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“Fantastic food and service. Best meal in Paris.”
Review of Aux Lyonnais

Aux Lyonnais
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Ranked #1,177 of 17,515 Restaurants in Paris
Price range: $41 - $53
Cuisines: French
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
Neighborhood: Opera / Bourse
Description: Aux Lyonnais: a Parisian bistro dedicated to the cuisine of Lyon !This traditional "bouchon Lyonnais" in Paris opened in 1890. It still has the red painted wood store front, and the original sign "Maison Lyonnaise".Frédéric Thévenet, head of the brigade, prepares "good, old fashioned, hearty food" but adds a modern touch. Just like Alain Ducasse, he gives pride of place to local produce, and is partial to friendly and festive cooking that suits the traditional setting with its beautiful zinc covered wood countertop and the metro-style wall tiles that delight the guests.A star dish of the establishment: Coddle egg, crayfish fricassee with herbs: Calf’s liver with parsley and garlic, tender potatoes shavings; Lyonnaise-style quenelles, Nantua sauce…
Reviewed November 23, 2012

If you want authentic French food from the heart of France, Lyons, go here. The food was wonderful. Loved the blood sausage, mashed potatoes, fish, duck and artichokes. The raspberry soufflé is not to be missed. The wine list is very expansive and expensive but worth it.

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Reviewed November 16, 2012

This restaurant (managed by world famous chef Alain Ducasse) features classical dishes from Lyon (France's second largest city) in Paris ! As usual in Ducasse restaurants the ingredients are superb and everything is fresh. They currently feature an inspired "Ducasse burger". I come times and over to this restaurant for a desert called "Ile flottante à la praline rose" (pink praline floating island in custard sauce). Don't go there for 3 star restaurant service : this is a bistro athmosphere with delightful cuisine. The restaurant is located in the center of Paris near Opera Garnier. Enjoy !

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Reviewed November 16, 2012

Having eaten at some of the best restaurants in Australia I have no reservation in stating the the food at Aux Lyonnais is the best I have ever tasted.

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Thank StephenHubbard
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Reviewed November 14, 2012

I booked a seat for lunch from an online restaurant booking website. I arrived on time and the manager has received me with smile. I came based on a recommendation from website and also because the fame of Alan Ducasse. The waiters are extremely attentive and speaks very good English. Lunch hour is pretty busy but the service standard is kept well. I took pike quenelles, very delis and super filling. I also had rasperry souffle to wrap up my meal. It is value for money restaurant given the high standard and service quality.

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Reviewed October 25, 2012

My wife and I tried on two different nights to get a table at Aux Lyonnais while in Paris, but the wait was well worth it. We thoroughly enjoyed the atmosphere and food at this authentic bistrot in the 2nd arrondissment. Upon being seated we were brought cottage cheese mixed with chives and olive oil with toast points. For starters we ordered the Saint-Germain soup (split pea; not our favorite) and pot de la cuisiniere (a mason jar containing a pork and foie gras terrine served with picked vegetables and bread- amazing dish). Entrees were the paleron de boeuf braise (a flavorful cut of beef with bone marrow, onion and sauce, side of heavenly potatoes au gratin) and quenelles a la Lyonnaise (fish dumplings, a specialty of the house that my wife recommends it for those seeking something light and unique). Several dishes at the restaurant come in their own cast iron 'hot pot.' Dessert was a raspberry souffle with chocolate sorbet. Food cost 86 euros and we drank another 68 euros of champagne and wine with the meal. High ambience (tiled walls, wooden tables, intimate seating) and great crowd (mixture of Parisians and some international guests).

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Thank Taylor S
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