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“Great location, very simple”

Gelateria Il Pinguino
Ranked #45 of 52 Dessert in Trieste
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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
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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 Il Pinguino for gelato and a relax as the sun sets over the harbour. This was no exception. A reunion of family members over cherry gelato; luxury cruiser docked beside us, locals chatting or doing zumba and us just enjoying a beer and an ice cream at sunset :) Bliss!

Date of visit: June 2016
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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 why, because it has a real potential after small improvements.

Date of visit: August 2016
Thank Veron1kaO
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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 coffee, it was very good.) There is seating outside that allows you to take in the harbour views. The ice cream was OK, but worth the view.

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 have some bottled beers.

Date of visit: July 2015
Thank Elesius
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