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

Tal-Familja Restaurant

"Very comfy atmosphere and top quality food". "Lives up to its name. Very family orientated".
Tal-Gardiel Street, Marsaskala

Tarragon

"Outstanding food, charming place, great wine". "Never fails to please". "Consistency and excellence at its best".
72B, Church Street, St. Paul's Bay

Ta’ Marija Restaurant

"Friendly attentive staff, fantastic atmosphere, fabulous authentic food".
Constitution Street, Mosta

Rubino

"A place where you'll keep going back. Great menus and wine selection". "Excellent food cooked by a wonderful chef in a great setting".
53 Old Bakery Street, Valletta

Il-Kartell

"Excellent service and food everytime". "The hygiene is so impressive". "Highly recommended".
Marina Street, Marsalforn, Gozo

Diar il-Bniet

Serving up food that "is to die for". Patrons "keep going for more of their scrumptious food".
121, Main Street, Dingli

The Boathouse Restaurant, Xlendi

"Food to die for. Service always with a smile". "Impeccable service throughout".
Xatt Ix-Xlendi, Xlendi, Gozo

Palazzo Preca

"Amazing food, great customer service and extremely good value for money". "Ideal for a romantic dinner or a family get together".
54, Strait Street, Valletta

Bacchus Restaurant

"Incredible ambience, excellent service and delicious food" make for "an experience to remember".
1, Inguanez Alley, Mdina

districtfive

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".
Pretty Bay, Birżebbuġa

Hammett’s Macina Restaurant

"Consistently great food and service". "A cut above your average slice of excellence".
31st of March Street, Promenade Juan B. Azopardo, Senglea

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!"
280, Main Street, Mosta