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Xatt is -sajjed, Marsaxlokk, Island of Malta 1305, Malta
+356 2746 8775
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12:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon 12:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
Description: Situated in front of the magnificent port of Marsaxlokk, the most...
Situated in front of the magnificent port of Marsaxlokk, the most prominent old village in Malta, Gente di Mare Restaurant will welcome you and your loved ones in a quite relaxed environment. You may also choose to dine in our seafront open air area and enjoy the beautiful view of Marsaxlokk port.Gente di Mare Restaurant specializes in local fresh fish, caught from local fisherman. We select the fish and its source carefully to provide genuine local produce for exquisite fish dining experience. For those who prefer something different, here, you will also find a selection of meat, game and poultry dishes, like hand cut beef fillets and Argentian Black Angus, just to mention a few. You will also find a wide assortment of dishes our chefs are renowned for, like our home-made 'aljotta', vegetable soup of the day and our scrumptious pasta dishes. Our chefs prepare all our delicacies with love and passion, always creating innovative dishes and specialties' to please our loyal clientele. The menu is seasonal; therefore you will always find new dishes when you return.
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  • 34
    Very good
  • 26
    Average
  • 24
    Poor
  • 21
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Nice fresh Fish

Good Restaurant on the Water's edge . Enjoyable relaxing and a nice meal with a cool breeze for lunch .

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 10, 2015
Louis S
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Zejtun, Malta
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Kolding, Denmark
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW via mobile

We were told that this place was super - which was a total misguidance in our opinion. Suroundings was ok but the waitress and the other staff was more interested in themselves and seemed uinterested in giving a good service. Food was boring and rather expensive with small portions and without taste. 6 kingprawns for 25 euroen with little potatoes... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

Before ordering, I asked if they were accepting credit cards and the answer was positive. We ordered calamari and had beers, everything was fine. Later, when I was about to pay the bill, they told me that there was a minimum of 30 euros (!!!) to pay with credit card. I explained that nobody told me about that when I... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

We have been to this restaurant many times. A,was left very satisfied.. I think that to cut down on expenses, the owners are now employing staff who don't speak/ understand English or maltese.. When we asked if the dish with prawns came peeled or unpeeled, we were told they came peeled.. They did not.. We tried to order decaffeinated coffee... More 

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Zejtun, Malta
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9 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

Good Restaurant on the Water's edge . Enjoyable relaxing and a nice meal with a cool breeze for lunch .

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San Pawl il-Baħar, null, Malta
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

Just love the village and had hoped for a nice lunch on the seafront. Had Deal Today vouchers, but even the redused price could not keep up for a dry overdone lobster and a bland lobster bisque. The seafood lasagne on the otherhand kept the standard expected. Disapointed!

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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

This was our first visit at this restaurant. It is nicely decorated. We went on Sunday for lunch and the restaurant was very busy . food took an hour to be prepared which didn t bother us . We took a plate of pasta and a seafood pancake lasagna, portions are suitable for children, not adults. Definitely for us these... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

On a visit the local market, we decided to stop for some lunch. This restaurant looked nice so we ordered the fish platter to share with a glass of white wine and the local beer. The wine that came was very dark in colour and extremely sweet. We asked for another drier white and was told that was the only... More 

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Island of Malta, Malta
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

I visited this restaurant on Easter Sunday. This was not the first time. I ordered a grilled fish. I explained to the waiter that I do not want the fish cooked in an other way. After waiting for over an hour the fish arrived but it was not grilled but steamed. I refused the fish. waiter was polite and excused... More 

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

We went there on God Friday lunch.Places look nice,but the food was disgusted .Lobster soup water with a flavor ,waited for main course more than 1hour ,we ordered spaghetti with sea food ,finally it's arrived ,you can't even taste it .Full of sent ,in the menu it's written that it has big kingprouns ,octopus,it our plates we food 3small mussels... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

I am a regular customer and fish lover and every experience at Gente di Mare is a walk in the Mediterranean sea. The fish soup is to die for and one can taste the quality and freshness in fish. I absolutely recommend this restaurant to others and for those who are not into fish, note that the menu offers a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Xatt is -sajjed, Marsaxlokk, Island of Malta 1305, Malta
  • Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Malta  >  Marsaxlokk
  • Phone Number: +356 2746 8775

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 26
  • Cuisine: Mediterranean

Description

Situated in front of the magnificent port of Marsaxlokk, the most prominent old village in Malta, Gente di Mare Restaurant will welcome you and your loved ones in a quite relaxed environment. You may also choose to dine in our seafront open air area and enjoy the beautiful view of Marsaxlokk port.Gente di Mare Restaurant specializes in local fresh fish, caught from local fisherman. We select the fish and its source carefully to provide genuine local produce for exquisite fish dining experience. For those who prefer something different, here, you will also find a selection of meat, game and poultry dishes, like hand cut beef fillets and Argentian Black Angus, just to mention a few. You will also find a wide assortment of dishes our chefs are renowned for, like our home-made 'aljotta', vegetable soup of the day and our scrumptious pasta dishes. Our chefs prepare all our delicacies with love and passion, always creating innovative dishes and specialties' to please our loyal clientele. The menu is seasonal; therefore you will always find new dishes when you return.
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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