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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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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good27%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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“bruschetta” (36 reviews)
“bread” (37 reviews)
“lamb shank” (6 reviews)
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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 1 week ago via mobile

Wonderfull place, unbelievable breads at start, the steaks and lamb was very very good, we were so full could not take desert but had a limoncello on the house. To top it all very friendly servers. Highly recommended !

Thank Tuncko
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We hadn't been to Sale e Pepe for a long time but liked the look of the menu so decided to try it again. The food was excellent and so much of it that we wished we had skipped the starter! If you order bread...More

1  Thank PJ1743
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

excellent bread, excellent appetizers especially octopus salad, nice pasta, delicious seafood, marvelous sea bass, good wine selection , excellent service, reasonable pricing

Thank shpacks
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

I start with the "bad" thing: it is a bit more expensive than other places in the area. But the service you get is different to find in other restaurants. Just the selection of bread and the appetizers offered by them makes a difference. The...More

Thank AndreaNurk
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

My family of 5 had a wonderful dinner at this restaurant tonight. The sea bass salt crusted fish was beautifully cooked and the home made ravioli and calamari my kids had was excellent. A great setting to boot looking across the marina with friendly service....More

Thank Mike_downey
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

Breads are amazing! They came out warm with beautiful fillings. Everything freshly cooked and desert was delicious. Staff were lovely, efficient also. Beautiful area, beautiful meal.

Thank sinedublin
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

The last day of the visit in St.Julian's and great discovery. This Italian restaurant offers fabulous view on Marina, shadowed seats in the breezy place and faultless service of the young Italian waitress. The food is perfect, menu concetrates on the sea food and the...More

Thank laserkid
Reviewed 8 April 2017

Birthday lunch with family - extremely courteous staff, excellent service, great food and a very nice atmosphere.

Thank david c
Reviewed 7 April 2017

I really enjoyed eating at Sale Pepe's. Great italian food, nice service and good location. I really enjoyd it. Vey affordable prices as well. Feels very authentic. The TV screens with italian football perhaps makes it less cozy/romantic but nothing that disturbed me and my...More

Thank Olof G
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

Stumbled on the Marina more by accident than by planning and found sale e pepe amongst about 4 or 5 other restuarants all together. I think we made the right choice to go in here. The waiters were brilliant and very efficient. The included breads...More

Thank Graham_Crieff
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
When are you taking bookings for 31st December New Year's Eve 2017
1 May 2017|
Answer Show all 2 answers
Response from aellul | 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
Is this restaurant good for vegetarians? If so how many options are provided on the menu?
3 April 2017|
Response from dennysgoossens | Reviewed this property |
Never tried vegetarian meals, so very difficult to answer, just try veal, that is great!
Hi Myself and my wife would be interested in booking a table for 2 for tonight at 7:45 PM. This is for Nicola's birthday. Can I ask do you have availability and, do you accept Ace FX Mastercard? Thanks Dave Howie
28 March 2017|
Response from aellul | 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$39 - US$56
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
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
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, View, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
19:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
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12:00 - 15:00
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19:00 - 23:00
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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.