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LE DAUPHIN

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39 AVENUE JJ THIBAULT, 64500 Saint-Jean-de-Luz, France
0033(0)59260069
Today
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations
Description: REGIONAL FOOD WARM WELCOM WITH THE ENJOYMENT TO RECEIVE YOU AND PLEASURE...
REGIONAL FOOD WARM WELCOM WITH THE ENJOYMENT TO RECEIVE YOU AND PLEASURE TO SEE AGAIN YOU SUCH IS THE CURRENCY OF OUR RESTAURANT STOP HERE
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
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On a gorgeous Sunday evening we decided to have dinner at Le Dauphin which is situated on the promenade overlooking the bay at St Jean de Luz. We were looking forward to a nice relaxing dinner as the restaurant was barely half full. Within two minutes of handing us the menu the waiter was back... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed June 1, 2015
andypandy89
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Garris, France
Good for:
  • Entertaining clients
  • Dining on a budget
  • Large groups
  • Romantic
  • Special occasions
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Families with children
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Garris, France
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24 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

On a gorgeous Sunday evening we decided to have dinner at Le Dauphin which is situated on the promenade overlooking the bay at St Jean de Luz. We were looking forward to a nice relaxing dinner as the restaurant was barely half full. Within two minutes of handing us the menu the waiter was back asking for our order. The... More 

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Crowborough, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

Dreadful place, staff couldn't care less and what food there was cold and overpriced.The position didn't help, as the strong wind whistled right through the venue.

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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 156 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

My wife and a friend and I visited Saint-Jean-de-Luz while staying in San Sebastian. We drove out for the afternoon and were looking for a lunch spot that wasn't "touristy." After walking around without success, we returned to this spot we had initially passed and decided to give it a try. We had very warm and friendly service (my wife... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014 via mobile

We live in St Jean De Luz for part of the year. We thought we would give it another chance. What a mistake. The service was just as bad, more like the worst of Paris than the typical excellent service for St Jean de Luz. The mussels were the worst we have ever had. Overcooked and full of grit. The... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2013

We ate here lunchtime recently, the restaurant is in a nice location overlooking the beach and the menu looked nice. Once we had sat down, it was a while before our order was taken and the waitress was very impatient with our slow and limited French. At the same time we ordered a bottle of wine and some water. The... More 

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18 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2012

The pros: This restaurant is open all day (most restaurants are closed in the early evening opening about 19.30 -can be very frustrating when you arrive in town first!) so for this reason alone it gets a big thumbs up! It's in a really good location, right on the seafront. There seems to be a good selection of fish on... More 

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Halifax, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 268 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2012

Really enjoyed our meal at Le Dauphin. Can't give it 5 because is wasn't 100%. What let it down was the service. A lot of the staff seemed very young & obviously seasonal, might be better out of season. Food wise, we thought it was great. The mainly seafood menu was good in that it forced the children to all... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2012

The five of us seafood lovers went to this restaurant on a wednesday evening. We ordered the "poêlée royale" - which includes half a lobster, 2 camarones, gambas, langoustines and mussles in a flavorful sauce. Everyone was delighted with the food. 3 full poêlées, a bottle of wine and coffees - the bill? just about 20 euros per person! We... More 

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Cognac, France
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2012

we stayed in st jean de luz for 1 night travelling back from spain,chose to eat in here as we were reading menu & the young girl almost ushered us in,2 of the young girls were all over us before we ordered then we had a third "young" girl take our order,for starters we ordered oysters(what a big mistake) after... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2011

Ordinary food, unprofessional staff, no good value for money.

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Additional Information about LE DAUPHIN

Address: 39 AVENUE JJ THIBAULT, 64500 Saint-Jean-de-Luz, France
Phone Number: 0033(0)59260069
Location: Europe  >  France  >  Aquitaine  >  Pyrenees-Atlantiques  >  Basque Country  >  Saint-Jean-de-Luz
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 22 - 67

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 39 AVENUE JJ THIBAULT, 64500 Saint-Jean-de-Luz, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Aquitaine  >  Pyrenees-Atlantiques  >  Basque Country  >  Saint-Jean-de-Luz
  • Phone Number: 0033(0)59260069

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 22 - 67

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget, Large groups, Romantic, Special occasions, Doing business, Local cuisine, Families with children

Description

REGIONAL FOOD WARM WELCOM WITH THE ENJOYMENT TO RECEIVE YOU AND PLEASURE TO SEE AGAIN YOU SUCH IS THE CURRENCY OF OUR RESTAURANT STOP HERE
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?