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Il Gambero

Via Garibaldi Marina 4, 98050 Lingua, Santa Marina Salina, Sicily, Italy
+39 090 984 3049
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good42%
  • Average18%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“fresh fish” (4 reviews)
“salad” (5 reviews)
“spaghetti” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Pizza, Seafood, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Via Garibaldi Marina 4, 98050 Lingua, Santa Marina Salina, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed October 11, 2017

Dinner was good Italian, but we loved the drive home as the owner told us his history and Australian connection. Wonderful.

Thank 201,460
Reviewed September 11, 2017

Had a group lunch here - welcome and service excellent. Apparently owners spend 6 summer months here, and 6 months in Sydney - so you get the best of all worlds and really friendly service. Fresh fish best we had in this part of Italy,...More

Thank scissorsister
Reviewed July 27, 2017 via mobile

We dined at il Gambero for 2 weeks every single day of our vacation on this island. It's without any doubt the best value for money and the best Sicilian food in the island. We will go back! Also the service is impeccable (and they...More

Thank Francesco D
Reviewed July 8, 2017

My wife and I really enjoyed our lunch at Il Gambero restaurant! We were delighted by Spaghetti with homemade pesto and Paccheri with Aubergine and Swordfish. As dessert, an almonds Granita with a topping of mulberry and a Sicilian brioche to dip into: simply awesome!

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Reviewed June 24, 2017

While they all rush to neibourgh Alfredo, just take a seat in Il Gambero - for an excellent Spaghetti allo Scoglio and a glass of house white wine....

Reviewed June 19, 2017

The whole fish baked in salt was very good. No sauces, nothing to hide - just very tasty fresh sea food. The waiter was an expert in breaking open the salt and filleting the whole fish into our plates at our table. The restaurant in...More

Thank ACfromATX
Reviewed June 15, 2017

The four of us were taken to this restaurant by our guide, Tuillo. It was a lovely day and we sat, looking out to sea, for lunch. I chose a vegetarian dish and salad which was wonderful. The others had fresh fish which they all...More

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Reviewed April 23, 2017

Highly recommended, beautiful fresh seafood and a fantastic view of the islands of stromboli and Panarea. Don't leave the island until you eat at il Gambero

Thank Sandy A
Reviewed November 17, 2016

Visiting the lovely island of Salinas, we were advised to visit this restaurant about a half hour's walk from the main town. There is a free shuttle back to town! The food and service was excellent and we spent a happy couple of hours with...More

Thank Elizabeth P
Reviewed October 19, 2016

We were staying in Santa Marina Salina, and therefore this required use of the free pick-up from the owners who were one town over in Lingua. The food was fresh and delicious, and they did a great job of accommodating a birthday party (cake) as...More

Thank TFJ100
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April 29, 2017|
Response from Sandy A | Reviewed this property |
Not sure I can't recall seeing it on the menu Sorry I wasn't able to help
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Scenic view, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Garibaldi Marina 4, 98050 Lingua, Santa Marina Salina, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Islands of Sicily  >  Aeolian Islands  >  Isola di Salina  >  Santa Marina Salina  >  Lingua
  • Phone Number: +39 090 984 3049
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