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Tal Familja Restaurant

Triq il-Gardiel, Marsascala, Island of Malta MSK 1030, Malta
+356 2163 2161
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good20%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“snails” (14 reviews)
“beans” (10 reviews)
“fresh fish” (26 reviews)
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Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Triq il-Gardiel, Marsascala, Island of Malta MSK 1030, Malta
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We went to Tal-Familja for a family event and we were really satisfied with the food and atmosphere. Also the staff were helpful and were professional. We will surely visit this restaurant again in the near future.

Thank David X
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Maltese islands host numerous good restaurant, Tal-Familja Restaurant is one of the best restaurants in the southern part of the island. You can dine indoors and outdoors,, marvellous painting decorate the indoors.Both the owners and staff are very welcoming and when dining in this...More

Thank Stephen G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Have been to this restaurant several times and we were never disappointed the standards of this restaurants are so high and the staff are amazing very very helpful .

Thank Lifesurvivor001
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited this restsurant on sunday afternoon the place was busy but still you can see the staff with smiles on there faces and really working hard . We ordered maltese set menus which was really cheap 22.00 euros it included antipasti such as bigilla...More

Thank therese112233
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We are a family of 5 and we had a reservation done at this restaurant which was suggested by the concierge in the hotel we were staying we asked for a fish restaurant and this was the one . Saturday evening the place was full...More

Thank Fouad I
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolutely shocking. Ordered food... had the starter but waited an hour ad a half for main ; when asked where food was as others who came after in after I'd had their starter, main and dessert. The owner came out with two plates of the...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 1 week ago

I'm sorry but, despite what others are saying, we found the service appalling. Although the restaurant was only a quarter full, they made a big deal of deciding whether we could have a table, first the waitress left us standing while she enquired, then the...More

Thank Karen S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My family and I have been going to Tal Familja for over 8 years now and we were never disappointed. Everything on the menu is mouth-watering and the staff are friendly and very helpful. Every time we go to visit our families, we always book...More

Thank Stefano C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

In a quiet little side street but closed to The Marina this restaurant of high standard offers exquisite food and good service. The owner and his daughters are all Chefs ! Family oblige !

Thank fanydoran
Reviewed 1 week ago

The food and the atmosphere was incredible! The fresh fish was delicious :) The staff was also very friendly and helpful! Will definitely go again and I would recommend!

Thank Steve H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$28 - US$43
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Triq il-Gardiel, Marsascala, Island of Malta MSK 1030, Malta
  • Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Malta  >  Marsascala
  • Phone Number: +356 2163 2161
The Restaurant is run by the family and a group of people who are passionate about their work, the food and the service we provide.We specialize in a wide variety of daily Fresh fish and Shellfish….Fresh Oysters, Oysters in Batter, Fresh Scallops, Fresh Cannellocci, Vangole, Prawns, King Prawns, Octopus, Calamari crudi, Calamari Fritti or grilled, White Bait, salted cod, Fresh Mussels, Sea Bass carpaccio, Prawn Carpaccio…..And those of you who do not like fish we have the best cut of Angus beef, Irish Beef and mouth watering T-Bone steaks…specialities are continuously changing weekly.The most important part of our business are you our customers.We treat you the way we wish to be treated ourselves, with respect and honesty.Here at the Tal-Familja Restaurant, we look at things from a different perspective...yours.’ We have been reviewed in the 'Defiantly good guide' Book every year….number of reviews on newspapers, awarded 5 star by Mona (Maltese Food Critic) and much more.
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