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Chez kako

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French, Basque
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18 Rue Marechal Harispe, 64500 Saint-Jean-de-Luz, France
+33 5 59 85 10 70
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Today
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Fri 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat - Mon 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 28
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  • 28
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Very nice casual bistro restaurant

Chez Kako is a very nice casual bistro restaurant in Saint-Jean-de-Luz serving Basque specialities. The food was very nice and we loved the ambiance of the restaurant. The service was very friendly and families were very welcome. A place to have lunch when discovering this resort on the French... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 22, 2015
Jean M
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Steenokkerzeel, Belgium
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Crowborough, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

A really busy, buzzing, lively restaurant, complimented by really friendly, attentive staff. The food is great and everyone seems to be having a good time!

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Steenokkerzeel, Belgium
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19 reviews 19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

Chez Kako is a very nice casual bistro restaurant in Saint-Jean-de-Luz serving Basque specialities. The food was very nice and we loved the ambiance of the restaurant. The service was very friendly and families were very welcome. A place to have lunch when discovering this resort on the French Basque coast.

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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Two visits to Saint Jean De Luz in as many weeks held a common theme; the restaurants you might want to visit are shut. The frustrations of French opening hours led me to Chez Kiko, a place I'd stumbled on for a quick drink on the previous trip. The fact that I was the only non-native French speaker in this... More 

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Cheltenham
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

This is a very good restaurant, just off Victor Hugo, and an excellent place for a couple to enjoy a truly authentic basque ambience, and local seafood, with fine wines.

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Tel Aviv, Tel Aviv, Israel
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

We had dinner here because it was very close to our hotel and read decent reviews about it. Unfortunately for us it was a completely tasteless meal completely lacking any spices, salt especially. For being one of the worst meals we had during our three weeks in France, it is extremely overpriced.

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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

Lovely evening and we sat outside to take in the hustle and bustle. Not in the tourist part which was too loud and busy. Food was excellent and all local. Loved the wine decanters and made a detour from our trip to go and buy one from the kitchen retailer in Anglet!! Most enjoyable evening with very friendly and helpful... More 

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forked river, nj
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43 reviews 43 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

We had dinner outside in this restaurant....the staff was very nice and it was in a nice setting but honestly, we only thought the food was average. For the price, you can do better in Saint Jean de Luz....we did on other nights.

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Hamden, Connecticut
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Great steaks, fish, fries and wine and service. Can't miss whatever you are looking for. So good went back.

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Ordered their speciality. An entrecôte steak.... Great flavour beautifully cooked but for 18€ I was expending more than 200g if that... Good salad and a really popular place. Worth a try but cote de boeuf looks better value if you have a friend or lover

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Natick, Massachusetts
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24 reviews 24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

The restaurant was highly recommended by the manager of our hotel...Who didn't think we needed reservations. That was wrong, but we waited outside for 20 minutes or so with a glass of rose and a table came available. It is a delightful restaurant inside. Warm, red, wood, lots of pictures depicting Basque life. We had a splendid evening...had the charcutrie... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 18 Rue Marechal Harispe, 64500 Saint-Jean-de-Luz, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Aquitaine  >  Pyrenees-Atlantiques  >  Basque Country  >  Saint-Jean-de-Luz
  • Phone Number: +33 5 59 85 10 70

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 14 - 47
  • Cuisine: French, Basque
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm

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