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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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Mirfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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County Wicklow, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 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.

Thank kerry195
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 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.

Thank Michael C
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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.

Thank John B
Milan, Italy
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

Nice location, very fresh fish. We ate a fantastic portion of mussels and calamari. Average price, I think the prices are quite the same in the area. Definitely worth it.

Thank mtrieste
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

Had lunch here , lovely seafood and pasta dishes. The owner was very attentive and great value for money. Highly recommend

Thank FionaE846
England, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

View, food, service absolutely spot on! We found this place by complete accident but very pleased we did. We were persuade by the waiter to eat there at lunchtime, we had the fish tapas set menu which was delicious. The other guests were all enthusing about their meals. If ever in the vicinity we would definitely call again.

Thank CHS56
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

We drove from Punta Majeres to come and see the sunset and have sun downers. This place is highly recommended for dinner and drinks! Excellent food, some of the best seafood in lazarote and Thomas the owner could not have done more for us. Even helping with directions of how to drive home! Excellent location, food and service!!

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

Went here for lunch, had various tapas to share with the wife and, it has to be said, the food was very good, great flavours well presented. Good view out to sea. The only thing that let our meal down was trying to pay the bill at the end. We asked the waiter at 2.30pm for the bill, admittedly he... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Soups, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Lunch, Brunch, Drinks, Breakfast, 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
View, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Cheap Eats
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?