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“Great food.”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of La Falena

La Falena
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Good for: Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Dining options: Dinner, After-hours, Lunch, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Valet Parking, Validated Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Malta
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Great food.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 March 2013

We went to this restaurant on a busy Saturday evening without a reservation and we were given a table and served promptly. We were recommended the restaurant by the owner of the villa we rented and we liked it so much we returned a second time. The decor is modern and clean and the staff are very courteous. The food is lovely with a vast pizza menu which is baked in a stone oven. The spaghetti al nero di seppia must be my favourite and the Planeta wine is one to try.

  • Visited March 2013
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2 Thank 2204
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Santa Eulalia
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240 reviews
188 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 191 helpful votes
“WHERE THE LOCALS GO”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2012

This restaurant was recommended by the owner of the villa we had rented near Santa Croce. Set one street back in Marina di Ragusa with no view of the sea, this is a serious eating establishment. Large and brightly lit, it was full of locals - family groups with children, young couples, older people - all enjoying excellent straight-forward Sicilian fare at very reasonable prices. Normally we would not go to this sort of restaurant - too noisy, too bright - but we were very glad we did, and returned a second time, as the welcome was very friendly (we were the only foreigners on both occasions) and the head waiter spoke good english. Crisp white table linen. We enjoyed the pasta - fettucine alla pesce with funghi was particularly good - amazing pizzas and enormous calzone. With two bottles of excellent wine recommended by the head waiter, our bill for five people came to Euros 109! La Falena and Lido Azzurro Da Serafino (see my review) were the two restaurant in Marina di Ragusa we enjoyed the most and strongly recommend.

  • Visited September 2012
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Gharghur, Malta
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247 reviews
154 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
“Worth the walk!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2012 via mobile

This restaurant is located at the edge of the town but don't be put off by the walk. The food and service are second to none in the area and the prices are fair. Of course the fish is recommended. Always ask the price of the fish before ordering. There's no view to behold....it's the food you go there for.

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1 Thank OscarWilde1
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Island of Malta, Malta
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53 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Good but not spectacular”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2012

Food and service very acceptable but by no means spectacularly so. Mussels were above average but then the mixed platter was of mixed quality. Parts were great but others a bit disappointing
The waiters very cordial and helpul even with choice of wine.

  • Visited July 2012
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Thank Sonz64
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Hong Kong
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29 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
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“Quantity for sure; not sure about quality.”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2009

For sure the place is value for money and honest in what they serve to you. Pizza is fine, but all the rest comes in gigantic portions which do not necessarily reflect quality. Their "famous" seafood antipasto is a crowded assortment of any anything ranging from octopus salad to gratin-style/breaded items. If you dare ordering it, you better be prepared to order anything else only after you finish with the antipasto. My experience with pasta with vongole (claims) was disappointing due to the amount of oil they were swimming in. Moreover, to my surprise, by the term of “boiled octopus” they do mean one whole, giant octopus in your plate, which eventually would eventually stuff you on its own. The verdict? Not a place for refined and pleasant cuisine or atmosphere for a candle light dinner with the love of your life. For sure a place for travelers on a budget, families with kids or simply for a pizza.

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Thank MilitoHK
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