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18 Rue Marechal Harispe, 64500 Saint-Jean-de-Luz, France
+33 5 59 85 10 70
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $16 - $61
Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:15 pm
Mon - Fri 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat - Sun 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Cuisines: Tapas, Bistro, Basque
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night

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Tel Aviv, Tel Aviv, Israel
1 review
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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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
22 helpful votes 22 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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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 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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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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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23 reviews 23 reviews
15 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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Hamburg, Germany
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

The good was very good, no wonder because the restaurant is ahead of the daily market. The service is polite but tends to forget orders and the price has been 25% above restaurants with the same quality.

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Paris, France
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46 reviews 46 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

Kako is a very popular traditional Basque bistro with the locals in Saint-Jean-de-Luz. Our hotel strongly recommended we go there, and we did - twice. They serve traditional Basque dishes, including squid (chipirons), merlu (a white fish) served Spanish style, and a side of beef that is for two with frites (huge plates!) We had a whole sole sauteed with... More 

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Bourne End, United Kingdom
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55 reviews 55 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

My husband and I took a day trip to St Jean de Luz on a rainy May day for a spot of lunch. We stumbled across this restaurant after recommendation by a local shopkeeper. We were not disappointed. We arrived without reservation and were fortunate that there was one table left so we took our seats. It was a small... More 

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Bridgend, Wales, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

Seemed very popular with locals and found out why. Excellent gazpacho for me and avocado prawns for Madame. Monkfish delicious and excellent portion with superb vegetables. Madame had veal which turned out to be Axoa. Happily helped her finish it! Too full for dessert. Only criticism is uninteresting red wine by the picher. Obviously talented chefs and warmly recommend.

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Additional Information about Chez kako

Address: 18 Rue Marechal Harispe, 64500 Saint-Jean-de-Luz, France
Phone Number: +33 5 59 85 10 70
Location: Europe  >  France  >  Aquitaine  >  Pyrenees-Atlantiques  >  Basque Country  >  Saint-Jean-de-Luz
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 2:15 pm  7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Monday 12:00 pm - 2:15 pm  7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 2:15 pm  7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 2:15 pm  7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 2:15 pm  7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 2:15 pm  7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 2:15 pm  7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 16 - 61
Cuisine: Tapas, Bistro, Basque

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