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“Absolute sovereignty”
Review of Gostionica Sport

Gostionica Sport
Ranked #1 of 7 Restaurants in Banjol
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Croatian
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Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

Table linen snow white, windows to the kitchen widely open, staff immaculately tidy with hair covered. These guys / ladies absolutely work as a team, know to cook and serve. If one is busy, others help. The main waitress (I guess) was friendly and helpful with food selection and in general. I heard her speaking in at least 3 languages without any worries.

Slightly away from Rab town tourist stampedo and top locations, this restaurant offers big variety of food, perhaps seafood would be you first choice. Grilled hake was perfect as well as grilled squid, both with classic spinach&potato sidedish. All this after mussels in delicious sauce (buzara) as a starter.

Most likely you will be offered free grappa at the end and conclude a nice evening.

A great disovery - based on no recommendations.

Thank Bojan B
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Reviewed 23 July 2017

After trying several restaurants in Rab old town, we discovered the Sport restaurant (advised by our host, Marijana) just the opposite side of the harbour.
Since that evening, we had ALL our dinners in that place!
Was just great: excellent food, with very generous portions (some -like our preferred ones - the sport platter for 2 or the meat platter for 2- are to be avoided if you're not REALLY hungry ;-) and very fair prices. Lighter meals available as well ;-)
my youngest kid could even compose his own meal (not available on the menu!)
Hosting family (this restaurant is a family business and one of the oldest restaurants of the area) is extremely nice, helpful, kidding with kids, and impressive in the number of languages spoken!
I definitely recommend 100%

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Thank Michel W
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Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

Good food, huge quantities. Friendly service. They go the extra mile to ensure the pleasure of the customers.

Thank Sophie664
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Reviewed 16 October 2016

Gostionica Sport located a 10 minute walk along the harbor in Banjol not Rab town was an amazing discovery. We walked by it several times and thought it was just a bar as it was between the gas station and the ACI Marina. On our last night we decided to eat there as the town of Rab was having its season ending festival and quite busy, noisy.

It's a family place with one of our waiters (who worked in Broadmoor in CO Springs--small world) being the 3rd generation along with his parents who were also working. There are outside and inside tables and we opted for inside since we had on shorts. We shared a large salad, anchovy appetizer then grilled sardines with potatoes, spinach plus wine, water, coffee. Again way too much for 2 people...at end of meal talked some more with owners who offered us a glass of local grappa which we promptly consumed. Paid by Visa $38.90

Certainly recommended; a place to go, the other 4 tables were locals and the grilled fish looked wonderful! All the staff spoke English, Italian.

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Thank Sandy K
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Reviewed 13 August 2016

During our vacation, we were looking for a restaurant in the centre of the beautiful Rab. As everybody knows, when you have to choose a restaurant in a touristic place, the gap is between the "popular" ones (where you are not sure if you'll eat fresh or frozen fish) and the "luxury" ones (where you'll be sure about the freshness, but even about the high price you'll pay).
Checking the Tripadvisor reviews, i found in the middle this restaurant, and i confirm that here i found: cleaniness (not so easy to find), courtesy, fresh food finely cooked, affordable prices.
So good, that during our stay, we came back two tines eating here.

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Thank denisntwk
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