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Petit Boeuf

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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avenue Vingt-Quatre-Janvier 4, Lausanne 1004, Switzerland
021 648 91 01
8:30 am - 12:00 am
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Mon - Sat 8:30 am - 12:00 am
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San Diego, California
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118 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Plenty of locals eat here. Make a reservation. Simple atmosphere – café style dining. Food very well prepared and lots of it. If you like meat – this is meat central.

Thank DAS102
Lausanne, Switzerland
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have had the Tartare and it was great. This time they had Entrecôte for the lunch menu and it was great as expected. And the chef comes out at the end to make sure everything was great...

Thank ruimelo25
Ilkley, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 11, 2016

I visit a friend in Lausanne every year and every time we go to Le Petit Boeuf - in fact this visit we went twice. The filet steak and chips cannot be faulted.

Thank Angela R
Rome, Italy
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 20, 2016

I have been here with colleagues and had the Natasha Tartare: absolutely great! Prices relatively high, but in line with Swiss standards. If you are looking for good meet, this is your place.

Thank Giovanni B
Morges, Switzerland
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67 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 6, 2016

The service was great, and the meat was even better. If you want their specialty you need to have a table in the main room. Make sure to reserve this in advance, as the place is full.

Thank JackieKeau
Lausanne, Switzerland
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24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 11, 2016

The restaurant itself is quite common and closer, in terms of design, to an "old-fashioned-not-fancy-at-all" bar-brasserie, but the food - specially the meat - is really good. The tartare is delicious, very well seasoned and flambéed few seconds in front of you, as well as the beef that you cook yourself in a kind of small barbecue that the waiter... More 

Thank Jean-michael D
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113 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 19, 2016 via mobile

Nothing impressive. Small place. Normal seating. Basic food. BBQ your own but nothing wow. Good enough for having a quick straight forward BBQ meet.

Thank Nad-H-H-82
Putnam Valley, New York
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 28, 2015 via mobile

My first visit lived up to the expectations. Highly recommended, this was the best steak I have ever eaten. The staff was friendly and the atmosphere comfortable. The prizes were extremely reasonable. Definitely a repeat for my visits to the area.

Thank grsflrs
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 16, 2015 via mobile

Great vibe, great food. I ordered the specialty steak and my coworker the tartare. The meat was very good. It was accompanied by a potatoes and sauces for the meat. I gave the meat a try without sauces and it passed the test. I recommend it. I tried my coworkers tartare and it was prepared very well. The spice combination... More 

Thank GinusG
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69 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 4, 2015

There is only one bad remark: no parking facilities. We choose one tartare and two open grill (brasiers). Rien à dire. it does nor happen very often de manger de la viande si succulente. with a bottle of Saint Amour on top. Magnificient

Thank Bruno B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$24 - $95
Steakhouse, Swiss, European, French, Barbecue
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
8:30 am - 12:00 am
8:30 am - 12:00 am
8:30 am - 12:00 am
8:30 am - 12:00 am
8:30 am - 12:00 am
8:30 am - 12:00 am
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

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