We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Want the lowest hotel prices? You're in the right place. We check 200+ sites for you.
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
Baystreet Center, Saint Julian's, Island of Malta, Malta
+356 2744 1166
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

55 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
  • More
Showing 40: English reviews
Level Contributor
51 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2014

I've been here often, and recently the restaurant has really taken a dip for the worse. I shall no longer visit the establishment. Although the food is great, the waiting time to get served is disgraceful. On one occasion, admittingly at peak time, the food took an hour and half to arrive for our table of 8. Recently, we went... More 

Thank TumbleB
Naxxar, Malta
Level Contributor
4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 April 2014

I refer to an incident I had last Saturday night around 10.45pm at AL POMODORO RESTAURANT in Baystreet which exemplifies what bad service is all about. Having gone there with my girlfriend and 3 year old son for a meal I had an experience which few would ever dream of! After ordering wine, a starter and 2 main courses ,... More 

2 Thank NickyMifsudBonnici
Saint Julian's, Malta
Level Contributor
12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 April 2014

The staff seem like you are doing them a favour! Food was ok, but as I pointed out to the waitress, my tomato, olive and red onion focaccia looked nothing like the vibrant full image they had on the menu!

1 Thank Mini332014
Valletta, Malta
Level Contributor
7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 February 2014

Good food and service, fair pricing however rather expensive at times when compared to other restaurants... good for visiting with both family and friends, and the decor is nice too, actually quite relaxing with a large wall mosaic portraying a view of Naples if I'm not mistaken... and also a large aquarium on the opposite side, creating a nice atmosphere.... More 

Thank Luigi M
Durham, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
46 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2013

slow service. cold food. uncaring staff. Don't waste your money on this place, there is far better places to eat round and about this area. EG. Waterbiscuit.

Thank RachealDuke
Cadiz, Spain
Level Contributor
6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2013

A very good quality of food.a great variety of choice.a very good trade with the personal. All perfect.

Thank infinida
Level Contributor
33 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2013

First of all let me just say that my overall rating should read 'Good' rather than simply 'Average' but for lack of the option I had to choose the latter rather than 'Very Good'. The place is really sweet, with the motorini for stools on the outside and the yellow-coloured tables on the inside, very reminiscent of an Italian trattoria.... More 

Thank PriscillaZ
Level Contributor
31 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2013

burnt pizza and terrible service, this was the worst meal i ever had the misfortune to eat, which i left most behind. a totally sorry affair, please give this place a wide berth.

Thank CorkKenneth
Level Contributor
38 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2013

The food here is ok, unfortunately the service is less so based on my experience. There were 5 of us for lunch and they managed to not prepare the food for the first person who ordered. It makes lunch an interesting experience when one of the party is sitting with nothing in front of her and then the rest sit... More 

Thank Fred_the_needle
Level Contributor
97 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2013

Now here is a curious thing: I may be wrong but I think this restaurant is a sister establishment to Fluid steak house next door but the service here is much better than Fluid and the food is consistently good. If you can't make up your mind as you stand outside them both but want a good steak go to... More 

Thank merlin54

Travellers who viewed Al Pomodoro also viewed

Saint Julian's, Island of Malta
Saint Julian's, Island of Malta
Saint Julian's, Island of Malta
Saint Julian's, Island of Malta

Been to Al Pomodoro? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Seating
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Baystreet Center, Saint Julian's, Island of Malta, Malta
  • Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Malta  >  Saint Julian's
  • Phone Number: +356 2744 1166

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Al Pomodoro staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?