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“Authentic local cuisine”
Review of O Bansin

O Bansin
Ranked #59 of 206 Restaurants in Rapallo
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
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Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Reviewed May 27, 2013

Antica Osteria Con Uso Di Cucina O Bansin dal 1907” to give it it’s full title!
One of our favourites. It’s away from the centre and slightly tucked away. The food is very good and rather cheaper than most, being patronised mainly by the locals. The surroundings are very unpretentious especially at the back (where we preferred to sit); so don't expect luxurious surroundings but rather a timeless sense of antiquity. , but the service was very good both times we went.

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Reviewed August 31, 2012

We ate here several times during our stay in Rapallo and always enjoyed our meal. The menu is in Italian and so our transalation of it was a bit hit and miss but that was part of its charm! The service was fantastic and always helpful. It was lovely to eat away from the main touristy areas. We thoroughly recommend O Bansin.

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Reviewed August 27, 2012

the restaurant is a traditional "osteria con uso di cucina" previously located in the small fish market square, not far from this little street of the old town. Established in the beginning of the last century it used to offer simple and unexpensive dishes made of popular and basic ingredients for the market workers and the clients who didn't have much to spend. Now it's a pleasant little restaurant that has increased the prices (but not excessively ) but still prepares traditional recipes of the wonderful cuisine of liguria. No luxe, no trendy atmosphere: little tables in an air conditioned room and some on the street. Ravioli di borragine col tocco di carne, stoccafissdo accomodato, coniglio alla ligure, polpo e patate and other nice dishess made with grace and balance. A good choice in Rapallo, where many restaurants are just" tourist traps"

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Reviewed July 2, 2012

Good food, good service. Terrific shrimp salad and clam linguine. Prices quite reasonable.

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Reviewed June 5, 2012

quantity too low, price a little more expensive that in the past and qualty avarage

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