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$21 - $312
CUISINES
Seafood, Mediterranean, European
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed February 7, 2022 via mobile

I was absolutely blown away with the food here, the fresh fish baked in salt is amazing, and I'm generally not a lover of fish, but I'm still talking about how amazing this fish is! Cannot wait to go back! The owner is also very...lovely and you'll enjoy the friendly atmosphere, as well as the stunning views, right on the water's edge, in the most stunning little bay! 😊🥂🤩More

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed October 28, 2021

You know that the restaurant is focused on seafood and fish when you go there. And what you get is simply excellent. We went 2 times within a week. It is the 2nd of a row of 3 restaurants directly at the waterfront.

Date of visit: October 2021
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Reviewed September 29, 2021 via mobile

Great food, attentive staff and a lovely location. We had the Gozo ravioli, pepperoni pizza, steak and salmon fillet. No complaints with any meal, lovely food. Also a bonus to have lovely complimentary warm bread and bruschetta! Restaurant is set right by the sea with...a lovely relaxing atmosphereMore

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed September 26, 2021 via mobile

My wife and I booked a table at this restaurant based on the recent reviews on TripAdvisor. There are some positive things to take from our evening at the restaurant. We were given a table that was directly at the water's edge and as the...sun had gone down, so the setting was perfectly romantic. I ordered a fish lasagne based on the reviews that I had read and my wife booked the rack of lamb. The staff provided free bruschetta and bread prior to our mains arriving and the fact that the bruschetta had been included was a really, really nice touch. My lasagne was, I have to say, not what I had hoped for based on the reviews. It was under seasoned and very cheesy to the point that the cheese masked any other flavours. I could barely detect any fish in the meal. I finished it because I was hungry but I would not order this dish again as it was, in my personal opinion, a very stodgy meal. My wife enjoyed her tack of lamb. The meat was cooked as she asked it to be and she said that the food was pleasant but the mint sauce that had smothered the meat was too much and she scraped quite a lot of it off. So, a fabulous location and a great start to an evening of food that we had looked forward to. But, we've had far better meals on both Gozo and Malta.More

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed September 23, 2021

Stopped by without reservation. All 3 courses superb. Loved the fish lasagne. Also very attentive staff - something we did not always get during two week honeymoon in Malta! cant fault this place! Lovely setting too.

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed September 23, 2021

Had the pleasure to dine at Stone Crab this month Sept 2021 - despite a packed restaurant the assistance with choice of fish, the general cuisine, service and location proved excellent ! The complimentary bruschetta and liqueur were most appreciated.

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed September 20, 2021 via mobile

Although fully booked I was keen to try the menu having eyed the fish lasagne listing in passing. I was promised a table in half hour and there was one reserved for me on my return. Great waterside location, attentive staff, lovely food. Well done...to the team!More

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed September 14, 2021

Hi Had a meal hear last night that was fab and great value for money. Firstly I'm 6'6" and enjoy a meal, not arty farty pretty stuff! The meal included bread (Which went to the fish and ducks) pre apitizer, mixed Gozo platter, the mains...were Spag Octapus and a Pepperoni Pizza. The food especially the Spag Octapus was excellent, the pizza was large and tasty and at the end of the meal my wife and I fully sated. Very good service and food, plus a couple of drinks each for 55 Euro, Wow Definately going back.More

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed September 14, 2021

From the start, the staff were extremely friendly and accommodating, informing us of the fish of the day and recommendations. The setting was stunning alongside the Xlendi waterfront. Very good selection of Gozitan and Maltese wines to choose from. Menu was well balanced with plenty...of seafood - good selection of fish of the day too! Also got bruschetta and limoncello on the house - a great dinner all-round. Would very much recommend for a romantic meal with a partner, but BOOK IN ADVANCE! This place does get packed so don’t expect a peak hours seat if you turn up on the day.More

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed September 3, 2021

Excellent food and service, topped up by the unique magical beauty of Xlendi Bay. The authentic taste of Gozo. Well done .

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed September 3, 2021

The service was amazing, great workers and very friendly, helpful and patient. The food was absolutely ravishing and worth the price. Highly recommend, will come again.

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed September 3, 2021

Highly recommend to both Maltese and Foreigners. Reallt good place with friendly staff, delicious food and beautiful environment.

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed August 29, 2021 via mobile

A great place to enjoy excellent food by the sea! Very friendly and accommodating staff! Kid friendly and an overall lovely place to eat! Can't praise them enough!

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed August 26, 2021

Lovely location and fantastic food. The sea food platter easily serves two and is well worth trying if you’re in the area.

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed August 23, 2021

Good food, bu too much for one person. we were seated inside which was not too cosy. Nice wines for reasonable pricing

Date of visit: August 2021
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The Stone Crab is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4.5