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Via Generale Armando Diaz 1 | Piazza Unita, 34121, Trieste, Italy
+39 040 347 8940
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“salmon” (4 reviews)
“sardines” (3 reviews)
“seafood” (4 reviews)
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12:00 - 15:00 Hours
Seafood, Italian, Mediterranean, European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
Via Generale Armando Diaz 1 | Piazza Unita, 34121, Trieste, Italy
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Reviewed 16 September 2018

We had some really good, tasty fish dishes here, choosing from a refined menu. Good wine selection. Great staff: they can suggest you what can match your taste best. Perfect service.

Thank avalonne83
Reviewed 25 August 2018

Besides a la carte, there is a surprise menu of the chef which drew me in, expecting a fine dining experience . At twice the price of starter+main, you expect something above, not below their average. But notably the one dish that was all right...More

Thank eurasianexpat
Reviewed 23 June 2018 via mobile

A very nice restaurant with a broad Menu and some very tasty dishes. The staff were very friendly too and we felt very well looked after. If you’re looking for a good seafood restaurant in the centre of Trieste, this is a very good option....More

Thank Lee M
Reviewed 23 April 2018

It was a very busy night and the staff were rushed off their feet, but still they kept calm and maintained service. The menu comprises many seafood items that are well cooked. The food was satisfactory to good, but not overwhelmingly so. The meals tended...More

Thank Blossom55
Reviewed 4 October 2017

We spent an evening in this restaurant, which targets upscale, but left with mixed feelings: Positive - Very friendly waiters (young lady and middle-old man) - Nicely ornated dishes - Nice decorations Negative - Staff unable to recommend a wine, Actually they where even admitting...More

Thank Junix02
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

We visited at sep 2017 in trieste. The food was without any taste. Took too much time to arrive to the table and was too expensive for what you get. Worst combination ever. We just waited to get out. Stay away.

Thank Neora L
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

Wonderful food and despite being in a group of over 30, the service was pretty brisk and no errors . We did have to pre order though some weeks in advance . The sardine starter was delicious and plentiful , the pasta dishes huge (...More

Thank Anne H
Reviewed 12 September 2017

Group of 30+, pre booked menu, waitresses working hard to get everything right. Three courses: sardines with mozzarella & tomato (unusual, very good): seafood spaghetti (excellent); sea bream with zucchini flower cream & basil with pistachio & lemon (effectively 3 filets on different pesto) delicious...More

Thank Giles15556
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

First of all food was good and service was friendly although they didn't speak English so much. The restaurant was also quite modern styled. So everything was ok but we weren't so happy. The main reason was that we waited something else - maybe it...More

Thank Vahis
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

Arrived here unexpectedly, but got priceworthy dishes (mussels, tuna tartare, octopus and beef) and friendly service.

Thank R P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$17 - US$29
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Generale Armando Diaz 1 | Piazza Unita, 34121, Trieste, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Friuli Venezia Giulia  >  Province of Trieste  >  Trieste
  • Phone Number: +39 040 347 8940
  • E-mail
Nestled in the heart of the city of Trieste, the restaurant Joia is both a grill restaurant, but also a lounge bar. The variety of its menu is substantial and ranges from sausages to meat, fish, homemade desserts, and snacks at the buffet varied. From the very traditional recipe of fresh and healthy foods and the search for raw materials always consistently selected, we can boast of products such as meat-only "fassona Piedmont" and fresh fish every day. Tourist menu with local foods
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