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HISTORY OF THE RESTAURANT The Stone Crab restaurant is located in a unique spot in the picturesque fishing village of Xlendi Bay, Gozo. It is situated at the water`s edge and sheltered by high rising adjacent cliffs. The restaurant opened its doors for business in the June of 1990. The premises date back to the late 90`s, as a garage where the boats of the family of Mr Bernard Cutajar were kept. The premises eventually were bought by one of Mr Cutajar`s grand daughter, who now manages and runs the restaurant. Over these two decades, the restaurant has gained popularity and has become a favourite among locals and regular visitors to Gozo. ABOUT OUR CUISINE The Stone Crab specializes in local
PRICE RANGE
$24 - $356
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks, Late Night
CUISINES
Seafood, Mediterranean, European
FEATURES
Takeout, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Delivery
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Awesome service from attentive staff.,Food was hot and plentiful and the wine was of a good standard. Nothing negative to say.

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wonderful service,lovely atmosphere, great food, and we enjoyed feeding the ducks. Best place we have been in xlendi bay

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

21 years and counting I have never had a bad meal in all my time visiting stone crab. Staff very helpful and friendly nothing is to much trouble. Food is amazing from fresh fish which is caught daily to meat dishes cooked to perfection. I...would recommend booking a table and also take in the stunning views of xlendi and its bay.More

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great setting, exceptional food and a pleasant service . Server explains dishes in detail. Highly recommended.

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed May 11, 2021

Amazing place by the beautiful bay of Xlendi. Very good and well prepared fresh fish and awesome service

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed February 9, 2021 via mobile

Went for a relaxing lunch with my wife and her sister by the sea and this place was perfect. The service was super professional with a friendly touch. The food was excellent. The sea, the ducks and the rugged setting of the cliffs were a...perfect backdrop. Full marks to the waiters who were so charming.More

Date of visit: February 2021
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Reviewed February 8, 2021 via mobile

Came here on our last trip to Malta. What a beautiful place, fabulous position and the food was divine. The staff couldn’t have been nicer, you only had to raise your hand and someone was there to assist. We couldn’t fault a single thing on...our day and we are hoping to return soon xMore

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed December 6, 2020

At Stonecrab you are not a number but more of a customer. Excellent food and service even during Covid. Keep it up

Date of visit: December 2020
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Reviewed November 30, 2020

Staff very helpful and professional very take care of anything you need. Food excellent. I will definitely comeback. Thank you for the amazing sea food lunch

Date of visit: November 2020
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Reviewed November 10, 2020

I had lunch with my wife on a splendid day of November, excellent service, cordial staff and delicious food. I have been visiting this restaurant since the 1990's with my family and I was always satisfied.

Date of visit: November 2020
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HI, Yes only for lunch from 10.30am till 4.00pm
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Frequently Asked Questions about The Stone Crab

Yes, The Stone Crab offers takeout services.

Yes, The Stone Crab offers delivery services.

The Stone Crab is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4.5