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Tal Familja Restaurant

Triq il-Gardiel, Marsascala, Island of Malta MSK 1030, Malta
+356 2163 2161
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good20%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“snails” (14 reviews)
“beans” (9 reviews)
“seafood” (29 reviews)
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Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Triq il-Gardiel, Marsascala, Island of Malta MSK 1030, Malta
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Wonderful environment, excellent service, delicious food! If I could, I would give 6 stars to this restaurant which is a gem in its genre because they serve Maltese traditional food but with a twist! Forget the oily food in gigantic portion, heavy to digest, here...More

Thank Marilda C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fresh tasty food. Fish presented before being cooked. Food tastes like good home cooking and we enjoyed our evening there. Service quite attentive.

Thank M E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good food,fresh fish dishes are to die for! Prices are reasonable for quality and service, Specially thanks to Theresie she was very helpful. Will be back sure, thanks again

Thank Etienne C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fresh fish dishes are to die for! Prices are adequate for the quality of food and service. Will come by often!

Thank Janis R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Tonight was our third visit here in the past 2 months. We always go there with our 2 kids and there is a very friendly atmosphere but it is also nice and romantic for couples as there is nice music and a good ambience. The...More

Thank clephen
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited this restaurant for the first time to celebrate a family birthday. Was impressed at first go with ambience, food, impeccable and friendly service all around. Keep up the good work guys. Will be back for sure

Thank helcassar
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

In this restaurant we go very often, even my wedding I organised there! Very nice tasty and fresh foods! A specially fresh fish and sea foods.Very friendly and helpful staff and wonderful family atmosphere! Highly recommended!

Thank sofy10grima
Reviewed 8 November 2017

We had had good reports about Tal Familja and were not disappointed. Family-run and very proud of their restaurant. Just off the main roads which meant it was a little less hectic and that suited us down to the ground. The menu was reasonable, the...More

Thank Hugh H
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

I liked the food, I like that it is the only place on Malta that when you order fresh fish, you actually know how much you will pay. A bit crowdy and loud- I would not recommend for the romantic dinner, but for family dinner...More

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Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

What a happy welcome and great food awaits you at this restaurant just away from the waterfront. Between us we had salmon Troy as a special, ravioli stuffed with ricotta, beef olives, octopus and a really tasty warm date in filo with fig ice cream....More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$28 - US$43
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Triq il-Gardiel, Marsascala, Island of Malta MSK 1030, Malta
  • Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Malta  >  Marsascala
  • Phone Number: +356 2163 2161
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The Restaurant is run by the family and a group of people who are passionate about their work, the food and the service we provide.We specialize in a wide variety of daily Fresh fish and Shellfish….Fresh Oysters, Oysters in Batter, Fresh Scallops, Fresh Cannellocci, Vangole, Prawns, King Prawns, Octopus, Calamari crudi, Calamari Fritti or grilled, White Bait, salted cod, Fresh Mussels, Sea Bass carpaccio, Prawn Carpaccio…..And those of you who do not like fish we have the best cut of Angus beef, Irish Beef and mouth watering T-Bone steaks…specialities are continuously changing weekly.The most important part of our business are you our customers.We treat you the way we wish to be treated ourselves, with respect and honesty.Here at the Tal-Familja Restaurant, we look at things from a different perspective...yours.’ We have been reviewed in the 'Defiantly good guide' Book every year….number of reviews on newspapers, awarded 5 star by Mona (Maltese Food Critic) and much more.
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