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11 Of The Super Spiciest Dishes In Dublin

By katedemolder

June 9, 2017 at 3:39pm

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Do you fancy yourself as a hot tamale? Is chili your go-to topping? Do you find that nowhere satisfies your heat cravings? 

That's where we come in.

Last year, we published this spicy list, but considering the huge amount of new restaurants, cafés and general eateries in Dublin - we wanted to do a whole upgrade for the heat-loving masses, like.

So, here's out 2017 version of the spiciest dishes in Dublin - and exactly where you can find them...

1. Chilli del Diablo - Acapulco, George's Street

This dish is an extra hot chilli of prime minced beef, peppers and black beans topped with cheese and sour cream served with Mexican rice and refried beans.

They also have a vegetarian version served with medium chili, but you could definitely ask them to spice it up. Pair this with the Chilli Sizzlers and you'll be hot to trot. 


2. Tacos - El Paso Fresh Mex, Howth

These guys are obsessed with authentic Mexican food. They even go as far as making their own hot sauces - which they drizzle on everything, natch. 

And because they make their own sauces - they can tailor the heat to your eager tastebuds. Just make sure you bring a pint of milk with you...

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3. Gorkhali - Monty's of Kathmandu, Temple Bar

The Nepali restaurant that keeps on giving. You'll find an array of spicy dishes here, but Gorkhali is spiciest of the lot.

And even though this spicy Nepali dish is made with yogurt, don't let that fool you. The fresh chillies, coriander, ginger and garlic do more work than you could even imagine. 

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4. Vindaloo - Madina, Mary Street

This city centre haunt is home to some of the best curries in the land. Those in the know will tuck into their deadly meal deals weekly - with Dublin's spice-lovers ordering the Vindaloo every time.

It comes in both Lamb and Chicken. 

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5. Enfrijoladas - Azteca, Lord Edward Street

These Corn Tortillas come with either chicken or cheese, azteca salsa and are smothered in homemade spicy bean sauce and sprinkled with queso fresco. Pair them with the green tomatillo salsa and you're flying. 

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6. Chicken wings with Ghost Chile Salsa - Cortina's, Dundrum

Not for the faint-hearted. 

This sauce claims to be the hottest in the world, at 401.5 times hotter than Tabasco. Mexican restaurant Cortina's frequently hold charity events, in which they subject people to the intensity of a bowl of these wings, for the greater good.

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7. Vindalu - Diwali, George's Street

'Spicy sauce created from onion, tomatoes, ginger and fresh grounded chillies.'

When an Indian place calls a dish spicy, you know it's bloody spicy. Vindalu is the classic spicy dish, and these guys prepare it to your taste - so get dangerous and order it hot. 


8. Pad Kraproa Chicken or Beef - Kho, Italian Quarter

This spicy dish is made up of minced chicken breast or minced rump of beef, chopped fine beans, holy basil, fresh chilli, garlic and a crispy fried egg.

You can request to make things extra spicy with every dish in here - but we think this one cinches the top spot.

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9. Jungle Curry - Thai House, Dalkey

Once again, these guys are happy to cater to your flavour needs, and are quite generous with their tasty spices. 

Served with chicken, beef or pork - the Jungle Curry caters to every taste bud's need. 

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10. Phall - Spice & Rice, Dorset Street

A few dishes had to make the list again, and Spice & Rice is one of the spicy few. 

The ghost chili used in Spice 'N' Rice's phall is somewhere between one million and 1.6million Scoville units. Bear in mine that a typical supermarket chilli varied in strength somewhere between 500 - 3,000 units. 

Eat with caution!

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11. And finally, Gaeng khiao wan gai - The Chili Club, Anne's Lane

The Chili Club at 1 Anne's Lane is a hidden gem for lovers of spice. 

Their gaeng khiao wan gai is a fan favourite. An incredibly hot and spicy green curry with sliced chicken breast, bamboo shoots basil and green beans, this dish is sure to knock your socks off. 

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