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Le Comptoir des Marronniers

8 rue des Marronniers, 69002 Lyon, France (Bellecour - Hotel Dieu)
04 72 77 10 00
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Ranked #691 of 2,212 Restaurants in Lyon
Hours:
Mon - Fri 7:30 am - 8:00 pm
Cuisines: French
Neighborhood: Bellecour - Hotel Dieu
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Los Angeles, California
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78 reviews 78 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

This restaurant is on a very lively street of cafes, restaurants and (I think) bars, just a half a block from the Place Bellecour. Our hotel concierge recommended and we were glad he did and made a reservation. It was a warm Saturday night in October and the entire street was filled with people (both tourists and residents) out for... More

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Los Angeles, California
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38 reviews 38 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

If you want the authentic bouchon dining experience in Lyon, Le Comptoir des Marronniers is your restaurant. It offers up great, well-prepared, old-style Lyon fare at a good price. We enjoyed excellent escargots, frog's legs (redolent of butter) and quenelles all beautifully presented (not to mention the wonderful desserts). It was a very satisfying feast. And, on top of it... More

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Toronto, Canada
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189 reviews 189 reviews
149 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

The one star is for the waiter...nice guy, trying hard. I won't elaborate too much, except to say our food arrived cold. We sent it back and it came back warmer. Overall, everything was under seasoned and lacked flavour . We know our way around French menus and restaurants do it wasn't that we ordered badly....they cook badly. Even the... More

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Toronto, Canada
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66 reviews 66 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

I had the duck tartare with truffle oil on the 30 euro menu. This was a very small portion of flavourless duck on a bed of tasteless lettuce. My wife's steak and my Rognons both arrived cool, but with super hot potato au gratin, and cold vegetables. The Rognons lacked flavour. My wife's steak was very tough and stringy with... More

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London, England
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108 reviews 108 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

This proved to be a bit of a disappointment after reading good TA reviews. Service was quite friendly and efficient, however the quality of the food and the cooking was below average. The setting was reasonably attractive and, overall, it wasn't bad value for money but it isn't somewhere we'd want to revisit.

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London
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

It helps I'm sure that my husband speaks pretty good French so we didn't fall into any ordering problems as other reviewers did. We were slightly baffled by the paying system - you have to go to the till but I didn't realise that for quite a while! The food was of a very high standard. I couldn't fault my... More

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16 reviews 16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

Enjoyable restaurant, no more, no less. Duck tartare was promising but the salad on which it was served didn't do it favors and the advertised truffle oil was not obvious enough. The Bresse chicken was tasty with the mushroom sauce that was just a bit too salty. Dessert was an average chocolate moeilleux. Staff was friendly but around our terras... More

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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123 reviews 123 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

We usually tend to go to another bouchon across the road. Since our favorite was not serving late lunches, we opted for the comptoir des marroniers. We chose the menu Lyonnais at 19 euros. The "pressee de tete de cochon" was just marvellous with a tingy vinaigrette, shavings of radishes and spring salad with beetroot. My daughter salade lyonnaise was... More

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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

The food in this restaurant is very good, typical of Lyon. It deserves all the nominations it got in various guides (Gault&Millau, Michelin...). I don't have anything more to say : fabulous !

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

Unfortunately, we chose to eat at Le Comptoir des Liars on our second (and last) night in Lyon. Our stay in this lovely city was overshadowed by what I can only call a terrible dining experience. We understand that we are slightly handicapped in France as Americans who don't speak French. When we ordered, we were concerned that the items... More

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Additional Information about Le Comptoir des Marronniers

Address: 8 rue des Marronniers, 69002 Lyon, France
Phone Number: 04 72 77 10 00
Location: Europe  >  France  >  Rhone-Alpes  >  Rhone  >  Lyon>  > Bellecour - Hotel Dieu
Open Hours:
Monday 7:30 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday 7:30 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday 7:30 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday 7:30 am - 8:00 pm
Friday 7:30 am - 8:00 pm
Cuisine: French

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