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Sale e Pepe Tradizione Italiana

Portomaso Yacht Marina | St. Julian's, Saint Julian's, Island of Malta PTM01, Malta
+356 2138 3345
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good27%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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“bruschetta” (36 reviews)
“lamb shank” (8 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Italian, Seafood, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Portomaso Yacht Marina | St. Julian's, Saint Julian's, Island of Malta PTM01, Malta
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Reviewed today via mobile

Traditional italian pizzeria at with the terrace and nice view to the marina. Fresh food, good balance value for money.

Thank Andrei B
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The food was amanzing, tasting and beautiful! Great service and a perfect view. A Perfect Italian meal - we are in love

Thank Madeleine M
Reviewed 3 days ago

This restaurant managed to wangle its way in our thinking - whenever we have guests we go to Sale e Pepe becasue we know we will not be let down. Menu is varied, highly professional staff, easy parking and lovely ambience. You cannot get it...More

Thank jdg001
Reviewed 1 week ago

Within the Portomaso complex; very clean atmosphere and they also have outside seating with views of the marina. Service: Service here depends on the person you get. Food: Depends on what you order it can range from very good to below average. I've had meat...More

Thank SuAmi17
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very nice italian cuisine had dinner with wine reasonable prices, very friendly staff. Would go again for sure

Thank Geo-Cyp1978
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I popped in here one lunch time for a drink and something light for lunch. We looked at the menu and decided on the fries. Service at this point went surly and un-accommodating. If you need to order a bigger meal then say so rather...More

Thank HullPhil
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Dropped for a Sunday lunch. Two lamb shanks, octopus salad main course and chicken strips for our boy plus water and coffees worked out at eur136 (incl Portomaso parking whixh was charged for)! They charged double for the octopus salad because it was main course!...More

Thank Herald B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had dinner there twice and on both occasions the food and service was excellent. The restaurant is situated down the steps to the marina by the Hilton Hotel in St Julians. The food has an Italian theme but is not restricted to the traditional...More

Thank ftburrows
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

after several failed walk-in attempts at various local restaurants, we finally got a good recommendation and discovered this lovely pearl located in a naval cul-de-sac. not only was the scenery lovely, but the service was top-notch and the food first rate Italian cuisine with a...More

Thank Ohad H
Reviewed 15 May 2018

Situated near the Hilton hotel, this restaurant in the Portomaso Marina, has in addition to traditional Italian dishes a large choice of fish dishes prepared according to one's wishes i.e. grilled or otherwise. I had a 300 grammes Australian T-bone steak which was very good...More

Thank rene818
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1 May 2017|
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Response from Alexander E | Property representative |
Dear Tripadvisor reviewer. Thank you for your kind enquiry. We do accept restaurant bookings anytime, however on both Christmas and New Year's Eve/Day we shall be offering a special festive a la carte menu with a minimum... More
3 April 2017|
Response from dennysgoossens | Reviewed this property |
Never tried vegetarian meals, so very difficult to answer, just try veal, that is great!
28 March 2017|
Response from Alexander E | Property representative |
Good evening Mr. Howie. Thank you for your kind message, however please be informed that we do take table reservations only over the phone or by completing the online reservation form available on our website. We look... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$41 - US$58
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
19:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Portomaso Yacht Marina | St. Julian's, Saint Julian's, Island of Malta PTM01, Malta
  • Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Malta  >  Saint Julian's
  • Phone Number: +356 2138 3345
  • E-mail
Sale e Pepe Tradizione Italiana is a typical Italian Restaurant for all the family, with the advantage of having the picturesque view of the award winning Portomaso Yacht Marina.Sale e Pepe is the ideal place for a casual or a business lunch as well as a romantic dinner.Sale e Pepe Tradizione Italiana accepts all types of groups; small and large groups. Exclusivity of the venue, for staff parties or birthday parties, during opening hours is also considered.The menu at the Sale e Pepe Tradizione Italiana is varied and includes homemade pasta, fresh fish catch of the day and meat. Your choice for lunch could include a light starter such as the "Beef Carpaccio with rocket leaves and parmesan shavings", followed by a delicious plate of "Rigatoni alla Burina, with sausage, mascarpone, mushrooms and parmesan cheese" or the "Homemade Fettuccine with courgettes and prawns".For a more comprehensive meal you could go for the "Steamed Mussels and Clams served with wine, garlic, chilli and fresh tomato sauce " or the "Gnocchi with aubergines, buffalo mozzarella and cherry tomatoes"In true Italian style there are several pasta dishes to choose from such as: "Spaghetti Carbonara" ,"Risotto with Sardinia Saffron" and "Pappardelle with Rabbit Ragu`" . For those who prefer stuffed pasta we offer "Homemade Ravioli filled with Maltese ricotta in a tomato and basil sauce".Fresh catch of the day is offered depending on what the market offers. Fish dishes on the menu include "Grilled Calamari", "Sole Meuniere" and Sale e Pepe Tradizione Italiana's specilaity: the "Fillet of Salmon cooked in olive oil and tyme in a potato crust".For patrons preferring red meat, the "Black Angus Beef Fillet" and the "Carved Prime Irish Beef with rocket and cherry tomatoes" are available and can be complemented with any of our variety of sauces. House specialites are: the "Pork Cotoletta alla Milanese" and the "Slow cooked braised Lamb shank with potato mash". For those who prefer white meat the "Chicken casserole alla Romana", and the "Veal Escalope with creamy lemon juice" are also a must.Sale e Pepe Tradizione Italiana has recently been awarded with the certification "Marchio di Ospitalita` Italiana" among the Quality Approved Italian Restaurants project in Malta.
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