Buffet da Pepi
A must visit for meat lovers who can take austro-hungarian food. In their own words, A tradition that they “intend to pursue with passion and dedication, as was done in these decades, welcoming anyone, whether from Trieste or not, the Mayor or a student, to experience the essence of Trieste in a…
Not for vegetarians. They serve austro-hungarian food; try 'porcina con senape (mustard) e cren (horseradish sauce)'. Excellent the piatto misto! Can be crowded, in mild weather you can sit outside.
For a one-off curious yet utterly local experience you should definitely try Da Pepi, which serves exclusively pork - every single part of it.
“Opened before WWII, the family-run Siora Rosa is one Trieste's best-loved traditional buffets (bar-restaurants). Sit outside or in the wonderfully retro interior and tuck into boiled pork, sauerkraut and other Germanic and Hungarian offerings, or opt for something fishy like baccalà (salted cod) with polenta.”
“It's a very nice museum that was built by the Baron Revoltella, a very generous patron of the city's cultural life. There is the formerly private palace with all the representative rooms to see and also the modern part with an art collection. In summer there is also a rooftop terrace café with amazing views over the city and the Gulf of Trieste”
“This veritable hall of mirrors (specchi) first opened its doors back in 1839 and has more recently been taken over by the chocolatiering Faggiotto from Pordenone (although the matriarch is a local; in fact, she was Miss Trieste 1982). This is the ultimate Piazza Unità front-row seat, whatever the weather, and the coffee has returned to its once former glory.”
“Also known as Trieste Cathedral, this church is dedicated to Saint Justus and serves as the main church of the city. Originally constructed in 1320, the church features a Romanesque and Gothic design and the front façade has a huge circular window with a beautiful lattice design. Inside, the church features a plethora of decoration and the archways in the main aisle are covered with coloured patterns and ornate sculptures. ”