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283 Avenue Jean Jaures, 8th, Lyon, France
04 7872 1010
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Ranked #443 of 2,179 Restaurants in Lyon
Hours:
Mon - Fri 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Sat 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Singapore, Singapore
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31 reviews 31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

This restaurant has always the nicest fish you can have in Lyon. It is always fresh, tasty but sometimes a bit greasy. Staff is very nice. The restaurant is nice designed. This can accomodate all kinds of visit from business or familly reunion.

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Lyon, France
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47 reviews 47 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Very good place to eat fresh fish dishes, nicely and rather quick served. Open cuisine to the public. Good choice in the menue. Delicious desserts. It is better to reserve in advance.

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Hamburg, Germany
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110 reviews 110 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
128 helpful votes 128 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Thats it seafood and wine both are perfect served in this restaurant. Nothing is to much nothing is a problem great. The service starts by the table reservation, order, serving, billing everything works great together. Thank you for everything. We have been in your restaurant already 5 times, always successful.

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Holland
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170 reviews 170 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

The place is very nice located in a old market hall. It is all about fish, althouh there are also one or 2 meat dishes. I took oysters as a starter. They were very fresh and tasty. My fried fish as main course was not very good.I even wondered if it was all fresh. They have a good selection of... More

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Gdansk
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144 reviews 144 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
112 helpful votes 112 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

Actually it was a big lunch. A soup (of course fish one) and tuna steak with thai souce and rice. Good, but nothing magical. Too strong smell of fish bothered a bit and above all I find it as a good restaurant.

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Stockholm, Sweden
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100 reviews 100 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
111 helpful votes 111 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2014 via mobile

Worst fish I ever had in my life. Besides the horrible fish, service was really bad and the kitchen even managed to screw up the one part of the menu that I didn't think was possible: saint Marcellin cheese served on a hot plate out of the dishwasher so it was half melted. Jols claims to serve fresh fish but... More

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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

The restaurant has different branches, I went at 30 quai Saint Antoine - close to my hotel and very nice location apparently... At a closer look the whole place was not really clean and stylish as they pretend it to be. The food was not nice, we had a soup (nearly cold), grilled fish (no taste) and mixed fried fish... More

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Top Contributor
50 reviews 50 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

We spent the New Year's Eve evening at this restaurant. There were 2 fixed menus for this evening, so we had both of them. Although the chef tried to give a gourmet flair, the food was average. The dessert was bellow average. Regarding the service, the girl that serviced our table was GREAT, friendly, professional, quick. Overall, a decent fish... More

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Athens, Attiki, Greece
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2013

The food was great too! Had a lovely lunch on a sunny noon!! Enjoyed the service and the environment! The terrace is the highlight!

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New York City, New York
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216 reviews 216 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2013

If you are looking for a place for lunch near ENS (Metro Debourg), this is a good pick...and perhaps the only one! A nice and airy space, decent service and good fish.

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Additional Information about Jols

Address: 283 Avenue Jean Jaures, 8th, Lyon, France
Phone Number: 04 7872 1010
Location: Europe  >  France  >  Rhone-Alpes  >  Rhone  >  Lyon
Open Hours:
Monday 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm  12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Tuesday 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm  12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Wednesday 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm  12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Thursday 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm  12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Friday 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm  12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm  7:30 pm - 11:30 pm

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