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Octopussy's Seafood Tapas Bar

7-8 West Pier, Howth Dublin, Ireland
+353 1 839 0822
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good24%
  • Average6%
  • 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 yesterday via mobile

The fish was good and I very like the place. Just a little pricey for the kind of place and food you get. The service you have is in between a classic fish and chips place and a fancy one. Here my marks: PLACE 8,...More

Thank JacL23
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I was greatly surprised with the food quality. As a Spanish, whenever I see the word “tapas” I am hesitant, but this place really delivered. The place is small but very cozy and the service was very nice. I fully recommend this place!

Thank WisakJ
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Although the tiny restaurant was filled with many customers and its staff was so busy cooking and serving, they remained extremely friendly and served delicious whine and food. This place is highly recommendable.

Thank Werner F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After a hike around Howth, we were hungry for seafood and enthusiastically looking forward to lunch here. It did not disappoint. I highly recommend the Jake with cones with some mussels on top, both soups were outstanding and paella was very good. We thought that...More

Thank weehawks
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

To have a delicious lunch made of fresh and tasty fish A tiny lovely and confortable restaurant you will love

Thank sabine p
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We’ve eaten at many Michelin started restaurants over the years but this place beats most of them hands down. The quality of the food was simply outstanding - we couldn’t fault any of it. We will definitely return.

Thank Gingerdom14
Reviewed 26 September 2018 via mobile

Small and cosy restaurant with a view of the port The service is wonderful and quick Nice variety of fresh and tasty seafood A bit expensive tho

Thank mohmmansour
Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

I was at the bar on a Tuesday at lunchtime. Although it was really busy the staff was very friendly and polite. I decided for the octopus with tomato sauce and a glas of dry white wine. And it was amazing: a brilliant starter or...More

Thank Ursula857
Reviewed 20 September 2018 via mobile

Love meeting an old friend at the counter facing the sea. Great sea food : local pil pil prawns, scallops blackened , and yesterday a gorgeous monkfish with chorizo in tomato sauce. Top fresh tapas and great service. Not forgetting a very dry Verdichio .....More

Thank sottypotty
Reviewed 19 September 2018

On a day trip to Howth and after a great afternoon on the Cliff Walk my son and I chose Octopussy for a late lunch. We were lucky to get a seat on one of the outdoor tables and enjoyed a wonderful meal of the...More

Thank Diana Brown B
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Restaurant Details

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