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Rubino

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53 Triq il-Fran | 53, Old Bakery Street, Valletta, Island of Malta, Malta
+356 2122 4656
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12:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:30
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Mon - Fri 12:30 - 14:30
Tue - Sat 19:30 - 22:30
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Dublin, Ireland
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 June 2014

Before our trip to Malta I had was very much looking forward to a trip to Rubinos after reading so many glowing reviews. The service was friendly if a little lacking in attentiveness. The waitress brought us through the menu but because of where we were seated it was difficult for my husband to look at the board to review... More 

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5 Thank chelle2ie
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44 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 June 2014 via mobile

Rubino's is in a delightful and charming setting. The restaurant is small and everyone receives personal attention from the friendly, welcoming and knowledgeable staff. There is a wide range of interesting and delicious food, beautifully cooked and well presented. With very ample portions. The prices are very reasonable too. Fully recommended

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Thank Ron W
Melbourne, Australia
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65 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 June 2014

No menus here - the waitress takes you through each of the menu items which are listed on a board. We had the fried goats cheese for starters which was nice, but perhaps could have had a better crumb to cheese ratio. For main I had the rabbit, which was extra tasty and eaten by hand. My wife had the... More 

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1 Thank Peter K
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 June 2014

I've been there with my friends and we enjoyed the meal and the wine in a great atmosphere. Good service and affordable prices.

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Thank johntourist
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61 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 May 2014 via mobile

Went for lunch. Would never have come across this place if it wasn't for Tripadvisor. Very small (10 tables), with very nice ambience. Menu is a board on the wall, and everyting is simple and nicely prepared. Mains are app EUR 20, starters around 10 and desserts 5. Very nice wine list with many good, affordable wines.

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1 Thank Frank R
Malta
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108 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 May 2014

In this restaurant, we always ate good and was reasonable priced, served well and patrons are taken care of well.

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Thank toniobStVenera_Malta
Valletta, Malta
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 May 2014

Friendly welcome and good service. The food is usually excellent. The atmosphere is good since it very popular

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Thank Stanley419
Tarxien, Malta
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 May 2014

His specialised menu is great. As you sit at the table the waiter comes and updates you with what's fresh and on today's menu. Every single item is just so tempting you find it difficult which plate to have. highly recommended and reasonable prices. Their cassatella siciliana is homemade and unique !

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Thank Ryan924
Woking, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 May 2014

This is great artisanal food in atmospheric surroundings. The whole party (4) thoroughly enjoyed the fare presented in good time and whilst it's not fine dining, we didn't expect it to be and therefore we had lovely food with great flavours, all at a good price. Recommended to book as the first night we asked for a table, they were... More 

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Thank r_hgs
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 May 2014

Despite the unassuming exterior - it used to be a confectionery and still looks likes one - this must be one of the best restaurants in Malta. We went for a fairly late lunch and, despite finishing well after closing time, never felt rushed. The menu is written on a blackboard and changes every day depending on the season. The... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Monday
12:30 - 14:30
Tuesday
12:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:30
Wednesday
12:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:30
Thursday
12:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:30
Friday
12:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:30
Saturday
19:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 53 Triq il-Fran | 53, Old Bakery Street, Valletta, Island of Malta, Malta
  • Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Malta  >  Valletta
  • Phone Number: +356 2122 4656

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