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Osteria Istriano

Riva Grumula 6, 34123, Trieste, Italy
+39 040 306664
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good48%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
6 Jun 2018
“Great seafood”
5 Aug 2018
“Ok meal”
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Seafood, Italian, Mediterranean, Soups
€€ - €€€
Riva Grumula 6, 34123, Trieste, Italy
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Reviewed 5 August 2018

Osteria Istriano had been recommended to us so maybe our expectations were a bit high? Nevertheless we had various seafood dishes with wine, etc. It tasted ok but not as fresh as expected. Service was a bit slow; it shouldn't take 10 minutes to bring...More

Thank KjellT963
Reviewed 4 July 2018

Service- understaffed; only two waiters on duty and one was very unprofessional, clumsy, and inexperienced. Value for the cost - below average. I don’t mind paying this much for dinner if the food is excellent and memorable but this was not. Food quality - terrible....More

Thank wardjer
Reviewed 6 June 2018 via mobile

Great seafood with very pleasant service. The sea bream starter was excellent, as was the monkfish. Would definitely come again!

Thank alexsM5202XN
Reviewed 18 December 2016

My friend who is a regular at Osteria Istriano kindly took me to this place. It is located along the waterfront in downtown Trieste. As it was cold we sat inside and enjoyed some privacy for dinner conversation. Service was courteous and friendly. I was...More

Thank dlucky1
Reviewed 17 August 2016

Location is key in the choice of a place to eat on a pleasant summer night. This restaurant is on the seafront - just a dual carriageway street separates it from the inner harbour, full of lovely sailing boats, but the view on the boats...More

Thank LucioF_11
Reviewed 27 June 2016

This was one of my favourite places but the last 3 times I've been here it was consistently disappointing. It is still ok, but simply not as good as it used to be. Prices have increased, ingredients quality decreased, and service worsened. What a pity.

1  Thank InColdBlood
Reviewed 28 May 2016

A friend recommended Osteria Istriano for a night out. We reserved an outside table for two and had a rollicking good time. Our waiter was American (!), which was helpful because, although I know many words in Italian, I'm a little weak on terms like...More

Thank Yog-Sothoth
Reviewed 15 March 2016

Excellent food, a little bit expensive. However the home made food and familiar atmosphere will make you to return to that place.

Thank Relu1907
Reviewed 6 October 2015

Had this place recommended for its fish menu and the first night we went along they were fully booked. But it was worth waiting for as the meal was of the highest quality and well presented. Service was excellent and enthusiastic.

Thank Geoff and Clare L
Reviewed 1 July 2015 via mobile

Food was good. The service was not good. No menu card. They were too busy with telling the guesses what in the menu was but they didn't to tell what the price was untill you asked it. When you have the menu card with price...More

2  Thank Ana I
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$17 - US$56
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:30
12:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:30
12:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:30
12:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:30
12:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:30
12:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Riva Grumula 6, 34123, Trieste, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Friuli Venezia Giulia  >  Province of Trieste  >  Trieste
  • Phone Number: +39 040 306664
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