This list is based on the results of our annual survey, last conducted in September 2019. Thousands of readers participated in our Restaurant Survey to discover which are Malta and Gozo’s most popular restaurants for best Maltese Food. The top rated restaurant sponsored by Offbeat Malta Food Trails was awarded with a commemorative award at our annual Restaurant Awards Ceremony held in December 2019.
The restaurants are listed and ranked by number of surveyors' votes.
The overall winner: Tal-Familja Restaurant
"Very comfy atmosphere and top quality food". "Lives up to its name. Very family orientated".
"Outstanding food, charming place, great wine". "Never fails to please". "Consistency and excellence at its best".
Ta’ Marija Restaurant
"Friendly attentive staff, fantastic atmosphere, fabulous authentic food".
"A place where you'll keep going back. Great menus and wine selection". "Excellent food cooked by a wonderful chef in a great setting".
"Excellent service and food everytime". "The hygiene is so impressive". "Highly recommended".
Serving up food that "is to die for". Patrons "keep going for more of their scrumptious food".
The Boathouse Restaurant, Xlendi
"Food to die for. Service always with a smile". "Impeccable service throughout".
"Amazing food, great customer service and extremely good value for money". "Ideal for a romantic dinner or a family get together".
"Incredible ambience, excellent service and delicious food" make for "an experience to remember".
A "great place to stay a day by the pool and then have an lovely lunch". "Recommended for lunch or dinner. Excellent food and service".
Hammett’s Macina Restaurant
"Consistently great food and service". "A cut above your average slice of excellence".
The Lord Nelson Restaurant
"Eating at Lord Nelson is unique experience!" The "unique, intimate ambience and the passion of the dedicated team offer a special culinary experience!"