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Le Bar Basque Saint Jean De Luz

22, Boulevard Thiers, 64500 Saint-Jean-de-Luz, France
+33 5 59 85 16 63
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good44%
  • Average12%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible6%
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“tapas” (6 reviews)
“chorizo” (2 reviews)
“fries” (2 reviews)
Closes in 14 min
French, Bar, European, Spanish
$$ - $$$
22, Boulevard Thiers, 64500 Saint-Jean-de-Luz, France
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Reviewed July 1, 2016 via mobile

Recommended by a local we had a very enjoyable evening eating the local Iberico ham and various other delicious morsels as well as a variety of tasty desserts. Waiter lovely and so helpful and full of life and banter.

Thank ClareofTralee
Reviewed June 29, 2016 via mobile

We were walking along the streets of Saint-Jean-De-Luz during the afternoon hours, and just wanted a drink and something light to eat. We also preferred outdoor seating as the weather was beautiful. However, many places were already closed. Luckily we found this place. We had...More

Thank Angela K
Reviewed March 25, 2016

Charming (at least) bilingual service, excellent creme brulee, followed slightly small/simple boeuf straganoff - a few bits of meat of varying degrees of tenderness and 3 boiled potatoes. Beautiful to sit outside in the sun, albeit sharing crowded pavement with pedestrians and their dogs.

Thank PAUL E
Reviewed March 24, 2016

First visit to saint de Luz. We stopped for tapas here first which was excellent and great value, then came back for dinner as the ambience was perfect for us - a relaxed bar/restaurant. The gambas with garlic and whisky was amazing - soooo tasty...More

Thank TwinkleBC
Reviewed February 7, 2016

Very nice friendly restaurant recommended by our host. Many places close on a chilly January night. Fairly basic inside and not too warm, but with a glass of wine inside it began to feel better. Good menu choices of meat and fish - I had...More

Thank IanSimpson
Reviewed October 11, 2015

We had a light lunch at the Bar Basque. Delicious tapas and a dessert. Both excellent, but the highlight was our waiter ,the charming Thierry. We only speak a little French, and Thierry's English isn't fluent ( although a lot better than our French! )...More

Thank Robert W
Reviewed August 7, 2015

The salmon was the best we've ever had - slightly charred on one side, perfectly moist. Amazing! And the side dish of squash with a Parmesan topping was superb. The wait staff is super friendly and spoke some English. Try their MACCA'B cocktail - secret...More

Thank Creekinwa
Reviewed July 26, 2015

Attracted by the constant busyness of the pavement tables and interesting looking tapas every time we walked past , we went for an evening meal here and we were not disappointed . Diverse and interesting assiette de tapas followed by a shared delicious merluz (...More

Thank VariD
Reviewed July 13, 2015

As usual, I had the Kir Royale aperitif and G had 50cl Rose. We shared entrees - the plat du tapas (7 items) and the Serrano ham - both good. Main courses I had the brochette of lamb with red peppers and Espagnol red sauce...More

Thank maureen2340
Reviewed April 8, 2015

On a flying visit to the town this place was recommended by the proprieter of the hotel we were staying in. It was quiet when we arrived but we had been on the road all day and were eating a little early. Waiters very attentive...More

Thank Jammin70
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Street Parking, Television, Wine and Beer, Digital Payments, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Families with children, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 1:00 AM
9:00 AM - 1:00 AM
9:00 AM - 1:00 AM
9:00 AM - 1:00 AM
9:00 AM - 1:00 AM
9:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 22, 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 85 16 63
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