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Antica Trattoria Suban

Emilio Comici 2/d, 34128 Trieste, Italy
+39 040 54368
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Ranked #10 of 615 restaurants in Trieste
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $33 - $60
Cuisines: Austrian, Italian
Good for: Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night, Private Dining
Restaurant details
Good for: Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night, Private Dining
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  • English first
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  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Spanish first
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English first
Norwich, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014 NEW

I think my title says it all. We ate there twice on a 2 night Stay in Trieste. Both meals were delicious, atmospheric and the wait staff were very friendly and attentive. We passed the restaurant several times during our stay as our accommodation was nearby, and there was always a smile and a friendly word as we passed. The... More

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Trieste
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351 reviews 351 reviews
279 restaurant reviews
118 helpful votes 118 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

An old-fashioned restaurant away from downtown's turmoil. Nice ambiance, perfect service. I was in a group of 16, we had two small appetizers - one, some sort of cold cut with a cheese strudel, was delicious; three small servings of different pastas, one, "penne" with chicken and tomato sauce, was very good, the other two were ok; super lamb ribs;... More

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Parma, Italy
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60 reviews 60 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

I recommend visiting Antica Trattoria Suban if you want to try to local food. The serve both pasta and meat dishes and they even have a dish for vegetarians too (although some of the past dishes are also vegetarian)! The portion sizes are reasonable (not to small or too large). The prices are slightly on the high end for a... More

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Vienna, Austria
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

Meat grilled form the fogolar (grill) go when you crave meat. The service was just great form the waiter ( the bald one) great with help on the wine!! , the other one wants to constantly speak german, i just want to speak italian. the old owner greet you, but pays attention to his italian clientele. on our night there... More

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2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2013

Best ever in Trst. Good food and awesome waitress. Taste jota carsica, palacinka and cervo affumicato... Great location out from the centre of the city.

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New York City, New York
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113 reviews 113 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2013

It really doesn't get much better than this if you want rustic Italian. This place has it all--great food, great service, great local wines, great ambiance, and the service is tops. Wish they had a sister (or brother) location in NYC

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Florida
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111 reviews 111 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013 via mobile

This place is a classic in Trieste. It's almost part of the city, like the icy wind called BORA that freezes you in winter The food here very traditional, not anazing but very consistent. A bit pricey compared to other restaurants in Trieste, but a good choice. Will not wow you, but it is reliable.

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Oakland
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2013

I dined here with a party of 3 adults and 3 children on a very warm night. The vine-covered terrace is delightful, and the tables are far enough apart for each to be its own island of sound (nice not to be worried about the children disturbing other diners). The food was excellent for both the adults (antipasti, primi, desert... More

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Manchester
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34 reviews 34 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2013 via mobile

I agree with other reviews that the food, whilst Ok, is overpriced, food + wine 72 euros. The restaurant, curiously well sign posted in Trieste, unlike others, leading to expectations which were dashed. The interior looks tired and not the romantic venue my wife had hoped for on my birthday. The staff were pleasant and efficient. We will not be... More

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Tokyo, Japan
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4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2013 via mobile

Local cuisine that is a bout the service and quality food. 2 star Michelin well deserved, there are pictures on the wall of former Italian presidents the Pope and other celebrities that enjoys the same..I have been going since a was little and Mario (the owner) is always ready to make you fell at home and important, with a little... More

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