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Mons Vella Street | 18, Victoria, Island of Gozo VCT 104, Malta
+356 9901 9270
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7:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Wed - Mon 7:00 pm - 12:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations
Description: You'll need to explore the backstreets of Victoria to find food worth...
You'll need to explore the backstreets of Victoria to find food worth hunting for, but once here you'll be glad you did.Off the tourist track and with none of the traps, Maldonado Bistro is the sort of place only locals know about but with the food and ambiance to charm all. Our menu is a satisfying mix of the best local delicacies, bruschetta, pasta, grills and salads. So go exploring and discover a spot to treasure.
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
A culinary delight

Ranging from the fried zucchini flowers starter to the fish Thai green curry main or Tuscan-style beef ribeye, your taste buds are in for a treat. With an affable host, great surroundings and a first class cook, I keep returning. They even stock the Lord Chambray range of craft beer which is an... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
Lady M
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Attard, Malta
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
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Attard, Malta
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Ranging from the fried zucchini flowers starter to the fish Thai green curry main or Tuscan-style beef ribeye, your taste buds are in for a treat. With an affable host, great surroundings and a first class cook, I keep returning. They even stock the Lord Chambray range of craft beer which is an added plus. Their home made Tiramisu with... More 

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n yorks
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

I don't like writing negative reviews but this was very disappointing. We've been before & had a great time - even though the oven was broken - and our daughter & her partner went a few days before us on my recommendation & also had to a fab night. We however were pretty much ignored and when I gave a... More 

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George Larry Z, Owner at Maldonado Bistro, responded to this review

We have to admit that we too are disappointed that we left you disappointed. It was certainly not our intentions and we promise to be extra vigilant after receiving genuine feedback such as yours. More 

Budapest, Hungary
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

Highly recommended place! Starting with the building itself, which is an old farmhouse fixed up by the owner and decorated by local artists; the moment I stepped in I felt at ease. The staff was very welcoming, for us maybe surprisingly so, as one of my friends pointed out - we are not used to it back home :) As... More 

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Paris, France
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

The passion , the work , the profetionality and the warmth , all out together make this tiny hideout become a heartthrob . Then the food is genuine , authentic and I would say near to excellent , fun and lip smacking , Emanuelle and his staff are truly bringing many smiles to our plates and hearts . all I... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 NEW

Warm and welcoming atmosphere from start to finish, excellent food and very good value for money.. !!

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Cairo, Al Qahirah, Egypt
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

Who knew figs, local cheese and parma ham were such a delicious starter? This place ranks in my top 10 of restaurants in the world. Listen to Emmanuel's wine recommendations and don't look at the price. Go in prepared to moan over flavors and smells. Excellence.

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France
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27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Nice and smiley when we arrived, big place but only 2 table were occupied; and complimentary after dinner digestive That said, things seem to be backward at Maldonado. The wine we ordered was very warm, and it took 15 minutes and 3 requests from our part for the waitress to get it, almost, right. She put in a hand full... More 

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George Larry Z, Owner at Maldonado Bistro, responded to this review

Very disappointing review which sincerely puts suspicion on the actual authenticity of the actual experience. First and foremost we don't use ice cubes in our ice buckets and we have specialised wine bottle ice packs. Secondly it is impossible for our plates to be cold because we specifically store our plates on top of our over. Thirdly complaining about taking... More 

Zebbug, Malta
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Good food, great service. We had a platter, pasta, main course and dessert. Choosing what to eat is difficult since they have quite a number of interesting dishes.The wine suggested and platter served were nothing short of great. The only complaint was that the pasta dish was quite salty and while one of the desserts was amazing (orange pistaccio tiramisu)... More 

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Twello, The Netherlands
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

In a very nice ambiance enjoying great food and great hospitality of the owners. I loved that the - very well prepared - food wasn't 'killed' with spices and herbs but you could really taste the flavours of the high quality ingredients. Lovely local wine to acompany the food too. The complimentary shot of local liquor after our meal was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Really enjoyed our visit to Maldonados - staff were nice and not too attentive. Food was scrummy, though my companion ordered the steak and the plate was a huge amount of meat, with side plates of vegetables... A lot of well cooked food. Also, the starters and mains arrived very quickly after each other so, despite being there around three... More 

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Additional Information about Maldonado Bistro

Address: Mons Vella Street | 18, Victoria, Island of Gozo VCT 104, Malta
Phone Number: +356 9901 9270
Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Gozo  >  Victoria
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 pm - 12:00 am
Monday 7:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday 7:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday 7:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday 7:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday 7:00 pm - 12:00 am
Average Prices: USD $14 to $41
Cuisine: Italian, Mediterranean, Wine Bar, Middle Eastern

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Mons Vella Street | 18, Victoria, Island of Gozo VCT 104, Malta
  • Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Gozo  >  Victoria
  • Phone Number: +356 9901 9270

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD $14 to $41
  • Cuisine: Italian, Mediterranean, Wine Bar, Middle Eastern

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine

Description

You'll need to explore the backstreets of Victoria to find food worth hunting for, but once here you'll be glad you did.Off the tourist track and with none of the traps, Maldonado Bistro is the sort of place only locals know about but with the food and ambiance to charm all. Our menu is a satisfying mix of the best local delicacies, bruschetta, pasta, grills and salads. So go exploring and discover a spot to treasure.
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 pm - 12:00 am
Monday
7:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
7:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
7:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
7:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
7:00 pm - 12:00 am

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?