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Ristorante C'era Una Volta

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Via di Giarizzole 8, 34147, Trieste, Italy
+39 040 827346
Mon - Sat 12:00 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:30
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Caracas, Venezuela
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64 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

Away from the center it's a charming little restaurant. Overall pretty good food , very good steaks (N.B. avoid the "tartare" dish as they have no idea of what a real "tartare" is!!). The rest is ok including service. Give it a try if you feel like driving 10 minutes from the center.

Thank MrL280
Palermo, Italy
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47 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

Nice restaurant just out of the Trieste downtown. Service was not especially fast in the beginning but later was going very smooth and easy. Best was a Tagliata, well done with a wood flavour. Price in the end was an average for this kind of restaurant (22€ each) with wine and dessert.

Thank luigibertini2015
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

we just finished to eat few friends from Flex Trieste, it was amazing!! very recommend! best meat ever!

Thank רועי נ
Plano, TX,USA
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93 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2016 via mobile

Not far from the Jewish WW2 memorial you will find this Italian steakhouse. It's on the pricy side, but a good value. I had a good steak truffle sauce. The house wine is a good value at 10 euros per liter. Interestingly enough they served a good crema Catalonia (although with a creme brûlée caramelized sugar crust on top). My... More 

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Maui, Hawaii
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43 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2015

I'm abstemious and penurious with the "circles" I give out in reviews. Unfortunately, a 3-circle review on Trip Advisor brings the average down; 5-circle reviews occur too frequently and result in "grade inflation." This is a very, very good 3-circle restaurant that I rate 4-circles here because of the way people use the system. The meats (veal and steak) are... More 

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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 March 2013

Great meet dishes, Florentine steak is the top like in Tuscany, great Patanegra appetizers , you will spend 50€ for person. Ideal restaurant for meet lovers. Parking in front of the restaurant. Nothing special the desserts: tiramisu, crema catalana and chocolate muse.

Thank Njorry

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 48 - US$ 68
Italian, Mediterranean
Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via di Giarizzole 8, 34147, Trieste, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Friuli Venezia Giulia  >  Province of Trieste  >  Trieste
  • Phone Number: +39 040 827346
A due passi dallo stadio Nereo Rocco, il ristorante "C'era una volta" brilla per le sue atmosfere calde, accoglienti e famigliari. In due ampie sale climatizzate - e una splendida veranda fiorita - questo locale offre ai suoi clienti un corposo Menu a base di carne in grado di spaziare dal pregiato prosciutto Patanegra alla celebre tagliata di manzo.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?