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Porto Maltese Vip

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Red Square & Kitay-gorod
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Varvarka St., 3, Moscow 109012, Russia
7-495-6981270
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12:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations, Seating

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  • 27
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  • 13
    Very good
  • 2
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  • 2
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  • 3
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great food

I have been here with a colleague of mine last week and the food is simply great. All fresh fish cooked perfectly and very nice people. Only pity that credit cards machine were not working and I had to went to ATM losing 20 minutes. Very good food

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 20, 2014
forello
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Ravenna, Italy
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Brentwood, Essex
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102 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2015

Maybe the prices reflect the location near the Kremlin but they certainly don't merit the very average food. The starters of carpaccio and cypress were very cold no doubt taken straight from the fridge and thus rather tasteless. The seafood pasta dishes were both spoiled by glutinous and sweet tomato sauce. Apart from us there were only four other diners... More 

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Ravenna, Italy
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150 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014 via mobile

I have been here with a colleague of mine last week and the food is simply great. All fresh fish cooked perfectly and very nice people. Only pity that credit cards machine were not working and I had to went to ATM losing 20 minutes. Very good food

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Thank forello
Belgrade, Serbia
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2013

There is a lot of sea food - sea weed restoraunts in Moscow. There is also a lot of good restaurants of that kind. But there is only one specalised for sea food and sea weed from Adriatic Sea. What is the point? The point that this reastaurant has to offer fresh and still living fish, scampies, sea weed, calamars,... More 

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Thank Ozren M
Turin, Italy
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1,052 reviews
488 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 527 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2013

Porto maltese is a very good italian restaurant at Moskow downtown.Very good menù, refined cusine and great fresh fishes. The restaurant offers a spread alternative of great dishes, good wine choice and affordable prices.The service is quick and very gentle.Th place is crowded, people smoke while eating(this is incredibly still allowed in Russia)and there's a lot of smell coming from... More 

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1 Thank andrea f
Russia
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103 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2012

Nice place to have a plate of hot fish soup or grilled fish. The food is always fresh and service is perfect.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2012 via mobile

Hidden in a basement with a funny mix of hip and ethnic decor. Fresh fish and great service from Alex.

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Default City
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58 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2012

Foreign waiters (Pravda, 21), great terrace, fresh fish, and authentic bold food and big servings makes it all feel like a mediterranean restaurant somewhere in a mediterranean (until they bring you a bill, of course)

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Moscow, Russia
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149 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2011

One of my favorite places in Moscow when I have a some extra cash (because it is really expensive) and want fresh fish. Very-very good service, one of the places when I give tips with a lot of pleasure! Once saw here mr. Kudrin (ex-minister of finance). Really good place, can recommend it if you are ready to pay 80-100... More 

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Moscow, Russia
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26 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2011

Great seafood restaurant chain run by Serbs. These restaurants are the best of their kind in Moscow for sure.

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Thank BanneMoskvich
Moscow
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53 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2011

Serbians have been running this chain for a long time. Restaurants are just perfect! Trust me, I tried many fish places and this is the best in Moscow. Do not expect something upscale, but... The food is fantastic: fresh mideterranian fish and seafood (clams, vongole, octopus, calamari...). I give you guys a sample of a smart order: fish soup, tuna... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Varvarka St., 3, Moscow 109012, Russia
  • Location: Europe  >  Russia  >  Central Russia  >  Moscow>  > Red Square & Kitay-gorod
  • Neighborhood: Red Square & Kitay-gorod
  • Phone Number: 7-495-6981270

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mediterranean, Seafood
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Monday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Red Square & Kitay-gorod

Neighborhood Profile
Red Square & Kitay-gorod
This small yet important neighbourhood is full of state institutions and offices. To understand where modern Russia began, go to the Kremlin and State Historical Museum on Red Square. After satisfying your historical curiosities, indulge in modern pleasures at GUM Department Store - not just for the sake of shopping but for the sake of architectural pleasure as well.