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Osteria Ai Maestri

Via della Sorgente 6, 34125, Trieste, Italy
+39 040 636801
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good25%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“antipasti” (3 reviews)
“sardines” (2 reviews)
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Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean
Via della Sorgente 6, 34125, Trieste, Italy
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is the only time so far that I write a review without tasting the meals but I am forced to share this dreadful experience. We booked this by phone a day in advance. The host was nice to mention that unfortunately all seats inside...More

1  Thank NelsonKot
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Found this on my own while spending a day wandering and exploring Trieste. Sat at one of about a half-dozen outdoor tables on a bright, sunny Spring afternoon, and had a simply wonderful lunch. One of my best meals during 12 days all over Northern...More

Thank Golomblaw
Reviewed 22 April 2018

When searching for an Italian restaurant close to my hotel while in Trieste, I found Oseria Ai Maestri on Trip Advisor. it's a small restaurant located on a small side street, which at this time of year also has outdoor seating with 10-12 tables. The...More

Thank Kathi B
Reviewed 19 April 2018 via mobile

Little, cozy, warm place in the real Trieste. Ideal for two or maximum four persons, it's a unique place in its atmosphere. 7 little tables in a little space, surrounded by courtesy, you can have a high quality lunch/dinner for a very reasonable price. Fish...More

Thank FrankieBoy 53
Reviewed 18 April 2018 via mobile

We stayed for two days in Triest and visited the Osteria AI Maestro on our first evening. Small but very cosy and a friendly welcome. The courses - Antipasti, Primi and Secondi were verbally presented by the chef himself. The kitchen is very small...but what...More

Thank Mario T
Reviewed 29 March 2018 via mobile

I very much enjoyed this little and cozy restaurant: the food was good and the owner very professional and kind. Last but not least the bill was much “lighter" than I expected. I will surely go there again.

Thank Cristiano G
Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

“Ai maestri” was a drinking and snack place we used to go as students. Forty years on, it is still there, now a very pleasant small restaurant, delightful for a fish meal at lunchtime. Local fish dishes are cooked and the breadth of choice is...More

Thank Lucio F
Reviewed 16 February 2018

I was looking at our reviews of the restaurants we ate at during our travels in Europe and noticed we didn't review Osteria Ai Maestri. That was a shame since we found it difficult to find excellent restaurants in Trieste. This osteria deserves to be...More

Thank l0vinglife0ntheg0
Reviewed 9 October 2017

On a side street and off the beaten path but worth the search to locate. I would describe the ambiance as cozy and popular with locals. There was no menu. The owner tells you what's available. All of the apps sounded fabulous. Tried three. Tuna...More

1  Thank exgrap71
Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

After three cities in Italy dining here has been the absolute highlight. One of the best dining experiences I have ever had. If you are in Trieste you must eat here and you must book! We managed to get there early and take the last...More

Thank foodies6
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
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Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via della Sorgente 6, 34125, Trieste, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Friuli Venezia Giulia  >  Province of Trieste  >  Trieste
  • Phone Number: +39 040 636801
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