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“The best in Trieste!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Pasticceria Penso

Pasticceria Penso
Via Diaz 11, Trieste, Italy
0039 040 301530
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Ranked #1 of 625 Restaurants in Trieste
Cuisines: Dessert, Central European
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Reservations, Dessert
Description: Pasticceria storica triestina specializzata in dolci tipici triestini e mitteleuropei
Eindhoven, The Netherlands
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48 reviews 48 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 21 cities Reviews in 21 cities
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
“The best in Trieste!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2012

There is no birthday, anniversary, celebration without a "Penso cake" in my family! Definitely the best in my opinion. I strongly recommend the "crostata": tell what you want on it and the size. Do not ask for gelatin on it:it is tasteless and useful only to increase the weight (and the price).

  • Visited August 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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36 reviews 36 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 14 cities Reviews in 14 cities
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
“Great Cafe”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2012

I truly enjoyed this cafe,
It is a very traditional cafe, not a modern one.
Go for breakfast, or for a sit down in the afternoon.

  • Visited October 2011
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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“Traditional Italian Pastries & Chocolates”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2012

The pastries and chocolates here were fresh and delicious. This is just a shop, but the are plenty of benches by the water a couple of blocks away, if you want to sit and eat.

Visited June 2011
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