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vieux port, Biarritz, France
+33 5 59 24 43 84
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12:15 - 14:00
19:30 - 22:00
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19:30 - 22:00
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Bordeaux, France
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417 reviews
184 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Located in the area of the Port de Pecheurs, this place offers a wonderful selection of fresh fish and the Paella was wonderful Nice selection of wine, views in the winter partially blocked due to many boats being pulled from the water, but in summer out to the ocean. Staff was fantastic.

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Thank mitch w
Vayrac
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

Had dinner there on two separate occasions. A wonderful fish menu and we cannot recommend the restaurant highly enough. Great ambiance and attentive staff too. Advisable to book to secure your table. This must be one of the best if not the best fish restaurant in Biarritz, a great experience.

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Thank peapodvayrac
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50 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

Found this lovely restaurant at the Vieux Port in Biarritz. The place was packed and full of great people (I felt); I ordered the plateau de fruit de mer with my friend which was enormous, fresh and tasty. All the locals recommend this place. Closed until Feb 2017

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Paris, France
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016

Quite expensive, especially as it is in a smaller town where one would expect lower prices than in Paris. (for example a starter soup with a little seafood (1 shrimp and some small pieces of fish) was 16€. The food was so so, it was not bad, but it was not amazing either. The waiters were not very friendly. We... More 

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Houston, Texas
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

On a warm evening, we sat beneath a canopy on the patio of Chez Albert, in the salt air. Fishing boats and pleasure craft are moored in front of the place. Marine flavor permeates the decor and menu. We tried a delicious sangria cocktail with grilled tender octopus. A lovely rose perfectly accompanied squid ink pasta with fresh shellfish. Hake... More 

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Washington, DC
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87 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

Located among the fishermen's shacks west of the Grande Plage, Chez Albert is a bustling establishment with variable service, impressive-looking platters of shellfish and decent-to-good renditions of paella, sole meuniere and roasted hake. It's Biarritz, so you should know what you're getting into pricewise. We found the fish very fresh and the service friendly, though be warned that the menu... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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151 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

A fish restaurant located beside the sea. Our fish meals were excellent. The service was also excellent, very professional and friendly. With Il Giardino our best experience in Biarritz.

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Suffolk, UK
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124 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

Very busy restaurant so need to book at least a day in advance. Vast selection of seafood with views over old harbour. Service OK but helps if you can speak some French. Good food but expect to pay top prices.

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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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230 reviews
157 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 129 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

Well this harbour, is certainly not your usual "Cute" harbour, More like interesting. Plus we were expecting a selection of Good eating places. Actually there are just TWO One appeared to be for the budget eaters, with mainly Mussels,,,, Small skanky ones from what we saw. The other Chez Albert Appeared more "Upmarket" Judging by its prices anyway. As it... More 

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Arlington, Virginia
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180 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

Chez Albert is the place to go for fresh seafood. Down in the small harbor area, the restaurant is packed with locals and tourists alike. There are daily specials and a large menu to choose from. There was no English menu, but some of the staff speaks enough English to help you figure out what to order. Our group tried... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
French, Seafood, European, Spanish, Soups
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:15 - 14:00
19:30 - 22:00
Monday
12:15 - 14:00
19:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
12:15 - 14:00
19:30 - 22:00
Thursday
12:15 - 14:00
19:30 - 22:00
Friday
12:15 - 14:00
19:30 - 22:00
Saturday
12:15 - 14:00
19:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: vieux port, Biarritz, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Nouvelle-Aquitaine  >  Pyrenees-Atlantiques  >  Basque Country  >  Biarritz
  • Phone Number: +33 5 59 24 43 84

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?