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Tico Tico

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Strait Street, Valletta, Island of Malta, Malta
+356 9949 0456
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Stenungsund, Sweden
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We were a group of seven people who wanted to try Maltese dishes and went for a 3 course dinner with antipasto, first course and main course for a fair price, EUR 14,99 each. The antipasto consisted of 3 slices of bread and some biscuits for all of us! The pasta, penne with Maltese sausage had no trace of sausages.... More 

Thank Peeter P
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We ordered our drinks and sipped them whilst relaxing on a throne. Avoid the wine and we didn't eat there but other than that- it is what it says! Not for the serious, just a bit of fun!!

Thank NiaAlex
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

It's a nice place for a drink or something like that, but the food was awful. Price was ok, but really...leaving with a bad taste in your mouth..is it worth it?

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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Waitress was faultless, polite and accommodating. Same could not be said of manager/owner who's attitude was poor regarding the poor service we received. Main course was told no beef available to then be told it was but then Served a cold beef stew. I suspect this came from the freezer! Told we could have a 3 Euro discount!!! Negotiated to... More 

Thank Pinchey99
Brussels, Belgium
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Well, we were tempted to visit this "restaurant" (it's more a bar with some tables in the narrow street passage) only because of its offers for national maltese food. It was offered in several different sets composing of antipasti, maltese pasta dish and main maltese dish. In brief, out of these three, antipasti was the best. Both pasta dishes were... More 

Thank DKL99
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4 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Friendly welcome and good service. Food was acceptable, good tapas style starter. We would go again but not if you want a gourmet experience!

Thank Julia K
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Tasty pasta with Malteseian sausage, reasonable prices, cold beer served quickly, nice atmosphere: a perfect place for grabbing a few beers with a handful of friends.

Thank Knut B
St. Paul's Bay, Malta
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed December 5, 2016 via mobile

The waitress was not shy to tell us she knew nothing about wine and made this quite clear. We.ordered 3 times for wine and she came back saying they dont have it in store each time. We ordered a brushcetta platter costing 20eur which consisted of 8 piece mini burger buns sliced in half,which even children can do better...no presentation... More 

Thank Veronica2789
Marseillan, France
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed December 5, 2016

Used to come here quite often, never bothered to leave a review because you kind of expect what you are getting. However Ive had enogh of this place. Service is always terrible uselsess waiters etc. Last time we got here we got a platter... 20€ we had a few peices of bread with philadelphia cheese on top a couple of... More 

1 Thank c k
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37 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed December 3, 2016 via mobile

Had three different dishes and all of them were well worth the money. The price was reasonable and the wine selection, very good.

Thank Colin M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Bar, Mediterranean, European
Lunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Strait Street, Valletta, Island of Malta, Malta
  • Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Malta  >  Valletta
  • Phone Number: +356 9949 0456

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