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LE DAUPHIN

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39 AVENUE JJ THIBAULT, 64500 Saint-Jean-de-Luz, France
0033(0)59260069
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12:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 23:00
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Harrogate, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

After passing this place regularly for the last 25 years and constantly meaning to try it I finally got round to it. Nothing pretentious here, wooden seating under canvas, with plastic wind shields drawn the night we went in. Service was attentive and swift without being pushy while the menu concentrated, unsurprisingly, on marine dishes. Moules Frites was my choice... More 

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Thank TimDiggle
Sydney, Australia
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427 reviews
179 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 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 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 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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71 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 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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33 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 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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41 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 May 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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 202 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 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 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 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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28 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 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 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$21 - US$64
Cuisine
French, Seafood, Spanish
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 23:00
Monday
12:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 39 AVENUE JJ THIBAULT, 64500 Saint-Jean-de-Luz, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Nouvelle-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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