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Maltese Mama

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19/21, Paceville Avenue, Saint Julian's, Island of Malta, Malta
27377024
Today
12:30 am - 3:00 pm
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:30 am - 3:00 pm
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Breakfast/Brunch
Reservations
Late Night

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    Very good
  • 38
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Scrumptious food, warm service

I headed to Maltese Mama on a Saturday evening, after reading the reviews here. The restaurant was empty, which made me feel hesitant. But the waiter encouraged me to come in. I am so glad I did. Within the next half hour, other guests joined. I ordered their fried rabbit (under 20 euro), which... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 22, 2015
amenadeo
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015 NEW

I headed to Maltese Mama on a Saturday evening, after reading the reviews here. The restaurant was empty, which made me feel hesitant. But the waiter encouraged me to come in. I am so glad I did. Within the next half hour, other guests joined. I ordered their fried rabbit (under 20 euro), which was absolutely delicious. The very kind... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

A St Julian's hidden gem. Went three times as food was so good. Excellent food I mean excellent authentic Maltese fishes. very friendly staff. Child friendly environment. Simple effective and lovely.

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Sofia, Bulgaria
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21 reviews 21 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

Marc the boss is so nice , always warm welcome !!!! Excellent food! The best service in Malta!!! Don t hesitate and go there one of our favorite place in the Island!!!!

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

We were looking for Maltese food and came across this little hot spot! We were warmly greeted at the door, seated and given the menu and wine card. The food was outstanding; we were given complimentary bruschetta as an appetiser, then shared a rabbit stew for starter, which was delicious. My main course was a seafood linguine, which was perfect... More 

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Moscow, Russia
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51 reviews 51 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

We had 2 dinners here. The quality and taste of food is above excellent. Come here if you want to feel the real Maltese traditional food experience. They even let us to dine 40 minutes before their open time as we had a flight to catch. Octopus or fish cake for starter. Fried rabbit or stuffed lamb as a main... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

The restaurant is small but very comfy. Perfect for a couple dinner but I think a good place for a dinner with friends or family also. Staff and service attentive and the food was excellent. I am vegetarian so I ate pumpkins ravioli ( they were great !!) and grilled vegetables. My friend ate rabbit spaghetti and angus with tartufo... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

This is a charming atmospheric restaurant with delicious food and attentive service! Good value all around! I highly recommend giving this place a try, it's a great find!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

Had a great time with family and friends. Excellent food and service. I would highly recommend to anyone

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Livingston, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

This is a great restaurant which creates a relaxed enjoyable environment. The staff were attentive and offered guidance to help us choose from the menu to give an authentic meal. The service throughout was perfect with the food arriving at the right time and not being rushed between courses. The food itself was well prepared and tasty. My partner had... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

The food was very tasty and authentically Maltese. The service was friendly and welcoming. Very good value for money.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 19/21, Paceville Avenue, Saint Julian's, Island of Malta, Malta
  • Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Malta  >  Saint Julian's
  • Phone Number: 27377024
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 am - 3:00 pm
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
12:30 am - 3:00 pm
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
12:30 am - 3:00 pm
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
12:30 am - 3:00 pm
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:30 am - 3:00 pm
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:30 am - 3:00 pm
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:30 am - 3:00 pm
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?