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Restaurante Gamboa

Rua Manuel dos Santos Vaquinhas, Almancil 8135-173, Portugal
+351 289 048 733
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pate” (12 reviews)
“prawns” (23 reviews)
“lamb chops” (10 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
Rua Manuel dos Santos Vaquinhas, Almancil 8135-173, Portugal
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1 - 10 of 153 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The lunch set menu is great value and the food very good. The owner speaks great English and is always willing to help you through the menu.

Thank paulpalace
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

Second time we have visited gamboa previously 4 years ago after a recommendation the staff are friendly and very knowledgeable the head waiter is able to give you all the details of specials they do not have on main menu. Food excellent the tirbut was...More

Thank graham d
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

A great little restaurant with friendly accommodating staff and good with kids and families. Good portion sizes and tasty meat. Adults had ramps at €15 euros and we got 3 good size cuts each with chips and rice. Kids had local fish fingers and bolonaise....More

Thank Matthew N
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

We highly recommend this restaurant the owners and staff cannot be more helpful and lovely. We telephoned at 6.10 pm seeing what time they opened and if they had a table they said they didn't serve food until 7 and we said oh it's too...More

Thank Annah691
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

We were recommended this restaurant by friends. It appears to be a restaurant for mainly locals at lunchtime and then in the evening switches to tourists and ex pats. The food was very nice with a decent selection available from the menu. All was well...More

Thank Rich G
Reviewed 27 March 2017

After a tasty cover of cheese, pate, olives and prawns, we chose turbot, pork tenderloin and steak. Each item on the menu was carefully described to us by the owner of the restaurant and then served by friendly, polite staff. There was a happy buzz...More

Thank Somerville66
Reviewed 10 March 2017

Staff were just terrific, the food was superb and such good value . We loved the personal service and will certainly look forward to our next visit to Gamboa.

Thank Brian J
Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

It worries me recommending very good local restaurants in case it makes it difficult to eat in them! Our favourites are the beef selections, but anything is good to eat here and the staff are friendly without being a nuisance. It is not large so...More

Thank Hertfordlad
Reviewed 6 March 2017

Always good but rating dropped to 3 stars until singing stops. The silent majority are too polite, so I am giving you the heads up. Save it for the shower.

Thank GeoEd
Reviewed 1 March 2017

I was taken here by a friend who visits regularly. There are many places who do a set 3 course meal for around the same price ad I've used many of the....but Gamboa is a cut above the rest! If you want to know how...More

1  Thank Stuart M
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
andrea m
what are the opening hours
17 April 2017|
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Response from Edward M | Reviewed this property |
I have just looked it up 12.00 till 11.59pm today. I have just looked it up for you wth my phone. It is very worthwhile visiting. Cheers
Do you have outside eating space and if so can we bring our very small dog
28 September 2016|
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Response from Sara S | Reviewed this property |
There's a couple of tables outside 😊
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Manuel dos Santos Vaquinhas, Almancil 8135-173, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Almancil
  • Phone Number: +351 289 048 733
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