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5, rue de Halles, 64200 Biarritz, France
05 59 24 80 38
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8:30 am - 2:00 am
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Thu - Mon 8:30 am - 2:00 am
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Drinks, Dinner, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff

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  • 131
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  • 45
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Bustling bar/restarant

Had a great night here with my family,it has bags of atmosphere and is a popular place for locals,I had the moule and frit which was plentiful and very nice.We were served by a very nice French waiter whose English was very good,would definately go here again if in Biarittz.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Paul W
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a great night here with my family,it has bags of atmosphere and is a popular place for locals,I had the moule and frit which was plentiful and very nice.We were served by a very nice French waiter whose English was very good,would definately go here again if in Biarittz.

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Thank Paul W
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Returned again to this place but was disappointed. Perhaps they changed the chef. The meat dish is good but the seafood is just soso..

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Thank Connie L
London, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The food in Bar Jean is absolutely exquisite, with generous pinchos tapas at the bar in lots of different varieties and mains that were bursting with flavour. We had a prawn dish which boasted large fresh prawns, cooked perfectly, and also a belly pork dish which was tender and full of flavour. The dishes were generous portions too. The restaurant... More 

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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2015

We went to take a glass of wine - 3€ for a reasonably good Bordeaux. No room inside, so sat outside on the steps, which was very nice. A lot of people hanging out having some drinks and pinxos

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Thank Sigot
Port Townsend, Washington
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2015

The Bar Jean is a popular meeting place for locals to have a casual glass of wine or beer and tapas. Casual and friendly, it is next to the covered market, which to many is the center of Biarritz.

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Thank Dennis711
London, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

We visited this restaurant just at the end of season and it was buzzy and popular. We realised we had also visited about 4 years ago on a really busy night when the bar was packed, but on this occasion the restaurant was nicely full. We had tapas from the bar, which was delicious and then starters and a main... More 

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Thank Sarah L
Kimbolton
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2015

7 food lovers enjoyed this friendly busy restaurant after having walked around the covered food market opposite. I asked for a steak tartare 'bien epice' I wasn't disappointed. Friends had lovely bowls of small but delicious mussels, suckling pig that fell off the bone and totally fresh and well cooked mixed fish. To complete the experience we sat outside in... More 

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Thank Helene S
Paris, France
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75 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2015

Perfect Bar for a brunch on a sunny Sunday. The Bar Jean is located is the very animated market, and offers tapas and seafood. It's a bit complicated to get a table (we had to wait 20 minutes), but once installed we thoroughly enjoyed having oysters and clams (very recommended !) with some white wines on the terrace.

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4 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2015 via mobile

First night in Biarritz went to Bar Jean with our 2 surfer sons. Food was good honest fare. We all had starters and a main plus 2 beers each. All came to 120 euro. Great staff,would come again. .

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Thank Paul W
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2015 via mobile

We loved it. Took the kids and as it is on the side of a closed road they cleared off playing with all the other children. Food was great. Service very efficient. Just a lovely place to pass an evening and watch the world go by.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 5, rue de Halles, 64200 Biarritz, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Aquitaine  >  Pyrenees-Atlantiques  >  Basque Country  >  Biarritz
  • Phone Number: 05 59 24 80 38

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 129
  • Cuisine: French, Spanish

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Dining on a budget, Bar scene, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
8:30 am - 2:00 am
Monday
8:30 am - 2:00 am
Thursday
8:30 am - 2:00 am
Friday
8:30 am - 2:00 am
Saturday
8:30 am - 2:00 am

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