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Matthew's Restaurant

65 Xatt Is-Sajjieda, Marsaxlokk, Island of Malta MXK 1303, Malta
+356 2165 3714
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good26%
  • Average14%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible12%
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Restaurant Hours
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
65 Xatt Is-Sajjieda, Marsaxlokk, Island of Malta MXK 1303, Malta
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Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

Fantastic. Tasty dishes and courteous staff. Recommended. Thanks to all the staff at Matthew's bar and restaurant.

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 3 June 2017

Best mussels I've ever had. Cooked to perfection! Well done to the chef! Lovely dinner by the sea in M'Xlokk

1  Thank Chantelle M
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

Went there with my wife at 14.50hrs for a drink, and we were told that in order to have a drink we must order food. Absolutely rediculous. Won't be visiring again.

Thank Anthony I
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

My personal opinion is that it's an average restaurant. The food wasnt bad but not great. The ratio between food/service/ price is ok. You can find several fish/ seafood dishes.

Thank Alexandru B
Reviewed 3 April 2017

lovely little traditional restaurant. Nice ambience. Welcoming owners providing hearty food in abundance and excellent value. Highly recommend the Swordfish steak

1  Thank followyourheart
Reviewed 29 March 2017

We ate here almost every night. The food was excellent and the portions were extremely generous. The service was superb and very friendly. Joyce was an excellent hostess and welcomed us each evening. The tables were filled by 8pm and we booked on the last...More

1  Thank Jenny H
Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

Called in on a Monday night for supper. The rose wine was good (but no chiller) and grilled Bream was ok but not exceptional. The staff were friendly enough although but you can get better in the numerous restaurants in Marsaxlokk.

Thank Smuggler60
Reviewed 6 March 2017

What I like about Matthew's and a few similar restaurant in M'Xlokk is that you can buy fish (whole fish like sea bass) for a fixed price rather than 'market price' which can mean paying up to eur50. When the price is displayed in the...More

Thank Zelda Z
Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

We came to Marsaxlokk as three friends one evening, we were staying in St Julian. What a difference!! Marsaxlokk is so peaceful and picturesque and we found this restaurant. The food is very good and all very local. It has been family run for 25...More

Thank A_smith1000
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

I erroneously reviewed this restaurant last year. We actually visited another restaurant in Marsaxlokk and were planning to return this year. The other restaurant is now shut. However we *did* visit Matthew's this year and loved it! We had fresh Lampuki, omelette and penne pasta....More

Thank mez8828
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 8 - USD 23
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 65 Xatt Is-Sajjieda, Marsaxlokk, Island of Malta MXK 1303, Malta
  • Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Malta  >  Marsaxlokk
  • Phone Number: +356 2165 3714
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