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Rising Sun


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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2018 Winner


US$25 - US$50
Seafood, Mediterranean, European
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Vegetarian Friendly
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All reviews octopus fish spaghetti salad potatoes rabbit homemade food home made al dente prices are very reasonable at lunchtime family run service was excellent tastiest malta garlic lampuki
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After an absence of about a year I have returned to Mikiel's old place the Rising Sun to find that new owners are running the place. And what a pity. The food was at best average and definitely overpriced for what you get. In short...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank drattax2017
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The food was good, not fantastic, but the price that we paid was just to much. We went there during lunch time. The waitress told us that they can make a seafood platter for us and depend on what we want to include they will...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 726alicjat
Reviewed 6 January 2019

Newly arrived to Malta we walked down to the Harbor and found us a table in the sun. We were informed that thay had recently received some fresh octopus and we ordered that. We were served a fantastic grilled octopus with a sallad and some...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Notudden
Reviewed 31 December 2018 via mobile

Owners have changed and restaurant level has touched rock bottom and started to dig... nothing like previous owners who respected their clients custom.... food terrible and served cold, local Maltese bread replaced with commercial panini.... overall a total disappointment.... hopefully previous owner Michael takes the...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank RobertAttard
Reviewed 29 December 2018

We went here for lunch based on the recommendation in a guidebook. Turned out to be anything but worth a recommendation. I had the grilled octopus which I could not even finish, the potatoes served with it had been cooked for hours. I made the...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank KZK54
Reviewed 20 November 2018

I'd like to apologize to all who read my last year's review for Rising Sun and it's fabulous Octopus with garlic. My deepest apologies for misleading you. Visiting Sun Rising restaurant again I was absolutely shocked when instead of their famous octopus I received a...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank DaniVarna_Bulgaria
Reviewed 19 October 2018

We had heard from someone who grew up here that this is where she has her dad take her when she comes home. The wine was marginal(and we've had some great Malta wines), the food was just okay , and it felt not very clean.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank tmdsgy
Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

Friendly atmosphere. Family run makes you at ease. Fresh fish and sea food But next time I will try rabbit or horse meat. Will go again for sure.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Ivan_Zurrieq
Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

Came in the restaurant because of TripAdvisor reviews. The service was average, not wow. The food was excellent and very tasty. We tried octopus, grouper, rabbit, swordfish and salads- all good. Did not try the pasta.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Goran S
Reviewed 7 June 2018

This is a simple, no frills place by the seaside! The food was fresh and delicious, they offered "fresh catch of the day" (which changes daily) and an array of other seafood. We recommended the Tuna Salad (with fresh Tuna of course) and the Octopus/Squid...More

Date of visit: June 2018
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