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Restaurante Gamboa

Rua Manuel dos Santos Vaquinhas, Almancil 8135-173, Portugal
+351 289 048 733
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“bread” (17 reviews)
“prawns” (25 reviews)
“pate” (12 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
Rua Manuel dos Santos Vaquinhas, Almancil 8135-173, Portugal
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have been to Gamboa 5 times and never been disappointed. 5 of us had sole, turbot, stone bass,lamb and chicken. Also covert and sweets. Wine and beer, and entertainment. Fabulous value for money and very friendly service.

Thank Ron662017
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very friendly service, the singing maître d’ and his exceptional colleagues all do their very best to make this cafe by day, restaurant by night, work. Unfortunately, the service was more than a tad slow and the food just about ok. 8 of us in...More

1  Thank KJHsingapore
Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

Flew into Faro late evening and needed a good meal. Gamboa didn’t disappoint as usual. Service great and air con welcome. Portuguese steak with sweet potatoes I heartedly recommend. Wine splendid too. Not that expensive either. Will be going back. If you are new to...More

Thank Tireejuniors
Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

This unassuming restaurant provides a warm welcome and extensive menu of fresh fish and meat. We have been several times now and are always made to feel very welcome. Carafe of house wine and just less than 10 euros is more than acceptable. Starters range...More

Thank t0pps64
Reviewed 2 July 2018

My wife and I had the great fortune and pleasure to spend nine months of 2017 living in a rented villa between Loule and Almancil and this place was one of two restaurants we re-visited most often. We never hesitated to take friends and family...More

Thank TonyMacEssex
Reviewed 26 June 2018 via mobile

Not a fancy looking restaurant but don’t be fooled by the exterior, the food is great. Visited three times during our 3 week holiday and couldn’t fault any of the dishes. The garlic king prawns are fabulous. Give it a try..

Thank Getaweigh
Reviewed 22 June 2018 via mobile

Special evening really enjoyed fantastic rendition of ‘Hôtel California’ by lovely lady serving tables. Truly warm welcome from all. She sang whilst gentleman in charge played guitar. Not sure if they are the owners think they are. He explained very eloquently all the dishes on...More

Thank Katiebobscotland
Reviewed 14 June 2018 via mobile

Great place with a friendly welcome. Good choice of delicious food and wines. We visited 3 times over a 2 week period and all meals were fantastic. We chose to drink a jug of house red wine which is very pleasant. The atmosphere is great...More

Thank heatherflower65
Reviewed 6 June 2018 via mobile

We came across this almost by accident but it was the best meal we had in the week! Food was amazing. Staff were friendly. Great value for money. Would highly recommend.

Thank Simon S
Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

Haven't been to Gamboa for a while but having eaten there again I can't figure out why we have left it so long! Excellent food and great service from Rui and team, great value as well!! A must of you are in the area!!

Thank David P
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andrea m
17 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
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids
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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