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Ristorante Al Dente

13 Rue Gambetta, 64200 Biarritz, France
+33 5 59 22 54 66
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good43%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“bruschetta” (4 reviews)
“linguine” (2 reviews)
“chicken” (3 reviews)
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Italian, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
13 Rue Gambetta, 64200 Biarritz, France
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Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

We had a lovely meal with great service. The bruschetta was delicious. The past with chicken was first class and they even had a vegan dish. Good value as well.

Thank Stan J
Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

We had lunch at Al Dente and our only regret was that as we were leaving Biarritz that afternoon we could not return. It is always a great sign when a restaurant is full of locals!!! They always know good food and value. If you...More

Thank Stephen T
Reviewed 9 September 2016

Went with my wife and we both loved the food Chef and owner has been there 16 years Service and ambience is delightful A simple menus with a great choice of dishes. You won't be disappointed.

1  Thank SteveEnglandSurrey
Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

We had a very pleasant evening at Al Dente, and ordered the starter and main course specials. Starter was bruschetta with mozzarella and a beautiful slice of ham, nicely presented and very tasty. Main course was rigatoni, cooked to perfection and again very tasty. Overall...More

Thank 4Peas_11
Reviewed 16 August 2016

We popped in by chance as the smells drifting out were very enticing and there was a lively buzz from the terrace. Luckily they managed to squeeze us inside but we were a bit squashed, it was hard to get out to loo and the...More

2  Thank TerriSChichester
Reviewed 15 August 2016

Went in here as it still had some empty tables.....Biarritz absolutely stuffed over the bank hol weekend.....and ended up with a really excellent meal. Great service. And not stupid money. Recommended

2  Thank Valerie-Parry
Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

We ate with my two kids and my wife in this nice italien restaurant. Book your table as very popular restaurant! Very good service with speed and attention. The food was very good: risotto with chicken brochette or linguini with scampi, excellent desserts around tasty...More

1  Thank Samuel R
Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

One of the few pasta places in Biarritz, they do a good job of it. Nice wine selection too. Pasta is really nice and tasty, a little pricey for what it is - but well worth a visit.

Thank emmabema
Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

Visited yesterday. Had the suggestion of the day. A kind of grounded beef with basil in pasta shells. A Napolitano tomato based sauce. Just that kind of taste I love when having good Italian food. A nice Rippaso to go with. (A little to warm...More

Thank Ole-Asker
Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

We were there with our two kids. No children's menu, but they shared a portion. We had the risotto and vegetarian lasagne- it was all very good and nicely presented. The seasoning could have been even better, but all in all a good dining experiment....More

Thank kristinern80
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:00
19:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:00
19:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:00
19:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:00
19:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:00
19:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13 Rue Gambetta, 64200 Biarritz, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Nouvelle-Aquitaine  >  Pyrenees-Atlantiques  >  Basque Country  >  Biarritz
  • Phone Number: +33 5 59 22 54 66
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