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Coffee served with a smile.

Caffe Stella Polare was a favourite meeting place for James Joyce and his pupil and friend Italo... read more

Reviewed 4 June 2017
Alexandra P
Greater London, United Kingdom
Another very good Trieste cafe.

Anther Trieste cafe with literary connections. Tables both inside and out, with great coffee... read more

Reviewed 23 August 2018
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  • Terrible28%
3 days ago
“Very good café at very good location”
23 Aug 2018
“Another very good Trieste cafe.”
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+39 040 765420
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We went there with my girlfriend after a long walk downtown to relax a little and have a good coffee. We also tried some of their cakes, all of them were very tasty. The cappuccino was also really good. The prices are a bit high,...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 23 August 2018

Anther Trieste cafe with literary connections. Tables both inside and out, with great coffee, (obviously), and good fresh orange juice. The waiters are paragons of virtue and patience, if their calm, considered response to some alarmingly rude tourists, (and their badly behaved children), are anything...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

Excellent service and atmosphere, ideal Location to spend a half hour relaxing watching the world pass by.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 19 July 2018

A nice old-style place where you can have a glass of Aperol Spritz with crisps and toasts for 4 EUR. Service was nice and polite, it's possible to pay with a bank card.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 4 June 2017

Caffe Stella Polare was a favourite meeting place for James Joyce and his pupil and friend Italo Svevo. A good cup of coffee or tea can be consumed here as well as a variety of pastries, pizzette and sandwiches. You can choose to eat outside...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Alexandra P
Reviewed 29 May 2017

Trieste is a wonderful city and after getting lost among its impressive buildings, spend to rest for a good coffee and something sweet to resume energy this coffee is an excellent choice. Good price, pleasant attention and a quality patisserie with traditional products. A very...More

Date of experience: June 2016
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Reviewed 13 February 2017

Traditional coffee house, Vienna style, with inexpensive choices and nice decoration. Not more than just a cafe.. that's all.

Date of experience: February 2017
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Reviewed 17 December 2015 via mobile

We ordered two cappuccino with price 1,60 but waitter charge us each cappuccino 2,50 EU without bill. No pillows on the chairs, no water for my small dog, waitter was untidy and Said that he do not serve dog.

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank Ico A
Reviewed 8 April 2015

Staffed by young, unexperienced and rude personal whose objective is simply to maximize table rotation. The menu and options are very basic and the quality is poor. The place has no charm and lacks the "old days" atmosphere. A TV was on broadcasting the news!...More

Date of experience: April 2015
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Reviewed 22 May 2014

Revisiting Trieste from Venice and strolling through the central area we chanced on this cafe with it's historic interior. Preparing to write this report we were surprised by the negative reviews. Our experience was totally different. The staff were welcoming, the service good and the...More

Date of experience: May 2014
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