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Antica Trattoria Le Barettine

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Via Del Bastione 3/A, 34124, Trieste, Italy
+39 040 322 9528
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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, Late Night, Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • 60
    Excellent
  • 40
    Very good
  • 12
    Average
  • 10
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  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
One of our most refined Italian cuisine experiences

We went to Le Barettine after having read about the place on Tripadvisor, and we were very happy we did. We jumped in quite late without having made a reservation. We were told we had to wait for a couple of minutes, and they offered us immediately a nice glass of prosecco. Afterwards we tried the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 8, 2011
MarianKin
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Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015 via mobile

We will be back next time in Trieste & wish to recommend other foodies like us to pass by as well. And if you do, give yourself a treat and go for the young talented Chefs' five coursed fixed menu

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Thank Jennifer D
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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65 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014 via mobile

My colleague recommended Le Barretine and it proved to be the ebst meal I have had in Triest yet. The fish was excellent and the local wine was a good choice. We couldn't decide between desserts so we took two: the chocolate cake - freshly baked and dripping inside and the semifredo. It was hard to pick a winner. They... More 

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Thank 6mbelowsealevel
Dallas, Texas
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22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2013

My husband said it well: this was a memorable meal. Unpretentious and unfussy, carefully, even loviingly prepared and beautifully presented food made from fresh ingredients of the highest quality. We were welcomed with a small glass of prosecco and a basket of nice soft doughy breads and a crustier kind as well. I had an antipasto of sea bream, peaches,... More 

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Thank crabcake55
Hyattsville, Maryland
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26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2013

Don't judge the food by the extremely plain exterior or the frumpy interior decoration. The seafood is extremely fresh and very well prepared. We especially liked our appetizers: Thin slices of raw fish enhanced by just a bit of shaved white asparagus and delicious regional olive oil and a deconstructed caesar salad with beautiful chunks of barely cooked tuna. And... More 

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Thank sofia20782
Berkeley, California
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44 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2012

My wife and I shared five courses and all were perfectly prepared. We especially enjoyed a tuna in ginger sauce and the sea bass. The staff was very friendly and helpful.

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Thank Tom32066
Pittsford, New York
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2012

What a beautiful little spot! I simply told my waiter to serve me what he thought was the best local specialities along with local wines. Talk about being in good hands! The girl who picked my wines was so passionate about the area and explained nuances of what i was presented. Matched? You bet! Imagine a spagetti with fresh anchovies... More 

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Venice, Italy
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426 reviews
356 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2011

I've have been frequenting Le Barettine for several years, through different owners and chef's that have come and gone. The current owners and chef happen to be the best ever. Le Barettine is owned and operated by a soon to be wed couple who bust their humps (work very hard) to provide and enjoyable dining experience. The real talent remains... More 

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Thank Mirto56
Trieste
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464 reviews
362 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 157 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2011

I was there with three friends. We had a raw fish mixed appetizer, that was really good. The main dish for me was baked angler fish, good, not exceptional. Desserts were kind of mediocre. Two bottles of wine - looking for a reasonably priced one - and the check went to 240 euros. The worst of it was the waiting:... More 

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Thank YouBeeTs
Belgium
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2011

We went to Le Barettine after having read about the place on Tripadvisor, and we were very happy we did. We jumped in quite late without having made a reservation. We were told we had to wait for a couple of minutes, and they offered us immediately a nice glass of prosecco. Afterwards we tried the raw fish antipasto, which... More 

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Thank MarianKin
Milan, Italy
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2011

This was one of the best culinary experience I have encountered so far in Italy. This cosy little restaurant is tucked away in one of the back streets of Trieste. It took some effort to get here but was absolutely worth every step while giving a deaf ear to my hunger pangs. When we got there, we were warmly greeted... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Via Del Bastione 3/A, 34124, Trieste, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Friuli Venezia Giulia  >  Province of Trieste  >  Trieste
  • Phone Number: +39 040 322 9528

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 33 - 56
  • Cuisine: Italian, Mediterranean, Soups

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions, Romantic, Families with children, Business meetings
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 allow dogs on the outdoor patio?