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56 Quai Corsaires, 64100, Bayonne, France
+33 5 59 59 48 31
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Sunday
Closed
Hours:
Mon - Thu 12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:30
Fri - Sat 12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 23:30
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Portree, United Kingdom
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79 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Pleasant evening here in this vibrant restaurant. (Almost first in at 19.30 hrs, so table no problem and"put" )naturally) by front windows overlooking the tidal river gurgling by. A popular restaurant offering Italian and French cuisine with a wine list appropriate for either. Pizza and Pasta clearly popular with the customers who by 20.30 had arrived in numbers filling all... More 

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Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

Saturday evening service was slow...whilst it was busy this was very slow. First course took an eternity and hell must have frozen over when the main course arrived...it was luke warm at best. Apparently that's how they serve it in France! That sort of arrogance died out 20 years ago, try visiting a few of the other restaurants in Bayonne... More 

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Thank KPB1873
Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
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109 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

Get a table next to the river and those bits of crust that you either leave or force yourself to eat can be quietly dropped in the river for the ducks and fish. Friendly and attentive service, decent pizzas and if it turns a little chilly they bring out blankets. A nice touch.

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Thank kyairi
Cavan, Ireland
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

Great location, tasty food, wonderful town. Service with a smile. Calm atmosphere great introduction to Bayonne. Hkft

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Thank paddytrippin
Blaenau Ffestiniog, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

We visited Bayonne and towards the end of the day were looking for somewhere to eat along the River Nive. We chose Mona Lisa. There was outside seating but it was too cold for alfresco. We shared a very generous starter of prawns cooked with garlic. They were fresh and sweet and with enough juices for mopping up with bread.... More 

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Thank annsullivan1
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2016 via mobile

Excellent tasty food and very friendly service plus great location by the river. My favourite restaurant in Bayonne! Prices are reasonable and excellent wines.

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Thank Eymesy
Truro, United Kingdom
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367 reviews
210 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 155 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 April 2016 via mobile

Please ignore the poor reviews. We found service to be charming and helpful. The antipasti I had was gorgeous as was my main course, generous portions too! Nothing seemed to much trouble for our charming waiter, so thank you!

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Thank Kernowcouple94
London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2015

We walked past this restaurant and took a seat outside beside the river. The staff were very helpful and sent over an English speaking waitress once they realized we did not speak French. The food was delicious and very generous portions. The male server explained the dessert menu for us and even brought some of the traditional French ice cream... More 

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Thank VictoriaStreet
n ireland
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33 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2015

When we arrived all the tables outside were full but we were told to take a seat inside with a drink & soon we had a table near the river. The staff were so friendly & helpful. Once they realised that we spoke English, they sent a waitress to us who spoke English. The pizza I had was delicious &... More 

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Thank tootyg
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2015 via mobile

The place very nice, the staff, nice and friendly. The food, not good. They are gracy about PESTO.( in every dish) The maincourse was terrible, saltim bocca, veal with dry ham, normaly, softly baked ( rose), this was like a sausage, very dry and the ham rolled over de veal, very hard. I gave it back to the kitchen, but... More 

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Thank Jan C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, French, Mediterranean, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats, Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:30
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:30
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:30
Thursday
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:30
Friday
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 23:30
Saturday
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 56 Quai Corsaires, 64100, Bayonne, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Nouvelle-Aquitaine  >  Pyrenees-Atlantiques  >  Basque Country  >  Bayonne
  • Phone Number: +33 5 59 59 48 31

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?