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Ta' Pennellu

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Marina Street, Marsalforn, Island of Gozo, Malta
2155 9730
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59 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I took a daytrip to Gozo and hopped the bus that toured many sights. I had read about Marsalforn and got off there. As I walked along the shore I noted this restaurant and decided to get a table. Homemade pasta to die for...good bread...a nice sparkling wine and a view of the sea and village. The village is small,... More 

Thank takeoffitaly
Island of Malta, Malta
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Friendly ambience and excellent service. The highlight however was the choice of fresh, non-farmed fish and the personal recommendations of the Chef Patron who truly knows his food. His suggestions showed he not only knows how to choose, prepare and present his food but he oversaw that we had an unforgettable dining experience. Top choice wines, the seafood platter was... More 

Thank jvsaliba
Vancouver Island, Canada
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135 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2016

We ate here night after night. Everything on the menu was good. The service was excellent. The location superb. This is a great place to stop and eat.

Thank Jovan_10
Marsaxlokk, Malta
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 9, 2016 via mobile

I ve been to this restaurant for the first time and surely I'll go again! As it was a bit late we only had main course. I had rack of lamb which was recommended by the chef. Honestly, best ever lamb I had. All food was good and reasonable prices!

Thank wizugugu
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34 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 29, 2016

We had dinner at Ta' Pennellu and the food is excellent. We ordered a fillet, very well cooked as requested and filled calamari were good and presented very nicely on plate. Staff very friendly and reasonably priced. Situated in a beautiful relaxing location. Well worth a visit.

Thank Vincienne A
Island of Gozo, Malta
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28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2016

Great steaks. Always a fresh fish selection available.Nice menu. Good food well prepared. Good wine list. Good service. Great view.

Thank Blue2210
Island of Gozo, Malta
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27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2016

We wanted just a simple plate of pasta and a glass of wine. Wow, the pasta was freshly home-made and my calamari and zucchini sauce just great. Complimentary bruschetta to start, wine and water, the bill for 2 came to less than €20!

Thank Mumchar
London, United Kingdom
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62 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 9, 2016

Great spot amongst the busy restaurants on the promenade. But the stand out is the mussels! We had the best spread for lunch of a few starters, mussels, parma ham and melon and squid. The local malteste bread with oil/vin was fabulous. Again, get the mussels!

Thank thesetwoeyes1
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22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 8, 2016

Very good food and very good service. Definitely one to try. 4 stars purely because the bruschetta is rather "odd".

Thank KazDuns
Nyon, Switzerland
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 31, 2016

Here, you'll get your fish baked in a salt crust served and presented at the table by the chef. If you are not into fish, the spare ribs are one of the most exciting things to taste in Gozo. Excellent location and friendly staff!

Thank nicolascb2016

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Mediterranean, European, Seafood
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Marina Street, Marsalforn, Island of Gozo, Malta
  • Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Gozo  >  Marsalforn
  • Phone Number: 2155 9730

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