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La Gamba

Plaza Sant Pere, 1, 17230 Palamos, Spain
+34 972314633
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Ranked #56 of 113 Restaurants in Palamos
Cuisines: Mediterranean
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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telford
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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 NEW

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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77 reviews 77 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 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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Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
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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92 reviews 92 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
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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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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88 reviews 88 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
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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Coconut Creek, Florida
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173 reviews 173 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
105 helpful votes 105 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2012

La Gamba is right along the very busy Palamos waterfront. Parking is available in a pay lot directly across from the restaurant. I went early (8pm) on a Saturday night w/ reservation--but, they were badly organized & had no idea what to do with me. The air conditioning in the enclosed dining room had not been turned on--so it was... More

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Christchurch, United Kingdom
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45 reviews 45 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2012

OK this is not a cheapest restaurant in the town, it's the kind of place where we would go for a treat, we could have had a cheaper meal, there are plenty of places where a set lunch inc. wine and coffee can be around 12 Euros but we thought we'd splash out - the whole experience was good from... More

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Luzern, Luzern, Switzerland
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2011

In this restaurant you have to try two things: firstly the gambas de palamos and secondly the langosta - absolutely amazing. the gambas were the best ive ever had eaten! but the restaurant is pretty expensive.

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