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Pasticceria Penso

Via Generale Armando Diaz 11 | Angolo Via Venezian, 34124, Trieste, Italy
+39 040 301530
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good22%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
10 May 2017
“Sweet surprise”
2 Nov 2016
“One of the best pastries store in town!”
Closed Now
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Via Generale Armando Diaz 11 | Angolo Via Venezian, 34124, Trieste, Italy
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Reviewed 11 May 2017

Did not know about this place, or even been searching for something sweet - noticed it on my way to the parking at the Aquarium - thinking I might find a piece of a good fresh bread or similar. Immediatelly liked the place when entered...More

Thank kmarko
Reviewed 3 November 2016

They have wonderful pastries, specializing from Austrian/Hungarian and Italian specialties, great cakes and a great place to buy a present when you are invited as a guest! Included also liqueurs and aperitives

Thank MorpurgoPeter
Reviewed 4 October 2016

There is a newspaper article in this shop which claims that the cakes here are the best in Italy and they are certainly delicious. There is an amazing choice and the shop was directly opposite our hotel so it would have been rude not to....More

Thank AnneW7
Reviewed 1 September 2016

I use to go to Pasticceria Penso about 35 years ago. Recently I went back to Trieste and found it again. It is still amazing! Just pastries. Not a full service restaurant.

Thank thomp4
Reviewed 5 June 2015 via mobile

Found some great strucolo at penso Worth a quick visit as it has a great selection of cakes Looks a bit dull from outside but is really great

Thank mjctoly
Reviewed 1 February 2015

Penso is a very modest-looking pasticceria in one little street in Trieste. However, it has become legendary due to its great selection of pastries. Trying to figure out what was all that buzz about, I tried the Sacher cake and I must say that it...More

Thank alfcr
Reviewed 28 June 2014

After reading about this place I felt it was an absolutely must for someone with a sweet tooth as big as mine. On our first attempt this place was closed but on the second day we were more lucky. The place is small and heaven...More

Thank Linda N
Reviewed 2 May 2014

I always feel really welcome when visiting, my Italian isn't great but they always try and help me with my Italian or speak a little English. The nougat is to die for, and makes great presents for the office. They sell a lovely range of...More

Thank Joules1811
Reviewed 14 February 2014

I will be visiting Trieste in the summer and upon looking at this reviews of you hotels and restaurant, this PASTICCERIA PENSO hit my eye because I might be related to the owner. I live in NY and my mother last name was Penso and...More

Reviewed 27 November 2013 via mobile

We stopped Trieste for about two hours, while we're heading to Ljubljana. This place was in my check list, and we loved it. It's clean and prices are very reasonable.

Thank UgurYal
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Generale Armando Diaz 11 | Angolo Via Venezian, 34124, Trieste, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Friuli Venezia Giulia  >  Province of Trieste  >  Trieste
  • Phone Number: +39 040 301530
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Pasticceria storica triestina specializzata in dolci tipici triestini e mitteleuropei
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