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Seafront | St. Mary's Street, Marsalforn, Island of Gozo, Malta
+356 2155 6606
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11:00 am - 10:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • 97
    Excellent
  • 81
    Very good
  • 37
    Average
  • 16
    Poor
  • 22
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Yummy seafood

Amazing seafood with generous side dishes. Good food in a great location with friendly staff. Worth a visit in summer too!

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Bertha F
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Sydney, Australia
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Shardlow, null, United Kingdom
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179 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Otters Restaurant is in a great location with a terrace within yards of the Bay. We had lunch there, which we thought was very, very good, with a special mention for the Mediterranean Shellfish Soup, it was superb. The food is not overpriced, the staff are friendly and attentive and it is an idyllic place on a warm day to... More 

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Thank Ray S
Melbourne, Australia
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

What a waste of time on a sunday afternoon .sat there for one and half hours did not get our food .. What terrible management they have. I got up and told them not to worry as by this time it was @ 3 p.m. in the afternoon.. Our appetite had diminished as you could imagine.. I would never recommend... More 

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1 Thank Dorsi68
Otters L, Owner at Otters Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Doris68, By posing as a food critic and writing nonsense is not going to improve your image. Apparently you came in without a booking expecting to be served before other pre-booked clients. I can also assure you that even our (toilets) are kept more up to standard than your attitude. We offer much more than your false and rude... More 

Sydney, Australia
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Amazing seafood with generous side dishes. Good food in a great location with friendly staff. Worth a visit in summer too!

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1 Thank Bertha F
Malta
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My family and I recently went to Marsalforn and decided to go to this restaurant for some lunch... big mistake! I can't rate the food, because, well, we never received any! We waited 1 hour and 40 minutes for 4 mains, 2 of which were only salads! It was an absolute waist of time. There was only one waitress serving... More 

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1 Thank Tara F
Otters L, Owner at Otters Restaurant, responded to this review

We apologize for any inconvenience but good food needs time to be prepared,especially when the restaurant is packed and everyone comes in the same hour. Booking in advance makes life more simple and more organised. Our patrons usually book in advance on 21556606 . We are not a take away kiosk. Hope we can serve you to your satisfaction on... More 

Malta
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46 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2016

We lodged in Marsalforn for the Christmas Holidays and we always used to walk near Otters. The lovely aroma of the food while cooking you can smell it from afar, be it meat or fish... We have always cooked in the appartment but on our last day on Saturday, we decided to go have lunch at Otters. As soon we... More 

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Thank Elinor V
Perth
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015 via mobile

Perched seaside overlooking Masalforn Bay in the Mediterranean Sea with distant views of Sicily, this restaurant delivers. A good choice of locally caught fresh fish, delectable homemade pasta. The only disappointment was my partner ate all the pasta before I realised.

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Thank Jess1983Perth
United States
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203 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2015

The setting and view from this restaurant were fabulous, and not being in the middle of the harbor (it's on one end), it was easy to get there and find parking. The staff were friendly and helpful. The food wasn't the best we've had, but the prices were great. I had pasta with seafood. They definitely didn't skimp on the... More 

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1 Thank Emily M
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2015 via mobile

Great food and a brilliant selection of fresh fish. Service was good and friendly. Beautiful views across the bay of Marsalforn.

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Thank Paul H
San Francisco, California
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37 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

I've been to Otters at least five times now, and every single experience has been top notch. Last weekend, I took my mother for a Sunday lunch, and it just keeps getting better. We started with the duck breast and chocolate port sauce. Go ahead, just take a moment to think about that. Every bite was a celebration of sweet... More 

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1 Thank SisterMable
Kent, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2015

We ate at this restaurant more than any other restaurant as the food was amazing every time. A huge selection of fresh seafood as well as rabbit, chicken and red meat. We tried so many of the delicious dishes it's impossible to say which was the best.

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Thank Martin K

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Seafront | St. Mary's Street, Marsalforn, Island of Gozo, Malta
  • Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Gozo  >  Marsalforn
  • Phone Number: +356 2155 6606

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mediterranean

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Scenic view, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?