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Da Pippo Trattoria

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Italian, Latvian
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136, Melita Street, Valletta, Island of Malta, Malta
+356 2124 8029
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Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 106
    Excellent
  • 21
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 13
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Da Pippo! Where else?

To sum it up? It feels like home, with great home cooked type dishes! Dining at Da Pippo is an experience like no other, one which helps you calm down and relax for the moment you are eating without the feeling that time is pressing! Could not be better! Well done.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 26, 2015
fabela94
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Rabat, Malta
Good for:
  • Entertaining clients
  • Local cuisine
  • Doing business
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Rabat, Malta
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

To sum it up? It feels like home, with great home cooked type dishes! Dining at Da Pippo is an experience like no other, one which helps you calm down and relax for the moment you are eating without the feeling that time is pressing! Could not be better! Well done.

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Island of Malta, Malta
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30 reviews 30 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

It is not a place for romantic dinner. It is not a place for nice hideaway. But it is a place your mamma and pappa would love. If you go there for lunch you will find that majority of visitors know each other and constantly challenge their friends. People scream at each other and there is a lot of small... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

Tried Da Pippo for lunch today and was really impressed, lovely atmosphere, fantastic welcome, friendly staff who although are really busy are attentive and friendly. Appetizers were put on everybody's table soon after they sat down. We opted for their recommendation of a mixed fish plate which was above expectation and looking at other dishes being served all looked mouth... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

A great place for lunch, (opens Mon to Sat) when in Valletta. If you like fish based pasta, you must Try the linguini vongole!

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London, United Kingdom
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73 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

A dear friend of mine took me to this restaurant and I just loved it. The service, the food, the atmosphere all perfect.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

Firstly, one should be aware of the concept of this restaurant before he decides to review it. It is a typical Italian trattoria with 'feel like home' atmosphere. If you never experienced something similar, you will find odd the fact that there are no regular menus and usual service. They serve just several meals that are prepared that day. That... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

A fascinating restaurant. The service was great. Particularly friendly and the food was very good and interesting. It IS different, the lack of menus and the variations in the plates. None appeared to be the same but the ones we had were very tasty and nicely presented. A very special place!

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Island of Malta, Malta
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36 reviews 36 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

Always consistant, really really good food, buzzy atmosphere, not cheap, but I love it. Wines are extremely reasonably priced. Do book ahead as it is only open for lunch, Monday to Fridays, pity really.

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Haifa, Israel
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7 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

We came by recommend of the hotel staff but is was very disappointing experience. Very cold staff, No menu for food/drinks/wine/anything, no hello for greeting. Looks like a restaurant only for locals. tourists - stay away

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015 via mobile

So a friend of a friend recommended this restaurant and advised us to book ahead. I believe they are only open for lunch. We booked a few days ahead and managed to get a spot for lunch on Thursday. We still had to wait a bit for a table because it was packed (mostly with local Maltese, lots of business... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 136, Melita Street, Valletta, Island of Malta, Malta
  • Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Malta  >  Valletta
  • Phone Number: +356 2124 8029

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 135
  • Cuisine: Italian, Latvian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Entertaining clients, Local cuisine, Doing business

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?