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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
8:30 am - 11:45 pm
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Sun - Sat 8:30 am - 11:45 pm
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London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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 

Thank ValHorton32
Leicestershire, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank davidG4483AH
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago 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 

Thank Ricky S
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100 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Nothing special , just a snack serving industrial food. Service is good. Wonder why such high prices...

Thank Vinayamoz
Saint Sampson, United Kingdom
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338 reviews
143 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 140 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Almost next door to the Hilton Malta, this is a great place for a lunchtime snack. Lots of good food including pizzas, toasted sandwiches. The avocado and prawn salad was good. Nice hot tea and coffee and a range of cakes. If you are in St julians or the hotel and want some peace and quiet, this is ideal.

Thank Colin_Guernsey
York, Pennsylvania
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37 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is one of the best places in Malta to have some ice cream. I've stopped by the Caffe on previous visits to Malta and always enjoyed stopping by to have a ice cream sometimes after my dinner. This is also a friendly place for children.

Thank Ronald K
London, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had very tasty pizzas here - thin and crisp with good toppings. Service was speedy and friendly and the surroundings were clean and pleasant. Overall a good experience.

Thank Gemini31_13
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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48 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Local to the marina and Hilton hotel. Enjoyed an evening meal here. Nice location and modern feel. Good menu. We had burger and pizza which were good quality.

Thank Daisteel
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33 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Always staying at the Hilton Malta, Caffe Portomaso is a one minute walk away, where we regularly go for lunch. Varied menu with something for every taste. 3 or 4 large TV screens showing local stations and Sky News on different monitors. Staff are friendly and welcoming, especially if you are a regular. Reasonable prices for large portions and well... More 

Thank Nigel B
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58 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2016 via mobile

We went to this place with a couple of friends who knew this place very well and we were not disappointed. The service here is just great. Very lovely staff!

Thank Roni K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$11 - $33
Italian, Bar, Cafe, European, Mediterranean, Gluten Free Options
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, Parking Available
Good for
Dining on a budget, Bar scene, Large groups, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
8:30 am - 11:45 pm
8:30 am - 11:45 pm
8:30 am - 11:45 pm
8:30 am - 11:45 pm
8:30 am - 11:45 pm
8:30 am - 11:45 pm
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
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?