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Salvino's by La Pecora Nera

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32, Archbishop Street, Valletta, Island of Malta, Malta
+356 2123 9958
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11:30 - 15:00
18:30 - 22:00
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Tue - Sun 11:30 - 15:00
Tue - Sat 18:30 - 22:00
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England
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140 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We received a very warm welcome in this smallish Italian restaurant. Our dishes of veal scaloppini and seafood risotto were freshly prepared in the open kitchen by the chef owner. Prices very reasonable. Restaurant very close to St Georges Square.

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Thank CrankyNWEngland
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a real miracle in contemporary Maltese culinary scene. Among the places that have opened in Malta in the past years, Salvino's is definitely one of the best. I went there in different occasions, both for a work-dinner of 20 people and for a smaller friendly meal and the atmosphere has always been perfect. Try to very good fish,... More 

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Thank Valentino B
Stockport, United Kingdom
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72 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A simple restaurant with a small menu. They have an open kitchen at the rear of the restaurant & the cooking is done by the female owner. When I visited only 1 waiter spoke English but he was very pleasant, helpful & welcoming. As you would expect, the food is freshly cooked & nicely served. As is usual in Italian... More 

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Thank rover33507
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6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

A lovely small restaurant and being run by a well prepared Italian family.... food is typically Italian style and they have a very friendly and well English spoken waiters.... as to billing I have to admit that it is quite fare considering you're in the capital city...the portions and also a very comfortable service.... surely a worthy to taste

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Thank Renald A
Malta
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54 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016

A large number of Italian restaurants have opened in Malta recently and unfortunately some are only Italian in name and not quality! Yet, Salvino's is in my opinion an exception. The menu us rather small yet I see this as a positive thing as it's manageable and the quality is always good. I have eaten here a number of times... More 

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Thank Jonathan S
Yorkshire, UK
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28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

I shouldn't have to say I made the wrong choices in a restaurant. I ordered Buffalo mozzarella salad to start and it was a bed of iceberg with 3 large balls of mozzarella and cherry tomatoes, enough for 3 and the cheese was not top quality. Seafood risotto for main was dry and more like rice than risotto but plenty... More 

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Thank Scottypete
Rabat, Malta
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29 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016

A very well managed Italian restaurant with good food and service. The prices reflect the quality but are affordable and less than similar restaurants in the area.

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Thank jfmalta2016
Zurrieq, Malta
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

Food was great. Since we are Maltese we had pasta. It was fantastic. We wish that we had a little bit bigger portion but still fantastic. Waiter was great and helpful. Great staff!!! Well done and keep it up.

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Thank bmwjon987
Uxbridge, United Kingdom
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78 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

Attracted by the great sounding seafood menu, but a bit put off, as there were no diners inside. Recent Trip Advisor reviews were very good, and they mentioned new management, so decided to take a risk, and booked a table for the following evening. On arrival the restaurant was again empty, but after that things could not have gone better.... More 

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Thank DavidB_2011
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10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

We jumped in this small restaurant by accident before a business meeting nearby. A pretty family run restaurant where you can enjoy an authentic and genuine seafood. We ordered a selection of starters suggested by the owner and a Paccheri pasta dressed with fresh tuna... just divine.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Delivery, Takeout, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 15:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 15:00
18:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 15:00
18:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 15:00
18:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 15:00
18:30 - 22:00
Saturday
11:30 - 15:00
18:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 32, Archbishop Street, Valletta, Island of Malta, Malta
  • Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Malta  >  Valletta
  • Phone Number: +356 2123 9958
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.

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