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$12 - $27
Italian, Mediterranean
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Reviewed January 26, 2020 via mobile

We’ve been to Osteria two times. The food is great, especially the pasta, but the portions could be a little bit bigger. We were surprised to see that the menu was different both times, even though they were only 3 days apart. There is some...very interesting art on the walls and the choice of music is weird for a restaurant: a mix of punk-ish and rough rock and roll. The prices are between 10 and 20 euro’s for a main course.More

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed January 21, 2020

We had just finished a tour around Valetta and decided to pop into this restaurant. What a quaint little restaurant with a very quirky interior. The food was second to none and was a very reasonable price. The service was exceptional and I would thoroughly...recommend anyone to pop into this lovely restaurant for a nice meal. It's a must.More

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed January 18, 2020 via mobile

Came there on a short ’notice’ meaning we did not reserve upfront and just gave it a shot to see if we can catch a table. Luckily enough they had a table for two so we could enjoy our dinner there. Not too fancy, honest...delicious cooking, well sized portions - very enjoyable... loved the atmosphere, the music and ambience plus the professional and really nice staff made this dinner a very pleasant evening for us. We recommend this restaurant and will for sure come back for another nice evening with great food & wine.More

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed December 19, 2019 via mobile

Came for a dinner as a couple, we had a pasta with duck and seabass with pistachio, very good food and the waiter was also very helpful, overall will come back and would recommend the place

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed November 25, 2019

This is my favorite restaurant in the entire word. Absolutely CHARMING!! It is very tiny and a reservation is recommended. It is housed in a very old and authentic building. I had lasagna on the first visit with home made bread. Gary had pork wrapped...in bacon with roasted potatoes. Tiramisu for dessert. On our second visit we shared eggplant baked in tomato sauce with cheese. We spread it on the home made bread. Oh my goodness. AND Gary doesn't like eggplant!! I had grilled sea bass on top of roasted veggies. It was so pretty BUT delicious. The wines were excellent and chosen for us to comp. the meal. The staff were very friendly and helpful as well. I cannot say enough good things about this wee Birgu "gem". I sincerely hope I can go back and share in their food.More

Date of visit: November 2019
Reviewed November 5, 2019

Super-cozy small restaurant in a hidden away street in Birgu. Great food and lovely ambience! We were here in the middle of October, I had sea bass with pistachios on vegetables, my partner enjoyed a bacalao with polenta. Maltese wine as always! For dessert we...shared a delicious tiramisu. We have been to this restaurant many times over the years, it is quite small so booking a table is essential. Just a few tables downstairs, more tables upstairs. Mp partner always prefers to sit downstairs next to the bar, he speaks fluent Italian and always enjoys chatting with the waiters. Friendly and efficient staff, don't think twice, just come, you won't be dissapointed!More

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed November 4, 2019 via mobile

Just had a very good meal in Osteria. Shared the stuffed zucchini in Gorgonzola sauce and the beautiful beef tartare, followed with the pappardelle in wild boar Ragu (fantastic) cheesecake and ciocciolata for desserts. Coffees and four delicious house reds €76. Bread was great. Set...back a few streets from main square but worth the walk. Staff excellent.More

Date of visit: November 2019
Reviewed November 3, 2019

Limited space ground floor, so not good for disabilities. great food, shared a pasta then excellent wrapped sea bass, my wife had the pork. €52.50 without drinks, so not cheap but excellent.

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed November 1, 2019

Excellent experience! Can reccommend the fish soup as Well as the melanzana as starter - everything made based on god ingredients. Staff is very friendly and serviceminded!

Date of visit: November 2019
Reviewed October 31, 2019 via mobile

After reading reviews when looking for a place to visit for dinner, I emailed to book a table, went and totally enjoyed this little restaurant. Food was fab and tasty and wine they was recommended was great. I’d definitely shout out for them. So if...you want a relaxed dinner with great service and a friendly atmosphere dig in xxxMore

Date of visit: October 2019
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Osteria.VE is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5