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Antica Trattoria Suban

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Via Emilio Comici 2/d, 34128, Trieste, Italy
+39 040 54368
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Closed now
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Wed - Mon 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat - Sun 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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Genoa, Italy
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Well, well, well. Nice atmosphere, great kindness and savoir-faire, tasty and particular dishes, Good suggestions and an interesting combination of traditional Trieste food with good presentation (like Jota in a coffee cup). Wine (Refosco) was wonderful.

Thank Stefano187823
London, United Kingdom
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63 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Perched above the city with good views the restaurant has been going for decades and the aging owner still potters around sharing jokes with known clients and charming those he does not know. Advice by the chef is worth following for excellent dishes. Not cheap, but worth it as the food and experience makes a memorable evening.

Thank zazu2012
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5 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2016 via mobile

The Suban was the perfect place to celebrate a birthday ! My partner requested a restaurant with a regional Flair and it was perfect! Be hungry and ready wanting meat !

Thank Barbara D
Tokyo, Japan
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121 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 3, 2016 via mobile

昨夜家主のSergioさんが案内してくれ、初めて行った! 余りに美味しくて、感激しました! 何時か、ノムリエ1号を連れて行きたいです‼︎ TRIESTEに来たら、イヤ、このお店に来るべし! それ程高くはありません! You should come to this, because for me this is one of best not only in Italy, but also in the world!! The Pope has been here!

Thank Hiro1719
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122 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2016 via mobile

The place is run by a family since 1800s, The owner comes to each table have a nice chat and the explains the dish of the day in details that was nice. The food was just amazing and the local wine was great. The overall experience was just amazing. Not to be missed

Thank Tagieldin
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35 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2016

Probably the best restaurant in Trieste. Mix of Italian-Austrian-Slovenian food, mainly meat. Staff is very kind and professional. Portions not very big. Expensive but worth it.

Thank Giovanni G
Oegstgeest, The Netherlands
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 11, 2016

The restaurant is located n a hill overlooking (part of) Trieste. The food is an interesting (and delicious) blend of Italian, Austrian and Slovenian specialties, and the hosts are true hosts, friendly and knowledgable. Highly recommended to those visiting Trieste and surroundings!

Thank asr430
Trieste, Italy
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52 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 1, 2016

Others already wrote a lot about Suban. I just want to underline a key point: the service. It is really better than the average service level of other restaurant in Trieste where you spend 40-50 euro. I like it, even if I do not eat meat and Suban is a party for meat lovers.

Thank SunfromVenice
Athens, Greece
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34 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 29, 2016 via mobile

Beautiful atmosphere in a quiet neighbourhood. The building is really old with trees and a big yard for the summer. Inside very warm with wood decorations. The food is typical Triestino. Few dishes but very tasty. The service excellent and the prices normal for this area. We had a buffalo steak for two persons at 30 euros. The portions are... More 

Thank Joanna T
Cologne, Germany
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58 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 27, 2016 via mobile

Suban maybe one of my favourite restaurants in Trieste. The food and service is fantastic and I personally believe it's fairly cheap for what you get.

Thank cvoelke

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$27 - $48
Mediterranean, European
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Business meetings, Kids, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups
Open Hours
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Emilio Comici 2/d, 34128, Trieste, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Friuli Venezia Giulia  >  Province of Trieste  >  Trieste
  • Phone Number: +39 040 54368

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