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

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Visitor rating
  • 30
    Excellent
  • 43
    Very good
  • 14
    Average
  • 14
    Poor
  • 11
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Not easy to maintain the level

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.

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 4, 2014
Андрей Г
Good for:
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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English first
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
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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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
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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86 reviews 86 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
78 helpful votes 78 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
30 reviews 30 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 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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123 reviews 123 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
121 helpful votes 121 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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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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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Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 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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102 reviews 102 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 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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208 reviews 208 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
134 helpful votes 134 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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51 reviews 51 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 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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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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