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Principino Restaurant - CLOSED

144, Xatt is-Sajjieda | Further On The Right Of The Sea Side Having The Sea On Your Left, Marsaxlokk, Island of Malta MXK 1302, Malta
+356 7788 2277
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good17%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (16 reviews)
“fish” (20 reviews)
“tuna” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
144, Xatt is-Sajjieda | Further On The Right Of The Sea Side Having The Sea On Your Left, Marsaxlokk, Island of Malta MXK 1302, Malta
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1 - 10 of 106 reviews

Reviewed 22 January 2018

We frequented this unassuming little restaurant run by Sicilians in Marsaxlokk for the second week running...and looking forward to next visit. The food is extremely tasty and well presented. I just love the offer at Euro 23 for 10 sea-based antipasti and a plate of...More

Date of visit: January 2018
1  Thank MichaelEllul
Reviewed 3 December 2017

We went following a recommendation, for Saturday lunch. Quite simply some of the best seafood antipasti I have eaten in a long time followed by a selection of fresh fish which was cooked with a lot of love. The owner was extremely charming with our...More

Date of visit: December 2017
1  Thank GaribaldiMalta
Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

We went for some sea food and definitely didn't made a mistake! Simply delighted! The service made our night !

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank 882ivos
Reviewed 5 November 2017

had lunch last week. we were 4. service was slow and waiters not helpful. Food is not to expectation. not going again.

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank palmweb7
Reviewed 30 October 2017

We arrived at the restaurant at 1.30 pm and waited 20 minutes for a seat as understandably lunchtime on a Saturday . Things went downhill from there. Once we sat it was another 20minutes even for a glass of wine to get to the table.very...More

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank ganesondash
Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

First waiting for the table cleaned some long while. Double table finally cleaned only in half so the dirty napkins flying on my plate with the wind...had to repeat 3 times that ordered white wine...got red! Ordered pasta with sea food.. pasta warm, sea food...More

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank aniaazz
Principino R, General Manager at Principino Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 October 2017

My dear Madame, you came to our restaurant after our service time had already finished, took a seat without asking anything in the first place, regardless of all this we served you nonetheless, you have been asked by our waiter what type of wine you...More

Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

I came here with three friends for a dinner on saturday night, after being welcomed with a smile we have been introcuced to the menu by the waiter, we opted for the 10 seafood starters + mix grilled fish. Good tasty portions and once the...More

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank 516frankien
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Very disappointed with our meal. Pasta was over cooked and tasteless. Only aubergine as a side dish or one type of salad. No potatoes or chips. Most of food on the menu was not available. To top it all,credit cards are not excepted!

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank AmandaJaneW2
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

I went for dinner with my husband and we opted for the board set menu consisting of 10 starters and fish pasta for 23 euros. The food was excellent and everything was fresh and nicely presented. The service is excellent too. Will we go back...More

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank gretamangion
Reviewed 6 August 2017

Decided to go for dinner as there was St Peter's Feast in Birzebbuga and this was certainly the best decision we made over the weekend. Upon being seated we were told that they had this Principino set menu with 10 different starters and a pasta...More

Date of visit: August 2017
1  Thank Lorraine195
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
USD 7 - USD 26
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Local cuisine, View
Open Hours
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 144, Xatt is-Sajjieda | Further On The Right Of The Sea Side Having The Sea On Your Left, Marsaxlokk, Island of Malta MXK 1302, Malta
  • Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Malta  >  Marsaxlokk
  • Phone Number: +356 7788 2277
  • E-mail
The ideal way to enjoy the Italian cuisine of excellence and ingenious combinations of ingredients, transforming a meal in a gastronomic experience of the highest level, allowing you to discover new flavors and reworkings of well-known food in an unusual role. New opening of Principino Restaurant, Italian Cuisine, Fish Speciality and not Only. Home made fresh pasta, Traditional food, Genuine food, Gluten free, Vegetarian and Vegan options Menu.
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