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30, Boulevard Thiers, 64500 Saint-Jean-de-Luz, France
+33 5 59 51 05 22
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good38%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Apr 12, 2017
“Nice food and with options”
Feb 19, 2016
“Tasty Basque food in a quiet bistro setting.”
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French, European, Spanish
$$ - $$$
30, Boulevard Thiers, 64500 Saint-Jean-de-Luz, France
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Reviewed October 8, 2014

I am nearing the end of a 26 day trip to France, and this is one of the best, if not the best, meals I have had here. There is nothing "typical" about this restaurant. The food was beautifully prepared and presented, and very imaginative....More

Thank Linda30773
Reviewed October 4, 2014

After our first meal at Olatua, we came back twice in two days! And the only reason why we did not come back a third time is that we had previously reserved a table at another restaurant which we did not want to cancel. This...More

Thank Jacques28
Reviewed September 2, 2014

not expensive, great food with fresh products from sea and basque farms. I recommande it absolutly!!!

Thank adrien617
Reviewed July 6, 2013

we were staying overnight on a long long drive down to southern spain, we arrived tired out, we had the set meal, excellnet value for St jean de Luz, this is an expensive resort . Our waiter was friendly, spoke little English- but we spoke...More

Reviewed May 31, 2012

Traditional basque menu. Very good. Good service. We particularly liked the extensive and historical family photo album that adorned the walls.

Thank OutbackChristopher
Reviewed May 21, 2012

Six of us were there at about 8:30 pm and left around 11 pm. We were in no hurry which was just as well as the service was at a gentle pace with a reasonably long gap between the entree and main course. Having said...More

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Reviewed October 18, 2010

The restaurant is pretty and calm, but our dining experience was negative. The lights in the restaurant were too bright (blinding), the waiter was indifferent, and while some dishes were fine, others were pretty ordinary or actually bad. Good desserts, mediocre main courses, poor appetizers,...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Large groups, Kids, Families with children, Business meetings, Special occasions
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 30, Boulevard Thiers, 64500 Saint-Jean-de-Luz, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Nouvelle-Aquitaine  >  Pyrenees-Atlantiques  >  Basque Country  >  Saint-Jean-de-Luz
  • Phone Number: +33 5 59 51 05 22
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