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Triq Martino Garzes | Yacht Marina, Mgarr, Island of Gozo GSM 2413, Malta
+356 2156 3317
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Sliema, Malta
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This restaurant is a must, at least once, on your visit to Gozo. It's location just on the sea over looking Imjarr harbor, with all the boats bobbing up and down at their moorings gives the place that tranquil atmosphere difficult to find any where. We were there for lunch with the family, seven adults and three children. It's not... More 

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Thank Nemar2015
United States
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63 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

The menu revolves (quite rightly) around the daily catch which is brought to your table for your inspection. The staff recommended baked in white when and garlic was the perfect way to cook our fish selection that was expertly filleted at our table. Awesome lunch!

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Thank ThorbenResa
travelerGozo_Malta, General Manager at Porto Vecchio, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind and positive feedback. More 

Alnwick, United Kingdom
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1,651 reviews
955 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 563 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We returned here after many months away and were reminded of what a superb location this restaurant has. One can sit indoors or outdoors overlooking the boats in the harbour in Mgarr and seeing the Gozo Channel Ferry coming back and forth. Service is welcoming and helpful. The menu is traditional with the array of pastas, fish and meat one... More 

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travelerGozo_Malta, General Manager at Porto Vecchio, responded to this review

Thank you for your positive comments. It is always a pleasure to have you at the restaurant and that you enjoyed your visit. More 

Black Forest
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had the mussels and the insalata and two glass of wine. Everything excellent. Though it was not that busy, it took them forever to get the wine out. They forgot about the water we ordered. They layed out plates for bread, forgot about the bread. And, yes, I could have asked. But they claimed on the first page of their... More 

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1 Thank BlackForestGuy
travelerGozo_Malta, General Manager at Porto Vecchio, responded to this review

Our sincere apologies for the lack of service that you experienced on your visit. I can assure you that it is not the norm as you can maybe see from other reviews. Thank you kindly. More 

2 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Best aljotta (fish soup), I highly recommend this restaurant especially if you like fish. Service is very good. I will come back again

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Thank Liz Z
Island of Malta, Malta
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent choice of menu which included various choice for gluten free or other allergic patrons. One can just cross over by ferry from Marfa Malta to Mgarr Gozo take a pleasant walk along the coast and find the restaurant. Most attentive and cordial staff. Owner mingled with patrons too. Dogs were allowed on the outside dining area and were even... More 

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Victoria, Malta
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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2017

Stopped here for an impromptu lunch and were very happy we did. Situated in a prominent position in the Mgarr marina, the outside seating provides for a lovely setting in this smart but casual restaurant, helped by the fact that is was a sunny day. The menu is small but covers the usual options from soup of the day, salad,... More 

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North Shields, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2017

During a tour of Gozo we stopped in Mġarr for lunch, looking around the harbour vicinity the Porto Vecchio looked to be the smartest and set a little way off the main roads. The outdoor dining area on the harbour side was very clean and with great views.The menu was quite varied and the service excellent. The Foie Gras risotto... More 

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Xaghra, Malta
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39 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

We've been here many times, both with friends and with family, and have always enjoyed it. In summer, it's great to sit outside and enjoy the harbour view, and in winter it's very cosy and welcoming inside. The fish is always very fresh and well cooked and I always love their pork cheeks. The soup of the day is really... More 

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Swieqi, Malta
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431 reviews
285 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 February 2017

Very obvious choice when one is in Mgarr... location is very visible. The menu is a bit limited and pricey. We had mixed seafood to share for 2. But if one wants '' frito misto seafood '' this one is sauted but it was good. No sidings included. Service is fast and cordial. Good wine list.

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Thank Barbara F

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 26 - US$ 39
Cuisine
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Italian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, View, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Triq Martino Garzes | Yacht Marina, Mgarr, Island of Gozo GSM 2413, Malta
  • Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Gozo  >  Mgarr
  • Phone Number: +356 2156 3317

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?