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The Celtic Ray Public House

$$ - $$$Irish, ,
145 E Marion Ave, Punta Gorda, FL 33950-3641
+1 941-916-9115
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Overview
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good30%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“fish and chips” (204 reviews)
“soda bread” (39 reviews)
“guinness stew” (30 reviews)
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All hours
CUISINES
Irish, Bar, Pub
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
145 E Marion Ave, Punta Gorda, FL 33950-3641
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131 - 140 of 735 reviews

Reviewed February 10, 2017 via mobile

Great Food, great beer and awesome staff. Our group of 4 ordered the Fish & Chips and it was delicious!More

Thank Tarfunda
Max D, Public Relations Manager at The Celtic Ray Public House, responded to this reviewResponded February 11, 2017

Good Morning, We wanted to thank you for your review on our pub; we appreciate you taking the time to leave us one! We are so happy to hear you all enjoyed the fish & chips, and we hope you come back in to try...More

Reviewed February 8, 2017 via mobile

What a delightful find! This is the most authentic Irish Pub we've been to on this side of the pond. I had the Reuben pasty and it is highly recommended! My husband had the fish and chips which were incredibly light and delicious. I ordered...More

1  Thank markandkarenbrown
Max D, Public Relations Manager at The Celtic Ray Public House, responded to this reviewResponded February 9, 2017

Good Morning Karen, Thank you for taking the time to leave us such a lovely review; we appreciate the feedback! We are so delighted to hear how much you and your husband loved our menu, and we hope that if you're back in the area...More

Reviewed February 5, 2017

Sometimes you just want a good beer. This place offered an English/Irish Pub ambiance and it also had 'sliders' positioned outside where you could enjoy the nice Florida temp's while having a really good craft beer. Nuff' said.More

1  Thank George P
Max D, Public Relations Manager at The Celtic Ray Public House, responded to this reviewResponded February 6, 2017

Good Morning George, Thank you for your review on our pub. We're happy to hear you stopped in to grab yourself a 'good' beer! We hope to have you back in here again soon. Have a wonderful Monday! Sláinte, Carrie W. Public Relations & Social...More

Reviewed February 3, 2017

It might be a great place to stop for a pint, but I wouldn't recommend eating there. We stopped for lunch and were somewhat disappointed with our meals. The choices were on the expensive side for what you got. I had the Guiness Stew, and...More

1  Thank Frank D
Reviewed February 2, 2017 via mobile

Irish style restaurant. Order at bar and tell the barkeep where you are sitting. Bar food for lunch and dinner. Many choices of light fare..cup of soup, mushy peas. Bangers and mash. Quality has improved over two years ago. Outside or inside seatingMore

Thank David M
Max D, Public Relations Manager at The Celtic Ray Public House, responded to this reviewResponded February 3, 2017

Good Morning David, We wanted to let you know how much we appreciate your review on the pub. We hope to have you back in here soon, and we hope you enjoyed your bike ride up here! Have a fantastic Friday. Sláinte, Carrie W. Public...More

Reviewed January 31, 2017

Delightful. Friendly staff. Felt welcomed even though we had two active toddlers. Lots of things at the table to keep the children occupied and entertained. Food was delicious and very reasonably price. Good menu selection. Something for everyone. Service was very good and our order...More

Thank Pbj E
Max D, Public Relations Manager at The Celtic Ray Public House, responded to this reviewResponded February 1, 2017

Good Morning, Thank you for your review on our pub; we appreciate all the positive feedback! We are so delighted to hear you felt welcomed, and that your munchkins were able to stay occupied as well. We keep plenty of books & games to keep...More

Reviewed January 29, 2017

Decided last minute to have dinner here with some friends. Great decision it turned out to be! Just as in Ireland itself, one walks up to the bar to order drinks and food which is delivered to your table by wait staff. Fun atmosphere, very...More

Thank Screwball
Max D, Public Relations Manager at The Celtic Ray Public House, responded to this reviewResponded January 30, 2017

Good Morning, We wanted to thank you for your review on our pub, and for recommending us as well. We are so pleased to hear you stopped in to see us last minute, and that you you all enjoyed the Ray atmosphere. We hope to...More

Reviewed January 27, 2017 via mobile

Great evening out for dinner with another example couple. Place was packed, and we got a table for six. We shared with another couple. The food was just great. I had the fish and chips and it was the best ever. Bar selection was just...More

Thank johnsford
Max D, Public Relations Manager at The Celtic Ray Public House, responded to this reviewResponded January 28, 2017

Good Morning, We just wanted to let you know how much we appreciate your review, and that we are happy to hear you all enjoyed yourselves while you were here. We hope to have you all back in here again soon. Have a wonderful weekend....More

Reviewed January 27, 2017 via mobile

My friend wanted to eat here and the others were hesitant. We ordered off the very Irish menu, and none of us were disappointed. The food came quickly and it was delicious! I ordered a "Pastie", not even knowing what it was. It was so...More

Thank Sheryl34347
Max D, Public Relations Manager at The Celtic Ray Public House, responded to this reviewResponded January 28, 2017

Good Morning Sheryl, What a lovely review you left us! We are so happy to hear that you all enjoyed our pub, even though you were hesitant to try us out. We hope to have you all back in here soon. Have a fantastic weekend....More

Reviewed January 24, 2017 via mobile

Good earthy pub food with an Irish twist from bangers to curry and all sorts of selections in between. Extensive draught beer menu, bottled available as well. Great atmosphere. All ages will find something to enjoy.More

Thank Barb W
Max D, Public Relations Manager at The Celtic Ray Public House, responded to this reviewResponded January 25, 2017

Good Morning Barb, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review on our pub! We are delighted to hear you enjoy our menu, and our beer selection. We hope to have you back in here soon. Have a wonderful Wednesday! Sláinte, Carrie...More

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Michael H
August 19, 2017|
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Response from Max D | Property representative |
Good Morning Michael, The following are gluten free: Grilled fish or chicken, chips {fries}, beans, mushy peas, salmon plate, cheese and fruit plate, colcannon, salad, and coleslaw. Of course these would be without the soda... More
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Gail C
February 27, 2017|
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Response from Max D | Property representative |
Good Morning Gail, We do not take reservations here at the Celtic Ray. We are a traditional Irish pub, so when you come in you order at the bar and the cook brings your meal out to you. We hope to have you in here to try us... More
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BLS07
June 7, 2016|
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Hello, Please call us at 941-916-9115. We would love to host your get together! Sláinte, Carrie W. Public Relations & Social Media Manager
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$2 - $17
Cuisine
Irish, Bar, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Monday
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Friday
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 145 E Marion Ave, Punta Gorda, FL 33950-3641
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Punta Gorda
  • Phone Number: +1 941-916-9115
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Description
FAILTE! [WELCOME!] The Celtic Ray Public House in downtown Punta Gorda opened in 1997 by Proprietor Kevin Doyle. At the time there wasn’t a single establishment in the area that offered a variety of quality imported beers and the atmosphere of a traditional Irish Pub. We serve only high-quality imported draught beers, bottled beers, ciders, fine wines, as well as, a selection of “soft” beverages. We also have expanded with the ‘other side’ and now have a full liquor bar! Our menu features traditional Irish Pub favorites made from fresh ingredients and family recipes. The Celtic Ray’s Fish & Chips are famous worldwide! See you at the Ray, Slainte!
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