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La Lyriste

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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45 Cours Taulignan, 84110 Vaison-la-Romaine, France
+33 4 90 36 04 67
Tue - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Vaison-la-Romaine, France
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39 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We knew that there had been a change in management and we wanted (hoped!) to see if it was as good as what we had come to expect from the previous owners. The new owners were up to the test! We had a wonderful lunch. We shared an entrée of seared foie gras served on spice bread (excellent!). My wife... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 7, 2016 via mobile

Had the last filet pur and judging from the trouble my guts had to digest it during the night it must have been an old and ugly cow, it was cooked to leather to finish it off... My wife had the duck, which was salted like hell. Only good thing was the friendly staff, but still,avoid this place... Overpriced as... More 

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Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida
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133 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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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38 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles 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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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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5 of 5 bubbles 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
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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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5 of 5 bubbles 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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187 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles 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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$12 - $53
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Families with children, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 45 Cours Taulignan, 84110 Vaison-la-Romaine, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Provence  >  Vaucluse  >  Vaison-la-Romaine
  • Phone Number: +33 4 90 36 04 67

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