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Ta' Frenc Il-koy

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Xatt Is-Sajjieda, Marsaxlokk, Island of Malta, Malta
+356 2765 6501
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Howell, Michigan
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had lunch at this casual restaurant and had some of the most delicious sea bass and sea bream ever. The price was reasonable and the staff were very friendly. It appeared that a number of locals were also eating there, which is always a good sign!

Bury St Edmunds, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Marsaxlokk on a sunny day in November by the waterside. Just a snack today, delicious hobz bi zejt. We recommend the swordfish, sea bream, spaghetti marinara. Cheerful, friendly service, delightful food, try it, you'll love it.

1 Thank RogerMY
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

I really enjoyed eating here with a view over the bay. The octopus pasta was tasty and fresh. The staff were helpful and friendly. Reasonable price.

1 Thank Ben C
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

Well its a view by the water front and food superb. A very well organised family business by the look of it and very well riced. Variety of food to choose from well worth the stop. 5 stars 👌

1 Thank aquanaut1706
Sutton, United Kingdom
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76 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

All the restaurants along the waterfront tout for business and we selected this one as they were offering a fixed price fish platter. Price was on a par with the competition. We ordered a bottle of wine but had to chase this up as the waiter had forgotten the order. We were also surprised that no fresh plates arrived with... More 

Thank ChelseaMark1958
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

The food here was tasteless. All the 3 plates of pasta. Two with fish and one with chicken. Plus it is not the cheapest of places. To add insult to injury we were served by a rude server. Definitely we won't be returning. Try at your own risk.

Thank József B
College Station, Texas
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34 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

Great location by the shore (as are most other restaurant by the quayside in Marsaxlok). Food was good enough though a bit disappointed that the lampuchi order - 12 Euro - which we preferred be filleted instead of served as a whole fish - was very skimpy, with only one small fillet on the plate.

Thank Roby D
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016

Went for lunch, had a day offer which included starters, set of just caught fish for main and wine. Food was amazing as well as the location. Although the restaurant was really busy, the service was pleasant and quick.

1 Thank Ieva B
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

The service was excellent and the waiters we very polite and helpful. Reasonable prices, very good portions and above all the food was very good.

1 Thank Kathleen C
Thessaloniki, Greece
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151 reviews
140 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

Except the shrimps that we took as a starter all the other plates were less than average. The mussels had no taste. We don't recommend it.

Thank Thomas-Angeliki

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Soups
Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Cheap Eats, View, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Xatt Is-Sajjieda, Marsaxlokk, Island of Malta, Malta
  • Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Malta  >  Marsaxlokk
  • Phone Number: +356 2765 6501

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?