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La Gamba

Plaza Sant Pere, 1, 17230 Palamos, Spain
+34 972314633
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Ranked #44 of 107 restaurants in Palamos
Cuisines: Mediterranean
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Shawnee On Delaware
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89 reviews 89 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014 NEW

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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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 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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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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83 reviews 83 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 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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170 reviews 170 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
97 helpful votes 97 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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41 reviews 41 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 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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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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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Hamphire, England
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78 reviews 78 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
126 helpful votes 126 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2011

La Gamba was recommended to us by a local Spaniard, saying it was the best restaurant in Palamos. We only went to two restaurants in Palamos, so can't vouch for that, but La Gamba was very good indeed. We visited on a Monday evening, when most other restaurants in Palamos were virtually empty, La Gamba was very busy, mainly with... More

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Colchester
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2011

Passing through Palamos we stopped off to test out the famous prawns of the area as recommended by Rick Stein on his recent programme about Spain. Came across this restaurant and decided to go for the surprise fish menu of the day for 33 euros including wine. Great fun and very good value. Very attentive staff (no english spoken) and... More

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Darlington, England
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77 reviews 77 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
193 helpful votes 193 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2008

Having experienced some unmemorable eateries in Palamos, it was pleasure to happen upon La Gamba. We read about it in a Catalania Travel Guide publication. Service was professional (well trained staff), food was well prepared and wines and spirits were well selected. 0.5ltr Sangria, .375ltr white, 1 bottle water, 2 starters, 2 mains, 1 espresso, 1 Marc de Cava =... More

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