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Pasticceria Penso

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Italian
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Breakfast
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Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations
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Reviewed September 8, 2018

I found an advertisement for this pastry shop in the tourist office in Trieste. I wanted to try their marzapani - so I walked from the train station to their location. Both the pasticerria and the caffe were closed. I checked the times on thir...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Antonio8069
Reviewed May 10, 2017

Did not know about this place, or even been searching for something sweet - noticed it on my way to the parking at the Aquarium - thinking I might find a piece of a good fresh bread or similar. Immediatelly liked the place when entered...More

Date of visit: May 2017
Thank kmarko
Reviewed November 2, 2016

They have wonderful pastries, specializing from Austrian/Hungarian and Italian specialties, great cakes and a great place to buy a present when you are invited as a guest! Included also liqueurs and aperitives

Date of visit: September 2016
Thank MorpurgoPeter
Reviewed October 4, 2016

There is a newspaper article in this shop which claims that the cakes here are the best in Italy and they are certainly delicious. There is an amazing choice and the shop was directly opposite our hotel so it would have been rude not to....More

Date of visit: September 2016
Thank AnneW7
Reviewed September 1, 2016

I use to go to Pasticceria Penso about 35 years ago. Recently I went back to Trieste and found it again. It is still amazing! Just pastries. Not a full service restaurant.

Date of visit: July 2016
Thank thomp4
Reviewed June 4, 2015 via mobile

Found some great strucolo at penso Worth a quick visit as it has a great selection of cakes Looks a bit dull from outside but is really great

Date of visit: June 2015
Thank mjctoly
Reviewed January 31, 2015

Penso is a very modest-looking pasticceria in one little street in Trieste. However, it has become legendary due to its great selection of pastries. Trying to figure out what was all that buzz about, I tried the Sacher cake and I must say that it...More

Date of visit: January 2015
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Reviewed June 28, 2014

After reading about this place I felt it was an absolutely must for someone with a sweet tooth as big as mine. On our first attempt this place was closed but on the second day we were more lucky. The place is small and heaven...More

Date of visit: June 2014
Thank Linda N
Reviewed May 1, 2014

I always feel really welcome when visiting, my Italian isn't great but they always try and help me with my Italian or speak a little English. The nougat is to die for, and makes great presents for the office. They sell a lovely range of...More

Date of visit: April 2014
Thank Joules1811
Reviewed February 14, 2014

I will be visiting Trieste in the summer and upon looking at this reviews of you hotels and restaurant, this PASTICCERIA PENSO hit my eye because I might be related to the owner. I live in NY and my mother last name was Penso and...More

Date of visit: February 2014
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