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Ivans Oyster Bar & Grill - CLOSED

17-18 West Pier, Howth, Ireland
+353 1 839 0285
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Overview
  • Excellent24%
  • Very good37%
  • Average17%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible11%
27 Jun 2017
“Fresh fish”
19 Jun 2017
“Terrible service at this restaurant”
Restaurant Hours Closed
CUISINES
Irish, Seafood, Soups, Mediterranean, Spanish, Grill, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
17-18 West Pier, Howth, Ireland
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1 - 10 of 101 reviews

Reviewed 28 June 2017

Great sea food. I had the 1/2 lobster. my friends all kinds of sea food which we liked a lot. Staff is very friendly including the owner. Pay a visit to this restaurant and you will not be disappointed!

Thank TheHeinles
Reviewed 19 June 2017

Visited with my family yesterday and all I can say is the service was terrible from start to finish. The manager on arriving suggested we read the menu before being seated in case we decide not to stay as 'This is an upmarket restaurant and...More

Thank Tiger747ie
Reviewed 4 June 2015

Went here twice for lunch, very good both times. On the second visit there was a queue (it was Bank Holiday Monday), but the food was well up to standard. I had fish cakes on my first visit, risotto on the second one. They were...More

1  Thank G and B R
Reviewed 10 September 2014

Up to a year or so ago, my family and I used to be regulars here- but then standards seemed to slip. We went back today for lunch and found the restaurant had been resytyled, while an appetising smell drew us in. Bad call. Treated...More

2  Thank Jancis
Reviewed 22 August 2014

Been coming to Howth for 20 years, couple of years ago visited the Tapas at Beshoffes, since the winter they decided to change their chowder, it is runny, no taste, lacking any fish. How can you go from a wonderful Howth recipe at this same...More

2  Thank Arctic_O_Ring
Reviewed 20 August 2014

Went as a large family group and had some misunderstandings over our order but the lobster was so good its a must! We will be returning!

Thank missnaughtynessuk
Reviewed 10 July 2014

Ivan's is a large, airy restaurant in the Dublin seaside suburb of Howth. Howth being a fishing port, the village has a good selection of fish and seafood restaurants. We decided on Ivan's, not knowing it, as my nephew is wheelchair-bound and good wheelchair access...More

1  Thank Sean B
Reviewed 29 June 2014

Every time I have visited Howth over the last few years I have had great food in Ivan's .... but been dismayed at how few other diners there were. Then, when I was in Howth last winter, Ivan's seemed to be closed. I was therefore...More

Thank G and B R
Reviewed 17 May 2014 via mobile

Ordered the gambas al pil pil as a tapas dish. For €8.95 and "pil pil" with chile I expected it to be a larger portion than 5 measly bland prawns in a pool of butter

Thank jlunden
Reviewed 5 May 2014

Hi, we visited Ivans today for tapas. Previously we have had many lovely lunches in this restaurant. Today we had Prawns Pil Pil and Scallops Gratin. Both were priced at €9.50 each. 5 prawns and 2 scallops were served. I am a coeliac but unfortunately...More

2  Thank CaroleWalsh
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
USD 31 - USD 77
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17-18 West Pier, Howth, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Howth
  • Phone Number: +353 1 839 0285
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Description
Ivans Bar and Grill, located on the West Pier of picturesque Howth Harbour, uniquely brings together the very freshest of local seafood with the highest quality ingredients fresh from the Market. Its interiors combine natural wood and tile finishes with plenty of light and airy views over the bustling harbour
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