinner here. I am glad we went. The food was delicious, the service prompt and friendly, and the atmosphere was great! We had the lamb shanks and the curry of the week. Great choices!More

Date of visit: June 2020
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CRPub, Owner at The Celtic Ray Public House, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Good Morning, We wanted to thank you for taking the time to rate and review our pub. We are so delighted to hear that you enjoyed your first experience here at the pub, and we hope to have you back in here if you're ever...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lauren was our Bartender and she was awesome! We had a great dining experience with her as our hostess. She explained the menu and answered all of our questions. I had the fish n' chips with the Guinness Bread Pudding for dessert. Both dishes were...More

Date of visit: June 2020
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CRPub, Owner at The Celtic Ray Public House, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Good Morning, Thank you for taking the time to rate and review our pub. We are delighted to hear how much you enjoy our pub, and the menu. We will be sure to show Lauren your review, so she knows how much she will be...More

Reviewed May 25, 2020

Outdoor deck is not accessible. Salad has no romaine cabbage only. Took 40 minutes to get food. We had to change from chicken to salmon because the cook never got the chicken out. Only 1 server working very hard. We will not be returning Atmosphere...More

Date of visit: May 2020
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Reviewed May 16, 2020

Stopped in to pick up some take-out, fairly busy. I was the only person wearing a mask! People at the outside bar, no social distancing being oberved. None of the bartenders wearing a mask either. As a senior and having a wife with "underlying conditions,"...More

Date of visit: May 2020
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CRPub, Public Relations Manager at The Celtic Ray Public House, responded to this reviewResponded May 20, 2020

Good Afternoon, Thank you for taking the time to rate and review our pub. We are sorry to hear you found that the coronavirus and the guidelines aren't being taken serious here. However, we would have to disagree with you. We have taken every precaution...More

Reviewed April 19, 2020 via mobile

We got takeout tonight and the food was delicious and the bread pudding to die for! Pickup was easy and very safe. The staff was friendly and very helpful. Kudos to the owners for doing the right thing and taking care of their employees during...More

Date of visit: April 2020
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CRPub, Public Relations Manager at The Celtic Ray Public House, responded to this reviewResponded April 21, 2020

Good Morning, We just wanted to let you know how much your supporting our business right now means to us. We are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed everything, and that you found pick-up to be safe and easy. We can't wait for the...More

Reviewed March 22, 2020 via mobile

Went for the live music but left soon after we arrived. Service was very limited and there were a group of younger people on the front patio trying to start fights with other patrons. Too many other nice places nearby to deal with that!

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed March 21, 2020 via mobile

We have been living the restrictions of the coronavirus. Today we decided to do takeout from the Celtic Ray and go to Gilcrest park. These are tough times for the small businesses that have been local standards of the community. It broke my heart to...More

Date of visit: March 2020
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CRPub, Owner at The Celtic Ray Public House, responded to this reviewResponded March 22, 2020

Good Afternoon Liz, Thank you for taking the time to rate and review our pub. We cannot thank you enough for your loyalty and continued support of our pub during these trying times. We are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your takeout, and hope...More

Reviewed March 13, 2020 via mobile

This pub was recommended to us by a friend. We came to Punta Gorda to see the Fisherman’s Village, but knew we were having lunch here. They had a very authentic Irish Pub menu. You go up to the bar to place your order, tell...More

Date of visit: March 2020
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CRPub, Owner at The Celtic Ray Public House, responded to this reviewResponded March 14, 2020

Good Morning Susan, Thank you for taking the time to leave us such a fantastic rating and review. We are absolutely thrilled to hear how much you loved your first experience here, and we are so happy to hear that you'll be back. Have a...More

Reviewed March 9, 2020 via mobile

We love the food here. Especially the fried fish. Top it with the Pub Vinegar SO good!! The Jameson's bread pudding is to die for!! I really wish I wouldnt have tried it, because now I'm addicted! Laura, Regina & Jessica are awesome !!More

Date of visit: March 2020
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CRPub, Owner at The Celtic Ray Public House, responded to this reviewResponded March 11, 2020

Good Morning Amy, Thank you for taking the time to rate and review our pub. We are so happy to hear how much you enjoy our pub and everything on the menu. We will be sure to let Laura, Regina and Jessica know about your...More

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Cehinkle
January 11, 2020|
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Response from CRPub | Property representative |
Good Morning, Yes, we do still do our "Monday Shirt" special. Every Monday when you wear one of our Celtic Ray shirts, you receive your second drink for free. We hope to see you in here! Sláinte!
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Extraordinary624501
December 27, 2018|
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Yes you can! You can either go in and order to go, or call us at 941-916-9115 and place your to go order. We have also teamed up with Bite Squad, and they will deliver our food to you; all you have to do is download the Bite... More
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Barbara N
March 24, 2018|
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Like our other patrons have answered, the Woodwork will be performing at 9PM. You can always go to our website, Facebook or our Instagram account to take a look at our entertainment schedule in advance. Have a wonderful day... More
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