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Restaurante La Gamba Loca

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Avenida Maritima 39, 35570 El Golfo, Lanzarote, Spain
+34 928 17 33 02
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stopped off here for lunch and chose this place as it was the only one doing tapas. The menu choice was fairly limited and the food was ok, nothing we had was bad, but nothing was special either (one of the Spanish guests at another table returned their paella and refused to pay for it). It was the service... More 

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Brigg, United Kingdom
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156 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate here early evening. The views over the sea to the west are stunning. Food was served quickly. I recommend the seafood soup. I had the grilled white fish selection. It was fine but i have had better. The sangria was excellent. My wife had tagliatelle carbonara and said that it was rather bland

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London, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came here for our last meal in Lanzarote and it was simply delicious. The gentleman who served us (perhaps the owner or manager?) was charming and offered great recommendations. I particularly enjoyed the garlic prawns and the grilled cheese. We'll definitely be back next time we come to Lanzarote!

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sidmouth
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We found this restaurant by accident having just visited the lagoon at El Golfo. As we were passing we got into conversation with Thomas, who it turned out was the owner. The outside part sits right over the beach and has a spectacular view of the sunset. The interior is lovely (and warmer on those windy nights). We had a... More 

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Scotland
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20 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2017

We went here for lunch and had the menu of the day. Everyone in the party enjoyed their meals and the view out to sea was amazing!

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Mirfield, United Kingdom
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105 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

We tried a different restaurant and enjoyed our meal. We sat on the terrace by the sea on a hot and busy afternoon. The garlic prawns were not hot enough to be perfect, easy to do perfectly. The Caesar salad was good. The baby squid was also good. One portion of mussels were not cleaned well enough and served without... More 

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Vercheny, France
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52 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2017

After a morning visit to the spectacular volcanic National Park of Timanfaya, we were very unimpressed by the restaurant there, so we headed for El Golfo seeking a late lunch at 3.15 pm. With our little dog in tow, we found a sea -view table at the 'Crazy Prawn' and ordered king prawns in garlic sauce. The meal arrived forty... More 

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Thank 198douglas
County Wicklow, Ireland
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Really good menu choice with tasty food, and friendly service. We had tapas that suited both vegetarian and meat lovers. I would definately recommend this lovely restaurant which is in a wonderful setting over looking the sea.

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Thank kerry195
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 28 December 2016

Heard about the excellent fish restaurants in El Golfo and this certainly lived up to the reputation. We had a seafood paella and a tapas lunch and all dishes were excellent. Waiter was pleasant and helpful. Planning return before we leave island.

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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162 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 December 2016

As our flight home was in the evening we drove down to the south of the Island and took the opportunity of sampling some fresh sea food. We were not disappointed. The restaurant we chose had a good selection of fish.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Soups, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, Brunch, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, View, Romantic, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida Maritima 39, 35570 El Golfo, Lanzarote, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Canary Islands  >  Lanzarote  >  El Golfo
  • Phone Number: +34 928 17 33 02

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?