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First opened in 1915, Torinese is an original Art Nouveau bar, with an interior adorned by works of renowned Triestine cabinetmaker Debelli, as well as other known designers and a bright illuminated chandelier hanging overhead. Its place in Trieste's history was made official in 1999, when it entered the list of historic Italian bars. In 2014, the timeless ambiance was given a much needed shot in the arm with a new youthful management team, whose main focus is on mixing up perhaps the best cocktails in the city. You can also drop by during the day for fresh pastries or a light lunch.
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$3 - $8
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Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch, Drinks
CUISINES
Cafe, Italian
FEATURES
Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed March 20, 2020

Great coffee and pastries in an ambiance that takes you back 100 years. The wood paneling and mirrors give a look of an old fashioned train car. The grappa list is excellent.

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed January 16, 2020

Small cosy caffe downtown Trieste. Good atmosphere, friendly staff, perfect espresso and excellent cocktails.

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed January 7, 2020 via mobile

Such a cosy palce and friendly people. We wanted to experience a true Italian coffe with Spitz in a small coffe shop. We got exatcly that and they even gace us small bites for free. Recommend🥰

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed December 19, 2019

One of the best activities in Trieste is visiting its cafés, especially the ones, which are considered historical, and which are full of atmosphere. One of the smaller one's of these is the 'Antico Caffe Torinese', which goes back to 1919 and which has a...More

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed December 6, 2019

Most beautiful place, well situated in the centre. Great coffee, prepared from very kind staff, in a really nice environment.. I heard from a local that its cocktails are very nice as well. Excellent prices, truly worth a visit..

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed April 15, 2019 via mobile

Quite place with great music and when take yourself alone for drink. Very old caffe, i back here every time when I am in Trieste.

Date of visit: April 2019
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Reviewed February 27, 2019

Small old style cafe with original furniture and charming sitting space by the window. Friendly staff and good coffee. Visited at the time of carnaval so typical fritole were on offer. A very recommendable place.

Date of visit: February 2019
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Reviewed September 13, 2018 via mobile

Best coffee we had in Trieste. Nice ambience and helpful polite staff. Well worth a visit. Pastries looked lovely too although we did not try them

Date of visit: September 2018
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Reviewed September 10, 2018

An amazing gem of a cocktail bar. Not just someone in between jobs and just mixing some bottles together. Matteo knows his stuff and has a wonderful selection of different products from all companies big and small, meaning, he's not beholden to any specific corporation...More

Date of visit: September 2018
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Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

This place is worth visiting for the ambience alone but the coffee is also very good. The pastry looked good but we did not sample any.

Date of visit: June 2018
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