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Tal Familja Restaurant

Triq il-Gardiel, Marsascala, Island of Malta MSK 1030, Malta
+356 2163 2161
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good20%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“snails” (14 reviews)
“beans” (9 reviews)
“warm bread” (7 reviews)
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Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Triq il-Gardiel, Marsascala, Island of Malta MSK 1030, Malta
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Good restaurant with lot of various dishes :-) And never disappointed Also nice staff too :-) :-) :-)

Thank Keith T
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We came to this restaurant to celebrate a family birthday (we had booked in advance as there was 15 of us). The food was absolutely delicious, and although the place seemed full we were looked after very well by the staff and management. Nothing seemed...More

Thank philgatt
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We have been at Tal Familja restaurant marsascala for mum's birthday and have ordered a feast of antipasto of shellfish, then pasta and then fish and everything was incredibly good. Then we ended the meal with nice deserts, mine was a home made sherry trifle...More

Thank Neil F
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We came here because of the good ratings on tripadvisor but sadly we can not say the same. First we had to wait half an hour for someone to take our order and then we had to wait 1,5 hour (!!) for our food (just...More

Thank Liesa T
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Tal Familja is a corner of heaven in marsaskala, I loved the traditional maltese decor and food.You can spend your time in a familiar place with soft international music. Fish is cooking very well and the courses are abundant. It's not too much expensive. It...More

Thank Stefania T
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely surroundings and comfy. We went for Sunday lunch the place was packed but the food and service were exceptional. Must give a mention to Therese who is a great hostess. Will be visiting again

Thank Sarjantson
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I am really sorry to say that I was extremely disappointed with the service. I have been many times to the Palazzo Preca restaurant in Valletta and the service there was always impeccable... completely the opposite in the Tal Familja Restaurant. I will definitely not...More

Thank MariyaDimi
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited Tal-Familja last Sunday for a birthday lunch and had made the booking for 20 people on the phone. The manager replied to each one of our numerous queries VERY patiently and politely. We opted for a set menu which was simply excellent -...More

Thank ClaudetteCam
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited tal-familja to celebrate a friend's birthday. Restaurant was busy however our host was still so nice and food was to die for. Definately the best restaurant in the area.

Thank Mark V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We booked a table for 7, on arrival the place was full and very busy. Our host Therese took great care of us, frequently coming to check if we needed anything else and if food was okay. Although service was slow and this understandable considering...More

Thank Mark T
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 28 - USD 43
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Triq il-Gardiel, Marsascala, Island of Malta MSK 1030, Malta
  • Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Malta  >  Marsascala
  • Phone Number: +356 2163 2161
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The Restaurant is run by the family and a group of people who are passionate about their work, the food and the service we provide.We specialize in a wide variety of daily Fresh fish and Shellfish….Fresh Oysters, Oysters in Batter, Fresh Scallops, Fresh Cannellocci, Vangole, Prawns, King Prawns, Octopus, Calamari crudi, Calamari Fritti or grilled, White Bait, salted cod, Fresh Mussels, Sea Bass carpaccio, Prawn Carpaccio…..And those of you who do not like fish we have the best cut of Angus beef, Irish Beef and mouth watering T-Bone steaks…specialities are continuously changing weekly.The most important part of our business are you our customers.We treat you the way we wish to be treated ourselves, with respect and honesty.Here at the Tal-Familja Restaurant, we look at things from a different perspective...yours.’ We have been reviewed in the 'Defiantly good guide' Book every year….number of reviews on newspapers, awarded 5 star by Mona (Maltese Food Critic) and much more.
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