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5, rue de Halles, 64200 Biarritz, France
+33 5 59 24 80 38
08:30 - 02:00
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Wed 09:00 - 01:00
Thu - Mon 08:30 - 02:00
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31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This has to be the most popular place in Biarritz. It's packed every night. Bar, restaurant and outside. Fast, efficient, friendly service, superb food. Loud, busy, fast but great atmosphere. Nice owners

Thank Avalon1803
Norfolk, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Friendly staff, excellent food, tapas bar all make this a wonderful place to eat next to the market in Biarritz

Thank Edwin G
Bordeaux, France
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417 reviews
184 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

We had arrived in Biarritz on a Sunday and wanted to try and find a place for lunch. The staff at our hotel suggested Bar Jean for tapas and other Basque food. Got there to find the place jammed with young people, families and older diners. They take no reservations and if you leave you are at the bottom of... More 

Thank mitch w
London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

Very busy bar restaurant in a great central location. Lots of locals and a great atmosphere . Excellent taps

Thank hammonddevelopments
London, United Kingdom
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101 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

Go there if you want to eat and drink until late (or early in the morning). Not sure until what time they serve food at the restaurant but at the bar you can find "tapas". Drinks are reasonable priced for the area and you are within few minutes to/from the beach and just besides The Halles. Didn't try the restaurant... More 

Thank aurper
London, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

If you go to Biarritz, you have to go to Bar Jean! Inside is noisy but great atmosphere so we always prefer to stay on the terrace outside. Great atmosphere all year round. A must visit.

Thank CarolineGB72
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30 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

We came here on the night the markets stay open in summer (Wednesday). It did mean that the wait (and table) for Bar Jean wasn’t as good, but the food once we sat down was great. I had some oysters (huitres), we selected tapas from the bar that was tasty, had some fried calamari (beignets calamars), and enjoyed some sangria... More 

Thank BenLK
British Columbia, Canada
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162 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

This is a happening place! Our hotel, the Saint-Julien recommended we go here for lunch and we were delighted. It is a large bustling, informal restaurant, (we sat on benches), but due to the efficient service, we did not have to wait long. I had the potato-egg tortilla, since there were not a lot of vegetarian options. It was light,... More 

Thank M-Evan-Chen
Arlington, VA
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84 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

We had both lunch and dinner here multiple times in the course of a week with groups ranging from eight people to a over a dozen. The staff was extremely engaged, engaging, and friendly to our very international group. Every single thing on the menu ended up on our table at some point and I can recommend the fish (believe... More 

Thank anissa96
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38 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

Tasty beef tartare and friendly service. We also each had a glass of wine and coffee. We sat outdoors which is particularly good for people-watching. Pleasant, laid-back vibe.

Thank middleterra

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
French, Bar, Mediterranean, European, Spanish
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:30 - 02:00
08:30 - 02:00
09:00 - 01:00
08:30 - 02:00
08:30 - 02:00
08:30 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5, rue de Halles, 64200 Biarritz, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Nouvelle-Aquitaine  >  Pyrenees-Atlantiques  >  Basque Country  >  Biarritz
  • Phone Number: +33 5 59 24 80 38

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