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Le Bistrot de Lyon

#414 of 2,884 Restaurants in Lyon}
$$ - $$$French, Soups,
64 rue Merciere, 69002, Lyon, France
+33 4 78 38 47 47
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  • Excellent14%
  • Very good44%
  • Average24%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible6%
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“sausage dish” (2 reviews)
“profiteroles” (4 reviews)
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French, Soups, Gastropub
$$ - $$$
64 rue Merciere, 69002, Lyon, France
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1 - 10 of 148 reviews

Reviewed 9 September 2017

Food delicous, staff very attentive, had the red mullet, delicious, also the beef fillet quite a chunk very tasty

Thank Gill D
Reviewed 1 September 2017

Stopped in at 10pm, a couple of other groups looking for a table. They sat us, but the Maitre D was less than pleased that people were trying to dine past 10pm on a beautiful summer evening. Had a nice younger gentlemen waiter who was...More

Thank Andrew E
Reviewed 28 August 2017

Came here upon the recommendation of a local for true Lyonnaise food. Food was good (although I have no previous Lyonnaise food experience to compare this to) and service was prompt and attentive. The menu du chef was reasonably priced.

Thank starglower
Reviewed 18 July 2017

We didn't need a three course meal. Settled for the lamb (pulled and mixed with aubergine) and the cabaillaud (Cod), both well cooked and presented. Staff were friendly and helpful. The Rosé from Provence was its usual good self!

Thank Jill J
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

This was our second time enjoying dinner here. Both visits were consistent . Traditional french cuisine, Nice atmosphere & good service. We were pleased with all our menu selections: beef tartare, sausage w/ lentils, pike quenelle ! It is a nice casual restaurant, located on...More

Thank WorldTravelerX3
Reviewed 18 June 2017

We had dinner in this very typical Lyonnaise restaurant complete with atmosphere filled interior.Our service was ok and we started with the Salade Lyonnaise which is quite large and very good and I had the Pate and then I finished with the sausage dish.I ordered...More

Thank frau
Reviewed 18 June 2017

Well what find, impromptu lunch before return to UK. Last favours of France... what amazing memories delicious... the decor inside is amazing and very worth a visit.

Thank Bob E
Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

On a busy pedestrian street the terrace is good for people watching whilst inside is cavernous. Menus come in several languages. The staff are fluent in English. We were accidentally brought an incorrect dish but our waiter immediately spotted it and brought the right order,...More

Thank ozpd70
Reviewed 7 June 2017

This is a great find. Nice location, lively, wonderful staff, and excellent food. We had salads and foie gras terrine. All fabulous. Well priced.

Thank littleguyprod
Reviewed 18 May 2017

Beautiful old place in the bouchon streets near the Place Jacobin. Service started great then two things happened: Service slowed down to a painful crawl Smokers on the patio sent cancer our way The pate was great, the Dorado and the Stuffed Chicken were wonderful....More

Thank johnvback
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$47
French, Soups, Gastropub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Private Dining, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
7:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
7:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
7:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
7:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
7:00 PM - 1:00 AM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
7:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 64 rue Merciere, 69002, Lyon, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes  >  Rhone  >  Lyon
  • Phone Number: +33 4 78 38 47 47
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Beautiful 1900 style brasserie Lyonnaise specialties. A seafood bench winter and a summer terrace. Created in 1974 by Jean-Paul Lacombe.
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