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Galway Bay

63 Maryland Avenue, Annapolis, MD 21401-1629
+1 410-263-8333
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good37%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“corned beef” (65 reviews)
“shepherd's pie” (54 reviews)
“fish and chips” (61 reviews)
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American, Irish, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
63 Maryland Avenue, Annapolis, MD 21401-1629
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1 - 10 of 643 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago

At the end of a long walking tour of Annapolis, the bride and I stopped in here for an Irish coffee to warm up on a beautiful, snowy day. Having been to countless dozens of Irish pubs in several countries, this one, particularly the back...More

Thank Guinnessluvr51
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped in here because we like Irish food and ambience. We did not have a reservation (which is advisable), but it was early and they could fit us in. The staff was very friendly and accommodating. The waiter was well-informed and provided good recommendations....More

Thank Patrick M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Exceptional service, food, menu, atmosphere and staff. The perfect local restaurant. The location, venue and menu represent Annapolis perfectly. On a one to ten, the food is delicious. Add on the friendly and professional staff, lunch was a plus👌

Thank ronped
Reviewed 11 November 2017

Looking for authentic Irish food. Look no farther. Galway Bay is a popular, but cozy bar/restaurant just off the Capitol Circle. Excellent beer selections and good wine list.

Thank Doc J
Reviewed 5 November 2017

Four adults visited on a week day early evening, so the restaurant was not crowded or noisy. I loved the relaxed pub atmosphere. Our server, who had a lovely Irish accent, was very helpful and accommodating. I enjoyed everything I had -- an Irish Woo...More

Thank gnancy2011
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

Been coming to Annapolis for many years for Naval Academy functions, have had many dinners at Galway over those years and it has always been good but recently some things have changed. Attended 2 Navy home football games in October and had reservations after game....More

Thank Mike S
Reviewed 31 October 2017

Wonderful staff, relaxing atmosphere, great food, and great drinks. Highly recommended. Their imported eggnog is fantastic!!!

Thank Meredith G
Reviewed 27 October 2017

Friendly bartenders and best Guinness in Annapolis. I never liked a Rueben til I ate theirs, it's a favorite now due to the best corned beef. I also love the potato and leek soup. We've been eating and drinking here since it opened, close to...More

Thank KayKay224
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

Good service, waitress very attentive. Food was average however. Shepard’s pie was bland, my wife a dolphin special which was good.

Thank Dave H
Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

Asked my son for some inspiration and he said “something Irish”. So I found this spot on our recent college visit to the USNA. Great atmosphere. Waiter was awesome. Darn it that I don’t remember his name. Brian? We both had fish and chips. Good...More

Thank DallasMomDadKids
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Questions & Answers
Ronald B
17 March 2017|
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Response from Sean21401 | Property representative |
Hello Ronald. We do have a number of dished on our menu which are Gluten Free. Our menu is on our website and the specific items which are gluten free are marked with a blue GF symbol right after the name. We can make more... More
28 February 2017|
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Response from KenC09 | Reviewed this property |
No, there is street parking on Maryland ave that has meters until 7. Other than that I would recommend parking in a garage and walking over
1 August 2015|
Response from Clare M | Property representative |
Yes we usually can accommodate that type of function. If you can give us a call or stop in, we can look at your date and requirements to confirm we are able to on your specific date. We will work with you to set a great... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$24
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Street Parking, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, 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 - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 63 Maryland Avenue, Annapolis, MD 21401-1629
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Annapolis
  • Phone Number: +1 410-263-8333
  • E-mail
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