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Maison Adam

6 Rue de la Republique | Place Louis XIV, 64500 Saint-Jean-de-Luz, France
+33 5 59 26 03 54
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good32%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“cakes” (8 reviews)
“basque cake” (3 reviews)
“gateaux” (4 reviews)
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6 Rue de la Republique | Place Louis XIV, 64500 Saint-Jean-de-Luz, France
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Reviewed 29 April 2018

The first thing we noticed was the shop front of Mason Adam. Just a picture. Then the heavenly scent of the delicious cakes and macaroons inside. I had been briefed that here was the birth place of the original macaroon which was very interesting and...More

Thank wills_bar
Reviewed 23 February 2018 via mobile

The macarons at Maison Adam are simpler than the sandwiched affairs at places like Ladurée but they are delicious and very unique: sweet and chewy. Worth a detour.

Thank Matthew S
Reviewed 9 November 2017

This bakery located at main drag Rue de la Republique facing the square, look for the gigantic display of plastic red peppers, and then go next door for their sweets. Cafe-dessert Maison Adam still uses the family recipe to bake the macaroons Louis XIV enjoyed...More

Thank tk3232
Reviewed 11 October 2017

If you have a sweet teeth, you must visit the Maison. Delicious basque gateau and the famous basque macarons are the house specialities, together with excellent pralines. Only one note of warning, the macarons do not last long. After 3 days, the deliciously soft almond...More

Thank Susana F
Reviewed 5 July 2017

read about this place which invented macarons and had to come. it looks nothing like the 'commercialised' macarons and tasted nothing like the 'commercialised' macarons which are overly sweet. it looks like a cookie. but tasted of almonds, light, spongy and not too sweet. many...More

Thank junjin
Reviewed 30 June 2017

We bought our baque cakes here this week, and they are delicious. We decided on two small, cherry tars this time. As well as an orange, and a chocolate cakes. Their cakes and tarts are a must when you are visiting here or biarritz.

Thank claireetguillaume87
Reviewed 23 June 2017

Love authentic food? Then this place is for you. The macarons are made with locally sourced almonds in the most traditional way. Soft and airy, you wont stop at one for sure! The other pastries are also amazing and must not be missed. The Gateau...More

Thank AshishNichani
Reviewed 10 February 2017

I could walk a long time to get my best Basque cake ever ! Fabulous !!!! Superb selection of chocolates also. An endless pleasure....

Thank Florencesingap
Reviewed 17 September 2016

Beautiful shop. Everything is top of range. All natural ingredients. This is a Maison from the late 1800. Beats Fortnum and Mason outright. Maison Adams is famous for their macaroons made of pure almonds grown locally. (not the coloured ones we get here). It's a...More

Thank koskoa
Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

My husband is quite an amateur and says the cakes here are wonderful. The macaroons are exceptional too and perfect for me as I'm gluten intolerant.

Thank RosKrouglikoff
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Liz L
8 February 2017|
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Response from koskoa | Reviewed this property |
Maison Adam does take credit cards. They also ship abroad.
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Digital Payments, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6 Rue de la Republique | Place Louis XIV, 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 03 54
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