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La Lyriste

Cours de Taulignan, 84110 Vaison-la-Romaine, France
+33 (0)490360467
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $29 - $36
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
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  • French first
  • German first
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English first
Surrey
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

I'm really surprised this restaurant is rating as highly as it is on Tripadvisor at the moment. The service was perfectly nice and the setting is quiet and pretty but the cooking skills weren't there for the gourmet style lunch menu we tried. I won't be tiresome with the details but it was a disappointing lunch for people who like... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014 via mobile

I've never had worse service. You know the stereotype of the French being very rude? Well this was perfectly exemplified by the server, who is also the owner. I would NEVER return to this place. My mom and I asked to split their three course special and she said that would be fine. Then left us at the table after... More

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Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
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71 reviews 71 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014 via mobile

We were originally looking for L'Epicurien, but the map location of that TA rated restaurant is way off. We then looked for La Lyriste, which just happened to be a block behind our hotel, the Burrhus. We were fortunate there were one or two tables that weren't already reserved. The appetizer/salad was a suprising treat, salmon mousse in a large... More

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Sarasota
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27 reviews 27 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

This small restaurant is located on a street behind the noisier square restaurants. As noted in other reviews, the service and food were tops. There is a nice wine list but you don't need to spend alot of $ in Europe on big names to get good wine. Unlike the USA!!

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Milwaukee, WI
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

We liked everything, but remember our dessert most. It was a caramel cake, similar to 'chocolate lava cake', but with caramel instead of chocolate. Exquisite. We made an early reservation and enjoyed our time here.

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Winters, California
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Each course of our dinner at this small family-run restaurant was inventive and perfectly prepared. The couple who own it are quiet and friendly, and we could tell that they take great pride in providing an excellent dining experience.

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Venice, Florida
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166 reviews 166 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2013

This is a small restaurant, but great service and outstanding food. We each had an entrée and a main, plus a bottle of wine and all were excellent. We would eat here again. Come early or have a reservation as the place was full 20 minutes after opening....says something for their quality

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Buda, Texas
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77 reviews 77 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2013

Everything we ate here was very good. Around this area restaurants can be expensive(and the dollar is weak), but we found this place to be very reasonable and worth every penny. We paid 19 euro per person for 3 courses menu. The ambiance was outstanding as was the staff. It's on a street off the main square so not too... More

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Rugby, United Kingdom
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30 reviews 30 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2013

While staying in Vaison we walked by several times and made a point of visiting. The menu of the day is very good value and tasted good too! We would definitely visit again on a return trip to Vaison

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Frederiksberg, null, Denmark
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26 reviews 26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2013

This restaurant might not at first glance seem as anything special, but it was quite busy all the nights we came by it. We decided to give it a go, and we were pleasantly suprised. We all got the 3-course menu at 19 euroes, which is quite cheap. It had some very good dishes, and we enjoyed them all. More... More

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