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Il Fanal


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Italian, Chinese, Pizza, Mediterranean
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Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

At Il- Fanal Restaurant one can find a very good and vast menu which including Maltese,Italian and even Chinese food with a good price and family atmosphere.

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank John F
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The staff is very friendly, helpful and courteous. We went at around 8pm and the restaurant was quite busy. The food was absolutely delicious! The restaurant has nice decorations, many TV screens and comfy chairs. There some tables outside as well. Inside there are fans...More

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank 11kimb11
Reviewed September 8, 2019 via mobile

We ate dinner here one evening during our weeklong stay in Marsaskala. The service was very good, and the food was satisfying. We shared a grilled octopus appetizer, and had the seafood spaghetti (with mussels, clams, and octopus) and rabbit spaghetti for main courses. In...More

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank Jennifer N
Reviewed September 5, 2019 via mobile

We are regulars at il-fanal because the quality of food and service is excellent. The staff go out of their way to help and no matter how busy they remain courteous. Please keep it up. Probably one of the best restaurants in marsaskala. I would...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank Amanda A
Reviewed September 1, 2019

The prices are moderate, and the food is ok but nothing special. Grouper is really dry, while the swordfish was cooked well. The portions are amazing, but the fries were cooked in oil which must have been used over and over. The staff was friendly...More

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank Bernice G
Reviewed August 22, 2019 via mobile

I had a very tasty pasta al salmone on recommendation of the waitress, very rich (even with caviar on top) and big enough portion, I certainly recommend this place if your around.

Date of visit: August 2019
1  Thank Sven R
Reviewed July 22, 2019

Been here several times and have had excellent service and superb food on every occasion. Prices are very reasonable. Staff are very efficient and attentive throughout your entire meal.

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank Jesse B
Reviewed July 4, 2019 via mobile

Went there evening, hoping to see chinese food. Ordered duck and beef dishes, they were ok. Nothing special but edable. Didnt notice any chineese staff member. Very hot inside no AC, thats a big no no in Maltas restaurants. Asked bill to some old waiter...More

Date of visit: July 2019
2  Thank GatisV3
Reviewed July 2, 2019 via mobile

So far worsr experience in the town! Chinese food was awful taste and service horrible. Not many people in but they remembered to bring in the bill only on third reminder. No air conditioning! Which during the summer months makes it impossible to enjoy.

Date of visit: July 2019
1  Thank 602ilzek
Reviewed June 22, 2019

Was there with two teenage boys, and we still could not eat all of the food served. Good service, nice place alltogether.

Date of visit: June 2019
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July 1, 2018|
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Response from stephenmagri05 | Reviewed this property |
They do answer the phone but you would be better off calling late afternoon or early evening. As a restaurant I find it one of the best in Marsascala, prices are good, food is genuine and fresh. There is a lot where to... More
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