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1, Church Street | Paceville, Saint Julian's, Island of Malta, Malta
356 2135 9602
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Ranked #160 of 211 Restaurants in Saint Julian's
Cuisines: Southwestern, Mediterranean, Seafood, Oyster Bar
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
New York City, New York
Top Contributor
58 reviews 58 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

The only reason I even considered giving this place less than 5 circles(?) is because it was sweltering hot for the first half of our meal, in the back room of the restaurant where we were seated, because this Russian/Eastern European family had complained before we arrived that they were cold so the air conditioning was turned off. However, as... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014 via mobile

Been at La Maltija Restaurant yesterday and this was my second time, just because you cannot simply visit once. Tranquil and relaxing atmosphere, divine food and very helpful and friendly staff. Amazing experience. Looking forward to my next visit!

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Izmir, Turkey
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Delicious and fresh snails, oysters, octopussy, good wine, smiling faces, nice atmosphere :-) It is an ideal place for dinner

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5 reviews 5 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

I've walked past this place many times, but having read the menu, we decided to eat dinner. Although we passed on a starter, we were given local beans and dip with bead. Our main meals were spot on. The steak was perfectly cooked, and the 'country style lamb' was exactly as I'd imagined. The service was a little slow, but... More 

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London
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19 reviews 19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

We went to this restaurant on the last night of our holiday. Have been searching for a good traditional restaurant for a while. On arrival, we were greeted by the staff and shown to our table. The restaurant was decorated in all things Maltese and antique. The atmosphere was sombre with classical music playing in the background, a little more... More 

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Prague, Czech Republic
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

The restaurant is not entirely unexpensive, but it is, all things considered, a great value for money. The portions they serve are absolutely huge - a constant source of frustration, because the food is so delicious, but you just can't finish it. The first thing we ever ordered in La Maltija was a mixed shellfish platter for starter. It was... More 

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Fgura, Malta
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Went to La Maltija last night for the first time, but most definitely not the last, to say a proper farewell to my mother and her partner at the end of their extended visit to Malta from overseas. It's fair to say that wanted something a bit special, and we were not disappointed. From the friendly welcome, extremely attentive staff,... More 

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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

My boyfriend and I found this restaurant on a french guide book, and we came without a reservation. The food was really good and with the offered sppetizer, starter and main course, we ate till we were full. The waiters/waitresses were really friendly and even though we wanted a cheap wine, the older waiter suggested us an excellent wine, a... More 

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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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55 reviews 55 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

First I will say that, outside of the hotels, 90% or so of the restaurants I saw in the area cater to the hordes of students; and they serve mainly pizza, pasta, salads & burgers. La Maltija was a refreshing find. They specialize in Maltese cuisine.Service was always good. You get a house starter and bread to keep you busy... More 

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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39 reviews 39 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

We went to this restaurant because it was recommended to us by the hotel since the restaurant that we wanted to go was fully booked. It was strange that the other restaurant was full and this one was almost empty... Anyway we sat down and had a 5 mins speech on the history of the restaurant and the chef -... More 

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Address: 1, Church Street | Paceville, Saint Julian's, Island of Malta, Malta
Phone Number: 356 2135 9602
Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Malta  >  Saint Julian's
Cuisine: Southwestern, Mediterranean, Seafood, Oyster Bar

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