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Gelateria Il Pinguino


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Reviewed August 14, 2017 via mobile

The croassaint and the coffee were great, the place itself is very simple in the harbour. Quite cheap. Good parking possibility nearby.

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank Trail725906
Reviewed August 15, 2016

Il Pinguino may not realise it, but over many, many years, it has been a well loved meeting place my for my family and me. There are plenty of fine places to visit in Trieste, but no trips are complete without an evening stroll to...More

Date of visit: June 2016
Thank Lisa C
Reviewed August 7, 2016 via mobile

This place has potential, it is near the center, near the sea, near the marina. But the caffe seems to be like abandoned. Poor chairs, floor on the terase. Caffe was good, also the ice cream, but the stay was not pleasant. I dont know...More

Date of visit: August 2016
Thank Veron1kaO
Reviewed May 13, 2016

We stopped here after being in Trieste for the day and before getting back on the cruise ship. It is next to the Salon degli Incanti where they have one off exhibitions. (When we were there it was a history of Trieste's long association with...More

Date of visit: August 2015
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Reviewed July 16, 2015 via mobile

On a really hot day in Trieste, this is the place to stop for a cold drink. Located on a pier there is usually wind which makes it so much nicer to sit outside. €4 for a beer, no nuts or chips included. They also...More

Date of visit: July 2015
Thank Elesius
Reviewed June 30, 2015

I'm from this town and i would be really ashamed as triestin and italian as well italian if a tourist should base his opinion on italian's ice cream only on this gelateria. The location is the only good thing here since the 1990. Widely overrated....More

Date of visit: August 2014
1  Thank Alan K
Reviewed June 22, 2015

we went there with mi wife just for a caffee, we asked two latte macchiato but the waitress bring us one latte macchiato and one expresso, when we told her, she basically exploded of ire. Then when she back again, she bring with her two...More

Date of visit: June 2015
1  Thank Montoni M
Reviewed September 12, 2014

good place for fans of partying with latino music - there is dancefloor and also place to sit, chill and drink, beautifully located at seaside, comfortable places to sit,

Date of visit: September 2014
Thank monixo
Reviewed September 10, 2013

Il Pinguino is the only option to drink a spritz on the sea in Trieste. Self service, moderately priced, noisy music in the late evening (salsa and zumba classes). Typical triestino.

Date of visit: September 2013
Thank eballix
Reviewed July 5, 2013 via mobile

If you are walking along the docks and you are near the Acquarium, you can stop at the Pinguino ice cream shop (it's on the right of the entrance of the Acquarium) and ask for a "Berlina" (small, medium, large) that is whipped cream +...More

Date of visit: June 2013
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