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Principino Restaurant

144, Xatt is-Sajjieda | further on the right of the sea side having the sea on your left, Marsaxlokk, Island of Malta MXK 1307, Malta
+356 2788 2277
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good18%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (12 reviews)
“fresh fish” (9 reviews)
“tuna” (3 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
144, Xatt is-Sajjieda | further on the right of the sea side having the sea on your left, Marsaxlokk, Island of Malta MXK 1307, Malta
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

3 of us ate here last week. Food was great as was the service. The staff were all friendly and seemed to get on well with each other which of course does help. When next back in Malta I would definitely try to visit

Thank Jennifer P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant overlooks the Marsaxlokk harbour in Malta. There was a good selection of seafood which was very well cooked. Service was friendly and efficient.3 of us had lunch there and would highly recommend it.

Thank jennybr0wn
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went for lunch with my family. On the whole it was a positive experience. The choice is very very limited especially if one intends to take a second course. The catch of the day is nothing more than a small box containing small common fish...More

Thank JB0807
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

this place is amazing, very good food, excellent service and good prices as well. The restaurant is situated in the picturesque village of Marsaxlokk and hence, specialities of this restaurant are fish. they offered us a good choice of fresh fish and the fresh fish...More

Thank Patrick M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was having a stroll along the seafront just to escape the crowd gathering in front of the main church and I found this new restaurant located in the most peaceful part of Marsaxlokk! So, I stopped by to have a look at tripadvisor and...More

Thank Germano R
Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

There aren't many restaurants in Marsaxlokk that impress me however this one does. I have been here on three separate occasions for lunch in the past month yet I have not made it past the specials board as there is quite a choice and the...More

Thank Grub_Guy
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

Went on the recommendation of a local fisherman. The fish was so fresh that we ate most of it raw which is the best testament to its freshness. Friendly welcome, communication with the chef who happily tweaked a dish for us. Our tiny dog was...More

Thank mompy
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

We've been here with some friends, took different raw kinds of fish, pasta and meat. For every single dish they brought we made a complain and still nothing changed.. The fish was not good, the pasta was overcooked, the baked potatoes were hard on the...More

Thank Maurizio C
Reviewed 31 March 2017

Great restaurant, serving fresh fish daily and homemade pasta. They have a great service always trying to please the customers. Reading some negative reviews for this restaurant I can see that some people just do not know or appreciate anything about Sicilian food especially home...More

Thank Malta-Sicily
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

Firstly I have to say that our complaint was dealt with amicably and the waiter was so sorry (we didn't get charged for one on the meals). We had grilled sea-bream with potatoes and salad and the fettuccini / shellfish in a white wine sauce....More

Thank Smuggler60
Principino R, Proprietario at Principino Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 April 2017

Dear Madam, We appreciate your friendly criticism at first place. Now let us be criticist for a moment, reason why the table next to you strangely placed the same order as yours and enjoyed completily. At first, we would like to say that our waiter...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$26
Lunch, Drinks, Brunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 18:00
11:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 144, Xatt is-Sajjieda | further on the right of the sea side having the sea on your left, Marsaxlokk, Island of Malta MXK 1307, Malta
  • Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Malta  >  Marsaxlokk
  • Phone Number: +356 2788 2277
  • E-mail
The ideal way to enjoy the Italian cuisine of excellence and ingenious combinations of ingredients, transforming a meal in a gastronomic experience of the highest level, allowing you to discover new flavors and reworkings of well-known food in an unusual role.
New opening of Principino Restaurant, Italian Cuisine, Fish Speciality and not Only.
Home made fresh pasta, Traditional food, Genuine food, Gluten free, Vegetarian and Vegan options Menu.
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