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Octopussy's Seafood Tapas Bar

7-8 West Pier, Howth Dublin, Ireland
+353 1 839 0822
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good25%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“seafood tacos” (24 reviews)
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Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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7-8 West Pier, Howth Dublin, Ireland
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I really recommend you to go there. I don't remember the prices and exactly what we ate there, but oh my god, there was this spicy dish (I don't remember its name, sadly) that was the best thing I have ever eaten in my life....More

Thank BlueLightning90
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Stumbled upon this place on a day trip to Howth and loved it! Service was great. We don’t remember our servers name but she was incredible! So funny and friendly. Food/ wine were great as well. Would definitely recommend the wings. A fun cozy joint...More

Thank Elizabeth G
Reviewed 5 days ago

First, you'll need to wait about 30 minutes to be seated as many peope are obviously aware that Octopussy is worth a try. Once done, you'll be pleased with tasty mid size tapas, each pricing about 10€ which will quickly come up to a 100€...More

Thank Mathieu B
Reviewed 1 week ago

This small and cozy restaurant does not accept reservations for lunch, but they were kind to inform us, that if we arrive early (12h30) that wouldn't be a problem. When we arrived at 12h30 there was already a queue, but there was still place for...More

Thank Andreia D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came here with friends but it would be just as great with a loved one. We were visiting Dublin and we got some great advice from a local to take a day trip via train to Howth. Octopussy’s has great wine, amazing food, and...More

Thank travelAL737
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I loved my trip here. The idea of fish tapas is great. The fish was lovely and not crazy expensive - which is a surprise for Howth. I would recommend the place to any fish lovers. The chowder and oysters were great - I wasn’t...More

Thank Scott B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We came here for a late lunch, waited for 40 minutes for a table which was ok without a reservation. Food was very good, we ordered an extra calamari which we cancelled since it wasn't arriving but we found out that the waitress never placed...More

1  Thank Sandro G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice boutique seafood cafe, great service, food and wine list.. Best place for a casual quality lunch in howth

Thank Biffy M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Really excellent seafood tapas, delicious. Lovely cosy place but as it's tiny it might be hard to get a table. We felt lucky that we got seated quickly.

Thank Lyndimc
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

After much research we booked Octopussy for lunch while on our mini break to Dublin and it couldn't have been better. Train leaves every half hour from Tara Street station and after a 25 minute journey we arrived in Howth. Shirt 5 minute stroll from...More

Thank Angie S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic, View, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:30 - 21:00
12:30 - 21:00
12:30 - 21:00
12:30 - 21:00
12:30 - 21:00
12:30 - 22:00
12:30 - 22:00
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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