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“Excellent Italian restaurant in St Julian”

Sale e Pepe Tradizione Italiana
Ranked #10 of 306 Restaurants in Saint Julian's
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $38 - $54
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Good for: Special occasions, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Large groups, Romantic, Scenic view, Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Brunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Sale e Pepe Tradizione Italiana is a typical Italian Restaurant for all the family, with the advantage of having the picturesque view of the award winning Portomaso Yacht Marina.Sale e Pepe is the ideal place for a casual or a business lunch as well as a romantic dinner.Sale e Pepe Tradizione Italiana accepts all types of groups; small and large groups. Exclusivity of the venue, for staff parties or birthday parties, during opening hours is also considered.The menu at the Sale e Pepe Tradizione Italiana is varied and includes homemade pasta, fresh fish catch of the day and meat. Your choice for lunch could include a light starter such as the "Beef Carpaccio with rocket leaves and parmesan shavings", followed by a delicious plate of "Rigatoni alla Burina, with sausage, mascarpone, mushrooms and parmesan cheese" or the "Homemade Fettuccine with courgettes and prawns".For a more comprehensive meal you could go for the "Steamed Mussels and Clams served with wine, garlic, chilli and fresh tomato sauce " or the "Gnocchi with aubergines, buffalo mozzarella and cherry tomatoes"In true Italian style there are several pasta dishes to choose from such as: "Spaghetti Carbonara" ,"Risotto with Sardinia Saffron" and "Pappardelle with Rabbit Ragu`" . For those who prefer stuffed pasta we offer "Homemade Ravioli filled with Maltese ricotta in a tomato and basil sauce".Fresh catch of the day is offered depending on what the market offers. Fish dishes on the menu include "Grilled Calamari", "Sole Meuniere" and Sale e Pepe Tradizione Italiana's specilaity: the "Fillet of Salmon cooked in olive oil and tyme in a potato crust".For patrons preferring red meat, the "Black Angus Beef Fillet" and the "Carved Prime Irish Beef with rocket and cherry tomatoes" are available and can be complemented with any of our variety of sauces. House specialites are: the "Pork Cotoletta alla Milanese" and the "Slow cooked braised Lamb shank with potato mash". For those who prefer white meat the "Chicken casserole alla Romana", and the "Veal Escalope with creamy lemon juice" are also a must.Sale e Pepe Tradizione Italiana has recently been awarded with the certification "Marchio di Ospitalita` Italiana" among the Quality Approved Italian Restaurants project in Malta.
Linkoping, Sweden
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“Excellent Italian restaurant in St Julian”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 16, 2014 via mobile

We happened across this place when the place we were going to was full. Ended up the best place we visited during our week on Malta. The one mistake we made was ordering both starters and a main course - they were great, but they serve large portions - a main course is plenty enough.

Thank Andreas H
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Fulham, London
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
“Good choice in St Julian's”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 4, 2014

I was staying in St Julian's on business and stumbled on this place when looking for something to eat. Most places in St Julian's appear quite basic - pizza and pasta pretty much everywhere. Nothing that looked like 'fine dining.' This was a very relaxed restaurant, and I went two nights running. TVs on, showing football one night and a local station the next. Service was very friendly. I tried melon and parma ham which was just as it should be, a fantastic steak tartar and fresh fish both nights - once baked in salt and other roasted. Prices are fair. I will be back.
Many people say you can judge a restaurant by its bread. Well, if that were true, this place would score very highly. Warm, freshly baked bread with excellent fillings arrive soon after ordering.

  • Visited April 2014
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Thank AlexFulham_London
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Island of Malta, Malta
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58 reviews
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“Good food and good location”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 10, 2014

It is always a pleasure to dine at the sale e pepe as the food is delicious especially the bread and focaccia they give you before your meal. Portions are quite decent and not to pricy. Very good indeed.

  • Visited March 2014
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Thank cedrbal
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
“on my list every time i visit malta”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 23, 2014

After restorant Terraze in st julians bay, this the other place on my list every time I visit malta, love everything - starters, salad, baked fresh bread. YOU MUST TRY

Visited February 2014
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Saint Julian's, Malta
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“Fabulous Food”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 30, 2014

I am a VERY fussy eater, much to the dismay of my family, however, the meal I recently had here was faultless and delectable! The bread basket is filled with the most divine bread varieties, the steak was Delicious and cooked to perfection- even their sauces are divine! From starters through to dessert I was more than pleased! I will definitely recommend and return.

  • Visited January 2014
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