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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 good24%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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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 5 days ago via mobile

Absolutely fantastic. Love this place. Best seafood !!! Been here a good few times while visiting Howth and it never disappoints.

Thank BailyMur
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We walked into the restaurant, and asked to put our names on a list for a table... The lady at the door took it upon herself to lecture us about their policy to not accept reservations (we didn't want a reservation). We said we were...More

Thank Sukoto
jaco c, Manager at Octopussy's Seafood Tapas Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Apologies about this. If you could send me an email on jacolewaco@hotmail.com wewill tey and sort this out.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have never been disappointed with the food here. The pata bravas are delicious. We would usually choose 3 to four small plates between 3 of us. It's a small intimate restaurant and you may end up sharing a table as it is always busy.

Thank Isobel M
jaco c, Manager at Octopussy's Seafood Tapas Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for your continued custom. You are loved and appreciated.....see you soon

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stumbled upon this spot and it was a highlight of our day in Howth. Terrific staff and the food was exceptional. The best prawns and muscles we have had in a long time. The Irish sofa bread dipped the the muscles broth was awesome....More

Thank Chris P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Yes it is small. Yes you may wait 30 minutes to get a seat. It’s worth it. If you want to eat a scallop or calamari that was alive that morning and cooked to perfection, this is the place. Service is friendly, and you may...More

Thank 512geraldd
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a small but truly excellent seafood restaurant. I tried the Octopus and mixed platter. Both very good. If I s fortunate enough to be in the area, I would return.

Thank austinboy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

On recommendation we tried this restaurant. It didn't disappoint! We ordered chicken wings, chorizo patatas, patatas bravas, Dublin bay prawns and prawns pil pil. It was a good price and good portions. Staff were lovely and a nice setting. I have already recommended this place...More

Thank Bevin M
jaco c, Manager at Octopussy's Seafood Tapas Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you 🙏🏼

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have eaten here several times over the past few years and never been disappointed. It looks like a shack and yes it's small inside so probably best to book in advance as always busy..at least anytime I visited. Seafood tapas is the main attraction...More

Thank anndonoghue
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

When in Howth, we were looking forward to eat some good fish. As this place is really well rated on TripAdvisor and overall I heard great feedback from different people I thought this was worth a try.. We ordered paella, mixed seafood platter and salmon...More

Thank Sunfoodsea
Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

Very nice place and nice prices. Kindness is their priority!! The seafood is very fresh! Buyed from the next door seafood shop! RECOMMENDED!!!

Thank Lorenzo L
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Romantic, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
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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