We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

La Piazzetta

Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
Piazza di Cavana 1/b, 34121, Trieste, Italy
+39 040 300323
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

207 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
  • More
Showing 36: English reviews
Budapest, Hungary
Level Contributor
141 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017

The place seemed to be a nice trattoria from the outside. The food was great but as I only ordered a single lasagne, the staff was apparently a sort of rude by constantly trying to conveince me to have more dishes ordered.

Thank Fotos82
Level Contributor
10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Nice place, with typical Italian trattoria atmosphere. Food just average and too expensive. I'm afraid that we will not come back

Thank Rosanero1972
Level Contributor
17 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

Sardines? Six whitebait! 4 euros for a manky salad; cover charge for not very nice bread. All very expensive and poor quality

Thank HovePrawn
Level Contributor
58 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

So, we walked I and were assigned a table. Right after ordering (nothing on the table yet) we asked to sit closer to the side of the terrace. We were told that was impossible as the only available tables were for 5 or 6 people. Not entirely friendly, but acceptable. However, right after a couple comes in and gets assigned... More 

Thank Kwizim
London, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
92 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

This is a delightful restaurant with great atmosphere and a typically Italian menu. We had a lovely meal and found all the ingredients to be extremely fresh and well prepared. We had a nice bottle of the local Chardonnay and the entire meal was extremely well priced. The staff are delightful and could not have been more helpful and gracious.... More 

Thank dspencerstripe
Blantyre, Malawi
Level Contributor
251 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 July 2016

The food and service were good enough but I think they over charge for the food considering what it is. We ordered seabass which was the smallest seabass ever fished and we ordered pasta with sardines which might have had 2 sardines chopped up into a small bowl of pasta.The seabass did not come with anything else so we ordered... More 

Thank stuart l
1 review
Reviewed 3 July 2016

The quality of the food is not very high. Extreme basic cuisine. They also charge 4€ for bread, which they take away and refill without asking. Even if you havent finished the first basket yet, they brought a second and charged another 4€...

Thank Wanda H
Vienna, Austria
Level Contributor
124 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 January 2016

I only agree in part with the negative reviews. I was glad to find a place that was open late afternoon and after a not so exciting experience in one of the cities buffets I appreciated the more restaurant like atmosphere. All tables taken the service was a bit disorganized and I witnessed a family waiting quite long for being... More 

Thank Walter_SCHINDL
Melbourne, Australia
Level Contributor
22 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2015

Just had dinner at La Piazzetta, disaster from the start, beer came in chipped glass, spaghetti alle vongole has bit of shell in it. Grilled zucchini limp and bitter, green salad had only one type of lettuce. Gnocchi was a very small serve and just lukewarm. Bread was not the usual crusty bread served in Italian restaurant, sardines tasteless.

Thank Esmiralda2014
Torridon, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
103 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 September 2015

We ate lunch here while waiting to get into our accommodation round the corner. In that respect, the location was convenient and an outside table afforded us views of the passers-by. The food filled a gap, but it was not of the quality we had expected; so-so at best. The service was adequate.

Thank Fasaig

Travellers who viewed La Piazzetta also viewed

Trieste, Province of Trieste
Trieste, Province of Trieste
Trieste, Province of Trieste
Trieste, Province of Trieste
Trieste, Province of Trieste

Been to La Piazzetta? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    2 of 5 bubbles
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2 of 5 bubbles
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Piazza di Cavana 1/b, 34121, Trieste, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Friuli Venezia Giulia  >  Province of Trieste  >  Trieste
  • Phone Number: +39 040 300323

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from La Piazzetta staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?