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Octopussy's Seafood Tapas Bar

7-8 West Pier, Howth Dublin, Ireland
+353 1 839 0822
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good24%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“tapas” (71 reviews)
“chorizo” (38 reviews)
Open Now
12:30 PM - 9:00 PM Hours
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
7-8 West Pier, Howth Dublin, Ireland
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Reviewed 4 days ago

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 5 days ago 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
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were looking forward to a good seafood meal having sailed into the marina. We checked the reviews and this place was number 3. Most of the bad reviews were about poor service rather than the food so we thought we would risk it. We...More

2  Thank Aequitas6
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Can't remember how many times I have been here for their chowder - it is full of fish with interesting bits of calamari, mussels, prawns, crab claw and chunks of white fish this time. It is good and creamy with bits of vegetables and a...More

Thank Margo37
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good well presented food with generous portions. Good wine selection by no beer available. It was good to be able to watch the chef preparing the meals, that guy is well organised.

Thank Christopher C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After a hike on the cliff walk it was nice to finally sit down. We sat at the window bar and had a lovely view of the cliff and marina as we ate . The service was friendly and prompt and the food was even...More

Thank natalia f
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This a cute place on the pier. Sadly I thought the food was mediocre despite ordering fish. I thought this would be the place to get fresh great tasting seafood. No different than anywhere else in Ireland and service was just ok.

Thank jaycees7
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A small and quint little restaurant on the pier. We ordered the fish and chip and i have to say that it was the best fish and chip i have ever had. The fish was so fresh and moist and the service was really great.

Thank Gperez72
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I think I left my heart and mouth in here. Best seafood I've ever had. Honestly. Fresh tasty ingredients cooked with an Irish charm, could not go wrong there! The whisky scallops are to die for! Small restaurant but in the spirit of tapas you...More

Thank Tutta R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food was incredible and the service was nice and close. Really enjoyable experience and the desserts are for die ♡

Thank Nerea C
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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, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids, Romantic
Open Hours
12:30 PM - 9:00 PM
12:30 PM - 9:00 PM
12:30 PM - 9:00 PM
12:30 PM - 9:00 PM
12:30 PM - 9:00 PM
12:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:30 PM - 10:00 PM
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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