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Ir-Rizzu Restaurant

52 Xatt Is-Sajjieda, Marsaxlokk, Island of Malta MXK 1302, Malta
+356 2165 1569
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  • Excellent24%
  • Very good31%
  • Average20%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible13%
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“seafood” (29 reviews)
“octopus” (21 reviews)
“fresh fish” (20 reviews)
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Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Soups
$$ - $$$
52 Xatt Is-Sajjieda, Marsaxlokk, Island of Malta MXK 1302, Malta
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This restaurant is perfect if your looking for a meal that will cost a fortune and leave you bitterly disappointed! Salmon and prawn starter- beautiful but easy. Main course- sea food platter, would have been lovely if I liked the taste of rubber and sea...More

Thank Luke D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice and spacious restaurant. Very good italin menue list - not too long, but good. Good wine, friendly and helpful english speaking staff. I had two times the linguine with black sepia and black in sauce. Delicious - marvellous! Traditional maltese fish soup - astoningly...More

Thank Safe S
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

If you enjoy your fish then thus is for you. We both had a tomato fish spaghetti as a main and calamari starter it was really lovely I would recommend this restaurant.

Thank Susan B
Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

Our first visit was on a Sunday, the busiest day for Marsaxlokk. Service was not fast, but that was to be expected, and we didn't mind at all. We had a pasta starter each, then shared the Ir-Rizzu seafood platter. All three dishes were top-notch....More

Thank John W
Reviewed 15 October 2017

do not expect too much with the decor or the service but you will get a good starter and a good second course of fish. The owner Leli is charming and he is the main chef at lunchtime. This restaurant's speciality is fish. You will...More

Thank robert2018
Reviewed 4 October 2017

My wife and I have just returned from Malta and visited the Ir rizzu restaurant as we were told the restaurants serve the best fresh fish in Marsaxlokk. I think we picked the wrong one. We ordered Lampuki each and asked if it would be...More

Thank Peter P
irrizzu, Manager at Ir-Rizzu Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 7 October 2017

Sorry for your experience here with us. Never had a complain about lampuki , but still if there was something wrong with yours you should have pointed it out to us . I assure you they were Lampuki , we don't mess with the fish...More

Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

Exelent food and service in the middle of this beautiful fishing village.exelent fish soup salads and main courses,also spacious and outdoor seating.

Thank mnmg4
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

My wife and I have been coming to Malta on and off for over 30 years. In that time we have sampled many restaurants. Some excellent and a few absolute hell holes. For us (and I realise this is down to personal taste), Ir-Rizzu is...More

Thank gradedmeeting
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

I can't recommend this restaurant enough. We were personally shown the options of fresh fish we could choose from. We were excellently advised and tje food was fresh, delicious and well prepared. The owners and waiters were very friendly. We enjoyed our meal very much....More

Thank Richard M
Reviewed 15 July 2017

Let's make this clear: I asked the waitress if I ordered the frutti di mare could I have prawns only. She said yes. After about 25 minutes, it arrived, with all sorts of fish. I reminded her that I had asked that I wanted only...More

1  Thank DrPatchAdams
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, View
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
6:30 PM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
6:30 PM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
6:30 PM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
6:30 PM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
6:30 PM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
6:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 52 Xatt Is-Sajjieda, Marsaxlokk, Island of Malta MXK 1302, Malta
  • Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Malta  >  Marsaxlokk
  • Phone Number: +356 2165 1569
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