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Chez Maya - Le Petit Grill Basque

2, Rue Saint Jacques, 64500 Saint-Jean-de-Luz, France
+33 5 59 26 80 76
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good45%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“paella” (12 reviews)
“chicken” (4 reviews)
“sole” (2 reviews)
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2, Rue Saint Jacques, 64500 Saint-Jean-de-Luz, France
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1 - 10 of 52 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was the number one recommendation from our hotel owner and it was the highlight of our eating experience in St Jean de Luz. It's a small restaurant and booking is absolutely essential. We had white asparagus, squid in ink and the best fish soup...More

Thank mbloggs
Reviewed 24 June 2017

When on holiday in a small sea side town that relays on tourism as a main industry it is important that they are loyal to their culture. Saint Jean De Luz does exactly that with only the slight modern vibe to it. The Petit Grill...More

Thank Harry S
Reviewed 25 May 2017

The restaurant is small and cosy and is located in the center of the town. The food is simple and tasty. We visited the restaurant for lunch and it was a very good choice.

Thank LeonidVic
Reviewed 13 April 2017

This comfortable, unsophisticated, and unpretentious basques restaurant is truly impressive which serves local food and wine. You will be greeted with a smile in this warmth and homey Michelin star restaurant. Not to be missed in trying local food and wine.

Thank N0o1
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Within 5 minutes of Hotel de la Plage, we stumbled upon this restaurant as seen Google Maps with just one review. They were booked solid on Oct 01 for the night, and we thought it was near off season! That many reservations meant it would...More

Thank rgr1085
Reviewed 15 September 2016

Another town stalwart first recommended to me 30 years ago by my parents yet this was my first visit. Menu is manageable and will cover most tastes. My terrine starter was a meaty little number while my main course of sole meuniere was superbly prepared...More

Thank TimDiggle
Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

A small restaurant with nice lighting and ceiling fans that were controlled by pulling on.a string True home cooking with fantastic paella Even the chicken in the paella was delicious as opposed to the usual dry faire Fantastic find an we will surely visit again...More

Thank stephanie m
Reviewed 6 July 2016 via mobile

This typ typical basque restaurant has a family atmosphere and tasty basque food. Don't miss it if you're looking for a genuine basque restaurant.

Thank AngelTrotter
Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

As a French guy living now in the USA, I so enjoyed this family restaurant in st jean de luz. The food is very good and there is a LOT of food on the table to eat. Its really fresh and prepared for you. Very...More

Thank Olli_66
Reviewed 23 June 2016

This is a "cozy" restaurant. Feels like home. The servers were wonderful. Made you feel welcome. The Basque cuisine is excellent. The place has a "rustic" feel. Mid price range and well worth trying.

Thank JS5341
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
19:15 - 21:45
19:15 - 21:45
12:15 - 13:45
19:15 - 21:45
19:15 - 21:45
12:15 - 13:45
19:15 - 21:45
12:15 - 13:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2, Rue Saint Jacques, 64500 Saint-Jean-de-Luz, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Nouvelle-Aquitaine  >  Pyrenees-Atlantiques  >  Basque Country  >  Saint-Jean-de-Luz
  • Phone Number: +33 5 59 26 80 76
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