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Out of the Blue Seafood

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  • Hand sanitiser available to guests & staff
  • Socially distanced dining tables
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Food and ambience

Local cuisine, Seafood, European, Healthy, Gluten Free Options

MICHELIN Guide's Point of View

Its name is perfectly apt: not only is it painted bright blue, but this simple harbourside restaurant keeps its focus firmly on ingredients that come f...
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The MICHELIN Plate: Good cooking
Simple restaurant
About
A Seafood Only Restaurant, perfectly situated on the harbour in Dingle. Pretty fine, interesting, colourful, fun and fresh dining for a Shack !
PRICE RANGE
US$9 - US$57
Special Diets
Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner
CUISINES
Seafood, European, Healthy
FEATURES
Outdoor Seating, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 5 days ago

I brought 2 American visitors in Oct 2021 , first thing to say was the excellent response to the booking process and the clarity of confirmation. The food and service was wonderful and staff most helpful... it was perfect from start to finish and a...pleasure to share this great spot with 2 American visitors . If you can get a booking,,, be sure to take it,!!More

Date of visit: October 2021
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Reviewed 17 November 2021 via mobile

Just wonderful! It was the best all around meal we had in Dingle. Cute and tastefully decorated place with lovely staff and fresh seafood that tasted like it came straight from the boat. Recommend making a reservation as this place is popular with locals and...tourists.More

Date of visit: November 2021
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Reviewed 31 October 2021 via mobile

Lovely seafood, Great service. Our host, Stephen at Milltown House, recommended Out of the Blue for some great seafood and I wa so happy he did. Very fresh seafood with a great ambience

Date of visit: October 2021
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Reviewed 24 October 2021 via mobile

Amazing as usual, we always book a table in OOTB when we visit Dingle. If you love seafood, good wine and a great atmosphere then you need to try OOTB. Top class.

Date of visit: October 2021
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Reviewed 21 October 2021 via mobile

Had a meal here this evening. Brilliant. Chose this for my partner who loves seafood I am not a big fish eater but the meal I had was delicious. Lovely staff. Sat outside but the inside looked very cosy. Would highly recommend this lovely restaurant...😀More

Date of visit: October 2021
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Reviewed 18 October 2021 via mobile

Being a passionate seafood person, I go as far as crabbing all summer and setting up my own oyster farm in my backyard so that I can have fresh oysters year round. This is one of the best seafood restaurants I’ve ever been to. The...oysters are so fresh that they rival the ones from my own beach. Everything we ordered were simply amazing, the squid, the shrimp and monkfish and the potato crusted fish. Extremely friendly service. Very reasonably priced for being on the Michelin list every single year. Just make a reservation and go! You will love it!More

Date of visit: October 2021
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Reviewed 12 October 2021

We had a gorgeous evening two weeks ago, really lovely fresh seafood - interesting menu and our compliments to the staff - very professional, helpful and friendly... very glad we booked so far in advance. Quirky surroundings, but they fitted so well with the vibe....Also, good checking on Covid certs - we felt safe and respected.More

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed 10 October 2021 via mobile

Gambas with garlic, chilies and pumpkin seeds over Angel hair, mussels marinieres, scallops flambe’, cod baked in potato. The freshest most delicious seafood you’ll find either side of the Atlantic! Friendly staff and it’s front and center in dreamy Dingle. ☘️

Date of visit: October 2021
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Reviewed 25 September 2021 via mobile

Better than Rick Stein’s seafood restaurant based on the turbot dish. Staff, ambience and food all top notch. As an after thought, the cheese board was a simple but excellent pleasure to top of the night.

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed 25 September 2021 via mobile

Fabulous fish restaurant. Had turbot and black sole. Delightful . Baked cheese cake and Spanish vino....what more could you ask for. Oh. Excellent staff 11 out of 10

Date of visit: September 2021
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506vickit
9 February 2019|
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Response from ryantbo28 | Reviewed this property |
Def make a reservation though
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MissAnnieBee
17 September 2018|
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Response from viajera01040 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I used my Visa with no problem.
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Jake7471
25 June 2017|
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Response from Heidi W | Reviewed this property |
Yes. They prepared me a vegetarian plate that wasn’t on the menu.
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Yes, Out of the Blue Seafood is taking precautions against COVID-19. A full list is available within the "safety precautions" section of this page.

Out of the Blue Seafood is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4