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“Hidden Historic Hostaria In Trieste”

Antica Hostaria da Libero
Ranked #35 of 832 Restaurants in Trieste
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $28 - $34
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Good for: Kids, Families with children, Special occasions, Romantic
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Description: Locale storico a Trieste vicino al Castello di San Giusto.
Venice, Italy
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447 reviews
372 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 259 helpful votes
“Hidden Historic Hostaria In Trieste”
Reviewed February 17, 2012

I have been a return customer to Antica Hostaria Da Libero for several years now and I make an effort to visit every time I am in Trieste. This small historic locale is well hidden just below the San Giusto Castle in a residential area. The best way to arrive is by taxi as there is no parking unless you get lucky on a side street. There are just a handful of tables, so reservations are highly recommended. True to Antica Hostaria style, the tables are wood, with paper placemats, and there is a mix of wooden chairs and benches to sit on.

The food has always been excellent, featuring traditional Triestin dishes which take advantage of whatever fruits or vegetables are in season. The menu, which is presented verabally by your waitress, is not extensive, having only 3-4 antipasti, 3-4 pasta/risottos, 3-4 main dishes and 3-4 desserts. No matter what you end up ordering, it sure to be rich with flavor. Depending on how crowded Da Libero is, you may have to wait a little longer than normal for your food. The average price for a three course meal with house wine, per person, is about 35-40 euro.

  • Visited February 2012
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  • English first
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English first
Roma, Italia
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54 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
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“Quite pretentious”
Reviewed November 29, 2011

The menu presented by voice leaves no time to think, even if the lady tells you what you ask for: And then the prices?
The appetizer is essentially normal, the first studied and rich, and very traditional main courses: these are excellent and expensive!
The imagination of the chef indulges in desserts, with risky attempts, as the chestnut cream with a Caki fruit, really unhappy.
Good the range of wines.

  • Visited November 2011
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