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L'Ostricaio

12, Triq Ball, Saint Julian's, Island of Malta, Malta
+356 2705 0936
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Overview
  • Excellent75%
  • Very good15%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“grilled tuna” (7 reviews)
“oysters” (13 reviews)
“caponata” (3 reviews)
Open Now
12:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.All hours
CUISINES
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Wine Bar, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
12, Triq Ball, Saint Julian's, Island of Malta, Malta
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1 - 10 of 68 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Reading the reviews I expected to be blown away by the seafood and pasta. The service was quick and friendly and the food was good. Nothing special. Location is central if you’re in the Saint Julian area but I wouldn’t go out of my way....More

Thank Caro V
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Despite my last so so experience last October I went back. In fact the restaurant changed ownership last November. And pleasant surprise the cook and his wife (Sicilian) are doing a very good job , superb sword fish caponata , excellent spaghetti al Nero di...More

1  Thank SinedVincennes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Food was fantastic, service was incredible - friendly, fun and efficient. We shared no language but this added to the fun of discussing portion sizes and menu options. Every single person working there had a smile on their face all the way through. And the...More

Thank RichDave18
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great food, calamari to start was divine, and the mains of tuna & lobster spaghetti were great. Had the place to ourselves on a sat night, was surprisingly quiet. Real old school italian with the whole family (kids included) helping out or running around! Would...More

Thank jhrdn
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We when with my friends to eat and the food was excellent service is good I recommend to all to tray this restaurant

Thank Manwel G
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

To be honest my fish stew was nice but not out of the ordinary. On the other hand my wife's tuna was exquisite. Recommended.

Thank Philip H
Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

I have not found many places that serve the squid in its ink... This pasta with the intense shining ink was very good. The grilled Octopus was also perfect.

Thank Alex A
Reviewed 10 January 2018

Excellent seafood, Italian style. Friendly service, and cozy atmosphere. Oysters, prawns - you name it! Not expensive, considering the quality of the food.

Thank Torsten K
Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

So I came here due to all the great reviews. However I was taken back by the relatively short menu. But since so many people gave such great reviews I decided to stay and try a dish. It’s one of those situations whereas they don’t...More

Thank FELICIA M
Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

Great, easygoing Italian seafood restaurant, uncomplicated and fresh dishes. Highly recommend the black spaghetti and the grilled shrimps. Wine selection is also fantastic.

Thank tuncee
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$24
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
6:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
Monday
12:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
6:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
Tuesday
12:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
6:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
Wednesday
12:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
6:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
Thursday
12:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
6:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
Friday
12:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
6:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
Saturday
12:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
6:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12, Triq Ball, Saint Julian's, Island of Malta, Malta
  • Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Malta  >  Saint Julian's
  • Phone Number: +356 2705 0936
  • E-mail
Description
REOPEN ON 01/12/17 Romantic fish And oysters restaurant in The Center of pace ville Sant julian's we love fresh fish And good wine.
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