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Restaurant Ibaia

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39 Rue Tourasse, 64500 Saint-Jean-de-Luz, France
+33 5 59 51 12 21
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London, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Visitors to St Jean de Luz are spoilt for chioice when it comes to restaurants. Those nearer to the harbour can be busy. This one at the beach end tends to be less busy. This was our third visit to Ibaia. We went early on a Tuesday evening. It is a modest but authentic basque restaurant which serves a small... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2015

greeted by friendly waiter and quickly shown to our table. Food was of a reasonably good quality and service was attentive. Good value for money

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17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2014 via mobile

This is the typical restaurant of St Jean Deluz its greedy its pricing is archaic because I know, I live here. It changes in high season dramatically. Perhaps This town should have a restaurant which is a dining room the size of the football pitch because the food is all the same and it's all mediocre. A disgrace to French... More 

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Pointe Noire, Republic of the Congo
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61 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2014

New to St Jean de Luz and with only a few hours to spare on a blowy, showery day, we pulled this one from the Michelin Green Guide (english version) as a recommendation for a hearty Basque lunch and we were happy we did. Like other reviewers have mentioned, the photo associated with this is not this restaurant, something either... More 

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Poole
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63 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 April 2014

The weather was blowing a gale straight off the Atlantic. We needed a restaurant as near to our hotel as possible The Ibaia fitted the bill. No one but us and raving lunatics were going to be out and about and so we were not surprised to be the only patrons in the restaurant that evening. Subsequently we found that... More 

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Wilhelminaoord
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76 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2013

The picture That shows at the heading is definitely not a picture of the restaurant concerned. Friendly service. Food is oke

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Grenade, France
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204 reviews
143 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2012

We order the mussels (cooked poorly), the soup (just all right) and the grilled tiger shrimp (very good) as appetizer, paella (good and in generous portion) as entrees, creme brulee (good) and fondant au chocolat (excellent) as dessert. To drink we ordered a bottle of local white wine (way too expensive). Total for three people came to 117 euro (a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations
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Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 39 Rue Tourasse, 64500 Saint-Jean-de-Luz, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Nouvelle-Aquitaine  >  Pyrenees-Atlantiques  >  Basque Country  >  Saint-Jean-de-Luz
  • Phone Number: +33 5 59 51 12 21

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