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Octopussy's Seafood Tapas Bar

7-8 West Pier, Howth Dublin, Ireland
+353 1 839 0822
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“tapas” (59 reviews)
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12:30 - 22:00All hours
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Soups, Gluten Free Options
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7-8 West Pier, Howth Dublin, Ireland
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This small tapas house is a little of the apocalypse. There is no possibility for reservations but the few minutes wait was absolutely worth it All plates are amazing, a sincere combination of seafood quality and variety Try most of all the paelia and the...More

Thank Αγγελινα Μ
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This is a really nice little seafood spot on the first pier in Howth! Very intimate with friendly staff and the seafood is so so fresh! Would definitely recommend !

Thank Gavin C
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This place is small. And you have to wait for a table unlike any other restaurants in area. But there is a reason for the wait. The seafood was fresh, delicious and simply the best. Staff was friendly, even though they were extremely busy.

Thank Donna L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We've been here for lunch. We had fish and chips which was delicious. Unfortunately we had to wait quite long for the food and even after receiving the bill, it took a long time to get it paid which made us feel a bit uncomfortable...More

Thank Travel_Alexxx
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

very food and fresh seafood, nice staff, good wine and great views to the harbour - what else do you need ? will be back !

Thank kotbury
Reviewed 1 week ago

Everything was super fresh and tasty! The place has a very authentic and the staff is very friendly. The prices are mid range, a good balance between the quality of food and the appearance of the place. Highly recommend it for the great food and...More

Thank vv11
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went back for seconds! our first trip was an extended girl's lunch date. We ordered a variety of dishes which didn't disappoint. Next time was a 'romantic' lunch with my hubby as we bid farewell to our vacation on the Emerald Isle....again the dishes...More

Thank Minxund
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had lunch here with my wife and kids. We ordered the Greek salad which was fabulous with so many nice flavours. Next we had the seafood platter with mussels shrimp, dublin bay prawns and crab claws. It was also really good! Definitely worth a...More

Thank Solomon C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here on our flying half-day Saturday visit to Howth during our stay in Dublin. It was easily the busiest of the three or four small seafront seafood restaurants on the pier and is almost a victim of its own success. We had to...More

1  Thank Kit_Brad
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very stylisch plates, all sorts of see food. Super friendly staff, mega value for money. Looks like beach bar, but high calibre dishes.

Thank ralph376
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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
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, View, 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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