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Antica Hostaria da Libero

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Via Risorta 7/A, 34131, Trieste, Italy
+39 040 301113
Mon - Sat 12:30 - 14:00
19:30 - 22:00
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Tokyo, Japan
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141 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

料理、雰囲気も素晴らしいが、no.1のSubanより高いのが、玉に瑕! まぁ、友人のお陰で行けたのですから、良しとしよう! 行く価値は充分有りますよ! This is famous for that J.Joyce loved! In Trieste Suban is no.1, this is higher than Suban! 4 year absence I could come here owed to my acknowledged, I have to say "Thank you"

Thank Hiro1719
Cervo, Italia
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564 reviews
264 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 232 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 September 2016

Libero is one of the most original restaurants anywhere we have been, with an unmatchable atmosphere, fantastic food, spectacular wines, super friendly owners. It is a historic venue, graced by the favours of the European intellectual élite, James Joyce first and foremost. A whacky collection of paraphernalia and old photographs covers walls and ceiling. The dark red hue suits the... More 

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Munich, Germany
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98 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

I have come to Libero several times with my colleagues. Already for lunch (cheap!) the quality and the taste is amazing. A simple and small place for having a good chat and a quiet break: one cannot desire anything better!

Thank Luigi_sr
Canberra, Australia
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323 reviews
222 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 September 2016

We were staying in Trieste away from the old town and wanted to eat close to where we were staying, so we did a Trip Adviser search and headed off for Da Libero. It lived up to all the recent reviews and we were delighted with the atmosphere, the service and the food. Our serving person spoke slow and precise... More 

Thank StephenR285
Soddy Daisy, Tennessee
1 review
Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

My husband and I were there for dinner one night last week. It was a little tricky to find sort of like a hole in the wall type place but worth the search! The service was excellent, the meal was fantastic and we highly recommend the chantilly lace for dessert! It was amazing!

Thank aTNYankee
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

This tiny restaurant was a little tricky to find but its location off the beaten track of tourists was part of the charm. Aside from a large family celebrating what appeared to be the birthday of the grandma, we were the only guests for lunch. There was no written menu and the choices were limited but each dish we had... More 

1 Thank Gail M
Zagreb, Croatia
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24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 July 2016

This place is perfect - its got great charm, great service and people, and great food! I accidentally stumbled in about 15 minutes before they opened, but the hostess took it perfectly in stride, let me sit down, explained the menu to me, and generally was excellent to me. The food was delicious - the ravioli was melt in your... More 

1 Thank gallen89
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 9 June 2016

This is a very cozy family run restaurant. Tradition and innovation mix up in a very charmy atmosphere. Besides the menu is pretty much meet-based, the chef is gladly available to revise his traditional recipes to meet vegetarians' needs. I have been there three times during my staying in Trieste and I can safely say that fish, vegetables all the... More 

1 Thank Marco R
Bologna, Italy
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314 reviews
188 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 June 2016 via mobile

Of the restaurants I have been to during my short trip to Trueste, this was the best. The food was good, the place extremely evocative and authentically old. It left me with the desire to go back

1 Thank Viridiana2012
Trieste, Italy
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 May 2016

I've been living in Trieste for many years now but have never reviewed any place in this town so far. This restaurant however is worthy reviewing, I just love going there. I've taken relatives from the UK, Sicily, friends and clients. What i really like is that they do not have a menu, the lovely lady (don't remember her name)... More 

1 Thank Ferickle

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$27 - US$33
Italian, Mediterranean, European
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
12:30 - 14:00
19:30 - 22:00
12:30 - 14:00
19:30 - 22:00
12:30 - 14:00
19:30 - 22:00
12:30 - 14:00
19:30 - 22:00
12:30 - 14:00
19:30 - 22:00
12:30 - 14:00
19:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Risorta 7/A, 34131, Trieste, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Friuli Venezia Giulia  >  Province of Trieste  >  Trieste
  • Phone Number: +39 040 301113
Locale storico a Trieste vicino al Castello di San Giusto.

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