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22 Marina Street | VCT116, Marsalforn, Island of Gozo VCT 116, Malta
21551005
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Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Very good reasonable meal

Stopped by here for lunch with my girlfriend, waitress was very friendly and polite. Food was to a good standard, the portions were generous and the price was more than reasonable.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 25, 2015
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English first
Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

One of my favourite places to eat. Friendly and helpful staff. Excellent food. Reasonable. Proprietor always welcoming

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Lucerne, Switzerland
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17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

I just can't belive it when reading other comments about how good the pizza in Smugglers is! It's awful! The worst I ever had! The service is friendly and they are trying, but clearly they have never been trained. You have to wait ages to get anything, especially the bill. Smugglers is perfect for a beer after diving, but that's... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Stopped by here for lunch with my girlfriend, waitress was very friendly and polite. Food was to a good standard, the portions were generous and the price was more than reasonable.

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Helsinki, Finland
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Visited this place with small kids and altogether four people. Getting the food served for us took more than an hour. It wasn't even a busy night. When we finally go the food, there was one side dish missing. Food was very basic. When finally tried to pay the bill the restaurant couldn't charge the credit cards they were advertising... More 

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Muenster, Germany
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

Since a long long time I'm a regular on Gozo and visited Smuggler's many times. In my point of view this is one of the best Restaurants on Gozo. The boss is a very helpful and kind gentleman. The Staff is extraordinary good. Drinks and the food is always coming very quickly. The Pizzas are legendary! Very large with a... More 

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Weston super Mare, United Kingdom
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176 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 345 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

A nice little bar / restaurant. Pizza's are very generous - try the Smugglers Cave Special Pizza Useful wifi spot for catching up on e-mails Friendly staff. Nice restaurant cat as well !

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Deepest Darkest North Hampshire
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126 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

This place offers a wide range of Maltese food and international snack dishes. We tried the Mushroom Soup which was very good - but quite unlike anything I'd had before. The consistency was watery but in drinking it, it didn't feel or taste watery - it tasted of mushrooms! We shared a Pizza for a main which was just as... More 

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Island of Malta, Malta
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42 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Had dinner with my wife at Smuggler's and food was served after only 15 minutes even though it was a Saturday and the place was a bit busy. My Rib eye was rightly medium cooked, vegetables were warm enough but the roasted potatoes were not fresh which was a pity. My wife had Chicken Saute which was soft and delicious.... More 

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Kent
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24 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Absolutely fantastic food and a great family-run restaurant. The staff treat customers like they are family. This restaurant is frequented by people who actually live in Gozo and in my book, the locals are never wrong.

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Malta
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19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Although it is reputed as a good restaurant in Gozo, each and every visit over the years has been characterized by blatant, downright poor service. Being charged a stratospheric price for two margherita pizzas was the straw that broke the camel's back (Venice prices it cannot charge). Avoid at all costs.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 22 Marina Street | VCT116, Marsalforn, Island of Gozo VCT 116, Malta
  • Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Gozo  >  Marsalforn
  • Phone Number: 21551005

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  • Cuisine: European

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