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Maldonado Bistro

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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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Wed - Mon 7:00 pm - 12:00 am
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Delivery, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
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
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
Great Food. Great Atmosphere.

One regret about our holiday in Gozo is that we didn't discover this gem of a place earlier, otherwise we'd have been back more times. The surroundings are comfortable and relaxed; the service is not remotely rushed. The staff are very friendly and only too happy to chat, and it's obvious that... read more

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5 of 5 starsReviewed August 25, 2015
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Leicester
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Families with children
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Leicester
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

One regret about our holiday in Gozo is that we didn't discover this gem of a place earlier, otherwise we'd have been back more times. The surroundings are comfortable and relaxed; the service is not remotely rushed. The staff are very friendly and only too happy to chat, and it's obvious that they're passionate about the food they produce. We... More 

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Island of Gozo, Malta
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

Last Saturday evening my friends and I had a bit of a girls night and maldonado Bistro in Victoria .. we usually visit here in the winter months however we have found that it is a great summer place too - a restaurant with actual working air-conditioning people !!! We had a great dinner with some nice wine and loved... More 

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Birmingham, UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

I came across the Maldonado by accident when they followed me on Twitter! I was curious and liked the look of things so went and booked a table. The Bistro has a beautiful setting just outside of the centre of Victoria and is a very traditional Gozitan setting. The menu offers a variety of fish/pasta and local dishes using many... More 

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Island of Gozo, Malta
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Effecient service with good quality food and with beautiful ambiance. Staff is nice and helpfull :) :)

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West Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

We went here for dinner one night and I was surprised when I went inside - it's quite hidden away but has a fantastic atmosphere that you feel as soon as you enter. The food was good and there was lots of seating, however I felt the service was rather slow and the prices were a little too high for... More 

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

We visited Maldonados twice during our stay in Gozo and we can highly recommend it. Good food, friendly service, reasonable prices. What more can you ask for?

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

Thought Maldonado Bistro would be out of our price range but it was surprisingly affordable for the quality of food and surroundings. A gem of a restaurant with great service and fantastic food. They even had a dedicated range of local wines chosen just for them...try the Vermentino!! Top notch.

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

Really atmospheric. Really nice staff. Restaurant was fascinating. Food was trying a bit too hard. 3/4 for starters and 3/4 for main course. Carbonara was awful.

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Zeist, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

We had dinner twice this holiday. Both times very nice! The italian chef/owners make great pasta of course and I especially liked the starter of sardines with orange.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

Atmospheric series of cellars - not hard to imagine Fra Maldonado torturing for the Faith in a distant recess. Beautifully cool in summer : friendly & knowledgeable staff to complement the annotated menu, which even features an entire page for bruschetta. Really original starters included deep fried zucchini flowers stuffed with mozzarella & anchovies ( absolutely delicious ) & a... More 

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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 16 to 39
  • Cuisine: Italian, Mediterranean, Wine Bar, Middle Eastern

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children

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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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?