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Maldonado Bistro

Mons. Vella Street | 18, Victoria, Island of Gozo VCT 1461, Malta
+356 9901 9270
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good19%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“bruschetta” (36 reviews)
“beef tagliata” (5 reviews)
“falafel” (6 reviews)
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Italian, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Mons. Vella Street | 18, Victoria, Island of Gozo VCT 1461, Malta
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Hidden in Victoria, this restaurant isn't easy to spot - google it before getting there! Lovely place, with quirky decor and intimate setting. The cater for children too - spotted a number of families with highchairs etc (though I wouldn't really have pegged it a...More

Thank biscuitcrumb
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Lovely place with a beautiful intimate decor! Extensive wine list, quality food and great service ! The staff is so caring. They have a lot of suggestions to offer and make sure that you have a lovely evening. A must try !

Thank kkekesi
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The staff is very friendly, professional and efficient. The restaurant is a bit difficult to find if you don't google it before. But the place itself is worth visiting!!! Such a charming restaurant. And the menu is delicious. So fresh and designed! We highly recommend...More

Thank Lizzie88_13
Reviewed 1 week ago

For better or worse, the fare at many Maltese restaurants is pretty much the same: rabbit, fish, pasta--many dishes prepared in similar ways. Maldonado was a nice change from the ordinary. The dishes were twists on Maltese favorites: interesting combinations, for example, of flavors and...More

Thank Iambic
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful dinner at this bistro this week. The staff were very friendly and very informative about the menu and wine list. The bread was warm and delicious. The double baked cheese soufflé was amazing and then the beef tournedos were out of this world. My...More

Thank SusieQScotland
Reviewed 1 week ago

A few of us planned to get to Valletta much earlier on a Saturday morning but instead arrived in the early afternoon - famished. We headed towards Victoria and I frantically searched TripAdvisor for a place to go. This restaurant was such a find: Two...More

Thank TheAristotelian
Reviewed 1 week ago

The vibe is lovely, staff are friendly and the food was pretty good and different in a good way. The owner was very passionate when discussing the menu which was nice. To start we shared the cheese souffle, falafel and dumplings, all super flavourful. For...More

Thank maxine2791
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great service, lovely food, good portions, cosy atmosphere and reasonable prices. Highly recommended for winter dining

Thank nixyme
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stumbled across this place almost by default, as it was one of the few restaurants still open relatively late into the evening (in October, perhaps a little out of high season). Friendly service, good food at a decent price in a very pleasant environment.

Thank Ed G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great service. Really good food! Location is beautiful. Some kind of wine cellar made into restaurant. Cosy and warm feel.

Thank Hester L
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$17 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Waitstaff, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
6:30 PM - 11:30 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
6:30 PM - 11:30 PM
6:30 PM - 11:30 PM
6:30 PM - 11:30 PM
6:30 PM - 11:30 PM
6:30 PM - 11:30 PM
6:30 PM - 11:30 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mons. Vella Street | 18, Victoria, Island of Gozo VCT 1461, Malta
  • Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Gozo  >  Victoria
  • Phone Number: +356 9901 9270
  • E-mail
You'll need to explore the backstreets of Victoria to find food worth hunting for, but once here you'll be glad you did.Off the tourist track and with none of the traps, Maldonado Bistro is the sort of place only locals know about but with the food and ambiance to charm all. Our menu is a satisfying mix of the best local delicacies, bruschetta, pasta, grills and salads. So go exploring and discover a spot to treasure.
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