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Ortygia Food Experience

Strait Street 8, Valletta, Island of Malta VLT 1430, Malta
+356 2709 0251
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good19%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“cannoli” (14 reviews)
“tuna pasta” (5 reviews)
“charcuterie” (2 reviews)
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Italian, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Strait Street 8, Valletta, Island of Malta VLT 1430, Malta
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1 - 10 of 107 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stumbled across this restaurant on a wet Sunday evening, they found room for seven of us and from the starters to mains then desserts we were well served.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank RPHWoking
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stumbled on this little place on our quest for vegan food in a city that doesn't understand the concept too well. At Ortygia we shared a bruschetta, then two of the three pasta dishes on the menu were things we could eat, one with...More

Date of visit: November 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There are plenty of choices for a substantial meal, and half portions are available if you are not very hungry, The cannoli are superb.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Margaret O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

YUM!!! And friendly fast service. I had the tuna pasta. I'll remember the taste experience for a long time. Highly recommended.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Camper571616
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived early (at 13:30 more or less). The place is quite and nice. The service is good and very fast for order and more to serve you. As we went there at lunch time some choices from the menu weren't available (the gourmet paninis)....More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank m3rak
Reviewed 2 November 2018

Te food was INCREDIBLE. The swordfish was one of the best I,ve ever tasted. The place is really tiny, magic. The attenion of the staff and owner were 10 points. They even gave us directions to stay in Siracusa! We had a lovely evening. We...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Cris B
Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

We had 2 pasta, one Sicilian pesto and the other the tuna. My girlfriend think the tuna smells, but I don't smell it. The taste of both pasta are very good. As dessert of shared one big Canoli. Excellent! Not too sweet. I have problem...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Chi T
Reviewed 26 October 2018 via mobile

Located on a quiet side street, this charming Sicilian restaurant offers a relatively small selection of quality dishes with very reasonable portion sizes.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Kelli W
Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

Real Sicilian food. Great homemade pasta, delicious fish; simple authentic and value for money. Very friendly staff too.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Bellainmla
Reviewed 18 October 2018 via mobile

Had dinner with wife and kids Great swordfish and house specialty plate Prices affordable - good value for your money Our waiter joked at lot - very fun experience

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank HCH1734
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 3 - US$ 10
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
6:30 PM - 11:15 PM
12:00 PM - 3:15 PM
6:30 PM - 11:15 PM
12:00 PM - 3:15 PM
6:30 PM - 11:15 PM
6:30 PM - 11:15 PM
12:00 PM - 3:15 PM
6:30 PM - 11:15 PM
12:00 PM - 3:15 PM
6:30 PM - 11:15 PM
12:00 PM - 3:15 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Strait Street 8, Valletta, Island of Malta VLT 1430, Malta
  • Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Malta  >  Valletta
  • Phone Number: +356 2709 0251
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In Valletta, in the historic Strait Street, you can try a Sicilian Food Experience with a good glass of wine
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