Piccolo Padre Trattoria

"Great pizza, lovely view and decent pricing". A "vast selection of pizza bases and toppings, suiting any dietary requirement or taste".

Piccolo Padre is a family-run pizzeria and trattoria situated in a prime location along the St. Julian’s seafront at the tip of Balluta Bay. The bustling atmosphere and bright decor compliments the traditional stone walls and floors with a terrace that wraps around half the restaurant and is perfect for summer evening dining. For over 25 years the focus has always been on consistent quality produce, delicious food and friendly service.
Piccolo Padre’s speciality is pizza with classic toppings and a selection of gluten-free options from the authentic wood burning oven; try the “pizzotto l’originale” (rolled pizza with sesame seeds, filled with mozzarella, mushrooms, onions, gorgonzola and brushed with honey) as it is a winning option. The Piccolo Padre trio of dips (mango, galletti dip and hummus) served with warm homemade pita and poppadoms is the ideal starter for sharing. For a main course try the chargrilled marinated whole spring chicken served on a sizzling dish or for something different, the fresh lamb and ginger burger. For something sweet, you must try the homemade warm chocolate brownie served with fresh vanilla ice-cream. Piccolo Padre offers something special for everyone.

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2020 Ratings

Food: 44
Service: 42
Ambience: 40
Overall: 42

These ratings out of 50 are the results of our annual survey by 3109 diners who dined out on an average of twice a week – 242, 502 dining experiences a year!


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Open for lunch & dinner.
€38.4 average price per person.


14, Triq Censu Tabone, St. Julian's

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