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195 Main Street, Saint Julian's, Island of Malta SLM05, Malta
+356 2134 4875
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 6 June 2015 via mobile

Went with my wife and Son. Son ordered spare ribs with Salad and fries. Ribs were full of fat and french fries good but very few. Pasta my wife and I had was overcooked and again small servings. Have been there in the past and never had a problem. Don't know what happened this time

1 Thank Anthony B
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 June 2015 via mobile

Tasty food, good service in comparison to others. Reasonable price. Book to ensure a view. Pizza & chicken was good. Recommended

1 Thank finnpup
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 June 2015 via mobile

I vistied two weeks ago for a small gathering with friends and we had a really good time! The service was good and there was enough waiters to serve the crowded place. I took the grilled swordfish which was amazing. The others took salmon and ribeye which they also liked. And finally, don't miss out on the dessert, the fudgy... More 

2 Thank Malteser0101
Warrington, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 May 2015

Hidden away beneath the more well known and far more expensive Barracuda, Piccolo Padre is a good place to eat with kids or as a couple. Try to get a table on the balcony for an excellent view across the sea. Smallish but well cooked menu, the full rack of ribs with barbecue sauce is excellent.

1 Thank Kevin A
Island of Malta, Malta
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114 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 May 2015

The best thing about this restaurant is it's location, we had a great table with sea view however the food is average. My friend ordered a pizza with pear which was totally floating in water. When he got this to waiter attention he drained water from the plate, what a weird thing to do, obviously we ordered a different one... More 

1 Thank AgataNka
Sliema, Malta
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41 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 May 2015 via mobile

Fresh seafood and well presented in the plate. Service is fast and smiling always ready to help. A little hit expensive but the quality is here.

Thank spinolabay
Sliema, Malta
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 May 2015 via mobile

Nothing special. Pizza was ok. Chicken salad was a pool of cabbage with a couple of slices of chicken meat with barely any taste. Service wasn't anything to be amazed either. The best of the experience were the views and the restaurant itself. Not sure if I'll return.

1 Thank TiagoAprigio
Sliema, Malta
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54 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 May 2015 via mobile

I've been to Piccolo Padre many times and I've never had any reason to complain as the food was always up to standard. However, that might have been because I never ordered a pizza from there! I've eaten pizzas in many restaurants both locally and abroad, but this has got to be the worst pizza I've ever eaten. I ordered... More 

1 Thank Greta1978
Avignon, France
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 8 May 2015 via mobile

The location of the restaurant is hard to beat with its view out over the water. The pizza I had was disappointing but the meal was fairly inexpensive. It is certainly one of the better eateries in the area.

Thank Jeremy T
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49 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 May 2015

So good we ate here every night! with views over the sea, good selection of options including vegetarian for my husband. Swordfish was excellent. Great Maltese wine and all very reasonable in price. Well worth a visit

1 Thank chrisc79

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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$17 - US$28
Italian, Pizza, Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Delivery, Reservations
Good for
Kids, View, Child-friendly, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 195 Main Street, Saint Julian's, Island of Malta SLM05, Malta
  • Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Malta  >  Saint Julian's
  • Phone Number: +356 2134 4875
For over 21 years the tastefully converted 18th century Maltese villa has played host to over 12000 celebrations and special evenings while enjoying enchanting views of Balluta and Spinola bay Piccolo Padre is renowned for its quality and consistency.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?