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Trattoria da Giovanni

Via San Lazzaro 14, 34122, Trieste, Italy
+39 040 639396
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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good46%
  • Average15%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible6%
29 Oct 2016
“Authentic food”
7 Jul 2017
“Very bad, do not go!!”
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Italian, Mediterranean
Via San Lazzaro 14, 34122, Trieste, Italy
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Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

This is a perfect example of a prime location tourist trap. First of all the bathrooms are gross. Second, the food is bland and disgusting. Do not bother, we went to other amazing restaurants in Trieste with great happiness. This was a low point. Didn't...More

Thank McJasper99
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

Food quite bad compared with prices... There is several places in Trieste which is a better choise. Would try something different tomorrow.

Thank Jens Andre B
Reviewed 29 October 2016

Locals told me this is the place to do for local traditional food. I had mixed boiled meats and enjoyed my meal although they did give me an enormous amount of sauerkraut which I'm not a big fan of. The meat was nice and tender...More

Thank AGourmandTraveler
Reviewed 24 June 2016 via mobile

Our Airbnb host suggested this restaurant for quality local cuisine. What a find. Loved sitting amongst the locals. Food great and service you need to find. Friendly people

Thank dfb_au
Reviewed 6 November 2015 via mobile

I am from Trieste, I live abroad and I am a chef and a restaurant owner. I have stopped by to get some take away for dinner as many friends have suggested this place. I have order a mix boiled pork meat and a portion...More

Thank Andreas B
Reviewed 11 October 2015

Other than sitting outside enjoying the sights and sounds of Via San Lazzaro, there is nothing to recommend about this restaurant.

Thank EastVillageDenizen
Reviewed 9 July 2015 via mobile

Da Giovanni is ideally located in the pedestrian area of Trieste city center, only a few minutes walk from the waterfront. We tried the 'frittura di pesce' which was excellent. We also tried several side dishes which had a real home made taste. If you're...More

Thank Alessandra-JohnJohn
Reviewed 26 May 2015

very busy trattoria located in the center of town. good bottled wine and on tap, at reasonable prices. for best service, go before 13.00, or book

Thank m r
Reviewed 7 April 2015

It's one of those places you are sooooo happy to have discovered - the atmosphere is really genuine, in the genuine sense of the word - you'll be surrounded by old men from the neighbourhood who have been coming here for ages probably. It has...More

Thank jasna z
Reviewed 13 December 2014

TRATTORIA DA GIOVANNI All right! You are the kind of tourist that loves to try the real local food. The type who doesn't care about eating in the hotel restaurant, but wants the venture out and discover what the locals eat, the little secrets that...More

1  Thank MoItaly
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:30 - 15:00
16:30 - 23:00
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16:30 - 23:00
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12:30 - 15:00
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12:30 - 15:00
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16:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via San Lazzaro 14, 34122, Trieste, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Friuli Venezia Giulia  >  Province of Trieste  >  Trieste
  • Phone Number: +39 040 639396
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