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Out of the Blue Seafood

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Waterside | Dingle, County Kerry, Dingle, Ireland
+353 66 915 0811
17:00 - 21:30
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Sun - Sat 17:00 - 21:30
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Lewes, Delaware
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97 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is fabulous - if you like seafood because that's all they serve. I love seafood, and this was my favorite dinner out on our trip. The night we were there, the restaurant was completely booked up for the entire night so make a reservation before you leave for your trip if you want to check it out. The... More 

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Silver Spring, Maryland
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21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We went here in August while on vacation in Dingle. Charming restaurant and absolutely delicious food. I do think they were the best scallops I have ever had. Reservations are a must, even mid-week (at least during high travel season). Waitstaff was friendly and helpful.

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Ventry, Ireland
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

Staff are wonderful.Everyone is welcomed and treated very well Food is delightful.Anyone who loves seafood will not be disappointed..

Thank Eibhlineoir
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45 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

This was a spectacular meal. The seafood is freshly caught each day. The small, intimate dining room was inviting and the service was attentive. But the food was the star. Smoked salmon, fresh oysters, chowder....all wonderful.

Thank James L
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016

The seafood is spectacular. Straight from the ocean, well-prepared and very very tasty. We had oysters, lobster and langoustines, all prepared to perfection. Had I not been so full after that I would have continued sampling other seafood as well. The ambience is rustic, down-to-earth and very friendly (as is the staff). It is simply a casual place for stellar... More 

Thank Ylva J
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

I cannot recommend this place any more! The best black sole I have ever had! The restaurant is small, but full of life. My father said he has never been to such a good restaurant in his entire life. Whenever we do come back to Ireland we will definitely be coming back. Thank you Out of the Blue

Thank Dan P
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

Simply the best meal I've ever had, ever. They were also so kind to provide a desert not on their menu for my wife's birthday. That was also the best cake ever, and they allowed us bring the plate away for a few days until we finished the cake. Can't wait to return, hopefully next summer.

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Austin, Texas
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

My sister and I had dinner at Out of the Blue on our first night in Dingle and honestly, it spoiled the rest of our experiences thereafter. We indulged and had everything from oysters to squid to gorgeous pieces of fish. The chalkboard menu lists specials that are based off of what was freshly pulled from the sea that day.... More 

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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016

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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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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67 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016 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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$11 - US$63
Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
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
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?