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Sciacca

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Italian, Chowder
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Triq Santu Wistin | Paceville, Saint Julian's, Island of Malta, Malta
+356 2133 1310
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12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Mon - Sat 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 293
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  • 118
    Very good
  • 32
    Average
  • 7
    Poor
  • 16
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great meal

Very nice place. Had an excellent evening meal. Head waiter very knowledgeable. Took the sea bass, whole, cooked in salt as a main and the fried calamari as a starter, both were exceptional. It's not cheap, but good value for the quality, venue, experience.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 17, 2015
17clarence
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Basel, Switzerland
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Basel, Switzerland
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62 reviews 62 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015 NEW

Very nice place. Had an excellent evening meal. Head waiter very knowledgeable. Took the sea bass, whole, cooked in salt as a main and the fried calamari as a starter, both were exceptional. It's not cheap, but good value for the quality, venue, experience.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

Each time we visit Malta we find a way to fit in a visit here. The flavours are deep and complex and would recommend the pasta and meat dishes and my husband adores the seafood dishes. Interestingly we have seen a number of other restaurant patrons eating here at lunchtime ....which must be recommendation in itself

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bkara
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015 via mobile

I been there a few times. And every time there is always a new menu which is always excellent, the wine list is great to. The stuff is really friendly and good at there job, I recommend this restaurant to any one I'm sure I go again

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San Francisco, California
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23 reviews 23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

I was staying at the Intercontinental hotel and wanted somewhere near by for dinner. We arrived at the restaurant just as it was opening but were made to feel very welcome. We had drinks at the bar and then were escorted upstairs to our table. The service , wine and food were excellent and we had a most enjoyable evening.... More 

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Tarxien, Malta
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

The food portion was very small and very costly (250g rib eye = €28). I had ordered pasta with lamb and buffola though the meat didn.t taste anything like lamb but it tasted like beef broth!! Thank god the waiter was bringing us small baskets of bread! At the beginning service was fine, though then a couple came after us... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015 via mobile

Nice place and good atmosphere but when you compare how much you pay to what you get as a portion is a big rip off

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Although I have had a few really bad experiences in Malta, this restaurant almost blew them away! This is the one I can recommend you to visit in Malta. Their pastas and even complimentary olives were just what I had expected in one of Mediterranean countries. And I loved the price and the atmosphere too. Not too expensive, from 9€... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

This is our first time in Malta and everyone is so friendly. We are staying in Valetta but whilst shopping for clothes, this restaurant was recommended to my wife by the owner of the store. We read the reviews and did not hesitate to book up. If you are ever in Malta do not hesitate to visit. First class service... More 

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San Francisco, California
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

The service here is spot-on, and you can't go wrong with ordering fish and wine here. Listen to your server's suggestions -- they definitely know all of the best they have to offer. I've been twice, and plan to come back again :) Call for reservations, or go early -- it does fill up!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015 via mobile

We were recommended Sciacca by our hotel (Intercontinental) and tour agent. We were very impressed. We ordered the tasting menu, which included hot and cold first and second courses, spaghetti vongole, main course and pudding. We were recommended a local Cabernet Savingnon wine, which was young, quite tart, with lemon aftertaste. A perfect accompaniment. The price, compared to London prices,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Triq Santu Wistin | Paceville, Saint Julian's, Island of Malta, Malta
  • Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Malta  >  Saint Julian's
  • Phone Number: +356 2133 1310

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 11 - 71
  • Cuisine: Italian, Chowder
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?