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Papannis Italian Restaurant

55 Strait Street, Valletta, Island of Malta VLT1148, Malta
+356 2722 0031
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good21%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“ravioli” (76 reviews)
“homemade pasta” (34 reviews)
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM Hours
Italian, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
₱₱ - ₱₱₱
55 Strait Street, Valletta, Island of Malta VLT1148, Malta
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Reviewed today via mobile

Found this lovely restaurant whilst strolling around and what a find ! Food is first class, beautifully presented with abundance of flavour and hearty portion sizes . Service is very attentive without being overboard and a good wine list . Definitely the best meal we...More

Thank Gaynor G
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Three of us visited Pappanis for dinner tonight. The atmosphere and food were outstanding! We had the garlic bruschetta and caprese salad which were so flavourful. Next we had Gorgonzola risotto, ricotta ravioli with caprese sauce, and Italian sea bass with roasted potatoes. All of...More

Thank Jlepp
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Located in a busy side street with lots of atmosphere. The service was incredibly attentive and friendly. The food (I had the vegetable soup, fillet steak and limoncello cake) was lovely, particularly the fillet. Great wine menu and complimentary limoncellos. One of the best Italian...More

Thank charlton69
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We visit this restaurant as often as we can when in Malta. It never disappoints. Fresh home made tasty ingredients. Fabulous and friendly service and a great atmosphere. Would recommend to anybody wanting fairly priced great food with a nice ambiance

Thank Annette B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We’ve come to Malta for my girlfriends birthday. Lovely place..! Came to Papannis cos of good reviews on this site, not disappointed. I had the best steak I’ve ever had..! Would feel out of turn without saying that Manisha had a lovely meal too, spaghetti...More

Thank Neil G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had dinner here on third night of our holiday. Service and food excellent. Perfect pasta and dessert was delicious. Very relaxed atmosphere.

Thank Janet186470
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We ate lunch here with friends on the final day of our stay. The food was delicious, the wine excellent and our waiter, Lazar, was helpful and great fun. Sitting outside in the sunshine in the walkway, we could have been in Italy! Definitely recommend...More

Thank oxonp
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Is was Saturday night and without reservation we get a table thanks to the owner of the restaurant that was really helpful to manage the situation We were in 4 people and all the dishes that we tried were fresh made and tasty We are...More

Thank Italo P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited on the of chance having not booked and reading the reviews on trip advisor, they could not fit us in straight away and we had to come back later but we are so glad we did it was the nicest Italian food I...More

1  Thank Mel J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Found this restaurant through TripAdvisor and was not disappointed. The restaurant is fabulous. We sat outside in a lovely bustling passageway - it felt like we were in Italy. Lovely choice of food. Terrific pastas with gorgeous fillings and sauces. Three of us had perfect...More

1  Thank RD36
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Questions & Answers
1 May 2018|
Response from Vivy43 | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure if they have gluten free dishes. You can read the menu before you go in.
Ivan M
31 October 2017|
Response from Mick L | Reviewed this property |
11:00 - 15:00 and 18:30 - 23:00
6 February 2017|
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Response from Sinclair C | Reviewed this property |
No particular dress code, but I wouldn't go unless I'm dressed at least smart casual. Dishes are focused on Italian cuisine, which includes pasta and fish in particular. I recommend seafood salads, any pasta with a fish... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:30 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:30 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:30 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:30 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 55 Strait Street, Valletta, Island of Malta VLT1148, Malta
  • Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Malta  >  Valletta
  • Phone Number: +356 2722 0031
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