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Plaza Sant Pere, 1, 17230 Palamos, Spain
+34 972314633
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1:00 pm - 4:45 pm
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Thu - Tue 1:00 pm - 4:45 pm
Fri - Sat 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 45
    Excellent
  • 65
    Very good
  • 19
    Average
  • 17
    Poor
  • 13
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good food, nice ambiance

We have been going to paramos for many years but this was the first time without kids. We were delighted to find a mature restaurant with very nice staff and a good choice of food. The prices were probably higher than the general family restaurants but we loved the atmosphere. It was nice that they... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 1, 2015
Simon P
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Toulouse, France
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

If you want genuine Catalan food this is the place for you. Take one so the set menus but be sure to be hungry !

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Toulouse, France
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58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

We have been going to paramos for many years but this was the first time without kids. We were delighted to find a mature restaurant with very nice staff and a good choice of food. The prices were probably higher than the general family restaurants but we loved the atmosphere. It was nice that they provided a complimentary pre- starter... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Some time ago it was May be the best restaurant of Palamos, but it was to difficult to maintain the same level. Now it is very unstable, could be very poor in top season. Last few years there wasn't any changes in menu.

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telford
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

I have been travelling to this part of Spain for 20 years. There are a great choice of restaurants in the area but Palamos is the place to go for a choice of fish restaurants. Have been going to La Gamba for about 5 years now when we we are on our holidays. This year we were disappointed, the menu... More 

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Barcelona, Spain
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51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

La Gamba is probably the most elegant of restaurants in Palamos. We've been here many times. The sangria is very good and it has a good selection of single malt whiskies. We enjoyed the sopa de pescado and the gazpacho was excellent. The tuna was great but the grilled fish was bland. What a pity! The chocolate cake was a... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

The restaurant is close to the Fishery Museum and the water front. We arrived a bit early and was greeted politely by the staff to ask us to return a bit later as they are not yet opened for lunch. We did return later, and the staff was very nice to us. We ordered the paella, and it was not... More 

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Shawnee On Delaware
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

I can't say anything bad about La Gamba. It has been serving Palamos tourists and locals for a long time and enough people like it. I find it pretty good but not overwhelming in any way. The problem here is that it's a traditional Spanish restaurant from an age where that is all there was.Since then, a lot of young... More 

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Bath, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

Varied menu though a little pricey. Delicious, quality food, attentive service once the meal was underway but rather slow to take our order and didn't come and take a drink order first.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2012 via mobile

We chose the chef's choice menu for a birthday celebration and were highly impressed with every single course: well-balanced and imaginative. The quality and the freshness of the fish was among the best we've had in Caralonia (and we are here for part of every year). The service was friendly and professional and the outdoor terrace provided a lovely setting... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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70 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2012

Nicely positioned restaurant at the port of Palamos; good food, nice wines; only the service could be much better. Fortunately the food is excellent! Price OK

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Plaza Sant Pere, 1, 17230 Palamos, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Girona  >  Palamos
  • Phone Number: +34 972314633

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mediterranean
Open Hours
Sunday
1:00 pm - 4:45 pm
Monday
1:00 pm - 4:45 pm
Tuesday
1:00 pm - 4:45 pm
Thursday
1:00 pm - 4:45 pm
Friday
1:00 pm - 4:45 pm
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
1:00 pm - 4:45 pm
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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