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Ortygia Food Experience

Strait Street 8, Valletta, Island of Malta VLT 1430, Malta
+356 2709 0251
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good20%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“cannoli” (9 reviews)
“tuna pasta” (3 reviews)
“panini” (2 reviews)
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Italian, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Strait Street 8, Valletta, Island of Malta VLT 1430, Malta
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Reviewed today

Cozy restaurant. Good service. The salad bowls vere huge! We also liked the salad dressings. And the crunchy bread.

Thank HelenaSuomi
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We were looking for a nice place to eat with our three year old daughter. We came to the door to check the menu and we couldnt find anything kids friendly and wanted to leave but the server or i think the owner stopped us...More

Thank dubrovchanka
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Having 3 kids and demanding jobs we opted for a casual evening. The staff are extremely courteous and attentive without being bothersome. Lovely mixed platter with very fresh, typically Sicilian charcuterie and cheeses. But, as so many others mentioned, the highlight is the cannoli dessert....More

Thank beksa
Reviewed 3 days ago

There is the best tuna and also they have a very very good cannoli. The prices are good, and the waiters are very friendly. Unfortunately they have just 4 tables outside.

Thank georgei433
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very limited menu with very fresh ingredients. There is seating outside. Pleasant service. Lunch best.

Thank drgrun
Reviewed 1 week ago

Have found this place by wandering around the side streets in Valetta and judging from the plates I saw on the small tables outside, took the chance to sit inside and try. All dishes were of very good taste and way above my expectations (as...More

Thank Marmanik
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stumbled upon this restaurant and really enjoyed it. We shared the mixed entree platter which was delicious and then a couple of pastas. Really enjoyed it all. Wine was great and reasonably priced. Our waiter was lovely. Would recommend this restaurant.

Thank TaylorspaResan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went on our final night in Valletta. It was a good choice. Had the Ortygia platter which was very tasty. Service was ok but it seemed like only one server was working to satisfy while the others stood around. Platter for 2, 2 wines, sparkling...More

Thank Karl S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went here because of the reviews on here, situated in one of the lovely side streets off the main route through Valletta. We sat outside and had a lazy lunch, we shared two mixed platters (starters) which were large and very well priced. Really...More

Thank Marley1984
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Perfect atmosphere with really delicious food. We had bruschetta as an appetizer- totally recommend! My boyfriend had the pasta with eggplant sauce and I had the caprese salad - maybe the best one I have ever eaten. If you want to eat good food in...More

Thank Alexandra N
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$10
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:45 - 15:30
18:30 - 23:30
11:45 - 15:30
18:30 - 23:30
11:45 - 15:30
18:30 - 23:30
11:45 - 15:30
18:30 - 23:30
11:45 - 15:30
18:30 - 23:30
11:45 - 15:30
18:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Strait Street 8, Valletta, Island of Malta VLT 1430, Malta
  • Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Malta  >  Valletta
  • Phone Number: +356 2709 0251
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In Valletta, in the historic Strait Street, you can try a Sicilian Food Experience with a good glass of wine
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