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Crabby Jo's

14 West Pier, Howth, Ireland
+353 1 832 3999
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good34%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“lobster” (48 reviews)
“fish and chips” (86 reviews)
“warm seafood” (6 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Irish, Seafood, British, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
14 West Pier, Howth, Ireland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I love Howth... the peacefulness, the water... and the fish at Crabby Jo’s! Best Dublin Lawyer Lobster I’ve ever had... a MUST HAVE in my opinion whilst in Howth! Took a bit to be seated but this is a testament to their popularity... once seated...More

Thank CraigPeeling
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wonderful sunny day very busy ate inside early at lunchtime with window seat. Seafood chowder excellent plus smoked salmon . Mussels ..generous portions. Great bread .. Flavoursome wine Interesting fresh fish counter and fish and chips for take out .. a real buzz .. They...More

Thank howardfarm
Reviewed 1 week ago

Pretty cold and windy so good to sit inside and enjoy fish and chips. Serving lady nice and friendly. The chowder was good and warming.

Thank crisjoy
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We arrived at early bird time. Walked in up to the point where the geography said 'wait to be seated'. Where we stood, and stood and were ignored by three staff. Crashing and banging noises from the kitchen as things were being dropped! The room...More

2  Thank 34210king
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited Crabby's on a busy Sunday morning, and managed to get 2 seats outside despite there being a table for 6 with a reserved sign which stayed empty during our breakfast. Various potential paying customers were turned away whilst the large table remained unoccupied. Had...More

1  Thank Barry hld
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We've been in Crabby Jo's couple days ago with our 1,5yo and have spent lovely time there. Food was great, atmosphere nice. I have to mention the staff, they all were very nice but Jordan was just extraordinare! So helpful and attentive, helping to entertain...More

Thank Asia B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited this restaurant on the 23/6/‘18. I ordered the Fish 🐠 ‘n’ Chips ( well I was on a Pier) not far off €15.00 I have paid less for more in other establishments & I feel that the portion size including the chips need to...More

Thank Daniel12345_11
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The avocado on sour dough toast with poached egg is yum, full Irish also fantastic and the service is excellent

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good value for money! Food was very good and the place is also nice! You can either eat at the restaurant or take away!

Thank Gi R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great, fresh food and lively atmosphere but service let the place down. Staff too casual, young and not well trained. Lots of mistakes made on the order.

Thank NthDub
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Wayne C
6 March 2018|
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Response from kilgowan | Reviewed this property |
It can be busy at that time so you should
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, View, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14 West Pier, Howth, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Howth
  • Phone Number: +353 1 832 3999
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