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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 6 July 2018 via mobile

During a recent visit to Howath, my wife, daughter and I stopped for a late lunch. This is a small, family run venue and i would describe it as controlled chaos - but trust the staff. They will get you seated and recommend some great...More

Thank bigdog6668
Reviewed 6 July 2018 via mobile

The restaurant is located towards the end of W Pier. They have table sharing style so you may end up sitting with strangers. Had the shellfish platter which had a good size serving of mussels. The white wine cream sauce was yummy! The restaurant doesn't...More

Thank MyaCC
Reviewed 5 July 2018

Don't judge a book by it's cover. This is one of the best seafood restaurants around. Excellent value. The staff could not be more helpful or friendly. Will definitely be back.

Thank Gerard W
Reviewed 5 July 2018

Howth is well supplied with seafood restaurants, most offer similar menus of fresh fish items. Octopussy's does things just a little bit differently, serving its menu in Tapas sized dishes. Our selection of crab claws in garlic butter & prawns in piri-piri sauce were both...More

Thank bobbenlynne
Reviewed 3 July 2018

Found this restaurant on TripAdvisor and thought we had to give it a try. It was a lovely summer's day when we arrived so we sat indoors in the shade and had a fantastic view of the harbour. I (boringly) went for the fish-and-chips and...More

Thank thegrail
Reviewed 27 June 2018 via mobile

Gorgeous lunch with my buddy overlooking Howth Harbor. I can recommend the crab claws, the prawns in garlic and lemon butter, the fish fingers and of course no tapas would be complete without the potatoe bravas 🤗

Thank Mona B
Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

If you like the freshest fish and seafood at rock bottom prices this is it. Expertly cooked and so tasty. I’ve been several times and it’s always fantastic.

Thank Peter D
Reviewed 19 June 2018

tapas style, casual restaurant, seems to be open all day. it's small and they don't take reservations. location is right on the harbor. the oysters were fabulous! fun little place for a casual bite to eat and a glass of wine.

Thank 240staffords
Reviewed 14 June 2018

This fisherman's shack looking tiny restaurant packs a big punch of taste. We were in Howth for a day when we picked this restaurant based on some great reviews. It was between this and another nearby seafood place. I'm so glad we chose Octopussy! As...More

Thank bookofadventures
Reviewed 13 June 2018 via mobile

Despite the lack of James Bond themed cocktails, I can not recommend this tiny bay side restaurant enough! The food was outstanding - highlights include the Sherry monkfish and calamari with chorizo. Wine list was delightful as was the cozy “fish closet” corner booth (aka...More

Thank Tracy N
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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
Local cuisine, Romantic, View, 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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