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Il-Kcina Tal-Barrakka

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28 Manoel de Vilhena Street, Mgarr, Island of Gozo, Malta
+356 2155 6543
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Excellent service and food. A definite suggestion for a Sunday lunch. Food was perfect, the marinara pasta was delicious and the meat was good. The staff were also good.

Thank john b
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good place. Very good food. The people , waiters very nice. We find this small ristorant near the sea/port. I recomand lamp and rabbit. We eat this 2 tipes very good. Traditional food. The prices are good. Not too expensive.

Thank Georgiana B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I didint expect that i will have a great taste before i arrive here..they are so nice people and the food (specially local lamb and rabbit) were perfect..just be very carefull you can take some kilos because porsions are too big :))

Thank Tamer A
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

It is what is it. Perfect food with very personal and attentive service. Wait for the next ferry. Have a beer at Gleneagles and then go down to Sammy's.

Thank Iainandles
Halifax, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

There is quite a choice of places to eat nearby. We choose this one based upon the number of tables occupied. Bad choice! Had to wait ages for the food and when it arrived, it was bland and average. Not like what we had during the rest of our holiday. When trying to pay our bill, it was terrible -... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

What a nice little restaurant very friendly not over priced and had a family feel to it .they have a small kitchen here so if busy you might have to wait a bit .but it's well worth the wait . Just chill and have a glass of wine . Very small menu which I always like as the food is... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

First time visit to Gozo and was unsure where to eat when we came across what's called Sammy's Restaurant the staff were pleasant and the food and drinks were fantastic the waiting staff already prepared us for a 45 minute wait on our mains as all the food was freshly cooked but well worth while and not too expensive.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

They managed to fit us in on Saturday evening when other restaurants close by were full-or had bookings. Good selection of fish and all very tasty but the hake did have an odour..it tasted fine so no need to complain. Slow service but it didn't matter and we appreciated that it was Saturday night. Great atmosphere and nice setting. Amazing... More 

Thank lisaturner476
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

Every Saturday me and my friend go to Sammys to eat fish and seafood .The food is allways fresh I don't know how the food comes out delicious from the little kichen.The servers is good and good prize.

Thank melita67
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

Haven't been here for a few years and decided to give it another try. Booked for 830 and all was well, until we were given the menu and specials list. The ceviche we had especially wanted was finished, really, it is on your main menu! The breaded monkfish from the specials was finished and so on... We forgot the starters... More 

Thank Steve H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$11 - US$38
Seafood, Mediterranean, European
Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 28 Manoel de Vilhena Street, Mgarr, Island of Gozo, Malta
  • Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Gozo  >  Mgarr
  • Phone Number: +356 2155 6543

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