French Basque Country

1.26.2024, catalog, guides

Below is a list of our favorite places to eat in the French Basque Country. In no particular order:

Petit Grill Basque / Chez Maya
4 Rue Saint-Jacques, 64500 Saint-Jean-de-Luz, France Order: takeaway and eat by the ocean from Chez Maya, dine-in at Petit Grill
By Chef Aline and her husband Inaki Aizpitarte from Le Chateaubriand and Le Dauphin in Paris. 

Auberge d'Achtal
Place du Fronton, 64200 Arcangues, France
Order: Duck confit with fries, green salad, mushroom omelette, gateaux basque
Family-run, local and traditional  restaurant overlooking the town square
Order: steak & fries, house desserts
Bed & breakfast and restaurant on a small farm. Outdoor seating with views of the vineyard
De Puta Madre
13 Rue de Mouriscot, 64200 Biarritz, France
Order: set menu, guest chef rotates regularly
Villa Magna’s restaurant with garden and greenhouse kitchen 
Chez Pablo
5 Rue Mademoiselle Etcheto, 64500 Saint-Jean-de-Luz, France
Order: tapas, croquettes, duck confit, salad and fries
Bar Jean
5 Rue des Halles, 64200 Biarritz, France
Order: moules frites, txuleta, cote de boeuf, sangria
Bar/restaurant in the center of the city, upbeat and crowded
Comptuoir du Foie Gras
1 rue du centre, Biarritz
Order: wine, foie gras tapas
Casual bar right in front of Bar Jean, high table seating
La Plancha-D'IIbarritz 
2 Av. du Lac, 64210 Bidart, France
Order: Merlu à l’espagnol grillé à la plancha, baked potato
Casual seafood restaurant right next to the beach, outdoor seating preferable
39 Rue d'Espagne, 64200 Biarritz, France
Order: any pizza
Dine in or take out. You can walk to the ocean nearby and eat your pizza on a ledge overlooking the sunset
Chéri Bibi
50 Rue d'Espagne, 64200 Biarritz, France
Order: pasta, vegetables, wine
Trendy neo-bistro great for lunch plates
193 Chemin Uhalzaldea, Ahetze
Order (to-go): Gâteau Basque
A roadside bakery run by Cecile, call in advance to order

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