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Le Vivarais

) #211 of 2,859 Restaurants in Lyon $$ - $$$ French, European
2nd 1 Place Gailleton, 69002, Lyon, France
+33 4 78 37 85 15
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good41%
  • Average13%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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“trout” (2 reviews)
“terrine” (3 reviews)
“courgette” (3 reviews)
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French, European
$$ - $$$
2nd 1 Place Gailleton, 69002, Lyon, France
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went here twice on our two week stay. Both times, we had problems with being overcharged. The first was nothing big, a few euros for a glass of wine that was not delivered. However, the second time was simply unacceptable. We were charged a...More

Thank Jordan N
Reviewed 4 October 2016

Found this place through the Michelin Guide (app). It was full when we arrived and extremely busy. The waiters were very busy so the service was practical. Food was very well made.

Thank LadyBerg
Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

We had a small lunch. Super Quality. Foie gras artichoque and Tartare de thon. Amuse de soupe de courgette. All Super good Quality and fine food. And good service. Thank you.

Thank CabFab
Reviewed 3 July 2016

A lot of locals go to this restaurant - always a good sign. Good food that is traditional without being too heavy - very well prepared. Has a great wine list too! Service was good with the owner adding in a few extras (e.g. terrine...More

Thank Mark G
Reviewed 1 July 2016

If you want to have a best experience and put yourself into the shoes of that inspector in Ratatoille movie by Pixar,go to this restaurant. Order cote de beauf for sure & they would cut into slices in front of you, order creme bruele for...More

Thank ata h
Reviewed 25 June 2016 via mobile

Visiting on a Saturday evening with a party of five. Very friendly staff. Exquisite menus ranging from fish to meat. Nicely served dishes, good wine to go along. Chef de cuisine personally dropping by and waving us out. Great place for good quality food in...More

Thank Micy01
Reviewed 23 June 2016

I had visited this restaurant quite a few years ago and wanted to take my wife to it for lunch when we visited Lyon this year. We had a delicious lunch and were looked after very well. I see that the restaurant has been in...More

Thank lochaber13
Reviewed 15 May 2016

My partner and I enjoyed a delicious 3 course lunch here. The food was fresh, delicious and beautifully presented. The service was excellent. We took the set lunch menu which included a choice of desserts however when we spotted an ile flottante that another diner...More

Thank Ilonafay
Reviewed 14 April 2016

This pretty little restaurant, located on the picturesque Place Gailleton, is well worth the visit! Although the Le Vivarais is characterized as a "bouchon", it feels more like a restaurant, and a very good one at that. It offers a wide range of Lyonnais specialties,...More

1  Thank davidlocke2015
Reviewed 4 April 2016

Ate lunch with a companion in October 2015. Old style restuarant interior. Classic Quality Lyon food & "Bouchon". Don't miss if in Lyon!

Thank Foodie-MIM
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
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19:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
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12:00 - 14:00
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19:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2nd 1 Place Gailleton, 69002, Lyon, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes  >  Rhone  >  Lyon>  > Carnot - Gailleton
  • Neighbourhood: Carnot - Gailleton
  • Phone Number: +33 4 78 37 85 15
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