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Xatt is -sajjed, Marsaxlokk, Island of Malta 1305, Malta
+356 2746 8775
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Hours:
Mon 12:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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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  • 55
    Excellent
  • 32
    Very good
  • 24
    Average
  • 19
    Poor
  • 18
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Fabulous sea food in a lovely setting

We went there on valentines day, and I'm quite aware that such a busy night is the worst time to review anywhere. I went with my cousin and his wife who go there often. The menu is mainly fish, although there are vegetarian and meat dishes as well. As well as the standards, there is always the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 24, 2015
Louise090
,
UK
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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UK
Top Contributor
147 reviews 147 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

We went there on valentines day, and I'm quite aware that such a busy night is the worst time to review anywhere. I went with my cousin and his wife who go there often. The menu is mainly fish, although there are vegetarian and meat dishes as well. As well as the standards, there is always the catch of the... More 

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Santa venera
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35 reviews 35 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

Walked into this restaurant at 11:45 expressly because it looked cosy and warm after a freezing stroll on the promenade. No diners inside yet. Certificates of Excellence for 2013 and 2014! This was gonna be NICE! Offered a drink we order rum but after I was invited to the bar to look for it in vain had to settle for... More 

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Birmingham
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70 reviews 70 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

We started with the shellfish sharer starter which was fresh and ok, but the scallops overcooked. The whole fish that we ordered was filleted at the table, cooked to perfection and the taste was superb. We had a mixture of vegetables and salad and these were again fresh and cooked to our liking. The Rose wine we ordered was Maltese... More 

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Gdynia, Poland
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

Long wait for the main course. The salad was great but the portion was small grilled fish. Tail portions for light snack.

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St Julians Malta
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25 reviews 25 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

Well presented & cooked fresh fish & shellfish. Perfectly cooked fillet. Great location! And good service!!

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malta
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Amazing seafood platter and romantic ambience. I really recommend this restaurant to all fish lovers. Prices are moderate and considering the good portions, they are reasonable.

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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014 via mobile

By far one of the best fish restaurants out there. Alway fresh, great friendly service and wonerfuly prepared food. I would recommend this place to everyone. Being fish to steak or even pasta. This is the place to go.

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Sliema,Malta
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Visited Gente di Mare yesterday. Did not have a booking but they managed to accommodate us. Were three adults and one two year old. Staff were very helpful and gave us excellent service. In spite of the fact that Electric Power was interrupted for a time, all staff kept their cool and also the smile on their faces. Food was... More 

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Siggiewi, null, Malta
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

Yesterday I visited Gente di Mare for the first time & I really recommend this restaurant cause they have good food & great service with a smile :)

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Israel
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Been there last Saturday for lunch. Great variety, superb service, prices affordable, great food. So happy we were there!

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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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