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Tomo

#137 of 2,644 Restaurants in Lyon
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7 rue Pierre Corneille, 69006, Lyon, France
+33 (0) 4 78 41 84 60
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12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • 72
    Excellent
  • 31
    Very good
  • 12
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Real Japanese food and atmosphere

Been here during business dinner, thanks to a suggestion of japanese colleagues. Customers are often japanese people working and living in Lyon, and this is for sure a good signal. PLUS: + Food quality + Atmosphere: 100% Japanese, relaxing and quiet + Cost 40€ x person Suggestions: go... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 18, 2015
ChrisItaly
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Italy
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Italy
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81 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2015

Been here during business dinner, thanks to a suggestion of japanese colleagues. Customers are often japanese people working and living in Lyon, and this is for sure a good signal. PLUS: + Food quality + Atmosphere: 100% Japanese, relaxing and quiet + Cost 40€ x person Suggestions: go for sure with Sashimi and Tempura, but dont forget to have Udon... More 

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Thank ChrisItaly
France
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84 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

It is a very simple, elegantly clean restaurant, real Japanese style decor and the food so authentic, and delicious, and presented with great taste, good quality fish and sake selection. The service is extremely friendly and quick, and the prices are really optimal for what you eat.

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1 Thank Viajeraferoz
Chicago, Illinois
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99 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

We had dinner at Tomo and based on Tripadvisor we were expecting fantastic dinners, based on our American sushi experience. The fare was Japanese but not rolls or sake, but it was good. We each had a rice vinegar bowl, mine with salmon and my husband with tuna (we asked to substitute noodles that were on the menu but they... More 

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Thank LeBonVieTravels
Eindhoven, The Netherlands
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19 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

We were happily surprised with the market menu: a nice tastes progression through the courses.. Starting with the simple but perfectly cooked beans with sesame seeds, gently seasoned...to the best tofu we ever had...to a simply delicious barbecued porc with subtle japanese flavour...and after 5 or 6 courses, finishing with a green tea ice-cream! nice atmosphere and attentive service: discrete... More 

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Thank Veronique M
Lyon, France
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98 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

I went here with my husband and two friends at their recommendation and enjoyed the meal. It's more traditional Japanese than fusion, which I appreciated: the ingredients are on the French side but the preparation is more Japanese. They have a standard menu as well as two formules that change semi-regularly. My husband and I both took the market menu... More 

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Thank jbarry524
Paris
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24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014

My wife and me ,both of japanese really enjoyed to have a dinner here. Taste, atmosphere, price , everything was so amasing!!! We took from a la carte.I took tatsuta-age which is one kind of karaage. it was so amasing,quite sophisticated taste I've never taken this kind of high quality japanese food in France for this fantastic price. Dessert, Yuzu... More 

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Lyon, France
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52 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2013 via mobile

Billed as Franco-Japanese, but as far as we could tell this was full on traditional fare, very well done, on a quiet street in the upscale 6th arrondissement. Small and refined but not stuffy, the restaurant offers two different menus, one a market menu and the other a more expanded tasting menu. There is also an a la carte menu... More 

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1 Thank bruexpat
Paris, France
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70 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2013 via mobile

A Japanese restaurant in the world capital of gastronomy very gutsy and ver well done. You won't find this place walking around the city because the front is very discrete. Two menus make it very simple to choose, one from the daily market the other one gastronomic. Overall very fresh an typical Japanese cuisine. Very good surprise.

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Houston, Texas
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52 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2013 via mobile

We went here to get a break from the typical lyonnaise food. It was good. I had the udon noodles and it was very flavorful and perfect for a cold night. My husband got the set menu for 35 euros and it was ok and he wishes he had gotten mine. Not very many actual sushi options.

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1 Thank Tx412
Oslo, Norway
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281 reviews
157 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 214 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2012

The restaurant does not have a big sign outside. The sign was a little bigger than an A4 size. So you have to look closely at the house number. Chef Tomo came out from the kitchen to greet us. We went for the french food and not the japanese. After all we did not travel to Lyon to eat Japanese.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 7 rue Pierre Corneille, 69006, Lyon, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Rhone-Alpes  >  Rhone  >  Lyon
  • Phone Number: +33 (0) 4 78 41 84 60

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20 - 65
  • Cuisine: Japanese, Asian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?