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Le Petit Carron

#83 of 2,438 Restaurants in Lyon
#90 of 2,521 Places to Eat in Lyon
Certificate of Excellence
$$$
Voltaire - Saint Amour
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48 Avenue Felix Faure, 69003 Lyon, France
+33 4 78 60 00 57
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Description: NOUVEAUTE PARKING GRATUIT RESERVE A LA CLIENTELE SUR DEMANDEl le...
NOUVEAUTE PARKING GRATUIT RESERVE A LA CLIENTELE SUR DEMANDEl le retaurant accepte les cheques vacances
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Excellent family dinner

Nice meal, friendly attentive staff. We all had a lovely dinner last night. The summer menu amd gourmand menu can both be recommended.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 11, 2015
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Lund, Sweden
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  • Local cuisine
  • Romantic
  • Doing business
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Perth, Australia
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

There was the Waitress with no patience for clarifying any items of the menu that we couldn't understand. Requested a medium steak and it came out having barely touched the grill. The salmon was the same as well, maybe it's the French way of cooking? We were the only table not offered any table water and got our bread with... More 

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Lund, Sweden
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Nice meal, friendly attentive staff. We all had a lovely dinner last night. The summer menu amd gourmand menu can both be recommended.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

The chateau-briande with morels was delicious as was the truffle ravioli. Despite the place being small, since we were early they squeezed us in without a booking. Well worth a visit if you are in the area.

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Bratislava, Slovakia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

I really enjoyed this restaurant. Had a really nice beef carpaccio, good steak, and above average wine for a reasonable price.

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Barcelona, Spain
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

I visit Lyon at least once a year and alway go to Le Petit Carron at least once at every stay. It is really very good and with a good athmosphere....I will continue to go there.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

Went there with colleagues for a dinner. The restaurant itself was pretty little but cozy. Nice people and a nice setting. I just had a Chateaubriand (medium-rare). One of the best I've had in ages! I should definitely go back to have another one when in the neighborhood. The desserts are a most order as well. Can't go wrong in... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

We were stumbling around Lyon centre hoping for a good feed with minimal stress. Considering the horrific gastronomic and cultural nightmare Lyon has been, we were really after something honest, good and relaxed. So, stumble stumble stumble, we decided to try our luck at le petit carron. Asked for a table and as luck would have it, they had tables... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

This is a lovely little place situated very near the main city centre in Lyon, serving wonderful regional food. It is busy with local people so booking is best, but I cannot praise it enough. The staff are attentive and they even have the menu in English for those with poor language skills. You won't be disappointed by your visit.... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 155 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

I'm sure restaurants don't like bad reviews, but diners don't like to write bad reviews, either. For the diner this means a disappointing evening, a bad experience because of bad food or bad service. In our case, it was both. We arrived a few minutes before our 8 PM reservation to a very brusque greeting. The 30 euro menu is... More 

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grimbergen - Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

Thanks to tripadvisor we had a wonderful evening/dinner again. We booked this restaurant 30' in advance, which is a must as the place is totally sold our every evening. Many local people populated the resto, always a good sign for quality. Tip: If you like chocolate, the "redoutable" is amazing!

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Additional Information about Le Petit Carron

Address: 48 Avenue Felix Faure, 69003 Lyon, France
Phone Number: +33 4 78 60 00 57
Location: Europe  >  France  >  Rhone-Alpes  >  Rhone  >  Lyon>  > Voltaire - Saint Amour
Average Prices: USD 19 - 42
Cuisine: French

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 48 Avenue Felix Faure, 69003 Lyon, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Rhone-Alpes  >  Rhone  >  Lyon>  > Voltaire - Saint Amour
  • Neighborhood: Voltaire - Saint Amour
  • Phone Number: +33 4 78 60 00 57

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 19 - 42
  • Price Range: $ $ $
  • Cuisine: French

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Romantic, Doing business

Description

NOUVEAUTE PARKING GRATUIT RESERVE A LA CLIENTELE SUR DEMANDEl le retaurant accepte les cheques vacances

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