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Ristorante Il Pirata

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41, Paceville Avenue, Saint Julian's, Island of Malta, Malta
+356 2137 5827
11:45 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:45 am - 11:00 pm
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21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Really good food is served in Il Pirata. I really liked fungi risotto, it was really good but for me a bit to much.

Thank Michal W
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food in IL Pirata is so fresh and tasty it's a must do! The calamari especially was one of our favourites! The staff are very friendly and the prices are very reasonable! Booking is advised as it is Popular with the locals too! Highly recommended!

Thank Kate N
Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A friend recommended a trip to Il Parata so we drove down from Qawra to try it out. And I'm very happy we did. Started with a complementary bruschetta with sweet tomatoes and rich olive oil. For our main we both had steak, mine a fillet, my fiancé the ribeye. Both cooked to perfection, medium rare, using great quality meat.... More 

Thank HampshireMackem
Warsaw, Poland
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is one of the best Italian Cuisine restaurants i have ever been to. The pizza is great, in afternoon you get additional focaccia and bread as a starter and little cake as a dessert. If you go there at lunch time - to your ordered meal you get bread and warm bruschetta as a starter and the same desert... More 

Thank rbanburski
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food staff was excellent Fish cake as a starter was excellent The fresh fish in tin foil again was excellent The whole lunch was excellent Will be returning to this restaurant

Thank hasting16
Padua, Italy
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Delicious, abundant dishes with fresh ingredients. Kind personnel, ready to help you when in doubt with between two dishes. It would be better, however, to book your table: the restaurant is always full! :-)

Thank avalonne83
Beirut, Lebanon
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19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious mixed salad seasoned with pesto sauce and freshly ground pepper. Excellent pizzas we had the funghi, the tonnarella and the Maltese... just wowww. Very nice stuff, efficient, helpful and always smiling. We had a complementary focaccia tre colori and a delicious dessert on the house. The quality of the ingredients is superior, the tastes are reaaaaaaaaly good and the... More 

Thank niohohho47
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed April 13, 2017

Tagliata best on the island....very very good. Food is very good. Service very good. We will surely return. Thumbs up "Il Pirata"

Thank Chris C
Island of Malta, Malta
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed April 10, 2017

The food is amazing....and the staff friendly as well. We had pasta as a starter and as a main course their famous tagliata....very very good!!! together with a bottle of wine and coffee and desert. Really good :)

Thank Roberta G
Surrey, England
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241 reviews
151 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 165 helpful votes
Reviewed April 5, 2017 via mobile

We popped in here as it was the closest restaurant to our hotel and it looked busy. In fact we were lucky to get a table as many people were turned away and this was midweek. So I think it is best to book. There were nice little extras that made this restaurant special. We were given a basket of... More 

Thank GillyFlower

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$18 - $37
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special occasions, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids, Large groups
Open Hours
11:45 am - 11:00 pm
11:45 am - 11:00 pm
11:45 am - 11:00 pm
11:45 am - 11:00 pm
11:45 am - 11:00 pm
11:45 am - 11:00 pm
11:45 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 41, Paceville Avenue, Saint Julian's, Island of Malta, Malta
  • Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Malta  >  Saint Julian's
  • Phone Number: +356 2137 5827

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