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2, Rue Forces, 69002 Lyon, France (Cordeliers - Jacobins)
04 78 37 71 54‎
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Ranked #4 of 2,308 Restaurants in Lyon
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Tue - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Cuisines: French
Neighborhood: Cordeliers - Jacobins
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Good for: Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Leicestershire
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145 reviews 145 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

We were in Lyon to visit my Goddaughter celebrating her 3rd birthday. Where do I start? The restaurant it tiny, the tables are traditional and there is nothing fancy or pretentious about the restaurant. The Owner is a character and a retired baker, but, he still bakes bread for the restaurant, and the bread is divine. The owner, reads out... More 

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Toulouse, France
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Good food in this very typical 'bouchon lyonnais'. Host welcomes you with a dry sense of humor managing to make you feel quite at home. Then after end of service he'll take 1/2h to show around a 'traboule' adding a little bit of Lyon's history, starting at roman times. We had a very good time.

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bkk
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

My dinner was lovely- great family casual atmosphere with a friendly owner. Set meal is cheap- so worth it!! would give it a 8.5/9 out of 10 - would definitely go back again.

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Aix-en-Provence, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

My boyfriend and I booked a lunch at Le Musée after reading rave reviews about the restaurant through TA. We booked the morning before the restaurant, hoping to sneak in a lunch before our train home, and luckily there was enough room to fit us in. Upon arrival, the lovely owner took our suitcases and locked them away in a... More 

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Lyon, France
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33 reviews 33 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

WOW! That was the first thing that came to my head when my girlfriend and I, entered the restaurant and saw the communal tables and the small place that was reserved for us between a young couple and some businessmen... We had an AMAZING lunch there, and it was all thanks to the owner/waiter/baker (and his staff,of course!). Even though... More 

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Pacific Grove, California, United States
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49 reviews 49 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

The reviewers have said it all and it is all true. Experience with the spoken menu was fun, although they shouldn't try to translate it to English, the dishes sound more appetizing spoken in french. Food was great, comfort food (it's all about the sauce). We weren't looking for a culinary experience, but we happened by the restaurant and were... More 

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Novato, California
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43 reviews 43 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

We came here on a recommendation of a local and are so glad we did. We were the first patrons at 7:30 but were soon joined by many more. The chef/owner came by with a hand printed menu and explained (in French, a bit of English, and lots of sound effects and hand movements) all the items. I had the... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

The great part about this place is that there is no menu, it changes every day. The waiter comes to explain the menu and even though he did not speak fluent English he acted out the entire menu and had us guessing what the food was, this was incredibly entertaining and very nice of him to take the time to... More 

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Eau Claire, Wisconsin
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55 reviews 55 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

A great experience. The proprietor/chef goes through the menu patiently, with pantomime and rare English--for calf head and trotters, he shook his head "no," commenting "too Indiana Jones." The three of us at first didn't want to follow his counsel, and timidly ordered three servings of chicken cooked in vinegar. But we eventually came around to his suggestion--pork cheeks, quenelles,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

This was the second time we visited Le Musee, and we will come here the next time we visit Lyon. The restaurant is very cozy and the owner is very entertaining when he explains the menu with pantomime (he doesn't speak english very well). All dishes we tried was amazing, especially the quenelle. Great worth for the money!

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Additional Information about Le Musee

Address: 2, Rue Forces, 69002 Lyon, France
Phone Number: 04 78 37 71 54‎
Location: Europe  >  France  >  Rhone-Alpes  >  Rhone  >  Lyon>  > Cordeliers - Jacobins
Open Hours:
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm  7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm  7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm  7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm  7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm  7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Cuisine: French

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