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33 Caxton St | Petrie Terrace, Brisbane, Queensland 4000, Australia
+61 7 3369 9500
06:30 - 22:00
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Sun 06:30 - 11:30
Mon - Fri 06:30 - 22:00
Sat 06:30 - 10:00
17:30 - 23:30
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Sydney, Australia
1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

the food and the service were lovely. we were celebrating my mother's 90th birthday and at the end of the meal one of the staff presented Mum with two lovely momentoes from Gamberos for her birthday. She loved it.

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Thank Suzanne E
Brisbane, Australia
1 review
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

We all went to Gambaros on a Saturday night they were heaving, the girls at door were really friendly and found us a table very quickly, we had a drink in the bar and went to the table, the Irish bartender and young lady behind the bar were lovely. But it went to a whole new level at the table... More 

Thank foodbus91
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22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

March was mud crab month at Gambaro. All of us had the special, it was exceptional. The crabs were cooked to perfection and the crabs were so full. If you want mud crabs this is the place to go.

Thank Roynu
Brisbane, Australia
Level Contributor
30 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 April 2017

Have always wanted to go there but I was a bit disappointed. We ordered a hot entree seafood platter for 2 to start with. It was cooked nicely but lacking in presentation. We then had the Seafood platter for 2 and it was a little disappointing too. They had pippis which were horrible and served a cold marinated octopus which... More 

Thank kazkel
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

It is such a pity. The food we ordered was pretty good but service was a let down. No one to meet and greet. Servers seems like they do not want to be there, very arrogant and made us feel uncomfortable. A seafood restaurant without oyster forks. Anyways for the amount that we spent, there are so many other choices... More 

1 Thank JXman
Brisbane, Australia
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

I was so excited to finally be going to Gambaro's after years of hearing it was the premier seafood restaurant in Brisbane. Firstly it was a late minute decision to go and a quick phone call was answered by a lovely lady who was very accomodating and found a table for my wife and I to celebrate her birthday. Upon... More 

1 Thank Catchy888
Thierry T, General Manager at Gambaro, responded to this review

Dear Catchy888, Thank you for your review. I am so disappointed that your special evening did not match your expectations. I sincerely apologies regarding the service issue and the steak not cook to your preferred temperature. This is not to our standards at all. Regarding the fish by your partner, we usually like to keep the presentation of our dishes... More 

Sydney, Australia
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76 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

We went there as a birthday celebration for myself, the cocktails were great, service very attentive and the seafood platter (which was the very reason we went) was outstanding. We also ordered broccolini as a side and that was ample for the two of us.

1 Thank nudels
Thierry T, General Manager at Gambaro, responded to this review

Dear nudels, Thank you for choosing Gambaro Restaurant for your birthday celebration. I am very glad you enjoyed this special time with us. Please don't wait for your next birthday to come and enjoy our seafood platter again! See you soon. Kindest regards Thierry T More 

Brisbane, Australia
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2017

We came here for a combined birthday/ celebratory dinner for my husband. Our meal was very nice, the seafood was good and fresh. Only thing, when ordering a seafood platter, I'm used to having a finger bowl to wash off as I go, rather than a moist towelette. Those little suckers only go so far. Also, I was a little... More 

Thank 986cherylj
Thierry T, General Manager at Gambaro, responded to this review

Dear 986cherylj, Thank you very much for your review. I am pleased you enjoyed your special evening with us. See you soon at Gambaro Restaurant. Kindest regards Thierry T More 

Brisbane, Australia
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2,091 reviews
1,169 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 196 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2017

A famous place in Brisbane allow plenty of time as you don't want to hurry your meal , great seafood steak and pastas

Thank Michael S
Thierry T, General Manager at Gambaro, responded to this review

Dear Michael S, Many thanks for your kind review. Most appreciated. I look forward to welcoming you back in a not too distant future. Kindest regards Thierry More 

Gold Coast, Australia
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

What an absolute disgrace, I feel ashamed taking my family to celebrate a birthday to this horrible restaurant. Most of the table ordered the seafood hot mix, it specified fresh fish, it came out with 2 pieces of bloody fish fingers that you buy from woolworths! Everything was deep fried and full of oil! absolutely disgusting and cost $40!!! Everything... More 

Thank jacksonbill07
Thierry T, General Manager at Gambaro, responded to this review

Dear jacksonbill07, Obviously your experience was not to your satisfaction. Your description of the quality of food we provided is certainly not to our standards, actually rather far from it.... In view of your review, I would kindly ask if you could please call me, as I would like to discuss this matter further with you. In anticipation, thank you.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$47
Seafood, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
06:30 - 11:30
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 10:00
17:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 33 Caxton St | Petrie Terrace, Brisbane, Queensland 4000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Brisbane Region  >  Brisbane
  • Phone Number: +61 7 3369 9500
Winner of Best Seafood Restaurant in the 2014 QLD Restaurant and Catering Awards for Excellence.

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