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Sale e Pepe Tradizione Italiana

Portomaso Yacht Marina | St. Julian's, Saint Julian's, Island of Malta PTM01, Malta
+356 2138 3345
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good27%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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“bread” (66 reviews)
“bruschetta” (38 reviews)
“lamb shank” (7 reviews)
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7:00 PM - 11:00 PMAll hours
Mediterranean, Italian, Seafood, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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Portomaso Yacht Marina | St. Julian's, Saint Julian's, Island of Malta PTM01, Malta
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A bit more expensive but service and food are superb. Really recommended to all those looking for a truly superior and delightful experience

Thank Jamestcut
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

On a weeks holiday staying in the nearby Hilton hotel my husband and I ate here twice it was so good. Wonderful authentic Italian food, the saltimbocca was delicious and the white chocolate filled soufflé a perfect end to our meal. The second visit on...More

Thank Ferrygate
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited restaurant last Sunday with the family for dinner. I booked lovely table outside overlooking marina. Really pleasant atmosphere , attentive and kind service . The food was very good, everything we tried including pasta carbonara , gnocchi , cotolleta , the taste is perfect...More

Thank Katleskova
Reviewed 1 week ago

We came here in June 2017 and booked again during our September stay at The Hilton for my birthday? As per our last visit great food and service! Will be back when we visit again next May!

Thank EricJackson
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The restaurant overlooks the marina and is a massive relief from the frenetic atmosphere of St Julians! We pre-booked and had a nice table which was covered but open at the sides - weather was not the warmest but that was perfect. The food and...More

Thank Nigel_and_Liz_B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great location, where we sat outdoors overlooking the marina. Service was superb and very attentive. We both opted for the fresh tuna, and I asked for some king prawns with mine... both melted in the mouth, delicious. Served with roasted potatoes and veg. The homemade...More

Thank Scubydoo
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Malta was not the best destination I've been to in terms of gastronomy and this restaurant was the best place we ate while in the island. The staff was excellent (high marks Marlene), very attentive and friendly. The copperto includes a wonderfull butter croissant and...More

Thank Rmkoch
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Now it is a traditional Italian good food wine and service we had chops thinking it was a bbq but we're not disappointed, next visit we will order traditional food .

Thank Lyn H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Their bread rolls, stuffed with olives are just fantastic. The waiters were very attentive and the food was very nice and tasty. Book a table in advance, if you want to sit outside...and you want to sit outside (if it's not too cold) for the...More

Thank ronkbh
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice location in Portomaso marina, stones throw from the Hilton. Food and wine very nice, especially the pasta dishes. Lovely by night and gets a breeze as you look at the yachts. It is pot luck to get a table outside unless you book...More

Thank Webpimp
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Questions & Answers
2 May 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Alexander E | Property representative |
Dear Tripadvisor reviewer. Thank you for your kind enquiry. We do accept restaurant bookings anytime, however on both Christmas and New Year's Eve/Day we shall be offering a special festive a la carte menu with a minimum... More
3 April 2017|
Response from dennysgoossens | Reviewed this property |
Never tried vegetarian meals, so very difficult to answer, just try veal, that is great!
28 March 2017|
Response from Alexander E | Property representative |
Good evening Mr. Howie. Thank you for your kind message, however please be informed that we do take table reservations only over the phone or by completing the online reservation form available on our website. We look... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 41 - US$ 59
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, View, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Portomaso Yacht Marina | St. Julian's, Saint Julian's, Island of Malta PTM01, Malta
  • Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Malta  >  Saint Julian's
  • Phone Number: +356 2138 3345
  • E-mail
Sale e Pepe Tradizione Italiana is a typical Italian Restaurant for all the family, with the advantage of having the picturesque view of the award winning Portomaso Yacht Marina.Sale e Pepe is the ideal place for a casual or a business lunch as well as a romantic dinner.Sale e Pepe Tradizione Italiana accepts all types of groups; small and large groups. Exclusivity of the venue, for staff parties or birthday parties, during opening hours is also considered.The menu at the Sale e Pepe Tradizione Italiana is varied and includes homemade pasta, fresh fish catch of the day and meat. Your choice for lunch could include a light starter such as the "Beef Carpaccio with rocket leaves and parmesan shavings", followed by a delicious plate of "Rigatoni alla Burina, with sausage, mascarpone, mushrooms and parmesan cheese" or the "Homemade Fettuccine with courgettes and prawns".For a more comprehensive meal you could go for the "Steamed Mussels and Clams served with wine, garlic, chilli and fresh tomato sauce " or the "Gnocchi with aubergines, buffalo mozzarella and cherry tomatoes"In true Italian style there are several pasta dishes to choose from such as: "Spaghetti Carbonara" ,"Risotto with Sardinia Saffron" and "Pappardelle with Rabbit Ragu`" . For those who prefer stuffed pasta we offer "Homemade Ravioli filled with Maltese ricotta in a tomato and basil sauce".Fresh catch of the day is offered depending on what the market offers. Fish dishes on the menu include "Grilled Calamari", "Sole Meuniere" and Sale e Pepe Tradizione Italiana's specilaity: the "Fillet of Salmon cooked in olive oil and tyme in a potato crust".For patrons preferring red meat, the "Black Angus Beef Fillet" and the "Carved Prime Irish Beef with rocket and cherry tomatoes" are available and can be complemented with any of our variety of sauces. House specialites are: the "Pork Cotoletta alla Milanese" and the "Slow cooked braised Lamb shank with potato mash". For those who prefer white meat the "Chicken casserole alla Romana", and the "Veal Escalope with creamy lemon juice" are also a must.Sale e Pepe Tradizione Italiana has recently been awarded with the certification "Marchio di Ospitalita` Italiana" among the Quality Approved Italian Restaurants project in Malta.
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