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$12 - $35
Italian, Pizza, Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Neapolitan, Campania, Southern-Italian
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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All reviews pizza fresh fish cannoli risotto tagliata ribeye sunday lunch recommend this restaurant cooked to perfection mino waiters malta julians
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Reviewed August 13, 2020

Visited restaurant first time. Excellnt Italian meal. My wife took Pesce alla griglia and I a Tagliata. Both were cooked to perfection. Staff very helpful and sanitising place very frquently. Felt safe. Finished meal wit Cannoli and were simply delicious. Good value for money. To...top it all were given a complimentary liquor. DEFINITELY RECOMMENDMore

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed August 6, 2020

I don’t even know where to start !! As it was our second night here in Malta we were hoping to have a nice meal as a couple, however this restaurant provided the worst possible customer service. We got our order taken by a older...man with one starter and two pizza’s. Once receiving the starter we waited over an hour before anyone came up to us despite seeing the gentleman walking about completely ignoring us the full time with finished plates, after being very annoyed that our waiter left the restaurant and stood outside talking to his friend after we had been waiting an hour he then finished his shift and walked out without saying a word to us or any member of staff. A member of staff sat beside us having their break and failed to rectify the situation despite listening to our conversation about the service. Clearly this restaurant has no idea what it is doing and we had over heard two other couples that night having the same problem. Eventually after someone came up to us he then told us our pizza wasn’t even put through and we were told ‘ it’s not my fault’ passing the blame, almost giggling as if it was funny. Yes he did not serve us but should a waiter not come take empty plates or ask how the food was? An hour later tbh it was a completely joke and he then continued to charge us for the drinks and starter and didn’t even try and fix the problem. I would NOT recommend this restaurant to anyone and would advise to go somewhere else as maybe like us you will be sitting waiting with a finished starter for over an hour. Complete waste of time and they need to learn how to run a business!!!More

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed June 6, 2020 via mobile

We booked an inside table for 8 people. Restaurant was almost full but we still got a very good service from their friendly staff. Food was divine. A lovely Italian restaurant.

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed March 8, 2020 via mobile

I must confess it's not my 1st time here. Today we went for the meat and it was mind blowing. Simply divine. Battery tagliata and rib eye, no chewing required. For starter a pizza 4 2, a must here. A good bottle of local wine...helped with sparkling water. A Sunday lunch to remeber. Not 2 forget the Service and the clean fresh modern environment. Please do come & enjoy. A nice espresso at the end as always.More

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed February 17, 2020

Very good pasta cooked to perfection. Calamari were very good. Mixed grill of meat was well presented and cooked exactly as we wanted it - medium to well, with no blood and not burnt. Staff very polite. Overall - a nice restaurant with good food...offering a bit of everything!More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed January 5, 2020

Very good tagliata, succulent! Desserts are awesome as well, especially the cannoli which are divine!

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed October 7, 2019

While the food and decor were okay, the pizza oven blew up at one point causing a black dust to go all over our gold and drinks which we barely just started. This has killed our appetite quite quickly. When refused a second portion of...food we were presented with a €60 bill for things we didn't eat or drink because the waiter Alexander claimed it isn't his fault. We paid only half of it because he kept nagging that we ate some of it. As a frequent Malta visitor with business here I will not recommend this to anyone.More

Date of visit: October 2019
Parthenope62, General Manager at Parthenope Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded October 10, 2019

Hi Sir, I'm really sorry about what happened during your visit at our restaurant. However, this is not something that happens everyday. Our pizza oven has "exploded" because our cleaner has closed the window which allows the cooker hood not to pull in the oven's...More

Reviewed September 22, 2019 via mobile

We came here for dinner as it was close to our hotel. We both ordered pizzas and the base was really nice, it had a bit of chew to it and wasn't too thin. However the tomato puree was a bit too wet on my...pizza compared to my husband's. There was a bit too much mozarella for my taste and I had to take some off my pizza in the end.More

Date of visit: September 2019
Reviewed September 19, 2019 via mobile

Leaving at Malta and finding yourfavorit spot showed to be not such an easy task. Till today! Freandly staff helpful and pleasent great food reasonable prices. I would like to say spetial tanks to our waiters Roberta and Alessandro allways smiling and helpful! Food was...fresh and soo tasteful! Higly recommended if you are in this area! Thank you guys!More

Date of visit: September 2019
Reviewed September 18, 2019 via mobile

We chose this restaurant as it was close to our hotel and it looked busy when we had passed it. My partner had grilled salmon which was nice but nothing amazing. I had the spaghetti carbonara which was very bland and quite dry pasta, topped...with very crispy pieces of bacon. I understand that it is not the most exotic dish but I had to put a lot of seasoning on to make it okay.More

Date of visit: August 2019
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