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Tavernetta al Molo

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Loc. Grignano Riva Massimiliano E Carlotta 11 | Grignano, 34151, Trieste, Italy
+39 040 224275
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Portland, Oregon
1 review
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Spouse is in Trieste (actually just a bit north of the city) for a conference at the International Center for Theoretical Physics. We're lodged at the ICTP's Adriatico Guesthouse across the street from al Molo. While she's engaged in conferring, I've had plenty of time to relax and enjoy the place. Al Molo offers tasty seafood prepared in the regional... More 

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Vicenza, Italy
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26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were on the way to Slovenia to bring our kids to a tennis camp, we stopped in this wonderful place amd had great cruditè, pasta and a bottle of wine. Owner is very friendly and seems everybody going there know him well

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The Hague
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27 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There are some places in the world that you wish to keep secret so as not to be ruined by mass tourists but I cannot resist: this place is just heaven on earth for 'buongustaio' who appreciate great food when they taste one. Our waiter Sasha suggested us to take the Spaghetti ai frutti di mare, despite the fact that... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Our Family members from Trieste recommended this restaurant, we had one of the best meals in years. Wonderful setting facing the pier, very pleasant and helpful staff and the food was excellent throughout the meal. Seafood Carpaccio, Mixed Seafood grill and a wonderful selection of desserts (the "Crema Catalana" is to "die for"). Perfect meal before or after visiting the... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

We came here after having a stroll around the Castle of Miramare. We had a mix salad and a mixed grilled with seafood and fish for 2 ppl. It included tuna, seabass, haddock, calamari, different kind of prawns, scallop, and grilled vegetables. All good quality. We drank water and paid 55€. We didn't have dessert as we were quite full...... More 

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Venice, Italy
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

The food is wonderful but the service is VERY slow , be prepared to spend all afternoon having lunch if you go for lunch!

Thank miki71_10
Lund, Sweden
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36 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 January 2017

The restaurant is located right in the Molo of Grignano across the marina. The view is limited but the vicinity to the Adriatic Sea is uinteresting. The food is true local sea food and the white wine from the Collio region just outstanding - the local Tocai, which is not allowed to be called this name but still it is... More 

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Miami, Florida
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70 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 January 2017

Once again, TripAdvisor reviews are spot on with the recommendations for this delight! Our taxi driver told us that in the summer, this restaurant is unbelievably packed because of its location on a marina, but happily for us, it was winter and do-able! The owner warmly greeted us (such a cozy place!) and we chose to sit on the second... More 

Thank gabymak
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 January 2017

I was many times in this famous restaurant in Trieste. The owners are fantastic and the food was and always is amazing fresh and tasty!

Thank Denis A
London, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 December 2016 via mobile

Amazing seafood and great hosts. Definitely need to book during warmer times for an outside table. Heavily recommend the shared saucepan of seafood pasta for the experience as well as taste. To be honest you can't go wrong with the seafood. Very cool owners/managers, definitely want to look that cool when I'm over 60.

Thank Rob A

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Restaurant Details

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Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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View, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Loc. Grignano Riva Massimiliano E Carlotta 11 | Grignano, 34151, Trieste, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Friuli Venezia Giulia  >  Province of Trieste  >  Trieste
  • Phone Number: +39 040 224275

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?