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Galway Bay


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

Food and ambience

Local cuisine, Irish, Bar, Pub, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly
Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups, Bar scene

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Oyster Shooters
Locally grown oysters - served with house cocktail sauce
Cheese Course
Cashel bleu, for county cork, dubliner white cheddar from county Tipperary and Wensleydale from North Yorkshire, england. all paired with candied walnuts, dried fruits and soda bread. its a perfect beginning at
Pub Crisps
Our own homemade potato chips served with ranch dressing
Black and Tan Onion Rings
Beer-battered onion rings, infused with dark stout, served with ranch dressing. Try washing them down with a black and tan
Pan Fried Oysters
Lightly breaded in seasoned flour then pan-fried in olive oil. Served with a cocktail dipping sauce
Belfast Flappers
Fairly spicy‏ chicken wings served with ranch dressing
Irish Sea Crab Cakes
Fresh made right here and topped with our aioli sauce
Steamer Clams
One pound‏ of clams - steamed in a with white wine and fresh tomato nectar - served with drawn butter
Mac and Cheese
Our twist‏ on a classic! Made with imported dubliner white cheddar
All salads are served with our homemade lager lime vinaigrette
Alternative dressings, by request are: ranch, bleu cheese, raspberry vinaigrette, thousand island, honey mustard, oil and vinegar.
Add imported Irish cashel bleu to any salad: 3.99
Large $7.99
Regular $4.99
imported Irish cashel bleu $+3.99
Salt Hill Salad
A fresh garden salad with our seasonal lettuce blend, cheese, tomatoes and black olives.
Large $8.99
Regular $4.99
imported Irish cashel bleu $+3.99
Caesar Salad
Crisp romaine blended with caesar dressing, grated cheese and croutons.
imported Irish cashel bleu $+3.99
Crab Salad
Our large house salad with a healthy portion of fresh crab and egg wedges.
imported Irish cashel bleu $+3.99
Celtic Chicken Salad
Our large house salad with a good helping of charbroiled marinated chicken breast and egg wedges for your fulfillment.
imported Irish cashel bleu $+3.99
Irish Chef Salad
Our large house salad with a healthy amount of house brined corned beef and egg wedges. enough to make any Irishman happy!
imported Irish cashel bleu $+3.99
Celtic Chicken Caesar
A large caesar with a good helping of charbroiled, marinated chicken breast, brined in our lager lime vinaigrette.
All stews and soups are served with fresh-baked soda bread.
Beef in Guiness
For the lovers of guniness stour! tender chunks of beef are joined with carrots, potatoes, onions and mushrooms and clow cooked for hours in guinness stout. this recipe is inspired by the guinness brewery at St. James gate, Dublin.
Bowl $7.00
Cup $4.99
Michael Collins Clam Chowder
Thick, steamy and fresh. Made daily in our kitchen. Yes, this is the chowder you've heard so much about. Argued to be the best in the pacific northwest and proven to be the best on the north beach. Multiple year winner of the best clam chowder on the north beach!
Paddy Burke's White Irish Stew
Inspired by the recipe from "paddy Burke's oyster inn" located on the eastern shore of galway bay in clarenbridge, county galway. browned lamb meat, potatoes, carrots and onions blended in a rich creamy whiskey base until delicious. a tasty treat duplicated only by taking a hop across the big pond.
Bowl $6.99
Cup $3.99
Robert Emmett Potato Soup
After all, this is an Irish pub!! if you love potatoes like we do, you must be Irish. made from scratch. you'll find no empty tin cans in our kitchen.
All of our steaks are seasoned and charbroiled to your temperature. Served with colcannon, salad and sada bread.
Upgrade Any Steak to a 10 Oz. USDA Prime Dry-Aged New York
Recommend a full bodied red wine with all of out steak choices.
Steak and Baileys
A Baileys Irish cream reduction adds a grand flavor to our 10 oz. certified angus beef flat iron steak. Do you like tender steak? do you like Bailey's Irish cream? might want to think about trying this one!
Liam's Rack of Lamb
A better rack of lamb you will find nowhere! A 14 oz. Rack marinated for 24 hours in our special seasoning blend, served over a red wine demi glace.
This is so - o - o good that liam put his own name on it 34.99
1/2 Rack of Lamb
If you're not so hungry, try our 7 oz
Tipperary Steak
A 10 oz. Certified angus beef flat iron steak flame broiled to order. Remember, "it's a long way to tipperary," but the steak is right here!
Gaelic Steak
Minced garlic and flamed Irish whiskey add a grand flavor to out 10 oz. certified angus beef flat iron steak. if it doesn't look good to us, you'll never catch a glimpse of it!
Garlic Sauteed Shrimp
Mushrooms and Onions
Guinness Rich Gravy
Crusted Cashel Bleu Cheese
Served with colcannon, salad and soda bread
Shepherd's Pie
Chopped steak and lamb with sauteed carrots, green peas, onions, potatoes, garlic and herbs under a savory layer of colcannon and guinness gravy, topped with pastry, then baked in the oven until piping hot. The shepherds knew what they were doing with this one!
Our recommended wine would be syrah
Limerick Sausage Roll
Pork sausage baked in a puff pastry and then covered with our guinness gravy. There once was a man from limerick who said, "to make great sausage there is a trick" then he did state, after licking his plate "the sausage roll at the pub is terrific" -
