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Caffe Portomaso

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Portomaso | St. Julian's, Malta, Saint Julian's, Island of Malta 4011, Malta
+356 2137 1238
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8:30 am - 11:45 pm
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Sun - Sat 8:30 am - 11:45 pm
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Island of Malta, Malta
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68 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

you sit on the terrace of this cafe, and enjoy the coffee and cakes with a beautiful lady or a good friend or like i do with my wife, and startr the day on a very good note all the best and enjoy

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Thank Q9211YEtony
Hartbeespoort, South Africa
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70 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Centrally situated in St Julians - very convenient meeting place and venue to enjoy light lunch of cake!

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Thank Elsabie789
Twyford, United Kingdom
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85 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Thought we would try this place for breakfast, rather than pay the extortionate cost for breakfast at our hotel. Service average, food about the same. Not much more to say. It was just a light breakfast.

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Thank Mercman111
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 8, 2016

A luxurious coffee shop where it is pleasant to spent some time. Warm dishes are limted (sandwiches or quiches), but is has a very pleasant international atmosphere. So go for drinks or a small bite. You might run into people you know who are also there for a coffee or an glass of wine!

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Thank Alexander V
Berlin, Germany
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28 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 28, 2016

As other of our reports will testify, there are wonderful places in which to eat in St Julian’s – but sometimes you just want ordinary but fairly hearty and good food. Caffe Portomaso fits this bill. We thought we’d share a chicken, gammon and chutney ftira as a starter – partly because we love the crusty Maltese bread. The crunchy... More 

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Thank rogermargaret2015
Norfolk, England
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52 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 20, 2016

This café is right next to both the Hilton hotel and the posh Portamaso Marina. The building itself is open and stylish with an outside terrace. Despite the location drinks and snacks are really good value.

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Thank Wren104
Island of Malta, Malta
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 4, 2016

Good place for a coffee, a lunch or an afternoon drink! and a good meeting location, with easy parking and now i am over 100 characters!

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Thank dennysgoossens
London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 20, 2016

When we visited Malta 10 years ago we went to Caffe Portomaso for a lunchtime meal and have to say it was excellent. My partner also loved to go there for a coffee especially as they have a tv inside sometimes showing sport - although unobtrusive. So last week as we were staying at the Hilton which is almost next... More 

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Leicestershire, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2016

this is a really classy but inexpensive café bar. There is a self serve area serving hot and cold meals - drinks in a lovely atmosphere on the edge of the marina area. staff were very nice, attentive and the prices are very reasonable a great place to try on your way to the marina

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Thank davidG4483AH
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3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 15, 2016 via mobile

Never go here! Awful food. Rude service and a chef who has no talent. Asked for eggs at 12.05 only to be told their policy is. It to serve eggs after noon. The menu had eggs on the menu with no reference to this. When I asked the chef politely he was rude and aggressive. Sums up all that is... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$11 - $32
Cuisine
Italian, Bar, Cafe, Mediterranean, European, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Dining on a budget, Large groups, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
8:30 am - 11:45 pm
Monday
8:30 am - 11:45 pm
Tuesday
8:30 am - 11:45 pm
Wednesday
8:30 am - 11:45 pm
Thursday
8:30 am - 11:45 pm
Friday
8:30 am - 11:45 pm
Saturday
8:30 am - 11:45 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Portomaso | St. Julian's, Malta, Saint Julian's, Island of Malta 4011, Malta
  • Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Malta  >  Saint Julian's
  • Phone Number: +356 2137 1238
Description
Caffe` Portomaso is the oldest outlet of the Marina Restaurants fleet and has been operating successfully since 2003. It is situated below the Portomaso Business Tower (adjacent to the Hilton Hotel) and is a great place for shoppers, sightseers and the business community for a quick drink or a bite to eat. Caffe` Portomaso, like all the other outlets, has both inside and outside seating. The outside terrace is set up with outdoor wicker furniture where canopies are opened in order to shelter guests from the strong rays of the sun in the summer months and the rain in the winter months. Caffe` Portomaso has got an inside seating capacity of approximately eighty covers and an outside seating capacity of forty covers. The inside is designed to give a warm and 'homey' feeling, where many choose to make the coffee shop their spot to have a cup of coffee and read the newspaper in the morning.

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