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La Maltija

Southwestern, Seafood, Mediterranean, Oyster Bar
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1, Church Street | Paceville, Saint Julian's, Island of Malta, Malta
356 2135 9602
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Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 19
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great little find with Authentic Maltese food

On our trip to Malta for a wedding we were strolling the tight back streets when we ran into this gem , the host was welcoming & proud of his Maltese heritage food. I had the house specialty of baked rabbit & my partner had stuffed Auvergne , both were fantastic. I recommend La Maltija when in Malta

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 20, 2015
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Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Entertaining clients
  • Special occasions
  • Local cuisine
  • Families with children
  • Doing business
  • Large groups
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Maarssen, The Netherlands
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

During our holidays last 2 weeks we have regular been eating at this restaurant. The quality of the meals is excellent. As a main coursewe can recommend to the octopus, the way the chef transforms this on your plate is extraordinary.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

On our trip to Malta for a wedding we were strolling the tight back streets when we ran into this gem , the host was welcoming & proud of his Maltese heritage food. I had the house specialty of baked rabbit & my partner had stuffed Auvergne , both were fantastic. I recommend La Maltija when in Malta

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Terrible... Poor food quality for the prices.. Not recommended at all! Dirty bathrooms... Bad smell... Octopus for 22 euro was bitter...

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

We ordered some spaguethis with clams, lobster and shrimps and we have to say that it was absolutely good the food! Although one plate serves for minimum 2 people!! there was so much food that it was almost impossible to finish. the service was great and recommended us very good what to order :) can only recommend to go, but... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

Been here two times. The first time I was teached how to eat fish so that you don't have too much trouble with the grates second time was again good, but didn't need the help. Ordered a mixed plate.

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Camberley, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

Very good Maltese restuarant, good food cooked very well and huge portions. Best meal we had all week and tried a different restaurant every night. Would highly recommend!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

The best food service in malta!!! Dont miss . We had the best 3 days in a raw and we r sorry to leave malta only for this reson.

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London, United Kingdom
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125 restaurant reviews
106 helpful votes 106 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

We had a lovely evening at La Maltija - the food was delicious and the service very good. It's not a cheap restaurant but the quality is good and it's definitely worth a visit for an authentic Maltese meal.

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Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

Went there for dinner for the second time in a week last night 5 th may. Atmosphere is cosy , food is fantastic traditional Maltese food like my mum makes. Staff are friendly and reasonably priced .

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Avignon, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

Eaten twice at La Maltija in the last week and this must be one of the best restaurants in Paceville. It's not loud or busy but a pleasant alternative to its brash neighbours.

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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, Seafood, Mediterranean, Oyster Bar

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1, Church Street | Paceville, Saint Julian's, Island of Malta, Malta
  • Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Malta  >  Saint Julian's
  • Phone Number: 356 2135 9602

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Southwestern, Seafood, Mediterranean, Oyster Bar

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Entertaining clients, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children, Doing business, Large groups

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?