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Les Pissenlits

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25 bis rue des Ponts, 54000 Nancy, France
+33383374397
Today
11:45 am - 2:00 pm
7:15 pm - 10:30 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Tue - Sat 11:45 am - 2:00 pm
7:15 pm - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 28
    Excellent
  • 70
    Very good
  • 21
    Average
  • 21
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Really good local restaurant

We found Pissenlit by accident; this part of Nancy is quite shabby. We had lunch there and were so impressed that we booked for dinner. It was very busy, mostly locals from what we could see - probably regulars.Lovely room. Really good food - salmon terrine, chicken, hake but done in a very... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 25, 2015
mcharan
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Ireland
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
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146 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Ireland
Top Contributor
74 reviews 74 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

We found Pissenlit by accident; this part of Nancy is quite shabby. We had lunch there and were so impressed that we booked for dinner. It was very busy, mostly locals from what we could see - probably regulars.Lovely room. Really good food - salmon terrine, chicken, hake but done in a very imaginative way with excellent sauces. very reasonable... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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51 reviews 51 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

The food was very good, but the portion sizes varied wildly. Also, the dandelion leaf salad was interesting and peppery.

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

was pointed to this place after asking in a bar for a good restaurant in Nancy, had walked past a few places but they were mainly empty so asked in a bar and they said to go here, walked in and was warmly welcomed by the staff, quickly shown to a table and offered menus and drinks, the place was... More 

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Champaign, Illinois
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

We went here on a business trip with around 10-15 people and had a great time. The food was delicious (I actually tried the dandelion salad - fantastic!) and I regretted a lot that I was already stuffed when the dessert arrived becaused it looked and tasted so good. The only thing I didn't like was that when I went... More 

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London England
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42 reviews 42 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

Wanted local cuisine , set menu and not expensive. We got local cuisine, a set menu and not expensive. And we liked it , good food and efficient service, wholesome without the chefey bits. Mature crowd who were not texting or on there smartphone the whole time. Would return

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Seoul, South Korea
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2014

The Best Western we stayed at, recommended this place to us and I'm so glad that we took their word for it! We decided to go all out and ordered a 5-course meal with wine served with every course (except dessert) and followed with coffee. This was my first introduction to "French cuisine" and the entire experience was a delight.... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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74 reviews 74 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2013

If you're lunching here. 'Pissenlits' means 'dandelion' in English so it seemed churlish not to have the dandelion & lardon starter. Which was nice, with the distinctive bitter taste of the flower much in evidence. As were the lardons. All pound-and-a-half of them. Or that's what it felt like. The duck main course was also very good, and with my... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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103 reviews 103 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2013

Close to the market in the centre of town, this is a well known, established, brasserie style restaurant. If you go à la carte - beware- the portions are enormous. My starter of fried whitebait consisted of at least 500g of fish accompanied by an excellent tartare sauce. I needed friends to help me out and even then we couldn't... More 

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Marietta, Georgia
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31 reviews 31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2013 via mobile

The food was wonderful, and the service was great. The portions are huge. Prices are very reasonable. m

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2012

The food was disappointing and slapdash. A fish pie featured no fish, only some rubbery farmed prawns buried in bland, unseasoned mashed potato. The salade de pissenlit (dandelion) seemed a safe bet given the name of the restaurant but what arrived was a plate of heavily trimmed, very yellow stalks. Pissenlit should be green, leafy and crunchy, not yellow and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 25 bis rue des Ponts, 54000 Nancy, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Lorraine  >  Meurthe-et-Moselle  >  Nancy
  • Phone Number: +33383374397

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 22 - 74
  • Cuisine: French

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine
Open Hours
Tuesday
11:45 am - 2:00 pm
7:15 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
11:45 am - 2:00 pm
7:15 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday
11:45 am - 2:00 pm
7:15 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday
11:45 am - 2:00 pm
7:15 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
11:45 am - 2:00 pm
7:15 pm - 10:30 pm

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