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“Must go again!”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Il-Baxa Cafe Bar

Il-Baxa Cafe Bar
Ranked #9 of 54 Restaurants in Rabat
Certificate of Excellence
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Good for: Romantic, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer
Description: We're not here to prove anything nor are we here to beat any competition. This is real homemade food with real portions (We regret we cannot accept shared dishes. We reserve the right to take a food order from each and every seated person) and with prices to fit anyone's pockets. We NEVER have ready made food on the premises. All our items off the menu are prepared on order, therefore waiting time is required. Please note that food orders are last taken at 2pm (1:00pm on Sundays or at Management's Discretion) and we do not open evenings. Credit cards accepted with bills of 50€ or over. Due to numerous requests from frequent customers, we apologise but we are unable to accept babies or children under the age of 8 on weekends. Thank You.
Mosta, Malta
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Must go again!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2013

It was quite a pleasant surprise. The food was really wholesome and delicious. We had ftira, ciabatta, salad and desserts. Everything was fresh and cooked well. And the hosts really make you welcome. We must go again ... and this time for rabbit!
Keep it up!

  • Visited October 2013
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4 Thank GiulianaF751
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Rabat, Malta
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25 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“simple but excellent lunch”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 9, 2013

small, homey place with really fresh and tasty bread and wraps. quite cheap too. been there twice and will definitely go again.

  • Visited October 2013
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3 Thank Gianna29
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il Belt
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Charming little eatery, not to be missed!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2013

If you are in Mdina and / or Rabat, do yourself a favour and drop in for lunch. The place is cosy, relaxed and friendly. Great location, free wifi, helpful staff. As for the food... Fresh, tasty, varied, beautifully served, large portions, low prices, great value. All my friends and family enjoyed their visist there and many came back on their own. This is easily my favourite eatery in Malta.

  • Visited September 2013
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8 Thank Anonimo N
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Rabat, null, Malta
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Excellent”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2013

One of my favourite restaurants ever. Good Maltese food, and also the staff, Chris and Ivan are very outgoing, friendly and very helpful. I highly recommend to anyone visiting Malta and especially to anyone visiting Rabat or Mdina - it's a must :) very well done

  • Visited September 2013
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5 Thank Jane S
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10 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Lovely place!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2013 via mobile

The best place we found in whole Malta. --
Try their Ftiras, typical maltese bread with different stuffing.
Great beer, coffee and they let us try maltese liquor for free.
Shortly everything is perfect!
Free wifi!!!!!

  • Visited September 2013
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7 Thank lilyadams
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MalteseTravelBuff, Owner at Il-Baxa Cafe Bar, responded to this review, September 17, 2013
Thank you so much for your review. It was a pleasure having you over and very happy you enjoyed it. I do hope you had a great time on Malta and managed to make it to the fishing village of Marsaxlokk.
Best regards
Ivan
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