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Le Bistrot de Lyon

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French, Soups, Gastropub
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64 rue Merciere, 69002, Lyon, France
+33 4 78 38 47 47
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 00:00
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Sun 19:00 - 23:00
Sun - Sat 12:00 - 14:30
Mon - Thu 19:00 - 00:00
Fri - Sat 19:00 - 01:00
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La-Baule-Escoublac, France
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264 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Superb environment, service is great, food is freshly made and tasty, a real bistrot ! Not a bouchon lyonnais, but a good brasserie. Typical.

Thank Groovemasterjay
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84 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Me and my husband ate one dinner here an evening in March. We really liked the starter and the wine, but the main course and the dessert was so so. We still enjoyed our evening there, though, although I am not sure we would return.

Thank Bobadilla
Paris, France
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26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had the lunch menu (starter, main and coffee, which included a glass of wine if you wanted). Waiter was friendly, efficient, and food was of a good standard. Enjoyed the traditional ambiance and the food - I would recommend this place.

1 Thank Nurul W
Santos, SP
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70 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016

I'll start this review mentioning my disappointing and anger trying to get a decent food at that place. There should be a sign "Only French Native Speakers Will be well Treated at this place". My wife and I've been there last night and although our poor Frençaise we've been really well treated in France before. But not there. The staff... More 

1 Thank ThiagoBilli
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56 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016

We had a really fun evening at Le Bistrot de Lyon last Friday. The waiters were really helpful with suggestions regarding local food and which wines to pair for the meal. We had a great experience overall. Plus, this bistro allows well-behaved dogs if they stay under the table.

1 Thank Miss_Molly_by_Golly
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5 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

I came here during a business trip and figure I should grab a lunch before heading to the office, what a mistake that was. First of all, the host, after seating me, took about 20 minutes to get me my water, after which, I ordered the chicken in butter sauce, which took them about 45 minutes to bring it out.... More 

Thank Jon L
Taranto, Italy
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

Found it by chance during a daytrip to lyon The location is cozy and artistic in its decorations and furniture The name suggests a very lyonnaise place for trying typical specialities and this is the truth Nice selection of meat and seafood;great quality in the dishes and in the service offered The desserts are superbe too

1 Thank pdonat24
London, United Kingdom
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96 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

A group of us went here after looking at number of restaurants nearby. The main reason for going was the fact that it had a obvious vegetarian option for one of our group. We weren't sure initially as it hardly had anyone in it but it looks like we were a little early for French eating (1900hrs) as it really... More 

1 Thank louo446
Manchester, United Kingdom
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52 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

We visited with 22 business colleagues full menu choice unlike Paris restaurants - food was good wine fine company great, cost per head 50 euro INC aperitif 3 course plus wine so very good for the location

1 Thank tommytandoor
Florian R, Responsable relations clients at Le Bistrot de Lyon, responded to this review

At Bistrot de Lyon, whether you are 2 or 200 people, the quality of food and service are always the same! We encourage you to come see us next time with your family to demonstrate you ... soon ... More 

Chicago, Illinois
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32 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

It was a warm Friday last night in September and we got a table on the street. Around 9:00 it was packed as was the whole street. After walking back and forth and soaking up the character of the area we sat down here and were not disappointed. It was my 1st salad Lyonnase and was it GOOD! I think... More 

1 Thank geofrank164
Florian R, Responsable relations clients at Le Bistrot de Lyon, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and hope to see you soon ... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$19 - US$43
French, Soups, Gastropub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Private Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 64 rue Merciere, 69002, Lyon, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes  >  Rhone  >  Lyon
  • Phone Number: +33 4 78 38 47 47
Beautiful 1900 style brasserie Lyonnaise specialties. A seafood bench winter and a summer terrace. Created in 1974 by Jean-Paul Lacombe.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?