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St. Paul's Bay, Island of Malta, Malta
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60 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We continue working our way through the menu!. This time, excellent duck, roast potatoes and vegetables. Good views out of window to the bay below.

Thank Medic_one
Innsbruck, Austria
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34 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We ordered from the restaurant menu: Both our main courses, chicken breast in mango sauce and steak alla Gorgonzola, have been delicious. The steak was tender and medium rare (I asked for rare, so that's ok for me) and my request "please tell the chef that I love Gorgonzola" obviously has been forwarded:)

Thank Robert B
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49 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Portobello is one of our locals not because it's round the corner from where we live but because it's a REAL restaurant with a homely feeling and genuine food and service. Maria and her chef patron will prepare a delicious meal, fresh and genuine. Can't really say what our favourite is because everything is Yummy !! Pasta with prawns, Fillet... More 

Thank Ruth B
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

A must for people who enjoy pizza. The variation is very good, an they have some unorthodox ones too.

Thank David C
Southampton, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

We have just had a delicious meal in portobellos, the complimentary garlic bread was scrumptious. I had the mushrooms to start and they were absolutely delicious, my wife the prawns and avocado, very well presented and really tasty. We both ordered a fillet steak with Gorgonzola cheese sauce, the steaks were beautifully tender, cooked to perfection and exactly as requested.... More 

Thank John M
Inverness, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

We have enjoyed eating here for quite a number of years. Ideally situated at the top of a set of stairs opposite the 23 New Steps Bar it offers food of the highest quality. Choose between sitting outside on the terrace for superb pizzas or inside for an excellent menu. The food is delicious whether meat chicken or fresh fish.... More 

Thank Mick L
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

Food very good. Two different restaurants in one. Location is perfect. View is on of the best you can have

Thank Kapil P
County Dublin, Ireland
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

Nice restaurant, food was very good and the setting is very nice. Quite romantic. Service was a little slow and could be improved with customer service too. I don't mind waiting on good food but I do mind waiting on salt and pepper / bread etc. Nice family run restaurant though and I wish them the best!

Thank Sadhbh S
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

This was the first restaurant we went to on arrival in Malta and we were not disappointed. The service was great and the menu selection is extensive. I chose a pasta option and my other half chose a pizza and both dishes were lovely. Would definitely recommend.

Thank Ava1745
Siggiewi, Malta
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

The Pizzeria menu has not much of a choice. When I asked about the Marinara pizza it had nothing on it just 'Sea Salt' (as a marinara item) but no seafood or tuna on it. They told me to add items at a extra cost. Even the other pizzas didn't have much items on them. The waiters were foreigners, smoking... More 

Thank dpmagri

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$29 - US$37
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: St. Paul's Bay, Island of Malta, Malta
  • Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Malta  >  St. Paul's Bay

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?