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San Giovanni

) #77 of 198 Restaurants in Valletta $$ - $$$ , Pizza, Mediterranean
St.John's Square, Valletta, Island of Malta, Malta
+356 9982 7703
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good36%
  • Average16%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible11%
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Grill, Pizza, Mediterranean, European, Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
St.John's Square, Valletta, Island of Malta, Malta
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Decided to dine at this restaurant out of the blue and will definitely return. The venue, being the square just in front of the Cathedral, is quite suggestive. There were also a couple of entertainers, performing some nice live music. Staff was very welcoming and...More

Thank R_Abela81
Reviewed 3 days ago

I visited this place again this week food was good. A very enjoyable experience. Service was wonderful.

Thank seychellmarthese
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

In St John's Square there are obviously a load of tourists but interesting to note that a fair number of locals were also eating at this restaurant. We had a quick supper pre theatre and enjoyed fried calamari and lobster ravioli with a half bottle...More

Thank tamejju
Reviewed 1 week ago

The setting for the restaurant is great, but the food is pretty bland and quite expensive like most restaurants in Valletta. The service was great though which is better than most other places.

Thank Coles8
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Terrible service if you are after an evening drink. We asked for a cocktails at 9pm and they refused to serve!!

Thank FrancisFahey
Reviewed 1 week ago

Realy didn't like this place. Extremely noisy, hectic and frantic. The restaurants are largely churn. The view down the marina is nice, but much better views can be found elsewhere particularly Mdina the ancient capital of Malta

Thank jam551
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The large outdoor seating caught our eye and the menu was out so we could decide before we even sat down. There were six of us and kids so it was kind of important. I was surprised to see ribs on the menu and they...More

Thank Patty R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

.... but very lazy service .... prices are moderate half of people sitting seems to be local, so not just overpriced plce for turists, but local place to go ...

Thank smu_prg
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is right in the middle of Valletta so is a bit of a tourist trap when it comes to prices. However it is somewhere nice to stop off and have a drink and / or something to eat. It was mine and my friends...More

Thank Peter L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ate here twice in a two-day stay. This outdoor restaurant is in a delightful location – facing St. John’s Co-Cathedral. Great for people watching. Wonderful, plentiful food. Our waiter, Adam, was very friendly. Our cruise ship, Seabourn Odyssey, docked in Valletta overnight from Saturday...More

Thank Meshattan
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, View
Open Hours
08:00 - 00:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: St.John's Square, Valletta, Island of Malta, Malta
  • Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Malta  >  Valletta
  • Phone Number: +356 9982 7703
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Situated in the heart of Malta's Capital, Valletta. San Giovanni is the ideal place to enjoy Mediterranean cuisine in a unique environment that oozes character, charm & history. Our menu highlights the colourful flavours that distinguish Mediterranean recipes, offering clients a vast selection of traditional and contemporary dishes. The restaurant is in the open air, with all the tables and chairs beneath sunshades. San Giovanni is indeed the place to be for any special occasion, business dinners or romantic occasion.
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