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Octopussy's Seafood Tapas Bar

7-8 West Pier, Howth Dublin, Ireland
+353 1 839 0822
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good24%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“tapas” (76 reviews)
“chorizo” (41 reviews)
Open Now
12:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. Hours
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
7-8 West Pier, Howth Dublin, Ireland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Small restaurant with absolutely fabulous food! 4 of us shared 7 tapas dishes and a mixed seafood platter, each individual dish was delicious, freshest of seafood and fish, sauces to die for! The hostess is a scream, great fun, friendly and made for a great...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Fibi1034
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we spent a week in dublin and traveled to howth by train on a sunday.. beautiful blustery little town, cute market on sunday morning but wow - we had the best meal of our week at octopussy! squid with chorizo was our favorite! this is...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank fcsmom
jaco c, Manager at Octopussy's Seafood Tapas Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

It was a pleasure to meet you guys and don’t worry, we are named after “they spy who loved us” not GRABBED us 😂

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Special atmosphere. Special food. Nice and very friendly people. Sharing food. Good prices. The taste of howth.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank jessicam10548
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food was very good, and it was a nice and warm place to go on a very cold and windy day. We decided to go with the traditional fish and chips, and it was delicious. I do think it was a bit overpriced though....More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 563sheilag
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The fish was good and I very like the place. Just a little pricey for the kind of place and food you get. The service you have is in between a classic fish and chips place and a fancy one. Here my marks: PLACE 8,...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank JacL23
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I was greatly surprised with the food quality. As a Spanish, whenever I see the word “tapas” I am hesitant, but this place really delivered. The place is small but very cozy and the service was very nice. I fully recommend this place!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank WisakJ
Reviewed November 4, 2018 via mobile

Although the tiny restaurant was filled with many customers and its staff was so busy cooking and serving, they remained extremely friendly and served delicious whine and food. This place is highly recommendable.

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank 667wernerf
Reviewed October 27, 2018 via mobile

After a hike around Howth, we were hungry for seafood and enthusiastically looking forward to lunch here. It did not disappoint. I highly recommend the Jake with cones with some mussels on top, both soups were outstanding and paella was very good. We thought that...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank weehawks
Reviewed October 24, 2018 via mobile

To have a delicious lunch made of fresh and tasty fish A tiny lovely and confortable restaurant you will love

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank sabine p
Reviewed October 15, 2018 via mobile

We’ve eaten at many Michelin started restaurants over the years but this place beats most of them hands down. The quality of the food was simply outstanding - we couldn’t fault any of it. We will definitely return.

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Gingerdom14
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, View, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
12:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
12:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
12:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
12:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
12:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
12:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
12:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7-8 West Pier, Howth Dublin, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Howth
  • Phone Number: +353 1 839 0822
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