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Carrubia Restaurant

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107 Xatt Is-Sajjieda, Marsaxlokk, Island of Malta MXK 1305, Malta
+356 2165 0174
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Lliria, Spain
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262 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This restaurant is situated on the main road in this beautiful fishing village. I ordered the local favourite fish and it came with a side order of a bowl of chips,a salad bowl and another with boiled potatoes and grilled vegetables. It was far too much food for one person.I told the manager it was far too much but he... More 

Thank tony b
Vancouver, Canada
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47 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We dined here when staying in this picturesque fishing village. The food is fresh and flavorful. If the place is busy, it may take a few minutes for your order.......and it's well worth waiting for. Generous portions of home cooked local specialties.......We'll be back for sure when we're in Malta.

Thank Bee B
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

I frequent this restaurant quite often. The food is always good and prices are very reasonable. Can improve on the service as when it gets busy, especially on the weekend, you have to wait for your food for quite some time. Definitely worth a visit.

Thank gportanier
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

Nice view with they terrace and they algo offer menu with fresh fish with very affordable price. I am happy with they service too

Thank Jemescwl
Gravesend, England, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

Have been to Carrubia many times and always enjoy eating there. It's very much a locals establishment so can get a little busy and vocal, but that's part of its charm. Always found the food good and the fish is always very good. The rabbit stew in my wife's opinion, is the best she's tried in Malta so far. The... More 

Thank Duncan P
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550 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 208 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016

Our guidebook recommended this place. We were disappointed. The view is nice but the service very slow, in our case due to the presence of a tour group sitting inside which we had not spotted... The food was not bad and the price fine, but overall we regretted going there.

Thank Seasondtraveller
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

I used to come here frequently with my father and we were always served well and the food was always excellent. But the last time I came here the service was very slow. We waited for our food for around 35 minutes (omelette and pasta), plus there was only one waitress who took orders. The other waiters were all foreign... More 

Thank Floyd D
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

We were waiting for the bottle of water for 15 minutes, ordered Lampuki (later turned out it was frozen, super dry and not edible), when the food arrived had to wait for cutlery for another 2-3 minutes. Waiters are a mess, noone knows what they're doing. Clearly lacking good management. Avoid at all costs. Avoid at all costs.

1 Thank Mindaugas A
Mayfield Heights
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

The service was terrible and the food was just ok. We waited for our server for an hour then waited for our food for another hour. The whole time overlooking a filthy dirty harbor. Not a good experience at all.

1 Thank Anna C
Toronto, Canada
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58 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

Of a long string of outdoor restaurants on the Marsaxlokk strand, we thought Carrubia looked the most interesting, had the most diners - always a good sign - and a good prix fixe menu featuring a local catch. We took seats in the first row to the sea and enjoyed the location tremendously. The restaurant itself was not equal to... More 

Thank George K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Pizza, Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Soups
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
View, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 107 Xatt Is-Sajjieda, Marsaxlokk, Island of Malta MXK 1305, Malta
  • Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Malta  >  Marsaxlokk
  • Phone Number: +356 2165 0174

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?