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Restaurant Pablo

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5, rue Mademoiselle Etcheto, 64500 Saint-Jean-de-Luz, France
05-59-26-37-81
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scarsdale, ny
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135 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

In this unprepossessing part of town we had a nice, low-key dinner. The restaurant seems to be frequented by locals rather than tourists. It's mainly a seafood restaurant with a somewhat limited menu.

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Warrington, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a meal here based on a recommendation. It was a great find, down a small backstreet. This is a down to earth, traditional French street front brazerrie style place, with simple well cooked food, friendly and humorous staff who obviously enjoy their time there, and a wonderful atmosphere. Definitely recommended for a simple, good meal.

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Charlottesville, Virginia
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229 reviews
146 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016

Although Saint Jean de Luz attracts a lot of tourists, this restaurant feels like a neighborhood staple. Two cozy rooms, amiable service, and good food.

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Norfolk, United Kingdom
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47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2015

Tucked away down a side street you'll find this popular restaurant. We had not reserved a table and grabbed one of the last left. The friendly service was fine, a little slow to start although they were busy. The meals are set out as a choice of dish, adding either salad, chips or rice making the meal quite basic but... More 

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Thank AIBNORFOLK
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23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015 via mobile

Love it. Generous, authentic and delicious. Looks like nothing but the minute you walk in you can feel the atmosphere that keeps everyone coming back. If you are looking for fancy, go elsewhere.

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UK
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

We went to Chez Pablo based on other Tripadvisor reviews and we weren't disappointed. Tucked away down a small side street away from the tourist hot spots, it is exactly the kind of local restaurant we love to eat at on holiday. We got there just after the opening time of 7.30pm and managed to get one of the last... More 

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Vénosc, Rhone-Alpes, France
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014 via mobile

Chips or salad...not chips AND salad... 2 stars First the good points. The place itself is quite charming with its red checkered table cloths (plastic) and matching cloth napkins. The dining room is mostly made up of large tables with benches to sit on and you are seated where there is space. This means there is a chance of bumping... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

We haven't eaten out much during our week in St J de L, so wanted to make sure that our last night's meal was a good one. We are staying by the market and were blown away by the reviews for the very local Chez Pablo. We were not disappointed. WE got there earlyish - and it was already buzzing... More 

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Oceanside CA
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

I aksed the local cheese shop owner for a lunch suggestion- might not have found this place otherwise. The food is simple but restaurant was filled with locals. Owner was a real joker, keeping the whole place laughing with his jests - seeing a couple where the husband we peering at cell phone, he shouts " Someone come talk to... More 

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31 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014 via mobile

We really had an overall memorable experience. A local restaurant with the owners serving the food. Off the beaten track an a abselute must if you're looking for something authentic. We had the Cote de Boeuf, very very good!!!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
French, Spanish
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5, rue Mademoiselle Etcheto, 64500 Saint-Jean-de-Luz, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Aquitaine  >  Pyrenees-Atlantiques  >  Basque Country  >  Saint-Jean-de-Luz
  • Phone Number: 05-59-26-37-81

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