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Le Musee

2, Rue Forces, 69002 Lyon, France (Cordeliers - Jacobins)
04 78 37 71 54‎
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Ranked #9 of 2,151 Restaurants in Lyon
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: French
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Good for: Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Neighborhood: Cordeliers - Jacobins
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  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
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English first
14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014 NEW

We loved the food. The dishes were traditional, simple dishes, but so good. I loved meeting the owner and having a short chat. He even knew a few words in polish once he realized I spoke the language :) The only downside was sitting outside in a small area and being cramped. However, it does add a certain charm to... More

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Halifax,Nova Scotia
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190 reviews 190 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
128 helpful votes 128 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Almost passed on going for dinner because it was a warm night and no outdoor seating available. It would have been huge mistake. Restaurant is small and crowded inside that adds to its charm.You sit very close to other dinners. We actually were seated at a large table with a family of three.We made friends lol Restaurant totally booked so... More

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London, United Kingdom
20 reviews 20 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

This place is not to be missed on a Lyon layover. Some of the richest, most deliciously honest French food I've ever had. Don't miss the lamb leg and pork cheeks. The creme brulee was sensational. Great, affordable wine. Go for the Morgon. And gigantic portions are ideal for sharing between carnivorous friends. A warning, this place is not veggie... More

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Istanbul, Turkey
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40 reviews 40 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Chef comes with the menu on a piece of paper. Just detailing is makes you wish to try it all. Serving are generous, food is warm and excellent. You are a bit squeezed, as the tables are very close to each other. Not the place for a romantic one to one dinner.

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Ain, France
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34 reviews 34 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

Decided to meet some friends here after reading reviews and we were not disappointed. We had lunch there on a Saturday in July and we had booked which was good as they were full. We paid 30euros a head for 3 courses plus wine and coffee. Our 6 year old ate on the house (saucisson en brioche with salad and... More

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Bristol, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

As soon as we walked though the door we just knew that we would have a great evening. It was full of french diners enjoying themselves, all packed in to a tiny restaurant. We were shown to our table which was covered in a red and white checked table cloth and then ordered an aperitif. Already on the table was... More

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Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

Lyon is teeming with bouchons, but if you're after the real deal, then this one's for you. Located in Rue des Forces, Le Musee is tucked away from the touristy restaurants. Luc Minaire, the lovely owner, was convivial. He sat down with every customer to discuss the menu for the day.... the food repertoire changes everyday...so you can be sure... More

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San Antonio, Texas
11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

Like so many others, we greatly enjoyed our dinner at Bouchon Le Musee'. The wonderfully entertaining proprietor, Luc Minaire, acted out the body part of the pig from which each dish came, to our delight! We both chose the quenelles and were not disappointed in the specialty of the house. Though the place is small and informal, reservations are a... More

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Martigny, Switzerland
17 reviews 17 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

Le Musée... One name, and the occasion to speak about art and cultur with the chief. A taste of Lyon's kitchen, and also the occasion to laugh and have a good time. Try the quenelles and one another typical french plate... The atmosphere is a small one, near the other clients and the "Patron".

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Marple, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

Really enjoyed the food and experience. Lyon is a great city and would certainly return to this restaurant when visiting again.

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