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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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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good45%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“souffle” (4 reviews)
“paella” (11 reviews)
“chicken” (4 reviews)
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2, Rue Saint Jacques, 64500 Saint-Jean-de-Luz, France
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This restaurant has a cozy traditional feel. We went on a Sunday evening and reservations were necessary. Two lovely ladies worked hard to present traditional dishes hot from the oven. The cod stuffed peppers in tomato sauce was superb. It was a warm evening the...More

Thank tmoore6382
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

We found out about this little place in a guide book (Rick Steves). Happened to walk by in the morning and saw that it is the kind of place we like - small, unfussy, traditional. So we went for lunch. Very good starters followed by...More

Thank AIR12345
Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

And my wife and I found it on a recent visit to St Jean De Luz on a very hot day .. we were made aware of the several people reading the menu outside the entrance and we questioned some residents who were passing by...More

Thank Michael M
Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

This small restaurant gives you a choice of several menus. The food is simple, authentic, honest and typically Basque. The food is delicious and prepared with love. The service is nice and correct. Because it is a very popular restaurant you have to make a...More

Thank ArieDiepen
Reviewed 25 September 2017

This is a quaint little restaurant run by two ladies in a very efficient way. The food was well cooked and the menu included veal and a chicken paella, generous portions. Try the Jurancon sec. If you start to feel a bit warm fear not...More

Thank pammcnee1
Reviewed 16 September 2017

Difficult to get a reservation, but don't bother. Owners are not friendly or helpful. The food is old fashioned and not fresh. Musty smell to the interior. Chicken dry. The asparagus ruined by overlooking. Most diners elderly French people. Try Le Bistrot Lucien for authentic...More

Thank ann1101
Reviewed 7 September 2017

We first ate here 5 years ago and it was the highlight of our visit to Saint Jean de Luz. and we were not disappointed. The food may not be "fancy" but simple home made delicious fare with our favourite dishes still served and the...More

Thank AAOz
Reviewed 25 July 2017

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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
7:15 PM - 9:45 PM
7:15 PM - 9:45 PM
12:15 PM - 1:45 PM
7:15 PM - 9:45 PM
7:15 PM - 9:45 PM
12:15 PM - 1:45 PM
7:15 PM - 9:45 PM
12:15 PM - 1:45 PM
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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