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5 rue du Centre, 64200 Biarritz, France
05 59 22 16 41
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7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Sun 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tue - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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    Very good
  • 18
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    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good cheap Italian

When you feel like comfort food, this is a good place. Honest Italian - no frills. We shared a chacuterie and cheese platter then had pasta each both fine. Staff quick and friendly. Place was packed with locals by 8:30pm - always a good sign.

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 3, 2015
Brandytessleo
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Greater Sydney, Australia
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Greater Sydney, Australia
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35 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2015

When you feel like comfort food, this is a good place. Honest Italian - no frills. We shared a chacuterie and cheese platter then had pasta each both fine. Staff quick and friendly. Place was packed with locals by 8:30pm - always a good sign.

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Derry
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2015 via mobile

Poor service. Forgot to bring one of the starters and had to wait an unacceptable length of time for the main course. I noticed that service staff paid less attention to those sitting outside probably because they are more likely to be tourists. Would not recommend this establishment.

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20 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015 via mobile

My friends Steve and Ama had treated me to a couple of nights of their garden to table cooking at their home in France so I was a little spoiled before we arrived in Biarritz. I had instigated the trip to Biarritz so I was a little nervous about taking them away from their home produce and inflicting restaurants on... More 

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Thank Areta P
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48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 via mobile

We started with tasty grilled vegetables, followed by delicious homemade pasta, with lobster for my wife and vongole for me. All accompanied by the very reasonable house red. Excellent value!

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Arlington, Virginia
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28 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

I dined here several times . the food is always fresh and the greeting usually comes with a smile. while it's difficult to find good dinning in the summer at BIarritz. this place delivers in spades!

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Chilbolton, null, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

We found this restaurant after happily wandering through the streets of biarritz. With 10 in our party, we easily found a large table outside and quickly chose our food. The waiting staff were attentive, friendly and quick considering it was a busy Friday night. I had veal with aubergine parmigiana which was absolutely delicious. The children had pasta with meatballs... More 

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Willersey, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 via mobile

Had dinner here with the family and I must say it was top notch. Service was very good, young waitresses looked after us well. I had the steak and the wife and kids had the meatballs. Although a small menu everything on it looked good from what I could see of others and people were not leaving anything on the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015 via mobile

Restaurant recommended by hotel staff for Italian. Located in les Halles area, good atmosphere and excellent food. Server was not the most pleasant but still enjoyed our dinner and experience very much. Would go back again.

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Montpellier, France
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106 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 via mobile

Really enjoyed our meal, two courses, 5 of us for Euro 125 including a lovely bottle of Lambrusco. English speaking staff who had fun with us and made us feel welcome. True Italian food. Recommend, you can sit outside or in, take a light top if outside as the wind can flow up the little roadside and make it a... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 via mobile

My family and I dropped into this restaurant on a Saturday night without booking; I think this was part of the problem. We were shown to a table with high bar stools that backed onto the staircase- this was clearly impossible as one of our party is 8 months pregnant and showing quite obviously. After some fuss was made we... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 5 rue du Centre, 64200 Biarritz, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Aquitaine  >  Pyrenees-Atlantiques  >  Basque Country  >  Biarritz
  • Phone Number: 05 59 22 16 41

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Romantic, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Friday
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?