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Via Della Madonnina 5/A, 34131 Trieste, Italy
0403478822
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9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 154
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  • 39
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  • 21
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  • 25
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
warm welcome, good meat

The owner reserved us a warm welcomed, paid attention to our needs, plus the red wine (house one) was very good and the beef excellent. If notified in advance, gluten free bread, pasta and desserts are available.

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 5, 2014
AlFe1906
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Trieste, Italy
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English first
Trieste, Italy
Contributor
19 reviews 19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

We was invited by family (two couple). First impression was of a cramped restaurant, way too much table in a small area that is available; we had a special offer made available by the (what appears) the new Owner of the premise (a small mixed grill!) together with house wine and mineral water and dessert. The mixed grill was combined... More 

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Trieste, Italy
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

The owner reserved us a warm welcomed, paid attention to our needs, plus the red wine (house one) was very good and the beef excellent. If notified in advance, gluten free bread, pasta and desserts are available.

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Trieste, Italy
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014 via mobile

Unlike most TA reviews, I cannot recommend this restaurant. Poor location, unspectacular decor, unfriendly staff and way overpriced. The filet was good though.

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Munich, Germany
Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014 via mobile

A truly very, very bad experience! Been to strabacco with my family of 4, no great expectations but to get a good meal at a quarter-restaurant, based on earlier reviews and average rating on trip advisor. Certainly, the people at strabacco pride themselves a lot about their trip advisor ratings, with a lot of posters outside in inside the restaurant.... More 

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2013

My wife and I are just back from the charming and history-rich city of Trieste, one of the hidden pearls of Italy. It is located very close to the border with Slovenia. It is a city with a wonderful mix of many different cultures. Not far from Trieste's Cathedral we found this little gem called Strabacco. With typical Italian flair,... More 

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Venice, Italy
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344 reviews 344 reviews
286 restaurant reviews
217 helpful votes 217 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2013

We recently had dinner at Stra Bacco and unfortunately I came away with a slightly different perception of this restaurant than most TA reviewers. The local is situated in a quaintly decorated older building, featuring a rustic wood motif. Tables were set with nice tablecloths and quality eating utensils (including a great steak knife.) There was a constant annoying mix... More 

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Torquay, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2013

If you are looking for a place where to enjoy excellent food in a friendly atmosphere with discreet yet helpful service look no further. At Strabacco we found the whole meal experience was perfect. From the warm welcome on arrival, to the perfect timimg between courses to the quality of the food (I personally recommend the steak as it is... More 

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San Rafael, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2013

Tucked away on a tiny side street, Strabacco is not to be missed. Great service, delicious food, welcoming ambiance. The owners Santo and Gio are dedicated to finding the best meats and local produce for their meals. The grilled meats were to perfection, and my friends who had pasta were very pleased. The appetizers were original and delicate leaving plenty... More 

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London, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
117 reviews 117 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2013

A very nice restaurant; english menu available. Steaks highly recommended, as is the prosciutto, celery, tomato and parmasan starter. Opens 1945.

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Tokyo, Japan
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32 reviews 32 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2013 via mobile

Full on grill restaurant were you can enjoy the best Tagliata in Trieste. Cooked slowly on the wood fire to perfection. (expect some waiting if you order a big pice of meat) Friendly Santo and Gio told us that the meat comes from a farm in England and in their opinion is the best meat they can find on the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Via Della Madonnina 5/A, 34131 Trieste, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Friuli Venezia Giulia  >  Province of Trieste  >  Trieste
  • Phone Number: 0403478822

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 28 - 61
  • Cuisine: Italian
Open Hours
Monday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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