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Osteria di Mare Alla Voliga

Via della Fornace 1, 34131, Trieste, Italy
+39 040 309606
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good32%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“miso soup” (16 reviews)
“polenta” (8 reviews)
“skewers” (3 reviews)
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Soups, Gluten Free Options
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Via della Fornace 1, 34131, Trieste, Italy
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Reviewed 13 September 2018 via mobile

Unexpectedly good. Got the impression this was ‘real food’ not just cooked for tourists. The lady who served us spoke no English and we speak no Italian but that was no barrier to a great night. Lovely people. Food and wine was great and moderately...More

Thank Jif041
Reviewed 7 September 2018 via mobile

While visiting the Cathedral S. Giusto, we asked the person tending the gift shop for a lunch recommendation. Upon arrival, a glance along the street left us dubious. Inside, however, the meal and the friendly service were great. Seek it out if you are hungry...More

Thank Trek96265
Reviewed 6 July 2018

I enjoyed the overall experience here: food, atmosphere, decor, music and of course service. It's rare to have everything just right like this. Also it's open on Sunday which many other restaurants are not. As for the food, it was simple and delicious. If undecided...More

Thank Bunty-McFudge
Reviewed 3 May 2018 via mobile

After all the rave reviews here and on Google, I was serious disappointed. The starter selection was without a hint of excitement (the tiny prawns were cold and tasteless), the famous soup was fine but half the dish consisted of bread and polenta, and the...More

Thank Klara B
Reviewed 2 May 2018 via mobile

When travelling we are always looking for best local restaurants - not the fancy ones which are prepared for tourists. And there it is, hidden across the hills of Triest - we can say beyond any doubt it was worth climbing - very warm welcome...More

Thank Michał K
Reviewed 22 March 2018 via mobile

This is a wonderful local cuisine restaurant. The menu is limited but trust the owner on recommendations and you won’t be disappointed. My husband had the fish soup - very thick and tasty - while I had the pasta first course which was a delicious...More

Thank maggie44113
Reviewed 8 February 2018 via mobile

We booked a table for a dinner, as we arrived we received a warmly welcome. The owner was very friendly, he explained all the dishes available. Food was good ( fresh ingredients), waiter was friendly and helpful. He speaks english. I would highly recommend reservation...More

Thank Ddammy
Reviewed 11 January 2018

We found this place because it was close to our hotel (the Victoria Letterario) and we needed an easy dinner option after a long day. We were very happy with our choice! The owner was very friendly and welcoming, the meal delicious, the house prosecco...More

Thank lilbethfay
Reviewed 4 December 2017

Really loved our meal here - friendly staff, delicious fresh fish and great value for money! It's the sort of restaurant you would expect to find on the seafront but it's tucked away in a residential area, but well worth the trip to find it....More

2  Thank ruislipwanderers
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

I was take in’s the bus and looking for a place to eat at the same time. Luckily, this place came up, I jumped off at the next stop and found this delightful spot. Yes, the soup. Full of flavor and almost a meal. Today’s...More

Thank W B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$ 18 - US$ 30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via della Fornace 1, 34131, Trieste, Italy (Formerly Antipastoteca di Mare Alla Voliga)
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Friuli Venezia Giulia  >  Province of Trieste  >  Trieste
  • Phone Number: +39 040 309606
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The Osteria alla Mare alla Voliga is a convivial place, simple and informal, where you can taste fish dishes with polenta offered every day, and is a reference point for local customers and tourists since 1981.
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