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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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10:00 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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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
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Steenokkerzeel, Belgium
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Swindon, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
199 reviews 199 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

From beautiful and substantial strips of calamari to beef cooked in wine that just melts in your mouth, qualiticious meal. Served and assisted by Gaetan, he made our stay even more enjoyable and fun. Putting the fun aside for a moment, to us, the waiters appeared to take their job v.seriously, conscientiously, with the customer being foremost in their thinking.... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015 via mobile

What a wonderful meal. Waiters superb food delicious atmosphere great. Great start to la fete de st jean de luz. Really recommend it.

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Crowborough, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
13 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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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 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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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 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
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16 helpful votes 16 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
7 helpful votes 7 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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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 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
Average Prices: USD 14 - 48
Cuisine: French, Basque

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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 - 48
  • 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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?