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24 Salini Street, Marsascala, Island of Malta, Malta
(+356) 2163 7312
Today
6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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  • 18
    Excellent
  • 16
    Very good
  • 15
    Average
  • 9
    Poor
  • 13
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 stars
Worst pizza ever

It has been a while since we have visited last this restaurant and we decided to have a table inside since the place is airconditioned. The temperature inside was pleasant although the airconditioner was making a loud humming noise and we ordered 2 pizzas but these were the worst pizza we have ever... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed July 26, 2015
JesmondCaruana
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Malta
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Marsascala, Malta
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Will recommend it for a quick dinner/ meal, etc. It has a good variety of food. The only thing I hate is that the place is covered in mirrors. You might feel uncomfortable eating.

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Malta
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

It has been a while since we have visited last this restaurant and we decided to have a table inside since the place is airconditioned. The temperature inside was pleasant although the airconditioner was making a loud humming noise and we ordered 2 pizzas but these were the worst pizza we have ever tasted and the reason for this was... More 

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Island of Malta, Malta
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16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Very good... awesome food Great chinese food which is not the usual fried in oil stuff. Really good eat. Staff very friendly but would like someone to take notice as soon as you walk through the door as sometimes you might think that no one can see you. Staff very friendly and good service.

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Sta Venera Malta
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14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

Il-Fanal offers very good quality meals at very reasonable prices. The menu is very extensive and one can enjoy not only Continental and Mediterranean dishes, but also very good Chinese dishes too! My wife and I always make it a point to visit Il-Fanal together with friends and relatives becuase we know that we will enjoy a very good meal... More 

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Marsascala, Malta
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

Just had one of the worst Chinese ever... I've been living in Marsascala now for four years and we do get take away Pizza which is very nice. On this occasion the wife and I ate in the restaurant. For a change we had Chinese... 1/2 Crispy Duck with pancakes and set menu C The duck was just a Duck... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

we ve been to this restaurant countless times every time is more disappointing than the last today was one of the usual and we went to the restaurant to order chinese food we orderded 3 set menus and some other extras after waiting for nearly an hour for food to be finished while the dishes already cooked were left out... More 

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Santa Venera, null, Malta
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

Let me first start by saying that this is not the first time I have been here; it was never excellent but acceptable for their prices; however this experience was a nightmare. Now I do understand that mothers day is a very busy day, however this was just ridiculous. Let me first mention that the tables where so squeezed together,... More 

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Wicklow, Ireland
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40 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

Sure it looks like a hamburger joint, but don't be fooled - the food is excellant quality and very good value. A strange mix of Italian and Chinese food - but the chefs are very competent at either. The pizzas are well filled with ingredients and the pasta's extremely filling. Average costs between €10-15 per person with drinks. Very good... More 

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Gudja, Malta
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

The food in the restaurant is great, competing with the best of Malta, service was good. If you want to eat a proper dinner, you would not be dissapointed.

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Island of Malta, Malta
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23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

I find the restaurant quite lacking in terms of atmosphere. Reminds me of those 'eat & bugger off' restaurants. However, they make up greatly in their food quality. Ideal for those who have no immediate plans.

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Additional Information about Il Fanal

Address: 24 Salini Street, Marsascala, Island of Malta, Malta
Phone Number: (+356) 2163 7312
Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Malta  >  Marsascala
Open Hours:
Sunday 6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Monday 6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Tuesday 6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Wednesday 6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Thursday 6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Friday 6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Saturday 6:30 pm - 11:30 pm

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 24 Salini Street, Marsascala, Island of Malta, Malta
  • Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Malta  >  Marsascala
  • Phone Number: (+356) 2163 7312
Open Hours
Sunday
6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Monday
6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Tuesday
6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Wednesday
6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Thursday
6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Friday
6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Saturday
6:30 pm - 11:30 pm

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