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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2019 Winner


Seafood, Mediterranean, European
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
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All reviews pasta fresh fish lobster soup red snapper filet monkfish ice cream bread home made creme caramel sugo nero simple food sparkling water small restaurant cooked to perfection friendly atmosphere recommend this restaurant
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Reviewed March 2, 2020

This was our first visit to this restaurant, after a friend of ours recommended it. It was a good idea that we booked beforehand, as otherwise we would have ended up with - sorry full up. Food was excellent, staff courteous and the atmosphere was...More

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed February 25, 2020 via mobile

We are staying at Corinthia St George’s Bay’ St Julians and asked our concierge Brian about the fishing village Marsaxlokk and he said there was only one place to eat and booked us a table at La Capanna as we were looking for a good...More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed January 21, 2020

We went a Sunday with reservation. It's better to book before, it's very difficult to find a table because of the fish market. The place is tradicional, familiar, very cosy. The service was very professional. The menu has a lot of local fishes based mainly...More

Date of visit: September 2019
Reviewed December 28, 2019 via mobile

Friendly staff 5 star food and service. Will definitely visit next time on the island. Spaghetti Vongole was amazing make sure you ask the owner for the fresh fish of the day

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed December 24, 2019 via mobile

This restaurant is located on the boulevard opposite the Marsaxlokk market in the old fishing harbour. They offer a great catch of the day; we opted for the red snapper which was deliciously prepared. We’ll be back for more fresh fish!

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed October 10, 2019

Very friendly and helpful staff. Good gluten free options. Excellent food and very good value. Highly recommended.

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed October 2, 2019 via mobile

Be very clear and only order from menu. FORGET fish he brings to table. What side orders as they will charge you if you dont individually order. Very expensive for what is a CAFE.

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed September 13, 2019

dined here for the second time, first time was better than this time. my partner had octopus and the portion was very small, I had filet of beef which was ok. Desserts were still partially frozen with ice inside them and at night i had...More

Date of visit: September 2019
Reviewed July 25, 2019

I recommend you make reservations. This is fine dining and very popular with the Maltese. It was completely full on a Thursday evening. They have inside (air conditioned) seating, as well as outside. We sat right along the water's edge outside with a wonderful view...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Reviewed June 17, 2019

My neice and her husband recommended this restaurant, and we visited at lunchtime. The menu is comprehensive, and all the dishes look amazing, I had the shellfish platter, and partner had the crab pasta with half a lobster. The food was cooked to order, and...More

Date of visit: June 2019
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