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Le Dauphin

#15 of 257 Restaurants in Pau
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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Place des Etats, 64000 Pau, Communaute d'Agglomeration Pau-Pyrenees, France
+33 5 59 27 80 48
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

We ate here early Sept on a hot balmy night. The food, very much from the sea was excellent and the service also. Its a busy place so wise to book at peak times,

Thank PhillipN741
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61 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

A pleasant, welcoming restaurant with a nautical theme. The staff were friendly & helpful. The menu has an English translations (which means no Googling for unfamiliar food names!). The region here is known for its duck dishes. My partner had Duck Confit (a leg of duck) which was melt-in-the-mouth stuff. I had a steak which was equally as good. Prices... More 

Thank Philip B
Shefford, Canada
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28 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

Reserved for dinner -and ate in the main room looking on a pretty square(which turned out to be a good idea, as it was a rainy evening, and the terrace was closed.) Arrived at opening and so service was overall quite good, although it slowed down as the place filled up. The menu has a good variety of fish, seafood... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Moules in ham, garlic and chilli as starter, then saffron rice and salmon. I think this is the best lunch so far. The Rose from Buzet topped it off. This is one to return to.

Thank JimBob99999
Bristol, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

Splendid largish sort of time in which had a very nice atmosphere around the Fountain there are several little restaurants all which seemed quite similar the food was good and the bill was satisfactory and we had a very pleasant evening. It was curious to see the waiterscross the fountain

Thank philipkp
St. Moritz, Switzerland
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 May 2016

Attentive service, inspiring food reflecting local traditions, lovely location, even has its own stream!

Thank mhw51
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 May 2016

This restaurant was booked by the company I was visiting. It overlooks a very pretty square and the staff were very friendly. We sat outside as it was June and the weather was good. The wine and food were excellent, there is a strong seafood theme which suited me. The king prawn main was especially good. Recommended.

Thank Golfer_Somerset
Kent UK
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2015

But luckily we decided to enter. Ordered two starters Crab mayonnaise and mussels both were superb the crab was enormous, a meal in itself! Mains were grilled fish and a cassoulet of duck again both superb in taste and presentation. Property was cosy and the service correct. Extensive menu and wine list and at very reasonable cost.

Thank KentUKRascal
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2014

walked around to a bunch of places recommended to us but they were all closed (was regular monday).... this one had the lights on and we expected to have to "settle" for getting some food because it simply appeared to be open.... inside, decor was slightly intimate but not at all stuffy. waiter was as nice as ever towards us... More 

Thank justarandomperson
Amersham, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2014

A group got lucky with the weather and enjoyed a meal at a table in the picturesque square. The waitress was lovely, very helpful and patient with our not-so-fluent French. Tasty, interesting food, but as usual in French restaurants, the vegetarians in our party struggled to find anything to order. The salted cod (brandade) and the citrus pannacotta were particular... More 

Thank Felicity N

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
French, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Place des Etats, 64000 Pau, Communaute d'Agglomeration Pau-Pyrenees, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Nouvelle-Aquitaine  >  Pyrenees-Atlantiques  >  Bearn-Basque Country  >  Communaute d'Agglomeration Pau-Pyrenees  >  Pau
  • Phone Number: +33 5 59 27 80 48

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