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Banki Ramen

#409 of 1,996 Restaurants in Florence
Certificate of Excellence
Neighborhood:
Santa Maria Novella
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Via Dei Banchi 14 Rosso, 50123, Florence, Italy
055 213776
Today
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Fri 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Sat 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Florence, Italy
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18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice to find this spot in Florence. I had a meal with gyoza, rice & meat and miso ramen. Not too fancy a it shouldn't be. Price quality ratio very, very good.

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Thank inke2016
Singapore, Singapore
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33 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016

Broth was authentic and great and this is coming from Asians who eat japanese cuisine at least once a week. Waiting time for food is slightly longer ..at least 15 mins but having a steaming hot bowl of ramen ...in Italy..is worth it!

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Adelaide, Australia
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34 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016

So I have been in Tuscany for quite a while. I thought I'd give my palate a break from the usual Tuscan food and tried this Ramen my friends are raving about. I ordered no.4 on the menu. It's great! The noodles are so awesome, with meat and egg, YUM! The serving is small though, so don't be shy to... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2016

I have to admit I did not really expect ramen to be so good in Italy. For some reason, I was slightly dissapointed by all the food that I found in "attrape-touristes" restaurants and barely had any hope to find some good Japanese food. We ordered chicken ramen and vegetarian yakisoba, as this are your only choices if you are... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2016 via mobile

The broth is at best average, pork not very tender and hard boiled egg. You cannot book and the Italian greedy lady stresses you out because she wants to serve as more people as she can

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La Spezia, Italy
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225 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2016

Gyoza that resembled tortellini fried in butter, hard boiled egg, and sliced porchetta in the ramen. It was hot, the broth was acceptable, the noodles weren't awful, but even if I had a ramen craving and was just down the street, I wouldn't go back. And the sake tasted like it had been cut with grappa.

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Thank cvdwl
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2016

After eating pastas, pizza, sandwiches, and other italian food during our whole trip, my family was craving a hot bowl of noodle soup. So, we decided to give this place a shot. We've had many great ramen places all over the San Francisco Bay Area and Malaysia. So, our standards for ramen was very high and we had low expectations... More 

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Iseo, Italy
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016

So happy to find something different when in Florence and it's really close to the hotel I normally use. Great alternative to Italian Cusine .. BANKI Ramen rulz

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Castelnuovo d'Elsa, Italy
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2015

Been there twice and look forward to going back! Make sure you arrive early because they run out of items fairly quickly.

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Heidelberg, Germany
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83 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2015

We found this restaurant accidentally, and decided to come on the next day. As we came, they're still closed. They open at 19 pm for dinner. We were too early and went to another places, and came again on 19.20. Fortunately we're earlier than the others. If we came 5 minutes later, we won't get the seat. A lot of... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Japanese, Asian, Soups
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Tuesday
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Saturday
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Dei Banchi 14 Rosso, 50123, Florence, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Florence  >  Florence>  > Santa Maria Novella
  • Neighborhood: Santa Maria Novella
  • Phone Number: 055 213776

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Staying in Santa Maria Novella

Neighborhood Profile
Santa Maria Novella
Santa Maria Novella train station welcomes the majority of the people arriving in Florence, which might explain the hectic pace. Commuters and tourists come across the constant hustle and bustle of the station before exiting, taking a few steps and stopping amazed in Piazza di Santa Maria Novella. It is impossible not to admire the the square, housing one of the most charming basilicas in Florence. The area has plenty of local spots to taste Tuscan specialties, but don’t stop in the main streets alone; the narrower side streets always ensure satisfaction. The huge Parco Delle Cascine provides a solution to the need for a green area as well as a historic welcome in the form of a bronze statue of King Vittorio Emanuele II riding a horse.
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