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L'Alcalde - L'Ecailler

22 Rue de la Republique, 64500 Saint-Jean-de-Luz, France
+33 5 59 26 89 44
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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good41%
  • Average15%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible11%
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“shellfish” (4 reviews)
“turbot” (3 reviews)
“sea bass” (2 reviews)
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French, Seafood
$$ - $$$
22 Rue de la Republique, 64500 Saint-Jean-de-Luz, France
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1 - 10 of 38 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited with family member on August 22. We had raw oysters. As a result, the next two days we had severe food poisoning.I wrote an email to the restaurant but never got a reply.They do not care!

1  Thank Luis B
Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed our meal here on our first night in town. The interior is cheerfully decorated in red and white or blue and white on opposing sides. The wait staff was very pleasant and engaging. I enjoyed a very nice steak, perfectly prepared and very...More

Thank Jordan D
Reviewed 5 July 2017

A very good seafood restaurant. Staff were young, enthusiastic and friendly. The food was of a good standard and champagne was a reasonable price. Would recommend this restaurant.

Thank Ted L
Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

We read the reviews & avoided coming here but we liked the menu & chanced it. The staff couldn't have been nicer, the food was lovely too, good fish & seafood restaurant, we were pleasantly surprised.

Thank blueval
Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

Simple and very good. Excellent oysters and wonderful turbot and sea bass. All simply presented and all the better for it. Reasonable prices. Champagne 8 euro a glass. Would definitely go again

Thank Mike P
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

It was the festival of the town when we were there and the at homages was incredible. Really lively place with friendly staff. We didn't book but could get a table after waiting a few minutes. The food was good.

Thank MissNu3
Reviewed 8 September 2016

Liked the menu so chose this restaurant. In one of the streets in Saint Jean de Luz on the 'road'. The waiter was not at all attentive and took forever to serve our meal. Felt like second class citizens (of which I am certainly not)....More

Thank sandim203
Reviewed 13 August 2016

This place always serves fantastic fresh fish and seafood! Ask for a nice white wine suggestion and you are all set to enjoy a luscious lunch or dinner. Bon appetit !

Thank marsayyeah
Reviewed 11 August 2016

We came for seafood. We ordered only seafood. It looked nice but the taste and consistency were third rate. In particular the homard and langustines were simply bad. Service was so so and the price much too high. Avoid.

Thank Toni13
Reviewed 3 July 2016

Fresh seafood on display and on the plate. Attentive service with slightly higher prices but more relaxed and spacious than some of the other restaurants on this popular old street. Clever sunshades in the narrow street mean this is comfortable even on a hot day....More

Thank dborch
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$21 - US$95
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
7:00 PM - 10:30 PM
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7:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
7:00 PM - 10:30 PM
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7:00 PM - 10:30 PM
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7:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
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12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
7:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 22 Rue de la Republique, 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 89 44
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