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Chez kako

18 Rue Marechal Harispe, 64500 Saint-Jean-de-Luz, France
+33 5 59 85 10 70
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good46%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“beef” (6 reviews)
“fries” (5 reviews)
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French, Spanish
$$ - $$$
18 Rue Marechal Harispe, 64500 Saint-Jean-de-Luz, France
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Chose this restaurant from the reviews but it was not very welcoming and the calimares (squid) main course was chewy which spoilt the evening. for what we had, the meal was over-priced at €121 for two.

Thank Iain H
Reviewed 10 June 2017

When visiting a place for just a day, choosing a place for lunch can be difficult, especially to find a place with locals and not just visiting tourists. We were lucky as the staff at our hotel in Biarritz enthusiastically encouraged us to stop at...More

Thank flphoto
Reviewed 2 June 2017

Gorgeous fish; beautifully served. Directly across from the Market; may need a reservation for high season. Really excellent meal all around.

Thank SentaM
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

Chez Kako is an institution in Saint Jean de Luz. Excellent quality simple dishes like steak and fish with some Basque specialities, using fresh local ingredients. Good service and a decent wine list. This is a regular haunt for good reason. A bit more expensive...More

Thank Matthew S
Reviewed 22 October 2016

A group of us had a very good lunch. The local hake is wonderful sprinkled with fried garlic and served with small Spanish green peppers fried in olive oil. The service is typical of a busy bistrot. The place is not quiet and it is...More

Thank MyNixie
Reviewed 13 October 2016

Vegetarian friendly. Very warm place! The food was really served well. The waiter spoke english so it was easy to explain what we could eat. Had rose wine, raviolli, vegetables. Their house fries were nice. Must have their dessert. Thank you team Chez Kako

Thank pallavmshah
Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

Had a great meal here last year but last night was a complete disaster. The plate of beef for two at around €44 was cold, tough and virtually inedible. We sent it back twice and eventually refused to accept it. To be fair they didn't...More

Thank GMacSpain
Reviewed 6 August 2016

At dinner at Chez Kako, I ordered a wonderful Basque style pork shoulder with sauteed mushrooms dish, secreto du porc. It was so delicious that I returned to the restaurant two days later to enjoy the pork dish again. Despite not much English being spoken...More

Thank cookiebaker101
Reviewed 31 May 2016 via mobile

A visit on a very wet evening , not a soul to be seen on the way to the restaurant, albeit a wet Monday. We walked in the door to Chez Kako and that's when the cloud's lifted. In order of quality received: Service, food...More

Thank Gareth O
Reviewed 28 May 2016 via mobile

Great ambiance and fantastic food, we had the côté de bœuf which is to be shared, make sure that you're hungry because the portion was generous to say the least, cooked to perfection and wonderfully tender, washed down with a bottle of Pinna Fidelis, a...More

Thank Carrousel24500
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$50
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene
Open Hours
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18 Rue Marechal Harispe, 64500 Saint-Jean-de-Luz, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Nouvelle-Aquitaine  >  Pyrenees-Atlantiques  >  Basque Country  >  Saint-Jean-de-Luz
  • Phone Number: +33 5 59 85 10 70
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