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Jols

283 Avenue Jean Jaures, 8th, Lyon, France
04 7872 1010
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Ranked #551 of 2,097 restaurants in Lyon
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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  • German first
  • Italian first
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English first
Holland
Top Contributor
131 reviews 131 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 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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129 reviews 129 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
100 helpful votes 100 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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101 reviews 101 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
107 helpful votes 107 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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Senior Contributor
47 reviews 47 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 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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8 reviews 8 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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207 reviews 207 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 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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Rome, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2012

have been with a business group of 7 people. Enjoied very much. nice food. good service. nice staff.

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London, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2012

Even though Jols is outside of the tourist trap of Vieux Lyon it's well worth a visit if you like seafood and fish. The menu also had a great meat selection if someone in your party doesn't like fish and everything is well presented! Very helpful head waiter who spoke good English and came over to the table especially to... More

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Waldwick, New Jersey
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122 reviews 122 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2012

Dined here recently with a group of colleagues in town for a business meeting. Very good job of serving a large group. Service and food quality were very good.

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