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Antica Trattoria Le Barettine

3 Via Bastione, 34124 Trieste, Italy
0403229528
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Ranked #147 of 617 Restaurants in Trieste
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Tue - Sat 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian, Chowder
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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  • German first
  • Italian first
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English first
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Top Contributor
61 reviews 61 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014 via mobile

My colleague recommended Le Barretine and it proved to be the ebst meal I have had in Triest yet. The fish was excellent and the local wine was a good choice. We couldn't decide between desserts so we took two: the chocolate cake - freshly baked and dripping inside and the semifredo. It was hard to pick a winner. They... More

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Dallas, Texas
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19 reviews 19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2013

My husband said it well: this was a memorable meal. Unpretentious and unfussy, carefully, even loviingly prepared and beautifully presented food made from fresh ingredients of the highest quality. We were welcomed with a small glass of prosecco and a basket of nice soft doughy breads and a crustier kind as well. I had an antipasto of sea bream, peaches,... More

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Hyattsville, Maryland
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28 reviews 28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2013

Don't judge the food by the extremely plain exterior or the frumpy interior decoration. The seafood is extremely fresh and very well prepared. We especially liked our appetizers: Thin slices of raw fish enhanced by just a bit of shaved white asparagus and delicious regional olive oil and a deconstructed caesar salad with beautiful chunks of barely cooked tuna. And... More

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Berkeley, California
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31 reviews 31 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2012

My wife and I shared five courses and all were perfectly prepared. We especially enjoyed a tuna in ginger sauce and the sea bass. The staff was very friendly and helpful.

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Pittsford, New York
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2012

What a beautiful little spot! I simply told my waiter to serve me what he thought was the best local specialities along with local wines. Talk about being in good hands! The girl who picked my wines was so passionate about the area and explained nuances of what i was presented. Matched? You bet! Imagine a spagetti with fresh anchovies... More

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Venice, Italy
Top Contributor
283 reviews 283 reviews
235 restaurant reviews
160 helpful votes 160 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2011

I've have been frequenting Le Barettine for several years, through different owners and chef's that have come and gone. The current owners and chef happen to be the best ever. Le Barettine is owned and operated by a soon to be wed couple who bust their humps (work very hard) to provide and enjoyable dining experience. The real talent remains... More

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Trieste
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357 reviews 357 reviews
283 restaurant reviews
119 helpful votes 119 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2011

I was there with three friends. We had a raw fish mixed appetizer, that was really good. The main dish for me was baked angler fish, good, not exceptional. Desserts were kind of mediocre. Two bottles of wine - looking for a reasonably priced one - and the check went to 240 euros. The worst of it was the waiting:... More

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Belgium
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2011 via mobile

We went to Le Barettine after having read about the place on Tripadvisor, and we were very happy we did. We jumped in quite late without having made a reservation. We were told we had to wait for a couple of minutes, and they offered us immediately a nice glass of prosecco. Afterwards we tried the raw fish antipasto, which... More

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Milan, Italy
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2011

This was one of the best culinary experience I have encountered so far in Italy. This cosy little restaurant is tucked away in one of the back streets of Trieste. It took some effort to get here but was absolutely worth every step while giving a deaf ear to my hunger pangs. When we got there, we were warmly greeted... More

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Zurich, Switzerland
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2011

Hard to find anything comparable to this! It all started with a nice 'surprise starter from the kitchen', a must is the mixed raw fish antipasto (bye bye to any sashimi constellation! this is it!): the taste paradise includes calamari with lemon mousse, swordfish with strawberry, prawn with carrots, all diced into small pieces and arranged nicely on the plate.... More

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