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Al Bagatto

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Via Luigi Cadorna 7, 34124, Trieste, Italy
040301771
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7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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London
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47 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016

Amazing fish and seafood in this smallish, pleasantly traditional-looking restaurant, cooked with great creativity and sophistication. The service too is exceptional – very intelligent and professional. Prices, while not cheap, are great value for the quality of cooking on offer. Desserts live up to the standard of the other courses. Altogether, highly recommended.

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Thank Ottomania
Haywards Heath, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016

Only about 20 seats, so you need to book. About 6 dishes to choose from for each course and some might not be available and will have had an alternative substituted. Our choices (unusual in some cases) were delicious. Good choice of wines. A meal not to be taken in a hurry. Lovely staff who explain what you are about... More 

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Thank TallSteve2014
Amsterdam
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111 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2016

We were looking to a good Italian fish restaurant in Trieste and read some good reviews on trip advisor, The Telegraph and Lonely Planet so we arrived early, for Italian perspective - 745 pm. It's a small place in a narrow street. We arrived and there was only one lady. The place is not fancy, it has maybe 15 tables... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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32 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2016

My wife and I ate here on the basis of the reviews from Trip Advisor and other internet sources. We were not disappointed. A small intimate restaurant with friendly staff who's English is 200 times better than my Italian. The menu is well presented with local fresh seafood. All dishes are beautifully presented and combine flavours well. Although I had... More 

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United Kingdom
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53 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2016 via mobile

Menu only with "creative" dishes. New combinations to create a new flavor, but unfortunately failed experiment ..the ingredients do not blend, they separate from the others, or, worst cover the main ingredient. Only "ricciola" tartare was very good because simple. wine list is poor. Very kind and professional staff. Three little rooms, two of which planted of little tables, nevertheless... More 

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San Francisco, California
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28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015 via mobile

One of our best dinners so far in Italy. The staff was beyond gracious to us. Meals were excellent. Seafood was outstanding.

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Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2015

As we were a party of 7 we were seated in the back room on our own so unfortunately there was no restaurant atmosphere. I would recommend booking a table in the main room as the food, wine and service were excellent and it appeared much more lively there.

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Thank Helenhjb
Bangkok, Thailand
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48 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2015

Excellent restaurant. With tasty and interesting dishes as well as a knowledgeable service team. The menu is mainly fish based, and come with traditional fares and some creations. The waiters spoke English.

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Thank sarahflokl
Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

My wife and I had the Tasting Menu paired with recommended local wines. I applaud the philosophy of the Restaurant and its partners in sourcing local ingredients etc., However the flavours produced in the meals offered were very disappointing. The first course was a Cod dish served with extract of tomato (the restaurant refers to H2O of tomato!!!!). The Cod... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015 via mobile

The tasting menu is amazing -- we had the traditional menu accompanied by their local Friuli white wine pairings. It will be expensive for some travellers -- it was for us! -- but each course was creative with fresh and local ingredients, which made it a very worthwhile dining experience.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$62 - $78
Cuisine
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Gluten Free Options, Contemporary, Soups
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
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
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Luigi Cadorna 7, 34124, Trieste, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Friuli Venezia Giulia  >  Province of Trieste  >  Trieste
  • Phone Number: 040301771
Description
For almost 45 years now, the Al Bagatto Restaurant has been providing this wonderful city a place to try the best fresh fish around. This has sometimes meant offering an alternative all-meat menu or even closing the restaurant when the quality fish that you know us for, and which distinguishes us, was not available.

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