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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 #5 of 29 restaurants in Victoria
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $14 - $41
Cuisines: Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Pizza & Pasta, Wine Bar
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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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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English first
Island of Gozo, Malta
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014 NEW

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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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014 NEW

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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Malta
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
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
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 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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1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

We spent the week on Gozo and this was head and shoulders the best restaurant we found.Michaela's passion for cooking sets this restaurant apart, with great support from Manuele front of house...look no further just go

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Stourbridge, United Kingdom
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33 reviews 33 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

If visiting Victoria (Rabat) for the day make it late afternoon! See the citadel and then Shop, open at 4pm for a bit of retail therapy, which will then give you plenty of time to wander down the back streets and find this quaint bistro which opens at 7pm. We turned up early and was shown a wonderful courtyard where... More

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Surrey, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

We found this charming bistro hidden amongst the streets of Victoria. The restaurant had plenty of character. The menu was extensive. The meal we had was delicious, extremely fresh ingredients. Our greatest memory was the service received from the one gentleman serving, very attentive, extremely knowledgeable about the wines and food. A very pleasurable experience, highly recommended.

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London
Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

Tucked away behind Savina Square in the middle of Rabat down Mons Vella St at #18 on the left you will find Maldonado, which despite its name is much more than a bistro. Down the steps into the beautifully stone vaulted and atmospherically lit space is a culinary delight mixing local Gozitan, Mediterranean and Middle Eastern cuisine. And very effectively... More

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Swindon, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

The review I did not want to post !, I want to keep this place to myself !!! The restaurant is a little hard to find but is well worth a visit. A warm welcome, a nice selection of mains and a good wine list all make for a perfect evening. 4 in our party, 2 had lamb mains and... More

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