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List of recommended Restaurants

Trieste style:

Piazza del Ponterosso, 2
Another good place for handling large groups in a central location with nearby car park. TV available for sports events.
via Risorta, 7
Charming Triestine inn not far from the Trieste Observatory- soup, potatoes, pasta, goulash etc.
via S. Nicolo, 10
Potatoes, vegetables and cevapcici (grilled meat) etc.
Via della Cassa di Risparimio 3 (near Piazza della Borsa)
Rich and poor, young and old agree: Don't miss this pork sandwich and platter bar, as reviewed in the New York Times.
Piazza Hortis 3
Open 8am-8pm during the week, 8am-3pm on Saturdays (closed Sundays) this 'buffet' is the perfect place for fast-food lunch/brunch Triestine style. Unmissable selection of gnocchi, hams and typical dishes.
via di Romagna, 8
Not far from Piazza Oberdan. Good selection of primi and secondi piatti.
Via Boccardi, 7
A stone's throw from Piazza Cavana, this no-frills' restaurant serving both fish and meat is said to be an old favourite of Dennis Sciama.

Food and wine:

via Madonna del Mare, 2
Cosy little restaurant- worth to book ahead. Closed Sundays and last Monday of the month.
via Del Ponte, 5
Popular haunt not far Piazza Unita. Recommended for apertivi followed by dinner on a cold winter night.
via Battisti, 14
Founded in 1777, reknowned wine bar with superb collection of regional and Italian wines. Open 10-13 and 17-22 Tuesdays to Saturday.


via Ginnastica, 20
Seafood and typical Triestine dishes. Great value. Book ahead.
Viale Miramare 90
Seafood and typical Triestine dishes. Great value. Book ahead.


Piazza S. Antonio, 2
In and amongst the Canale Grande of Trieste. Good for large groups.
via Galatti 11
Just opposite Piazza Oberdan. Good option for live sports events.
via Cavana, 12
Atmospheric interior. Serves "mozzarella di bufala". Closed Mondays.
via Coroneo 19/c
Open seven days a week this fairly plush restaurant serves a good selection of pizzas and grilled meat. Home made 'patate fritte' recommended. Within striking distance of Piazza Oberdan.


via Gatteri, 10
Sushi and teppanyaki. Tends to be busy- so book ahead. Closed Mondays.


viale XX Settembre, 16
Cousous, houmous, falafel, lamb etc. Mint tea is recommended.


via Battisti, 18
Celebrated historic cafe founded in 1914. Hosts milongas (tango) every first and third Saturday evenings of the month. A stone's throw from the Trieste Synagogue.
via Madonna del Mare 7/A
Open until 24.00, closed Wednesdays. Internet point, bookshop specialising in cinema and music. Welcomes boardgame players.


Viale Miramare 285
Large pub within easy reach of Trieste by bus. Serves masses of fried chicken.