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Gambero Rosso

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Via Montezemolo 63, 89046 Marina di Gioiosa Ionica, Italy
+39 0964 415806
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Camden, Australia
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 October 2016

WE COULD HAVE BEEN IN A 5 START HOTEL - Great food and equally great service. Fresh seafood, pasta like Mama makes but presented like a Masterchef - cold Beer - nice Italian wine - all good.

Thank Joseph C
Milan, Italy
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

Hospitality ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Location ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ The food ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ I don't have any other word to express how spectacular the food was. I've been around the world but nothing can come over this place. Amazing

Thank Esayas A
Nanaimo, Canada
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3 reviews
Reviewed 16 October 2015

This restaurant was an unexpected find, the service,the attention to detail I couldn't fault a thing. Being a vegetarian I was surprised to find not 1 item on the menu I could eat, but the chef just prepared a starter and main dish for me and both were amazing. My husbands meal from the menu was also tasty, well presented... More 

Thank Christine429
Florence, Italy
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69 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2015

I absolutely love this restaurant! The service, ambience and fresh fish is just superb. One of my favorite places to dine in Italy. At this location you can taste fresh local fish at its best. Each plate is perfectly prepared from the starter, first course, main course to the dessert that are always do divine! don't miss this special food... More 

Thank Italycustomized
Columbus, Ohio
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 September 2015

After 20 years visiting Marina Di Gioiosa Jonica I decided to give a try to the Gambero Rosso. For years I was discourage to go because a reputation of been expensive ( above 50 Eur per person )which is high for this region where there are so many options for incredible food and economical. ( Checkout the Pasta DI Casa... More 

Thank genesis5503
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 7 August 2015 via mobile

We have been returning to Gambero Rosso each year for the past 15 years. The food is always delightful and service impeccable. They continue to innovate in their culinary inventions, and we are never disappointed. They have recently refurbished the place and it is stunning. Will continue to return as often as possible!

Thank HotelJ
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34 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2012

Dropped in without a reservation and asked the waiter to bring us some of the daily specials and he bought an excellent variety of seafood.All in all a formal restaurant but one which is friendly and although the michelin star brings a cost it was a very enjoyable evening.

1 Thank Yorkshirecouple66
Level Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2012

We have have visited here on numerous occasions and have never been disappointed. The reinvented dishes of the region's "cucina tipica" are superb. Fresh, local seafood prepared in a variety of ways - raw, steamed, baked, etc. - is always excellent. The traditional, refined, and upscale surroundings added to our experience. The owner and wait staff are warm, welcoming, and... More 

1 Thank Giulia P
Florence, Italy
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90 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 October 2011

We love dining at Gambero Rosso when visiting family on the Ionian every summer. The more expensive restaurant in the area although worthwhile. I had the most tasty and fresh lobster ever ! the professional waiter bought the lobster out prior to cooking it to explain the weight and freshness. We enjoyed the Lobster cooked 'Catalana style' with a bottle... More 

Thank Linda S
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17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 August 2011

I dare think this is one of the best Italy's restaurants. The fact that it is located out of touristical mainstream only adds to this probability. The meal this place offers (coupled with Calabria's amazing Ionic sea) is worth a little deviation of your holiday itinerary if you find yourselves in Calabria or neighbouring Puglia or Basilicata. In fact, we... More 

1 Thank akela1984

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$40 - US$160
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Soups
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Montezemolo 63, 89046 Marina di Gioiosa Ionica, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Calabria  >  Province of Reggio Calabria  >  Marina di Gioiosa Ionica
  • Phone Number: +39 0964 415806

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