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39 AVENUE JJ THIBAULT, 64500 Saint-Jean-de-Luz, France
0033(0)59260069
Today
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Sydney, Australia
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347 reviews
146 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016 via mobile

We went to the Le dauphin on a cold Sunday lunch and we were outside in a fully covered busy place We selected two main courses and whilst the waiters were running to accommodate all the needs find the very helpful and did perform brilliantly. I will return again The good was good and well presented

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Thank mje0250
Winchester, Massachusetts
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

Le Dauphin is located right on the beach promenade so you have a beautiful view of the sea and can watch the sun set. The waitstaff is friendly, and the food is authentic and delicious. The muscles are especially good! It's a causal restaurant.

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Thank family_traveler521
Sutton Coldfield, United Kingdom
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62 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015 via mobile

We stopped off as the sun was setting and the view and location was fantastic. Service was good and friendly. However. The food was poor. Kids had chicken nuggets (overdone), I had mussels (with loads not open) and wife had salad (which was best meal). Feel like they live on location and quality of food is secondary. Shame.

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Thank KingBud
Garris, France
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30 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

On a gorgeous Sunday evening we decided to have dinner at Le Dauphin which is situated on the promenade overlooking the bay at St Jean de Luz. We were looking forward to a nice relaxing dinner as the restaurant was barely half full. Within two minutes of handing us the menu the waiter was back asking for our order. The... More 

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Thank andypandy89
Crowborough, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

Dreadful place, staff couldn't care less and what food there was cold and overpriced.The position didn't help, as the strong wind whistled right through the venue.

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Thank Ray G
Chicago, Illinois
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549 reviews
392 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 188 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

My wife and a friend and I visited Saint-Jean-de-Luz while staying in San Sebastian. We drove out for the afternoon and were looking for a lunch spot that wasn't "touristy." After walking around without success, we returned to this spot we had initially passed and decided to give it a try. We had very warm and friendly service (my wife... More 

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Thank Mark L
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014 via mobile

We live in St Jean De Luz for part of the year. We thought we would give it another chance. What a mistake. The service was just as bad, more like the worst of Paris than the typical excellent service for St Jean de Luz. The mussels were the worst we have ever had. Overcooked and full of grit. The... More 

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Thank Grovesbob
London, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2013

We ate here lunchtime recently, the restaurant is in a nice location overlooking the beach and the menu looked nice. Once we had sat down, it was a while before our order was taken and the waitress was very impatient with our slow and limited French. At the same time we ordered a bottle of wine and some water. The... More 

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Thank shutterbabe2008
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2012

The pros: This restaurant is open all day (most restaurants are closed in the early evening opening about 19.30 -can be very frustrating when you arrive in town first!) so for this reason alone it gets a big thumbs up! It's in a really good location, right on the seafront. There seems to be a good selection of fish on... More 

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Thank ElectricCool
Halifax, United Kingdom
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216 reviews
184 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 137 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2012

Really enjoyed our meal at Le Dauphin. Can't give it 5 because is wasn't 100%. What let it down was the service. A lot of the staff seemed very young & obviously seasonal, might be better out of season. Food wise, we thought it was great. The mainly seafood menu was good in that it forced the children to all... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$22 - $66
Cuisine
French, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Special occasions, Romantic, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 39 AVENUE JJ THIBAULT, 64500 Saint-Jean-de-Luz, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Aquitaine  >  Pyrenees-Atlantiques  >  Basque Country  >  Saint-Jean-de-Luz
  • Phone Number: 0033(0)59260069
Description
REGIONAL FOOD
WARM WELCOM
WITH THE ENJOYMENT TO RECEIVE YOU AND PLEASURE TO SEE AGAIN YOU SUCH IS THE CURRENCY OF OUR RESTAURANT
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