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Maldonado Bistro

Mons Vella Street | 18, Victoria, Island of Gozo VCT 104, Malta
+356 9901 9270
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Ranked #4 of 29 Restaurants in Victoria
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $14 - $41
Hours:
Wed - Mon 6:30 pm - 12:00 pm
Cuisines: Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Wine Bar
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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.
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  • Dutch first
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  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Spanish first
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English first
Malta
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

Food was very delicious and prepared in a very home-made style that showed the chef's passion illustrating a mix of Gozitan food with an Italian touch! Service and atmosphere was very pleasant. Resto is in the heart of Gozo's capital which makes it nicer to dine there while one can also enjoy walking around the narrow streets of Victoria/Rabat.

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Island of Malta, Malta
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72 reviews 72 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

This quaint bistro offers good quality food with an Italian touch which makes it really special. We tried one of the bruschettas for starters which was very enjoyable and tasty and then we had 3 different pasta dishes which were equally delicious...the tomato sauce was exceptional, having that true Italian taste which is very difficult to replicate at home. Well... More

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4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Fabulous food and wine. Nice atmosphere Owner welcoming and friendly. Worth visiting this tucked away bistro

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6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

Lovely little restaurant in the old part of Victoria on the way to Kercam. Had a very tasty Aubergine Parmagiana. Tasty food with a original twist. Good reasonably priced wine and friendly service.

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Paris, France
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27 reviews 27 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Very nice restaurant, great service... the owner was running all night to please everybody. Food, wine and cocktails were great and the bruchettas just... HUGE but very tasty!

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Island of Gozo, Malta
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Energetic accommodating owners serving good wholesome food in an old cellar, perfect for a quick bite!

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

We saved the best until last. It was for our last night in Gozo that we decided to visit Maldonado Bistro as we had read great reviews on trip advisor. The restaurant is tucked away down a small side street and we entered down some steps into a very intimate setting where we were greeted by our hosts. Having children... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

I visited Maldonado on a recommendation from a friend while we were on a weekend break in Gozo. It was one of the highlights of our trip. the atmosphere of the converted typically Gozitan home was a warm setting and we were immediately welcomed by the smiling staff! We shared 3 types of delicious brushcetta the greek style was my... More

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Catania, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Wonderfoul experience! Hidden like a treasure in the middle of Victoria, this restaurant turn me crazy everytime i go! Excellent service, raffinate receipt, and the Chef... wow! the best homemade pasta ever tried! I try the special Ravioli wit pear and blue chees, and i still remember the taste! couple, family or group of friends, THIS IS A MUST if... More

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Island of Gozo, Malta
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30 reviews 30 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

First of all, this restaurant is perfect for Dates. Its charming, small and cosy. The service is very "Italian" if you like that you are right here. For me its some times a bit to much. The starters are tasty but also just average. Some of the mains are excellent, for example the duck breast is delicious. The prices are... More

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