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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
11:30 - 15:00
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Tue - Sun 11:30 - 15:00
Tue - Sat 18:30 - 22:00
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

5/5. Staff was kind, toilet was very clean. Price was medium. Food (pastas) were very good and house wines were also very delicious. Wifi was working also very well.

Thank Jarmo P
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Reviewed 11 March 2017

We went for a lunch. Very good service , made to feel very welcome in what felt an authentic Italian restaurant. I chose meatballs and my wife the veal scallopina with a salad. Very nicely cooked and well presented and all seemed very fresh. And a good bottle of Sicilian wine. Little pastry and coffee to finish. All excellent

Thank salohcin
Redmond, Washington
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Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

Every bite is fabulous with great ingredients and spot-on preparation. Authentic Italian fare with a warm heart, fabulous wine and in the heart of Valletta!

Thank WeTrip
Hamburg, Germany
2 reviews
Reviewed 23 February 2017

Extremely friendly staff, amazing good fresh food. According to my Italian colleagues/friends authentic Italian food.

Thank Susanne S
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Reviewed 19 February 2017

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.

Thank CrankyNWEngland
2 reviews
Reviewed 13 February 2017

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 

Thank Valentino B
Stockport, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 February 2017

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 

Thank rover33507
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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

Thank Renald A
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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 

Thank Jonathan S
Yorkshire, UK
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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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Mediterranean, European, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Takeout, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 - 15:00
11:30 - 15:00
18:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
18:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
18:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
18:30 - 22:00
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
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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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?