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Le Vieux Lyon

Vieux Lyon - Quarantaine
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44 rue Saint Jean, 69005, Lyon, France
04 78 42 48 89
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Tue - Sun 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Tue - Sat 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Florencia, Colombia
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17 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went to eat there with all my family because of the comments we found on Tripadvisor, however it was a really big mistake. The waiter was extremely rude from the beggining to the end, he even throw my card after the payment. We asked for salt, they gave us sugar, we asked for well cooked meat and it was... More 

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Great Northwest
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243 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 152 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had dinner here during a 5-day visit to Lyon, and it was the least impressive meal. The duck was tough and overcooked, and the chocolate mousse was more of a dense pudding. Salade Lyonnaise was excellent, however. Service was not as sharp or efficient. It felt a bit geared down for tourists, rather than Lyon's high bouchon standards. I... More 

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San Diego, California
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90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

There are so many options to choose from in this area of Lyon but this restaurant is a good choice. Had a very pleasant lunch here, nicely cooked steak, bottle of wine, what more does one need ? Service was very friendly and seemed happy to accommodate my bumbling french.

Thank DBinCA
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217 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016

So many restaurants in this part of town, but try this one for some old Lyon style dishes. We felt the fixed menu's for us was the best, so we tried the 25 Euro and the other 20 Euro one. We had a wonderful lunch with a bottle of hermitage wine for only 66 Euro. We had great service even... More 

Thank John N
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

Charming small restaurant, just what we were hoping to find in Lyon. The food was delicious and excellent value. Service was very good too.

Thank Andrew G
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2016 via mobile

Food was excellent although the restaurant was small I didn't feel too crammed in. Staff very helpful and food well priced. Delicious delicious delicious!!

Thank Rebecca H
Olivier A, Responsable relations publiques at Le Vieux Lyon, responded to this review

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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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49 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2016

At lunch time, this place seemed to be feeding more locals than tourists, perhaps people who work at the nearby courts complex. Several came in and dined alone, and others in small groups. The lunchtime fixed price menu was a good deal. The salad entree was fresh and good. The 'saucisse chaud' (not to be confused with the other local... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

I was there with my family, I strongly recommend the onion soup! The only problem are the stairs to the toilet. They are a little steep for a grandma!

Thank Marta V
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4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

I know zero French, so ordering in French restaurants are intimidating for me. It's a good thing the staff were friendly and attentive, and spoke English. And they smile all the time, which was comforting. Food was delicious, and reasonably priced. The praline tart was heavenly.

Thank Angeli V
Berlin, Germany
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54 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015 via mobile

As an idealist I rarely give positive feedbacks to anything. But this restaurant is just nice. The staff is super friendly and fast, the menu for €18 was quite delicious. The wine was also fine. It's possible to pay with a credit card. The disadvantages...yeah, there are old good fans from the 20th century instead of air conditioning inside... luckily... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$18 - $37
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 44 rue Saint Jean, 69005, Lyon, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Rhone-Alpes  >  Rhone  >  Lyon>  > Vieux Lyon - Quarantaine
  • Neighborhood: Vieux Lyon - Quarantaine
  • Phone Number: 04 78 42 48 89

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?