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la menthe

Cordeliers - Jacobins
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15 rue Merciere, 69002, Lyon, France
Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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Brussels, Belgium
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59 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016 via mobile

Loved loved loved it. Great menu options and food is excellent. Friendly service and cute place. Strongly recommended!

Thank Belgaboy77
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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357 reviews
183 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

We had a late night meal here after the rugby. An unexpected funky little spot on the edge of the street. We ate a la carte. Do not miss the St Marecelin cheese here...the best we found all weekend. The staff were very attentive and cared for our evey needs. I will head back here next time in town.

Thank Gary S
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188 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2016 via mobile

Chanced upon this restaurant as we were walking to see st nizier church. As soon as its midday the crowds come in. I'm not sure how the poor lady runs both floors of the restaurant with little assistance from the kitchen. Great food selections from the specials.

Thank cpr2exs
Atlanta, Georgia
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8 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2016

This is a small restaurant in Lyon. It is intimate and the seating is covered in varied French fabrics. I will start with the basics. My husband is still dreaming about his beef burgundy, which was so well prepared. The potatoes and country vegetables added to the dish. I am vegetarian and literally cannot remember a better meal. They have... More 

Thank diane f
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2016

We chanced upon this little restaurant on a Saturday evening and glad we did. Cosy atmosphere, good service and great food to match. Echoing some of the previous reviews, the mixed starter (all veggie) was fantastic, which gave a taster of all the starters on offer. Mains equally impressive - the goats cheese fondue especially was super tasty, albeit very... More 

Thank RogerRug71
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98 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 via mobile

You absolutly have to eat the mixed plate of starters . Delicios !!! Fair Prices ... If you want to enjoy great local dishes ,- la menthe is the right place !

Thank allest629
Perth and Kinross, United Kingdom
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89 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015 via mobile

Came across this small place by accident which shows you are sometimes lucky to slightly off piste. Great home cooked food at reasonable price. Friendly relaxed service. A little gem.

Thank Tom L
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015 via mobile

good menu especially as we had a plate of mixed starters and mixed desserts. Cheese soufflé was best I have ever tasted and pea soup was sweet and memorable. Very attentive friendly staff. Well priced and we will be back.

Thank ScotlandSmiddy
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014 via mobile

A very little, but very nice restaurant! Food is delicious and so is the wine. We tried several dishes and all of them tasted great, especially the ones with meat! If you're in Lyon, you should visit this place!

Thank AureliaEva
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 via mobile

Great food , homey ambience ,and attentive waiting. this place is a good change from all the other restaurants in Lyon. Cheese soufflé as a entree was light and tasty ,the keftas (meat mince patties) with mash were very good . For the 3 of us , entrees , mains and 250ml of red wine cost 62 euro , great... More 

Thank Fred S

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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
    4 of 5 stars
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15 rue Merciere, 69002, Lyon, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Rhone-Alpes  >  Rhone  >  Lyon>  > Cordeliers - Jacobins
  • Neighborhood: Cordeliers - Jacobins
  • Phone Number: 0472560501

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