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Petit Boeuf

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avenue Vingt-Quatre-Janvier 4, Lausanne 1004, Switzerland
021 648 91 01
Today
8:30 am - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 8:30 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night

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Visitor rating
  • 58
    Excellent
  • 51
    Very good
  • 14
    Average
  • 7
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
I could almost put excellent but....

Saying something is excellent needs solid foundation and proof to do so. It was almost the case here.... only dissapointment? well I read they cut in front of you the tartare....hummm... did not... and even though he told me it was made with a knife.... I am not sure. However, I give them a nice... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 8, 2014
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Losanna
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23 reviews 23 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

There is only one thing better of the quality of the food, and it is the kindness they pour over you.

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Voronezh, Russia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Excellent! Raw! Myself cooking! Outdoor! Best meat! Tasty! Great staff! Very interesting place! You are welcome! ;-)

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Annemasse, France
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128 reviews 128 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Saying something is excellent needs solid foundation and proof to do so. It was almost the case here.... only dissapointment? well I read they cut in front of you the tartare....hummm... did not... and even though he told me it was made with a knife.... I am not sure. However, I give them a nice A+ for the place, a... More 

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466 reviews 466 reviews
325 restaurant reviews
134 helpful votes 134 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Meat is so good and tender at this place that it's unique. Trying food at Petit Boeuf make you coming back quicker than you expect ;-) Roesti and tartare have a unique and great taste

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Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

Dined here on the recommendation from a friend and really enjoyed the meal. Though the restaurant was busy and we didn't have a reservation they found us a table. We ordered all ordered the fillet steak and was very pleased with the results. The meals came with a pepper sauce and a spicy sauce, both very flavourful . Would happily... More 

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Lausanne, Switzerland
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22 reviews 22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

Went there on a business dinner with a large group. Staff were very nice and food excellent. If you like meet this is a very good address and especially for beef tartar. I had one of the best so far. If you are there, you must take the Nathacha style (vodka flambé). Overall good food, nice atmosphere.

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Zurich, Switzerland
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26 reviews 26 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2014

You need reservation before. Very nice home atmosphere, friendly. Place is not fancy, but you will feel very comfortable there. Meat is perfect. Very recommended in Lausanne.

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Bjarred, Sweden
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2014

Very lively, almost noisy place and a touch of old or simplicity if you look at the decor. We came 4 people with no expectations for a simple dinner. Now after reading other reviews, I can just agree - the meat was extraordinary. I had the beef filet which was one of the best I have had. Unfortunately on a... More 

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Krakow, Poland
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27 reviews 27 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2014

Definitely the best place to eat meat in Lausanne, no doubts about it. Of course I recommend Tartar Natacha, but charbonnade is also great. That is why better be really hungry before entering Petit Boeuf. It is not cheap, but worth it! One disadvantage: afterwards your clothes smell like after some MacDo without proper ventilation.

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Lausanne, Switzerland
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37 reviews 37 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2013

Ok I will start my review with a simple question: Do you want to eat the best Tartare you've ever had? Because if the answer is yes, then you should go to the Petit Boeuf. This place is more like a brasserie specialized for their meat. Many people go there to eat charbonade but the gold mine is the Tartare.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: avenue Vingt-Quatre-Janvier 4, Lausanne 1004, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Vaud  >  Lausanne
  • Phone Number: 021 648 91 01

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 24 - 95
Open Hours
Monday
8:30 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
8:30 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
8:30 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
8:30 am - 12:00 am
Friday
8:30 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
8:30 am - 12:00 am

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