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Ristorante Il Pirata

41, Paceville Avenue, Saint Julian's, Island of Malta, Malta
+356 2137 5827
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good29%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“tagliata” (62 reviews)
“focaccia” (30 reviews)
“pasta” (56 reviews)
Open Now
11:45 am - 11:00 pmAll hours
Italian, Pizza, Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
41, Paceville Avenue, Saint Julian's, Island of Malta, Malta
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

They have good food. pizza is made in front of you. Not too many vegetarian/vegan friendly options. Good dessert. it is quite crowdy.

Thank Diana E
Reviewed 13 November 2017 via mobile

Came here on basis of excellent reviews and restaurant description of vegan, veg and gluten free options and choice. Very disappointed that this was not available and if anything was a choice of 1 or 2 dishes..even a request for a typical italian vegan dish...More

Thank eliteone
Reviewed 12 November 2017

Il Pirata offers good food and service at very reasonable prices in an enjoyable atmosphere. Our starters, both specials of the day, were wonderful, tasty and beautifully presented. We shared the tagliata for the main course. It was cooked perfectly but, admittedly, we have eaten...More

Thank waynex74
Reviewed 7 November 2017

busy restaurant. But not as good as i expected. Too few waitreses was working, so the waitig time for a seating/order & re-order took a while. After a while we got our menus and started to order, many items was missing from both drinks-meny and...More

Thank Kalle921
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

Great food great service! Tagliata cooked to perfection! And the chocolate fondant is something someone can’t describe!

Thank Jonathan C
Reviewed 25 October 2017

It was chosen by my daughter for her birthday. We shared their famous "Tagliata" between 2 but I think it was sufficient for 3, especially if you take starters. The service was quick and efficient. Will go again to try their pizza, it looked inviting.

Thank farrugiajohn
Reviewed 24 October 2017

but it will not be the last. My impression is that it is similar to a trattoria with a difference. One of their specials is called "tagliata", this a kilo of meat to be shared by three or four. I did not taste it but...More

Thank vjp760
Reviewed 24 October 2017

We tried to walk in the night before for a table of four and it was fully booked. We returned the night after as a party of two and we managed to walk in. So I would advise to book. The service is pretty good,...More

Thank timpreston28
Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

Tried il pirata , I would say this is a basic Italian restaurant , fresh pasta is good and well cooked , the linguine with seafood very good, the spaghetti with Vongole ok but too less vongole , the beef tagliata (1kg) very good but...More

Thank SinedVincennes
Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

Having read the reviews before we went this now ranks 3rd out the restaurants since we arrived. Food was lovely well presented although pizza edges were very stodgy. Make sure you ask prices of specials before ordering. Very busy for Monday night but service was...More

Thank Pammuchan1
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Response from Claramile | Reviewed this property |
I really don't know sorry. When I visited the restaurant I arrived on foot.
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Response from Andrius G | Reviewed this property |
As far as we saw, no, but it might be worth to double check with them, they have a facebook page as well.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 18 - USD 37
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:45 am - 11:00 pm
11:45 am - 11:00 pm
11:45 am - 11:00 pm
11:45 am - 11:00 pm
11:45 am - 11:00 pm
11:45 am - 11:00 pm
11:45 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 41, Paceville Avenue, Saint Julian's, Island of Malta, Malta
  • Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Malta  >  Saint Julian's
  • Phone Number: +356 2137 5827
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