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5, Rue de la Madeleine, 64210 Bidart, France
+33 5 59 26 89 55
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good24%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
5, Rue de la Madeleine, 64210 Bidart, France
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Reviewed October 5, 2018 via mobile

Located in this small community of Bidart , but such a terrific restaurant with simple elegant dining in a contemporary setting... such a warm welcome, a very focused menu with choices that exceeded our expectations.. served in a respectful manner with a pacing that fit...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank sharedvision
Reviewed September 25, 2018 via mobile

We really liked the reviews Mahaina gets on TA so thought we’d give it a go. We got there at 7 o’clock (which is opening time) and the place was empty so we got a table easily. It’s a smart place, nicely decorated, but lacks...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank MarianneAlwaysWright
Reviewed September 14, 2018 via mobile

The sophisticated, well-traveled, good-humored and diligent proprietors, Veronique and Alain, make a dining experience at Mahaina a special time. We had the pleasure of being late-night diners (the last two of a relatively quiet day) and, thereby, an opportunity to relax with the culinary artist...More

Date of visit: September 2018
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Reviewed September 3, 2018 via mobile

Just 4 choices of each of starter, main and desert. Quite pricey. Helpful but busy service. All courses well presented and very tasty.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank tuohy16
Reviewed August 3, 2018

Simple tastes are always the best ones so I heard. At Mahaina, there is not an extensive menu but each dish is tasty and made with excellent organic products for a fair price.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank LaurentS860
Reviewed October 5, 2017 via mobile

From the first moment one arrives to a very warm greeting, this restaurant stirs an emotion of warmth and charm.. the welcome is authentic,the food was inventive and the taste sublime.. As each couple or dinner party arrived all the guests acknowledged the new arrivals...More

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank sharedvision
Reviewed September 21, 2017 via mobile

We had a superb dinner here. Service was friendly and helpful. The menu is small but has a good variety of meat & fish. My starter of Avocado Brûlée with Sweet Pepper Sorbet and Parmesan Crisp was like nothing I had tasted before - and...More

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank Aagela
Reviewed June 3, 2017

We booked this restaurant because of the good reviews, and on arrival were seated outside as requested, the setting was lovely, quaint Streets near the sea. The Menu is quite limited, it is a small restaurant, the staff were too "In your face" for our...More

Date of visit: May 2017
3  Thank craigf760
Reviewed April 27, 2017 via mobile

Deserving of its 1st ranking on here. Welcoming and warm hosts providing local, honest ingredients and dishes. The lamb was superb, check out the photo. Only problem is a mere 12 tables, so booking even mid week is essential.

Date of visit: April 2017
Thank abtaruss
Reviewed September 26, 2016

We can't fault this small friendly restaurant. The food was delicious & beautifully presented & the service by both waiters was efficient, friendly & they made excellent recommendations. It was so good we went back the next night & if anything it was even better....More

Date of visit: September 2016
Thank Andrew J
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Average prices
$28 - $59
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Special occasions, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5, Rue de la Madeleine, 64210 Bidart, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Nouvelle-Aquitaine  >  Pyrenees-Atlantiques  >  Basque Country  >  Bidart
  • Phone Number: +33 5 59 26 89 55
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Cosy restaurant in the center of Bidart with local and seasonal product. Open every evening from 7pm till 11.30Pm homemade cocktails.....
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