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“Great location, excellent service, delicious food!”
Review of Cafe de Paris

Cafe de Paris
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Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
Reviewed October 17, 2013

While walking along the promenade enjoying the beautiful views we came upon Cafe de Paris. They have the usual slate out front with the menu. It was in French and as we were trying to figure out what was what, a gentleman approached and explained the menu to us and asked if we wanted to be seated. We told him we were headed to the lighthouse and would return to have lunch. Upon our return, all the outdoor tables were occupied. I asked him how long it would be. He ran back inside and out he came carrying a table for us! That is service. We ordered and he told us that if we didn't like what we had, he would replace it with another dish? What? No need to as we had the grilled squid and the Axoa de veau which is a veal dish and both were very tasty. Flavors just dancing in your mouth :-) The location offered beautiful views over the St Jean de Luz bay. We sat there for almost 2 hours enjoying the ambiance. Turns out the gentleman was Phillip the owner. Since it is October and off season we knew this restaurant would be good because it was all locals and they know where to eat. Wonderful experience, highly recommend.

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Reviewed August 30, 2013

We both had a different local dish. My prawns were to die for. Excellent service. My hubby had a desert and you had to see the tart tatin to believe it. HUGE and delicious. We ended up sharing it! Lovely views across the bay. Perfect for a sunny August day's lunch.

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Reviewed June 29, 2011

This was my first Basque cuisine experience and it was very enjoyable.
I went with two others and we all had something different so we could swap for tasting.
We had Lomo, Axoa on spaghetti, and Axoa with chips. For the money it was great value.
All the food was excellent and it set the benchmark for my future meals in this area.
The only disappointment which I have only realised recently is that a lot of restaurants make home made chips, this one didn't.
Their standard pression beer is Paulaner, a lovely German lager, which makes a change from the usual Kronenbourg.
Cafe de Paris is situated right at the end of the row of bars and restaurants so it was a little quieter but you still had a lovely view over St Jean de Luz harbour.
The waiter was very helpful with making our dinner choices and also helped us to choose a place to go for a drink afterwards.

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