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La Lyriste

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Cours de Taulignan, 84110 Vaison-la-Romaine, France
+33 (0)490360467
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Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida
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116 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

My wife and I ate here on our third night in Vaison-la-Romaine. The food was good and the service was very good, but we would place it in the category of a popular neighborhood restaurant instead of considering it fine dining. To be fair, part of the issue was expectations. We had eaten the first two nights of our stay... More 

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Avignon, France
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37 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2016 via mobile

Even though we were a large group with menus already chosen, service a bit slow, had to ask for bread, toasts, wine...should have all been on table waiting for us, not other way round. Food had no flavour, magret was meant to be in thyme and port sauce, curry was supposed to be in fish starter but it just tasted... More 

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Stockport
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41 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2015

This is on one of the main streets of the market in Vaison (Tuesdays). The market menu has 2/3 variations per course and never fails to please. Indeed, we have even attempted to replicate some of the dishes - smoked salmon mouse with thyme sorbet - for instance.

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Madison, WI
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18 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2015

This wonderful good- value restaurant was one of the highlights of our trip. The menu is all in French so be aware to bring your dictionary or ask fellow patrons. You choose from three courses for around 22 euros. The beet chèvre as an appetizer is like nothing I've ever eaten. My cod with zucchini in a tartlet was perfect... More 

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Benicia, California
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115 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2015 via mobile

Superb food, great value, lovely owners. Our dinner was so excellent, we returned again the next night! One of the best meals we had in France. Highly recommended!

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Encinitas, California
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34 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Wonderful food on a side street off the main square, but well worth seeking out. Excelllant Bistro fare, and the best cafe creme we had in all of France. We loved our lunch there so much we had to return the next day for dinner, and it did not disappoint. Just two words of advice: eat there!

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Britain
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23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015 via mobile

We visited this restaurant three times during our stay at Vaison La Romaine. Each time the service was impeccable, the food delicious and beautifully presented. I would recommend this restaurant to any food lover. Excellent value too.

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171 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015 via mobile

We visited after market, actually as they were just finishing the market. Lovely quiet spot with excellent staff.we had the risotto and the chèvre mousse the the veal pave done to perfection and a saffron creme brûlée and the caramel with salted butter desert. A great restaurant any day

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Hong Kong, China
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

La Lyriste is unpretentious from the outside but serves excellent food with pleasant service. We had a superb lunch which was priced competitively. Marie & Benoit run a fine restaurant.

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Kennebunkport, Maine
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

La Lyriste sticks to what it does best which is offering traditional Provencal cooking in a perfectly nice (albeit not fancy) family based restaurant. This is pretty much Provence comfort food. The chalkboard changes daily and on our recent visit we had two great starters (a terrine and a rillette), and main courses of pigeon and pork joues (cheeks), and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$29 - $36
Cuisine
French
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Dining on a budget
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cours de Taulignan, 84110 Vaison-la-Romaine, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Provence  >  Vaucluse  >  Vaison-la-Romaine
  • Phone Number: +33 (0)490360467

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