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“Very nice”

Salvino's by La Pecora Nera
Ranked #12 of 288 Restaurants in Valletta
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Mediterranean
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Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Description: The recently refurbished restaurant is situated in the heart of Valletta under the new parliament plaza. Today, under the leadership of Chef Steve Mamo they lead their dynamic team in providing dishes with a modern and classical touch with all flavours staying true to themselves. Salvino's offers an extensive list of Italian wine, featuring rare vintages and other sought after selections which complement Steve's carefully crafted dishes, in addition to an outstanding dessert menu.
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

Great salmon and zucchini lasagne, creamy and well cooked, crispy tuna and potato courgettes and a very nice tomato and local goats cheese salad with very flavoursome rocket. The local wines were a good accompaniment. Friendly attentive service.

Thank Dave_of_Perth
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Reviewed 22 September 2017

It's definite now. Every time I am in Valletta, I go to Salvino's by La Pecora Nera (Cucina Romana). The welcome smile of Sandro, the quick wave of hand of Francesca from the kitchen, the calm, quiet atmosphere welcome you. The food is "as mamma used to make"! Delicious and finger licking, cooked there and then for you. The desserts are mostly home made, and you can taste the difference. Recommended!

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1  Thank jocin40
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Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

Positive
+ centrally located in a unique former wine cellar
+ perfect temperature/ AC setting
+ friendly service
+ you can look through the glass front into the kitchen but since there is a glass front you are not bothered by the stell
+ pasta if the day was very tasteful
+ free sorbet sample before dessert

Negative
- overrated and overpriced for what you get in the end (I payed 15€for an octupuss salad, at the time I was there the restaurant was listed #10 in Valetta, so expectations were fairly high)
- my salad​ unfortunately was still sandy
- the food was not served at the same time (delay of only a few minutes)

Thank VroniAufReisen
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Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

We ate here last night and were really blown away by the quality of the meals and service.

Having spent the last couple of weeks travelling through the Balkans, we haven't been overly impressed with the cuisine (and service), as it's been lots of meat plates and pizza.

We are so glad we ate here, the bruschetta, carbonara and bolognese were delicious and tasted as good as any pastas we've had in Italy. Portions are huge as well!

Loved it & would eat here again!

1  Thank DMC_1090
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Reviewed 6 September 2017

Nice and relaxed atmosphere in the magical city of Valletta. Friendly staff and food is delicious...Highly recommend it..

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Thank 82Warren
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