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Le Petit Persan

8 rue Longue, 69001, Lyon, France
+33 4 78 28 26 50
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good33%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“rice” (2 reviews)
“persian” (5 reviews)
“france” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Middle Eastern, Persian
$$ - $$$
8 rue Longue, 69001, Lyon, France
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Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Small and genuine iranian/afghani restaurant that delivers good and somewhat familiar plates of eggplant, shami and delicate rice. Being in lyon, the wine list is balanced and local . We stayed at least 3 hours and lost track of the bottle count and the time.

Thank Gaea H
Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

The service was extremely friendly! It was my first visit to a Iran restaurant I really loved all the spices and how the plates were prepared! Very nice we extra asked for the very traditional food and they had vegetarian option! It was not on...More

Thank Brit O
Reviewed 6 November 2016

A break from the good but relentlessly promoted Lyonnais cuisine led us to Le Petit Persan (The Little Persian). Hosted by the owner of the restaurant, our dinner consisted of an entrée, a principal dish of chicken, for one, lamb for the other, and dessert...More

Thank Bruce W
Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

Food was original because there is few persian restaurants in France but it is not really representative of the real persian style. Would have appreciated some more rice, green vegetables and grilled tomato with the kabob. It is worth going if you never experienced persian...More

Thank KillianWilder
Reviewed 10 August 2016

I ate a lot of iranian food so I know how it have to be. This restaurant serves good food, but nothing special. And the portions are really small.

Thank Renata_Tr11111
Reviewed 9 July 2016

The Kobideh was great, better that Persian restaurants I've been to in Oslo. The service was the best I had during my vacation in France, with a solo waiter who made us feel comfortable. The restaurant was small and cozy.

Thank Ehsan A
Reviewed 21 January 2014

Nothing exceptional in the food. We would have like to taste something typically Iranian but it was like Libaneese food. But still,the food was good and fresh and the staff friendly.

1  Thank Carine C
Reviewed 11 April 2013

(+)s : Delicious entry and dish (quantity & quality) Friendly - polite Value for money On time, attentive to customers requests (-)s : the proposed wine (it was a Bourgogne wine) I recommend it.

Thank mo-tav
Reviewed 8 April 2013

Interesting dishes that we haven't had before and the meat was so tender that melts in the mouth. Very friendly staff. Make sure to reserve as they get busy in the evenings. Good value .

Thank minili
Reviewed 2 July 2011

This is the best persan restaurant I ever had, if I could I would go every week.

Thank MrBuffet72
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Average prices
US$18 - US$25
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 rue Longue, 69001, Lyon, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes  >  Rhone  >  Lyon
  • Phone Number: +33 4 78 28 26 50
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