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Sale e Pepe Tradizione Italiana

Portomaso Yacht Marina | St. Julian's, Saint Julian's, Island of Malta PTM01, Malta
+356 2138 3345
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good27%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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“bread” (69 reviews)
“bruschetta” (40 reviews)
“lamb shank” (8 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Italian, Seafood, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Portomaso Yacht Marina | St. Julian's, Saint Julian's, Island of Malta PTM01, Malta
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Reviewed October 4, 2016 via mobile

Everything is good - the food, the service. Pasta, fish, soup, octopus salad - we liked it all! Definitely recommend it!

Thank Juliettie
Reviewed October 1, 2016 via mobile

When we first arrived all seemed good and the staff were friendly, our drinks came quick and the breads were very tasty. But then suddenly went down hill very quickly. We felt like we had been forgotten my starter was cleared with no interest to...More

1  Thank jod87
Reviewed September 26, 2016

What a great little Italian restaurant. Wonderful food, tremendous service, and all at a reasonable price. The position of the eatery is also a bonus overlooking the marina. The variety of dishes was very good with the quality excellent. TRY IT !

Thank Eddie W
Reviewed September 26, 2016 via mobile

We ate at this restaurant twice during our stay - first and last nights. The service was friendly and efficient and the food really well-cooked, hot when it came to the table and delicious. We had catch if the day on our first visit, and...More

Thank Gemini31_13
Reviewed September 24, 2016 via mobile

We ate here on 3 occasions during a 10 day stay in the local Hilton. The restaurant is located on the marina and has great views over the expensive yachts. The food and service are great. Would definitely recommend the breads for starter. It's like...More

Thank Daisteel
Reviewed September 14, 2016

we arrived there on our first night in Malta, as recommended by our apartment holder, and were turned down without a booking. We returned the following night only to be snubbed by the manager very rudely. certainly won't be recommending this place to others

Thank michele p
Reviewed September 8, 2016

All dishes were very good while service was super, nice views of the marina ps. desserts worth a try

Thank jamesx62
Reviewed September 6, 2016 via mobile

What a great meal absolutely stuffed, The Meat Platter does what it says nearly a kilo of juicy succulent meat with BBQ veg and potato. The staff were great lovely banter great service prompt , we chose a night when the sea got up and...More

Thank Paul D
Reviewed September 6, 2016

excellent friendly service, well prepared and presented food that tasted superb. Mussels, Carbonara, Sea Bass and the Ravioli were Great. cannot thank them enough and the pricing was very reasonable considering it is in the Marina Area of Portomaso

Thank BigLuger
Reviewed August 30, 2016

We had a lovely meal; it was a little expensive and the wine list is not that extensive and quiet pricey for a middle of the range bottle of wine. Staff are friendly and attentive.

Thank melgrech79
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Questions & Answers
May 1, 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Alexander E | Property representative |
Dear Tripadvisor reviewer. Thank you for your kind enquiry. We do accept restaurant bookings anytime, however on both Christmas and New Year's Eve/Day we shall be offering a special festive a la carte menu with a minimum... More
April 3, 2017|
Response from dennysgoossens | Reviewed this property |
Never tried vegetarian meals, so very difficult to answer, just try veal, that is great!
March 28, 2017|
Response from Alexander E | Property representative |
Good evening Mr. Howie. Thank you for your kind message, however please be informed that we do take table reservations only over the phone or by completing the online reservation form available on our website. We look... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$43 - $62
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Romantic, Special occasions, Large groups, Scenic view, Families with children, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
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12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Portomaso Yacht Marina | St. Julian's, Saint Julian's, Island of Malta PTM01, Malta
  • Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Malta  >  Saint Julian's
  • Phone Number: +356 2138 3345
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Sale e Pepe Tradizione Italiana is a typical Italian Restaurant for all the family, with the advantage of having the picturesque view of the award winning Portomaso Yacht Marina.Sale e Pepe is the ideal place for a casual or a business lunch as well as a romantic dinner.Sale e Pepe Tradizione Italiana accepts all types of groups; small and large groups. Exclusivity of the venue, for staff parties or birthday parties, during opening hours is also considered.The menu at the Sale e Pepe Tradizione Italiana is varied and includes homemade pasta, fresh fish catch of the day and meat. Your choice for lunch could include a light starter such as the "Beef Carpaccio with rocket leaves and parmesan shavings", followed by a delicious plate of "Rigatoni alla Burina, with sausage, mascarpone, mushrooms and parmesan cheese" or the "Homemade Fettuccine with courgettes and prawns".For a more comprehensive meal you could go for the "Steamed Mussels and Clams served with wine, garlic, chilli and fresh tomato sauce " or the "Gnocchi with aubergines, buffalo mozzarella and cherry tomatoes"In true Italian style there are several pasta dishes to choose from such as: "Spaghetti Carbonara" ,"Risotto with Sardinia Saffron" and "Pappardelle with Rabbit Ragu`" . For those who prefer stuffed pasta we offer "Homemade Ravioli filled with Maltese ricotta in a tomato and basil sauce".Fresh catch of the day is offered depending on what the market offers. Fish dishes on the menu include "Grilled Calamari", "Sole Meuniere" and Sale e Pepe Tradizione Italiana's specilaity: the "Fillet of Salmon cooked in olive oil and tyme in a potato crust".For patrons preferring red meat, the "Black Angus Beef Fillet" and the "Carved Prime Irish Beef with rocket and cherry tomatoes" are available and can be complemented with any of our variety of sauces. House specialites are: the "Pork Cotoletta alla Milanese" and the "Slow cooked braised Lamb shank with potato mash". For those who prefer white meat the "Chicken casserole alla Romana", and the "Veal Escalope with creamy lemon juice" are also a must.Sale e Pepe Tradizione Italiana has recently been awarded with the certification "Marchio di Ospitalita` Italiana" among the Quality Approved Italian Restaurants project in Malta.
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