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Birreria Forst

$$ - $$$
Italian, German, Austrian, Bar, European, Pub
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Via Giorgio Galatti 11, 34133, Trieste, Italy
+39 040 662670
10:00 - 01:00
Open now
All hours
Sun 12:00 - 15:30
18:30 - 23:30
Mon - Thu 10:00 - 00:00
Fri - Sat 10:00 - 01:00
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Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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78 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2016

Plenty of choice lots of pasta dishes and meat dishes. Nice atmosphere, beer Keller style. Draft beer in steins

Thank MarilynMacDonald
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165 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2016

Birreria Forst is very popular, but the result is a hectic atmosphere, mediocre service and OK but not great food. The beer was very good but otherwise I would not go out of my way to eat here again. Trieste has a number of very good restaurants and I would not put Birreria Forst in that category.

Thank DiverDaveMinneapolis
London, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 April 2016

Big German beerhall style place. The food and beer were both very good, and service fine. It was nice to see a good range of German style beers, served in ceramic mugs if you go for the 0.5 litre size. The atmosphere was OK, but the place seems to be a popular feeding spot for the huge and noisy packs... More 

Thank MerinneW
Kapaa, Hawaii
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600 reviews
293 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 385 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2015 via mobile

This is around the corner from our hotel. We went once and then came back again. The sausage and sour kraut dish was excellent. The potatoe and cheese baked dish was the best scalloped potatoes I ve ever had. Service is so prompt. All servers work all the tables, so it is easy to make contact for the little extras.... More 

Thank MarshallGulch
Elbasan, Albania
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2015 via mobile

I went in forst this weekend.a friend of mine suggested.i was really happy that he did it. There i found something very special, a combination of delicious food with the best service. The weiters were friendly and they always had a smile while they were bringing u the food:). I suggest u to go there to try it and u... More 

Thank Roberto A
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267 reviews
153 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2015

This restaurant was very handy to our accommodation at Le Residence Terrazze so we ate here a few times during our stay in Trieste. The beers were COLD, pizzas very good, schnitzels and steaks were also good. The variety of food on offer was more than enough to make one think what to really eat. Service was quick and spacing... More 

Thank traveller2australia
hout bay
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167 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2015

After a long flight from South Africa we arrived in Trieste and went in search for food and found the Birrera Forst. The atmosphere is a bit sterile but the foo and service were good. Not really a place to find Italian specialities more an international menu suited to a pub.

Thank hanns b
Tampa, Florida
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26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2015

My son and I both got the Wiener Schnitzel which was fantastic, my wife got the spaghetti which she enjoyed as we'll. We also wanter to try their pizza which was good, but I prefer a little more sauce than they use. The pizza was also rectangular not round and the crust a little thicker than the pizza we are... More 

Thank BidDaddy59
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 March 2015 via mobile

Price relatively high for not so original home made dishes. Quality varies from time to time. Service can be ignorant depending on the person :(

Thank Shuozi H
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201 reviews
144 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2014

Birreria Forst offers traditional Trieste cuisine, but fares just okay in my book. The food is okay (rare to have bad food in Trieste), a little overpriced for the quality. The atmosphere and the service seem a bit self-complacing. Somehow this place is "in-between". Traditional cuisine but not as fresh and authentic as others. Prices are a tiny bit above... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, German, Austrian, Bar, European, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:30
18:30 - 23:30
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Giorgio Galatti 11, 34133, Trieste, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Friuli Venezia Giulia  >  Province of Trieste  >  Trieste
  • Phone Number: +39 040 662670

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?