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160 Rue des Plages, 64500 Saint-Jean-de-Luz, France
05 59 85 84 71
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12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Great seafood

This restaurant has it's own fishing boat so the fish served is extremely fresh and tasty. The view over the bay is very scenic. Maybe it is because of the touristic season, but clearly they don't have enough staff to cater for the large number of tables they have. We had to wait one hour between... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 13, 2014
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Dubai
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English first
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319 reviews
219 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 206 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

With their own boat catching most of the fish you can not be wrong getting some seafood over there The view is fantastic their other location ostalapia is as good but with a view of the mountain and not the ocean in st jean de luz

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Dubai
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27 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

This restaurant has it's own fishing boat so the fish served is extremely fresh and tasty. The view over the bay is very scenic. Maybe it is because of the touristic season, but clearly they don't have enough staff to cater for the large number of tables they have. We had to wait one hour between starters and mains.

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los angeles
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90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Outdoor seating with view of atlantic ocean is breath-taking. The food is outstanding no matter what is eaten. The most famous local food is "merlu" and all of the fish is bought at the early morning fish market directly from fishermen. I had turbot for 25€ and it was so much better than any fish you can have anywhere. The... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 303 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

Hard to find but well worth the effort. Specialises in sea food and everything is freshly cooked and presented well. Staff are very friendly and help with translating the menu, some of which is written in Basquais.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2012

Fantastic setting, panoramic view, relaxed atmospere and really fresh food, simple but very well prepared. Service could be a bit quicker though.

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Hossegor
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2012

Eaten here a few times winter and summer. Good atmosphere, relaxed, modern, and informal. Service has always been good, friendly, and quick, really helps if your French is good, but they will always try to find someone to help with translation if you need it. Situated with a super sea view, ideal for watching the sun go down. Two floors... More 

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Europe
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2011

I would give this restaurant a mixed review...the staff, setting and the place itself were first class! A late September evening sitting outside watching the sun go down, when you then need at least a sweater, was idyllic. My wife had a really great tuna starter and good monkfish main whilst I had Chipirons (small squid) which lacked something, lemon... More 

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2011

It is truly wonderful. Everything form the view to the service to the food is top notch. We were Glamping just around the corner and found it by chance. It has great views over the local surf beach and specialises in seafood. The wife, labradoddle and I were made to feel very welcome from the moment we stepped through thr... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2011

We went as a group of 9, and they did very well to accomodate all of us. The food was excellent and the service was very good. The waiters spoke English which was very helpful. We would definitley return!

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Godalming, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2011

Unfortunately we were only able to sample one course at this restaurant. We arrived at 8:00pm, decided to skip the starter and just have a main course. This arrived at 9:10. Not bad, but not really top notch. By 10:00pm the plates had not been cleared. Our waitress seemed to have disappeared. So we gave up and went home.

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Additional Information about Ostalamer

Address: 160 Rue des Plages, 64500 Saint-Jean-de-Luz, France
Phone Number: 05 59 85 84 71
Location: Europe  >  France  >  Aquitaine  >  Pyrenees-Atlantiques  >  Basque Country  >  Saint-Jean-de-Luz
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm  7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm  7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm  7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm  7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm  7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm  7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm  7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 160 Rue des Plages, 64500 Saint-Jean-de-Luz, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Aquitaine  >  Pyrenees-Atlantiques  >  Basque Country  >  Saint-Jean-de-Luz
  • Phone Number: 05 59 85 84 71
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

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