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San Giovanni

St.John's Square, Valletta, Island of Malta, Malta
+356 9982 7703
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good37%
  • Average16%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible10%
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“pizza” (41 reviews)
“salad” (24 reviews)
“rabbit” (20 reviews)
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Grill, Pizza, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
St.John's Square, Valletta, Island of Malta, Malta
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I️ really wanted to taste Maltese food. My family members are vegetarian, so I️ thought it would be difficult to find a place where we could all eat at. It was a Sunday evening on the week of a major US holiday. On this first...More

Thank DSPLA99
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Such friendly waiters.the pizza cook i would change,3 times i had to send back the pizza as it was not hot enough.who wants to eat a almost cold pizza? Just have drink here..i would say..if you like warm food go somewhere else..but no pizza here.

Thank Ravensee R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

great meal starters we're very nice, rib eye and chicken, and nice dessert friendly service reasonable price.

Thank s_gilchrist62
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just stopped here on an warm evening stroll in Valletta for a couple of drinks and decided to have our evening meal here, wow! we were not disappointed my better half opted for the rabbit spaghetti which she described as 'so full of flavour with...More

Thank gazzac69
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I stopped at San Giovanni by mere coincidence while tired of going back to where originally planned. The coincidence turned into a fabulous experience for all senses. The service was delightful, food was tasty and generous. A must try in the heart of Valletta.

Thank KhaledSherif_13
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had Pizza today at San Giovanni after a few days of Maltese dinners. The atmosphere at the resaurant invited us and we choose a local red wine (Velette, medium red wine) and Pizzas. They were really really good. Actually as good as Möllers in...More

Thank LarsoBirgitta
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good choice of menu, nice terrace with a view on st johns cathedral. Good service, very good on all counts.

Thank delagioventu
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very good service and a good choice of different breakfast options, probably the best choice that we have experienced whilst in Malta. The hash browns are very tasty and really liked the healthy breakfast option.

Thank Hutchic
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Service good but food uninspiring and distinctly average. The worst Mojito I have ever had. The pasta dish was dry and the pork steak was lacking in flavour. Colman’s mustard does not a garnish make..

Thank Richard C
Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

Had dinner here tonight and although the food was decent enough, the service was atrocious. We ordered a bottle of wine and some sparkling water but we were almost finished our starter before even getting our drinks (we had to remind the waiter that we...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, View
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
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8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
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8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: St.John's Square, Valletta, Island of Malta, Malta
  • Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Malta  >  Valletta
  • Phone Number: +356 9982 7703
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Situated in the heart of Malta's Capital, Valletta. San Giovanni is the ideal place to enjoy Mediterranean cuisine in a unique environment that oozes character, charm & history. Our menu highlights the colourful flavours that distinguish Mediterranean recipes, offering clients a vast selection of traditional and contemporary dishes. The restaurant is in the open air, with all the tables and chairs beneath sunshades. San Giovanni is indeed the place to be for any special occasion, business dinners or romantic occasion.
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