Our recommended wine would be red zinfandel
Chicken and Mushroom Pasty
Tender chuncks of chicken breast in a puff pastry shell with fresh sauteed mushrooms, onion and herbs, then placed over our famous whiskey cream sauce. This one makes your mouth water for sure!
Our recommended wine would be chardonnay
Forfar Bridie
A Scottish dish invented by a forfar baker in the 1850's. beef and lamb slowly braised in white wine, flavored just right with sauteed onions, carrots, potatoes, garlic and herbs. then baked in a puff pastry and covered with our famous whiskey cream sauce.
Our recommended wine would be cabernet sauvignon
Veggie Pastry
Fresh sauteed mushrooms, asparagus, red and yellow bell peppers, onions, carrots and herbs, baked in a puff pastry, then placed over our famous whiskey cream sauce. This is a vegetarian's absolute delight!
Served with colcannon, (except the seafood fettuccine), salad and soda bread.
We recommend a semi-dry wine with all seafood selections such as a chardonnay or pinot gris.
Pinot gris
Seafood Fettuccine
Steamer clams and black tiger prawns sauteed in white wine, then blended in a creamy garlic parmesan sauce. served over fettuccine and named for the southern Irish coastal town of kinsdale.
Pinot gris
Portmarnock Halibut Steak
Lightly seasoned, and charbroiled until delicious, finished with an herbed compound butter. just the way they do it in portmarnock, on the northeast coast of Ireland. a better halibut steak you will find nowhere!
Pinot gris
Galway Bay Oyster Dinner
Oysters have been harvested for consumption by generations of Irish. the oysters from galway bay have long had a reputation for excellence. our locally-sourced oysters are lightly breaded and seasoned, pan fried in olive oil and served with lemon aioli.
Pinot gris
Seafood Crumble
Another Irish coastal favorite! this is shrimp and seasonal fish, along with sauteed asparagus, mushrooms, carrots, onions and bell peppers, in a creamy whiskey sauce, covered with colcannon and finished off with a soda bread crust.
Pinot gris
Seafood Pasty
Tender chunks‏ of fresh fish and prawns, baked in a puff pastry shell with fresh mushrooms, onions, carrots, bell peppers, aspargus, garlic, herbs and a nibble of parmesan cheese. Served over our famous whiskey cream sauce. A seafood eater's delight!
Fish and Chips
Three pieces of the catch-of-the-day cooked to perfection in our own galway bay Irish beer batter served with tartar sauce and our hand-cut Irish fries.
Fish N' Salad
"Leroy special" three pieces of fresh fish cooked to perfection in a galway bay Irish ale beer batter, then served with tartar sauce alongside our house salad. a healthier alternative named after a longtime employee.
Irish Burger Dip
Our 1/3 lb. Charbroiled burger topped with swiss cheese and placed upon a fresh baked bun served with au jus, pickles and our house made potato chips.
All sandwiches served with our hand-cut potato chips, lettuce, tomato, pickle and onion on the side.
Try any sandwich with dubliner
White cheddar $1.99
With cashel bleu $3.99
Blarney Burger
A juicy, 1/3 lb. seasoned patty charbroiled and topped with swiss cheese and placed on a warm bun, just like the Irish do.
White cheddar $1.99
With cashel bleu $3.99
Corned Beef Sandwich
Our own tender lean brisket sliced thin, piled high and topped with swiss cheese and put on a fresh baked bun with a side of fresh ground horseradish!
White cheddar $1.99
With cashel bleu $3.99
Celtic Chicken Sandwich
A boneless skinless juicy 6 oz. Chicken breast marinated in our lager lime vinaigrette, then charbroiled. Topped with swiss cheese and placed upon a fresh baked bun.
White cheddar $1.99
With cashel bleu $3.99
St. Brendan's Fish Sandwich
Our galway bay Irish-ale battered fish with swiss cheese melted on top and placed upon a fresh baked bun. served with tartar on the side.
White cheddar $1.99
With cashel bleu $3.99
Garden Burger
This vegan cutlet has the rich flavor of oregon hazelnuts, chives and a hint of tarragon.
Our pizzas are served on a 12" square flatbread crust and cut into 9 pieces.
Thick Crust
Additional charge
Pepperoni, canadian‏ bacon, black olives and mushrooms. If you eat it all, it'll be dubl-in your belly!
St. Patrick
Okay, we had to name something after him! This one has the works - all eight toppings.
Cheese Pizza
All things Irish - Pub, Restaurant and Gift Shop! We have brought a bit of Ireland to you here on the coast of Washington. Come enjoy a pint or two in our tasting room next to the fire, or hang out in the game room and shoot some darts or pool. Come get your Irish On!
$10 - $30
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Irish, Bar, Pub, Soups
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We visited on a busy Friday before St Patrick’s Day so staff and service was a bit overwhelmed but friendly. The decor and music really made it feel like a quick transport to Ireland. Food was good but pretty limited menu due to St Patrick’s...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank JayneNC
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I loved the hot Irish bread with butter and they brought another loaf! Sonny had the potato soup and he loved it. Hubs had the Irish stew and it was great. I had the colcannon with the Guinness gravy. I would return. They had a...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank FoodieThree
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

