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Gamboa Place

Playa Livingston, Livingston, Rio Dulce 18002, Guatemala
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13 Mar 2018
“Very local and authentic ”
4 Feb 2016
“Best Food and Best Deal in Livingston - Worth Finding Your Way There”
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Guatemalan, South American
$$ - $$$
Playa Livingston, Livingston, Rio Dulce 18002, Guatemala
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Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

The restaurant has been recommended to us by members of the Garífuna community and indeed while eating there we were surrounded by locals. Very tasty food, authentic vibe, friendly service. Many typical Garífuna dishes to chose from.

Thank pif_pafff
Reviewed 4 February 2016

Restaurants in Livingston tend to be marginal and pricy. Gamboa Place is an oasis. The quality is high, portions generous, and prices reasonable for Livingston. They serve traditional Garifuna and Belizean cuisine, and strong coffee. It’s up an alley off the beach, but the entrance...More

Thank NickB-0001
Reviewed 5 January 2016 via mobile

Wow wow wow wow When you see the place you don't believe what can come out of that kitchen. We went to Gamboa's place after reading tripadvisor and we truly confirm what was said. It's no more than a lady's home. The order takes time....More

Thank araoguerreiro
Reviewed 12 June 2015

I discovered this place when the brother of Maria, the owner, dragged me there. Of course I was wary, but I was glad I came here. The food there is amazing, I tried the Ceviche, the Tapado and the Fish with Plantin (maybe it was...More

2  Thank Jonathan N
Reviewed 30 November 2014

We enjoyed our meals here. Great fresh fish and fries for us best burger in Guate for the grandson. The kids were entertaining us with a Garifuna dance, very cute.

1  Thank DeliaLop
Reviewed 26 October 2013

Right on the beach but hard to find and don't expect a luxury restaurant there it's a people canteen but who complains ;) Fried vegetable and chicken were tasty and fresh cooked. Reasonable prices. Excellent place to plunge into local culture.

Thank VKalmykov
Reviewed 24 May 2013

If you're looking for Garifuna cuisine, you've found it. This is as authentic as it gets, with a broad menu of home-cooked traditional dishes. The family atmosphere is magical, the service is excellent, and, of course, the food is like none other in Livingston. Slightly...More

Thank RBSingleton
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Guatemalan, South American
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  • Address: Playa Livingston, Livingston, Rio Dulce 18002, Guatemala
  • Location: Central America  >  Guatemala  >  Izabal Department  >  Rio Dulce  >  Livingston
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