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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 good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“bread” (17 reviews)
“pate” (12 reviews)
“prawns” (24 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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Rua Manuel dos Santos Vaquinhas, Almancil 8135-173, Portugal
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It may not look like the smartest restaurant and we have been to many smarter, the food and meat were very well cooked and I had fillet steak Portuguese style that was served in a lovely sauce. That was after two bowls of delicious mussels...More

Thank nmyarrow
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A really charming little place, with the waiter looking over my shoulder to tell me what fish lay in the refrigerated display behind me. That morning's catch. Delicious succulent fish, well-prepared and displayed. Great service. A memorable meal

Thank Leonard S
Reviewed 29 January 2018

We were made very welcome with Tables squared up to give very sociable Dinner for twelve hungry Golfers. Really attentive and knowledgeable Team delivering delicious food accompanied by an interesting and reasonable Wine List which far exceeded the initial 'Cafe' appearance.

Thank KerryandPaula
Reviewed 16 December 2017 via mobile

We were looking for a late breakfast on our first day in the Algarve, but we found Gambia and had a fantastic pork plate lunch. The food was delicious and service was so welcoming. We even went back to ask for a grocery store recommendation...More

Thank wi_light_sleepers
Reviewed 21 November 2017

You must go here for dinner. Excellent food, excellent service, excellent value. One of the best in Algarve, which won't break the bank. Will return.

Thank JohnHongKong
Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

This place is packed with locals all enjoying €7:50 set menu including a drink & Dessert. I had the same, pork chops came with rice, fries, tomato and cucumber salad bread and olives! If only people in Britain stopped for lunch as the Portuguese do,...More

Thank richard m
Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

Visited Local fish restaurant with friends. Manager explained all the different types of fish (spoke very good English, but extremely fast, so difficult to understand everything said). Friendly atmosphere. Manager is learning to play guitar so played some tunes whilst wife sang - at the...More

Thank Mandy R
Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

Went for the first time with friends following a recommendation. The facade of the building is deceiving as this is a very large restaurant which also offers outdoor seating to the rear. Staff are very welcoming and the service is friendly and efficient. The owner...More

Thank Jon M
Reviewed 4 October 2017

For very good food that is well cooked and presented, with excellent and friendly service at a very reasonable price then Gamboa is a must. It can be very busy in an evening with what seemed like many regular clients, so booking is advisable. For...More

Thank Maggs36
Reviewed 2 October 2017

enjoyed the atmosphere and good quality service, excellent value for money, fresh fish, great value fixed menu. taste of portugal that is natural .

Thank henshawsally
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andrea m
18 April 2017|
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Response from Edward M | Reviewed this property |
Last time I looked it from 12.00 noon till midnight. You would be best to look it up on your phone before going.
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
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine
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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