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La Gamba

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Plaza Sant Pere, 1, 17230 Palamos, Spain
+34 972314633
1:00 pm - 4:45 pm
Closed now
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Thu - Tue 1:00 pm - 4:45 pm
Fri - Sat 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Ottawa, Canada
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Four members of my family ate at La Gamba restaurant and were extremely satisfied about the quality of the seafood and the service that we received. The location is great as well, overlooking the Palamos Port.Even though the prices are on the high side the quality of the food and the level of service justify the prices.Highly recommended.

Thank Vincent B
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 29, 2016 via mobile

Fantastic anniversary dinner. Relaxing atmosphere .Original starters fabulous baked fish. Staff were great. The chef came out to chat to us. Great meal all round 👏

Thank Barquita T
Barcelona, Spain
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46 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016

A classic seafood restaurant in Palamos. Very good seafood and paellas in this nice tipycal catalan restaurant. They use only the best products to make their menu, which means that you only have what is in season. Specially recommended are the gambas (prawns) and all the fresh fish. Professional service. Not cheap but fair quality-price relationship.

Thank Frankbcn
Barcelona, Spain
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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 20, 2016

The food quality is good, but we have to realise that we are in Palamos and all restaurants have fresh food from the sea. The dishes were great, we had a menu that costs arround 30€ per person. Menu's definition says that it would be a "fast" meal, not more than 1 hour and a half as much. But in... More 

Thank PereVoz
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50 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 19, 2016 via mobile

I would choose somewhere else in the town as the meal we had of mussels prawns and calamari was disappointing. The service was ok but the quality of the food did not meet expectations or price.

Thank Fattymcnair
2 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 8, 2016 via mobile

The restaurant was recommended for good gambas, but we were warned that it is expensive. The gambas were good, but i.e. 40 Euros for 6 medium sized Gambas is just too much. They were not that good😀And the service was not up to standard either. All in all I think this restaurant is overrated and overpriced.

Thank NickOslo
Ascot, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 24, 2016 via mobile

Service was faultless. Food was outstanding. The little touches made for a really interesting evening (gazpacho and fish mousse amuse bouche, and after the cake and fizz to celebrate the festival Saint John). Really recommend.

Thank David T
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

Most definitely this restaurant is that .....service was good and the host described the food and wine so eloquently we couldn't wait to savour both the food and wine . Well was such a disappointment and though the place looked and had the appearance of a great restaurant it certainly fell down on the food element .. Such a pity... More 

Thank Maria O
Trim, Ireland
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43 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 23, 2016

Enjoyed our Sunday lunch in this charming restaurant. Excellent choices, bit limited if you don't want to eat fish though. Decor is a throw back to a bye gone era but the quality of the decor is well maintained and the napery etc is first class. Service was first class, professional & friendly but you were allowed to get on... More 

Thank Pleasure-seeker95
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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86 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 22, 2016 via mobile

Seriously good food! It looks average from the outside (actually the building was designed by Eiffel). "It is not even right next to the shore-line" one might think. But actually, the sea view from the front glass-ceiling terrace is quite good. The service is impeccable. Very professional, respectful and client-caring as it should be (we are sick of this "frendly... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Romantic, Large groups, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
1:00 pm - 4:45 pm
1:00 pm - 4:45 pm
1:00 pm - 4:45 pm
1:00 pm - 4:45 pm
1:00 pm - 4:45 pm
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
1:00 pm - 4:45 pm
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Plaza Sant Pere, 1, 17230 Palamos, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Girona  >  Palamos
  • Phone Number: +34 972314633

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?