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Ximo Restaurant

26, Marina Street, Marsascala, Island of Malta, Malta
+356 2163 3299
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“seafood” (30 reviews)
“octopus” (20 reviews)
“sea bass” (17 reviews)
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Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
26, Marina Street, Marsascala, Island of Malta, Malta
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Reviewed August 8, 2017 via mobile

Helpful staff who could advise confidently about what I could eat despite having an allergy to milk. We went twice!

Thank Joanna B
Reviewed July 27, 2017

We managed to get a table at 6:45 although the rest of them were reserved. The octopus spaghetti was very nice and my husband had the Mediterranean risotto which was also good, washed down with Maltees white wine (very nice). I would have like a...More

Thank KatieB220970
Reviewed July 24, 2017

Ximo is right in the middle of the waterfront, location is wonderful, dishes are local and simply amazing, wish we had more time to return for another meal. Book early as there is limited space.

Thank MALV7662
Reviewed July 1, 2017 via mobile

Fresh fish, great local wine and friendly service on the waterfront. We visited 3 times and plan to return!

Thank Shonahm
Reviewed June 30, 2017

We have dined and Ximo's Restaurant on numerous occasions over the last few years and look forward to going back time and time again. They specialise in local fresh fish dishes which are always excellently prepared by Simon, the Chef proprietor. The service is always...More

Thank Chubbyreg42
Reviewed June 29, 2017 via mobile

It is the kind of "Osteria"/local restaurant you want to have on your radar for a fish dinner in the area. We tried the spaghetti octopus which were delicious, soft and juicy, a real house special. Also the sea bass was fresh and the owner...More

Thank Liondream6
Reviewed June 23, 2017 via mobile

Been coming here for years. They do the best steak. The freshest possible fish. Great service. Friendly atmosphere. Cannot fault this place at all. Highly recommended.

Thank Sean S
Reviewed June 22, 2017 via mobile

For quality and consistency it would be difficult to find anyone to compete. Think it is fair to say I've never been disappointed by this restaurant. But I guess when the owner is the chef, it makes a massive difference. Doesn't seem to matter what...More

Thank Ian L
Reviewed June 16, 2017 via mobile

We loved this place so much, we went back a second time in a week, and would have gone again if we'd discovered it earlier. The starters are so generous - we ordered 4 between 4 and only needed 2 - and the seafood all...More

Thank JustineB31
Reviewed June 16, 2017 via mobile

Only restaurant open on Monday & Tuesday night that served good fish selection. Ate both nights with family. Between us, we had tuna steak sea bass salmon and chicken. Excellent all round. Tables are limited outside so you should book early. Reasonable seating inside. Overall...More

Thank Mickymac97
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Questions & Answers
December 4, 2017|
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Response from gordon h | Reviewed this property |
Restaurant sadly closed now...
Maria B
June 5, 2017|
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Response from Jill W | Reviewed this property |
Yes, Simon is still the Chef/owner and Sandra, his sister, still works there too, as of Sept 2017.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Scenic view, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
9:30 AM - 10:00 PM
9:30 AM - 10:00 PM
9:30 AM - 10:00 PM
9:30 AM - 10:00 PM
9:30 AM - 10:00 PM
9:30 AM - 10:00 PM
9:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 26, Marina Street, Marsascala, Island of Malta, Malta
  • Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Malta  >  Marsascala
  • Phone Number: +356 2163 3299
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