It was snowing and cold and Galway Bay is the perfect place to stop for lunch. This well kept restaurant is as nice as any I found in trips to Ireland, both in atmosphere and food. The menu gives so many choices from Guiness beef...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank planner10
Reviewed February 12, 2019 via mobile

The food is always delicious and we love the atmosphere. Our out of town family always requests we go here for dinner before they leave.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank nnbarnes
Reviewed February 5, 2019

When we are in town for music festivals it is one of the most convienient places to eat. You can treat yourself to Irish fares or a good all round burger

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Elaine1613
Reviewed January 21, 2019 via mobile

Excellent menu selections and fun options for American or Celtic offerings. Food was well prepared and delicious. Our server disappeared, but other wait staff helped with our concerns.

Date of visit: January 2019
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Reviewed January 13, 2019 via mobile

My son did love his pizza and my husband his shepherds pie. I ordered the fish and chips. They serve way too many fries. Enough for four people, and they got tossed along with 1/2 my fish. It’s a crapshoot whether your fish is tender...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank vickib578
Reviewed January 13, 2019 via mobile

Want a great Irish pub experiance with great food and on a Saturday night, great song. Truly a fun atmosphere.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank TheGeigerJones
Reviewed January 8, 2019

Excellent atmosphere, great service and darn good food. I had the Bridie pasties on mashed pots, potato soup and soda bread. The best I have had since Cork 20 something years ago. Awesome, we will be back for sure! Perfect beer too....

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank tomwU3799VH
Reviewed December 16, 2018

I had the great pleasure of listening to Hank Cramer, a traveling folksinger from Winthrop, Washington at the Galway Bay Irish Pub on Friday and Saturday nights. I was going to say despite the weather, but on reflection, the inclement weather was the perfect excuse...More

Date of visit: December 2018
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Response from Debbiesgre | Reviewed this property |
The last time we were there the live music was only on Friday and Saturday nights.
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