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Papannis Italian Restaurant

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55 Strait Street, Valletta, Island of Malta VLT1148, Malta
+356 2722 0031
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Today
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
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Hours:
Mon 11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Mon - Fri 6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Tue 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wed 11:30 am - 5:00 pm
Thu - Fri 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Sat 11:30 am - 3:00 pm
6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Returned with some friends to make them taste the wonderful..one of a kind homemade pasta. We had tavioli with lobster and crab..pasta with squid ink .. Both super good and fresh..will surely return . Good value for money and surely recommended

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Thank Elaine F
Thessaloniki, Greece
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited the restaurant because of the reviews and he had high expectations. Unfortunately we expected more. The carpaccio was average, we didn't like the lemon. The ravioli was nothing special. Although the staff was kind.

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Thank Thomas-Angeliki
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Everything about the meal was perfect. Good friendly service backed up with excellent food. Portion size big. Small indoor restaurant but have outside tables. Would definitely recommend booking as they were turning people away.

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Thank bhagan1
Helsinki, Finland
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I ate late lunch and 'Ravioli Papannis' was best ever hand made pasta I 've eaten. Personnel was extremely friendly even the place was crowded. Definately will come back!

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Thank Tuju71
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice ambient, altough it was crawded the service was good and fast. The menu was neither too short, neither too long, with wide range of different foods inside the italian kitchen. If you go in, the kitchen is visible so your food will be prepared almost in front of your eyes.

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Thank ha5nx
Reading, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It almost pains me to only give three dots as the customer service and the attentive staff we brilliant...however, I was ill the next day. The other three in my party were OK and enjoyed their food.

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Thank Oggie2013
Vantaa, Finland
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very good service and atmosphere! We ate salmon and tuna - both were good. Also chocolate cake and tiramisu were delicious.

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Thank xy007t
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited Papannis without booking in advance but we were seated immediately in a nice table outside; the staff was super kind and sweet. Unfortunately, same praising will not go to the food...quite on the opposite - the homemade pasta was not good and I felt really sick the next morning...(unlike the 1st one, back then the food was awesome but... More 

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Thank Vesela R
Gianmarco Z, Direttore generale at Papannis Italian Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Vesela, that's sounds very strange. Our food is all fresh and you can see it from the open-plan kitchen. You didn't mention what you precisely ate neither the first time nor the second one. Are you sure you came to eat to our restaurant? More 

Shropshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

During our very recent stay in Valletta we visited this restaurant for two evening meals. Both times we had the homemade pasta dishes which were delicious and of good quality. It was a lovely atmosphere eating outside the restaurant in the narrow street. The main female waiter is very friendly and very helpful when explaining the meals. The first visit... More 

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Thank Denise B
Drammen, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Papannis has the best pasta I ever tastes. It is really gorgeous! We found this small cosy restaurant by accident. The first time we found it, we made a mistanke and sat at a table at the neighbour restaurant. Luckily we went back for lunch on Saturday. Very nice and friendly straff. I am sorry I did not find the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean, Gluten Free
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 55 Strait Street, Valletta, Island of Malta VLT1148, Malta
  • Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Malta  >  Valletta
  • Phone Number: +356 2722 0031

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