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Out of the Blue Seafood

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Waterside | Dingle, County Kerry, Dingle, Ireland
+353 66 915 0811
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17:00 - 21:30
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Sun - Sat 17:00 - 21:30
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Out of the Blue is an unassuming spot, but from several recommendations from fellow travelers, my friends and I made a reservation a couple weeks in advance which appeared to be a great idea as it's a pretty small space. The food was delicious, so fresh and tasty with what appears to be a revolving daily menu. It's a bit... More 

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1 Thank Kate H
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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66 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We walked in cold at 7 pm on a Friday night to find them booked solid. We made reservations for the next night. What looks like a seaside, hole-in-the-wall eatery, opens up into a maritime themed small bar area and a separate dining room that is modern and beautifully decorated. The waitstaff is efficient and appropriately friendly. The menu is... More 

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Boca Raton, Florida
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place blew my husband and I away. We were lucky to grab a table as a walk-in because it was the tail-end of the season (but it was still booked up, they squeezed us in between reservations). I cannot rave enough about the food. SO FRESH and many interesting/savory flavors. The sides were just as incredible as the main... More 

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Charleston, South Carolina
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51 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Love this restaurant. In a town with so many good places, this remains our fave. Great fresh seafood menu, which changes by the day , based on what's caught that morning. Recommend reservations!

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paris
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

i certainly recommande this restaurant. very nice staff and great food. need to book table to have good place. i enjoyed very much and wish to back there again.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Small, cozy restaurant. Friendly people and fresh and delicious food. Recommend making a reservation. Mussels and cod were cooked perfectly.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a fantastic casual family lunch here today and can't say enough about it! I had the pollock in potatoe rosti and it was finger-licking good! Gambas were so tasty and lemon sole which other members of our party had were equally amazing. Friendly staff and pleasant atmosphere. We will be back.

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Toronto, Canada
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18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We entered this restaurant without reading reviews in advance bases purely on its funky and colourful street presence. The atmosphere was very welcoming and the food was excellent. Having learned previously how large the portions can be in Ireland we each ordered two appetizers - one as a main course. Every dish was beautifully prepared and flavourful. Great service -... More 

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Newport Beach, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Decided to try Out of the Blue on a whim our last night in Dingle. We had such a good dinner the night before at Idas we were dubious that there was another delicious five star meal in town. But we were pleasantly surprised. The mussels in wine broth was a delicious starter....better than most. Worthy of a visit.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Again service was excellent as in most places visited during our stay in Dingle. Fresh seafood was excellent. If you like seafood this resteraunt is a must....Highly recommended.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$11 - US$64
Cuisine
Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 21:30
Monday
17:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
17:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
17:00 - 21:30
Thursday
17:00 - 21:30
Friday
17:00 - 21:30
Saturday
17:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Waterside | Dingle, County Kerry, Dingle, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Kerry  >  Dingle Peninsula  >  Dingle
  • Phone Number: +353 66 915 0811
Description
A Seafood Only Restaurant, perfectly situated on the harbour in Dingle.
Pretty fine, interesting, colourful, fun and fresh dining for a Shack !

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?