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Maldonado Bistro

Mons. Vella Street | 18, Victoria, Island of Gozo VCT 1461, Malta
+356 9901 9270
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good19%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“bruschetta” (32 reviews)
“falafel” (8 reviews)
“beef tagliata” (5 reviews)
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Italian, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Mons. Vella Street | 18, Victoria, Island of Gozo VCT 1461, Malta
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We came across this place based on the tripadvisor reviews and found it to be a really nice local restaurant, reasonably priced and with friendly service.

Thank Travel_Lion_10
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Service was very attentive and prompt. Staff was very knowledgeable and could tell about the dishes and make recommendations. Wine selection was wast. Food was excellent.

Thank Timo P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food was really tasty and good. The staff was so friendly. We really felt welcome. The main menu as well the desserts we're delicious. The reataurant was beautifull and cosy. I really would recommand this restaurant.

Thank Noortverhoef
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A totally relaxing restaurant with excellent service. Good food. Good atmosphere. Menu was varied, but could do with some more choice !

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Thank raygreg2017
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a delicious meal here. I started with locally produced new season asparagus and it was delicious, then sea bass, which was lovely and fresh and perfectly cooked. We shared desserts of chocolate tart and hazelnut pavlova and devoured both, they were fab. They...More

Thank dickens668
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My second visit to Maldonado was sadly disappointing. A small menu, which is not a bad thing but fairly limited options for a vegetarian like myself. No specials, but we assume this is because they change their menu regularly. We went for the asparagus starter,...More

Thank Expateating
Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

This was one of our fave meals in Malta.. highly highly HIGHLY recommend! The cheese soufflé starter was to die for! Everything we ordered was delicious, lovely service and they stayed open late especially for us... worth finding!

Thank Bronya G
Reviewed 14 March 2018

We made a return visit to this lovely restaurant in Gozo. There was a new menu which contains a number of interesting and unusual dishes. As a starter I tried the chickpea fritter , something very different but really tasty , unusual taste but certainly...More

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1  Thank Jim M
Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

Situated in one of the back alleys behind Pjazza Indipendenza, our dining experience here was truly pleasant. The ambiance is charming and relaxed. The food takes centre stage both in preparation as well as choice of quality ingredients. The Twice-Baked Gozitan Gbejniet Soufflé is a...More

1  Thank tazzo22
Reviewed 26 February 2018 via mobile

Our hotel recommended to go for supper at this restaurant and it was not worth it. First, the waiter was unwelcoming, barely came to our table, we lit our candle ourselves and when a large group arrived, he was no longer seen. My pasta dish...More

2  Thank mugisele
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11 February 2018|
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Response from George Larry Z | Property representative |
We have bread and pasta gluten free options. Also there are a number of starters and main courses which are gluten free too.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$17 - US$41
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Waitstaff, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:30 - 15:00
18:30 - 23:30
18:30 - 23:30
18:30 - 23:30
18:30 - 23:30
18:30 - 23:30
18:30 - 23:30
18:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mons. Vella Street | 18, Victoria, Island of Gozo VCT 1461, Malta
  • Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Gozo  >  Victoria
  • Phone Number: +356 9901 9270
  • E-mail
You'll need to explore the backstreets of Victoria to find food worth hunting for, but once here you'll be glad you did.Off the tourist track and with none of the traps, Maldonado Bistro is the sort of place only locals know about but with the food and ambiance to charm all. Our menu is a satisfying mix of the best local delicacies, bruschetta, pasta, grills and salads. So go exploring and discover a spot to treasure.
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