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Buffet da Pepi

$$ - $$$
Italian, German, Austrian, European
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Via della Cassa di Risparmio 3, 34121, Trieste, Italy
+39 040 366858
8:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 8:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Madrid, Spain
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103 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The place was quite crowded when we tried to enter. After some waiting time, we got some tables, but not much space overall. We ordered the standard pork mix which is freshly cut. That was ok but uneven, depending of the pieces. We were lacking some green vegetables, the sauer kraut was ok. Prices are reasonable though.

Thank chris6708
Melbourne, Australia
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66 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The best fresh food that you are salivating watching them cut up the food in preparation for your enjoyment The experience is a must to watch the team in action. Grated horseradish, mustard, Russian salad, baccala manticato, cold beer and the red wine all a must try You will be back for more

Thank Tony B
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2016

This is really something special what you can eat in Trieste. We were two persons, eating 'piatto misto for two'. We were served immediately and received a variety of pork meet which all tasted very good. I recommend to everyone who would like to taste original trieste food, coming from Slovenian tradition.

Thank Tjasa C
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19 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 19, 2016 via mobile

If you need a fast lunch in the city center and you want something of very typical you must come here: very familiar ambient, good quality of food (especially ham and boiled meat), beer and wine and low price.

Thank Valerio D
New York City, New York
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54 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 17, 2016 via mobile

This place is one of my favorites! I love the sauerkraut and pork. I try to make it to this restaurant every time I'm in Trieste. It never fails to impress.

Thank BJamesZ
Charlotte, North Carolina
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6 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 12, 2016

Our cruise ship stopped in Trieste. My husband and I wandered around on our own and we stumbled upon this little restaurant. It was intriguing because food in that area is a mix of Italian and Eastern European, similar to Alsace Lorraine mixing French and German. It's close to the main piazza and only a short walk from the cruise... More 

Thank SandyMcc1968
Timisoara, Romania
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 10, 2016

The space of this buffet it is very small, and not clean. Personnel which are serving at tables are completely unprofessional and they did not take about customers. The food is great but the portion are very small. We ordered a 4 person grilled meat mix but the quantity of food was for a two person maximum. On wine, the... More 

Thank Relu1907
Madrid, New Mexico
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23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 11, 2016

Italy is justly renowned for its delicious food. Buffet da Pepi is unique dining experience. They serve pork in a range of ways that seems unending. and each dish seems better than the last. all are based on a special cooking in broth and follow a centuries old Austro-Hungarian tradition. My advice is to go with the mixed platter. a... More 

Thank Karen V
Monforte d'Alba, Italy
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40 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 5, 2016

Buffets of Trieste are special and da Pepi does not disappoint. Simple and straightforward and lots of pork. It is good and filling and fun. Especially at lunch time with the place bustling with people and everyone having a good pranzo. By the way, if you are in a hurry a quick pannino of ham or pork shoulder is a... More 

Thank boswo
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49 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 4, 2016

Service was awful. I was alone and clearly they are not interested to have solo clients when they can rip off two clients instead. Food was not exceptional. It is quite cheap but way too expensive for the quality they serve. Service was awful. I had to ask several times for the menu, for the drinks, no explanation, but the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, German, Austrian, European
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Buffet
Good for
Local cuisine, Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
8:30 am - 10:00 pm
8:30 am - 10:00 pm
8:30 am - 10:00 pm
8:30 am - 10:00 pm
8:30 am - 10:00 pm
8:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via della Cassa di Risparmio 3, 34121, Trieste, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Friuli Venezia Giulia  >  Province of Trieste  >  Trieste
  • Phone Number: +39 040 366858

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?