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The Stone Crab

Triq L-Ghar Ta' Karolina, Xlendi, Island of Gozo XLN 1020, Malta
+356 2155 6400
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good25%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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“stone crab” (135 reviews)
“bruschetta” (46 reviews)
“seafood” (26 reviews)
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Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Triq L-Ghar Ta' Karolina, Xlendi, Island of Gozo XLN 1020, Malta
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Reviewed yesterday

What a gem. Perfect position, charming staff and wonderful food. This was the best restaurant we found on Gozo.

Thank patricklatham
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really enjoyed the food, service and ambiance. We served octopus stew and red pepper calamari. Great meal by the sea.

Thank Andreea N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Xlendi on a rather dull February day and found this lovely little restaurant on the waters edge. Complimentary - and beautifully fresh - bruschetta preceded excellent pasta: mine was ravioli with local cheese which was delicious, my friends was ravioli with pumpkin and...More

1  Thank theoptimist2015
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Exellent service,food and view. Food was delicious and tasty, service was exellent and professional and best view in Gozo

Thank bxhomo
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Having read a good review we aimed for the Stone Crab. You could easily miss it as The Boat House is right next door with its menu outside. So non local punters clearly don’t realise that just beyond is the lovely Stone Crab restaurant with...More

Thank 939Cathy1952
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Xlendi is stunning. Been a number of times. Decided to eat at the Stone Crab and were not disappointed. Don't know what happened on a couple of recent bad reviews but I had probably the best pasta dish ever and my husband had a fab...More

Thank Debbie S
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I had lunch several times. I ate the best jumbo shrimps there. Besides daily marine products are great. Nice location

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The view was a peaceful bliss while our taste sences were nourished with appetising platters. A special thanks goes to the chef who took care of our gluten and lactose free meals and to the waiters who greeted and served us to ultimate satisfaction. Highly...More

Thank r0salie80
Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

This place used to be so good... Tagliata. COLD, had to be sent back and inferior meat..... prinjolata TASTELESS AND MADE WITH PEANUTS..... seafood pasta, exactly like rubber and 13.50!!! Pizza was good. The wine was delicious but that was not made by them!! And...More

Thank dcoppini
Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

We visited again after a pleasant experience in November. We phoned to check opening hours in mid December as we were planning a day in Gozo. We were told that the restaurant is open for lunch. We also double checked opening hours with those listed...More

Thank carmenpop376
MichaelSultana92, Manager at The Stone Crab, responded to this reviewResponded 25 January 2018

Dear Client We would like to apologise for any inconvenience caused when you visited this month during our annual shutdown. We regret that there must have been a misunderstanding when you called us in mid-December because we normally have our shutdown every year around this...More

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paul b
18 October 2015|
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Response from MichaelSultana92 | Property representative |
HI, Yes only for lunch from 10.30am till 4.00pm
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$300
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids, View, Romantic
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 4:30 PM
10:30 AM - 4:30 PM
10:30 AM - 4:30 PM
10:30 AM - 4:30 PM
10:30 AM - 4:30 PM
10:30 AM - 4:30 PM
10:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Triq L-Ghar Ta' Karolina, Xlendi, Island of Gozo XLN 1020, Malta
  • Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Gozo  >  Xlendi
  • Phone Number: +356 2155 6400
  • E-mail
Booking are recommended in our restaurant due to its high popularity both between locals and foreigners. We cater for gluten free and lactose intolerant. Local and Mediterranean Cuisine.
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