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Al Bagatto

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Italian, Mediterranean, Contemporary
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Via Cadorna, 7, Trieste, Italy
040301771
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7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: For almost 45 years now, the Al Bagatto Restaurant has been providing this...
For almost 45 years now, the Al Bagatto Restaurant has been providing this wonderful city a place to try the best fresh fish around. This has sometimes meant offering an alternative all-meat menu or even closing the restaurant when the quality fish that you know us for, and which distinguishes us, was not available.
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Good for:
Romance
Doing business
Local cuisine
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

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  • 100
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  • 62
    Very good
  • 26
    Average
  • 11
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
What a find!

Small restaurant close to our hotel where the food was perfect, the staff and the owner's son very efficient and helpful . We were offered an olive oil tasting and on their bread which is made only for them and which is also part of a campaign in Trieste to only cook with natural ingredients... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 26, 2015
Homervirgil
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Delray Beach, Florida
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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Delray Beach, Florida
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67 reviews 67 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

Small restaurant close to our hotel where the food was perfect, the staff and the owner's son very efficient and helpful . We were offered an olive oil tasting and on their bread which is made only for them and which is also part of a campaign in Trieste to only cook with natural ingredients; hooray for them!

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Zurich, Switzerland
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150 reviews 150 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
115 helpful votes 115 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

My wife and I love fish and this is the right place for it. We not only much enjoy traditional Italian food but also the new creative Italian cuisine like the ones here. We contacted the restaurant to reserve a table but they first told us that it had been totally booked out but then a few seconds later they... More 

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Delray Beach, Florida
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67 reviews 67 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

I do my research and am always a bit worried when I am going to a new restaurant, especially if I have not had any feedback from friends. But this time it was a wonderful experience; the food was sooo good and the staff, the owner and a very helpful young woman, gave us the ins of what to have... More 

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Canberra, Australia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

This is a lovely, intimate, resturant with very attentive service and food. Far from your stock standard, this menu offers excellent local cuisine delicately prepared and a wine list to die for!

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Trieste, Italy
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16 reviews 16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Probably one of the best meals I've ever eaten. Small intimate restaurant, friendly helpful staff, delicious, innovative food and good wine. Not cheap (our bill came to around €150 for two of the 'local taste' menus, plus wine), but perfect for a special occasion. The strawberry gazpacho was to die for as was the desert!

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Brussels, Belgium
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35 reviews 35 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

A small restaurant,surrounded by wine,grappa and cognac. The maitre is a host as it should be. We have appreciated the detail for honest ingredients,the choice in superb wines,not to forget the bread.Together with 20 soulsisters,the restaurant produces its own bread with natural ingredients. Yes, probably this was one of my best experiences in Italy. Thank you, Al Bagatto.

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Belgrade, Serbia
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19 reviews 19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

This one of the best restaurants we have been. The only problem is that restaurant is so small and you need a reservation. Food was very good and they have decent wine list not overrated. We will definitely go there again.

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Rome, Italy
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44 reviews 44 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2014

we had our last dinner of the holidays here - and were very very pleased. the restaurant is small and feels intimate. tables are inevitably close but smartly arranged tall oil bottles and the like function as culinary separees.. we felt very private, which was ideal as this was a romantic dinner. service is very nice and with a genuinely... More 

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Boulder, Colorado
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58 reviews 58 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2013

Wonderful menu, food, service, ambiance. Unique cuisine. A real treat. We have eaten at many restaurants in Trieste and this one stands out.

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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53 reviews 53 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2013

Just above average food with very high prices. Maybe this restaurant has been living on its reputation as we could not find anything exceptional about it. Bland flavours, small portions, but helpful staff.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Via Cadorna, 7, Trieste, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Friuli Venezia Giulia  >  Province of Trieste  >  Trieste
  • Phone Number: 040301771

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 62 - 78
  • Cuisine: Italian, Mediterranean, Contemporary

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients

Description

For almost 45 years now, the Al Bagatto Restaurant has been providing this wonderful city a place to try the best fresh fish around. This has sometimes meant offering an alternative all-meat menu or even closing the restaurant when the quality fish that you know us for, and which distinguishes us, was not available.
Open Hours
Monday
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?