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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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118 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 stars 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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50 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars 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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30 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars 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 stars 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
Trieste, Italy
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29 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016

We usually have a couple of dinners there during the year, and the food quality and the service are always outstanding. It is one of the oldest restaurant in Trieste, and the owner is always passing through the tables suggesting the people if something is worth considering. Each meal starts with a free tasting of the daily special. In the... More 

Thank ClaudeLM
Oslo, Norway
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301 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016 via mobile

Located 4km outside centre, typical trattoria with traditional dishes of varieties of meat. Fills up from 8.30pm, senior clientel. Meat (veal and lamb) was not properly warm when served, and bread had already been on the table a while before we were seated. Service was friendly and professional.

1 Thank yef70
Helsinki, Finland
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31 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2016 via mobile

In Trieste one should eat fish, however you must try this place for its meat and its history. The restaurant is over 150 years old, cozy and with a kind of "home feeling". The meat is served in so many ways that if you will for sure find something for your taste. Only one improvement after my dinner: the fillet... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016

Here with another couple in early May. You definitely must take a taxi, about 10 minutes uphill. Reservations essential. There is a menu in English, but I am sure you have had the experience.... food is hard to translate. At any rate you can't go wrong. My wife had a pasta "chicken stew" which was basically an excellent pasta. I... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$28 - $50
Mediterranean, European
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children
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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