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Le Merciere

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Cordeliers - Jacobins
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56 rue Merciere, 69002, Lyon, France
+33 4 78 37 67 35
19:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:15
Closed now
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Sun - Wed 19:30 - 23:00
Mon - Fri 12:00 - 14:15
Thu 19:30 - 23:30
Fri - Sat 19:30 - 00:00
Sat - Sun 12:00 - 14:30
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Castelldefels, Spain
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46 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

Excellent typical food, all fresh food from the market selected by Jean-Louis Manoa. This restaurant is nicely situated in and on both side of a small passage (so Lyonnais). Have a try for the 'feuilleté de boudin noir aux 2 pommes (sort of black pudding pie with cocked apples) or the famous 'Quenelle de brochets sauce Nantua'. Even in rush... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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86 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

Had dinner at tonight at this lovely restaurant on Presqu'île. It is in an area full of restaurants but it looked warm and inviting. The staff were welcoming and the food was good. My wife had onion soup and a Lyonnaise salad. I had the beef with a morelle sauce. Delicious. Wanted to have dessert but we resisted. The young... More 

Thank Stuart R
Wellington, New Zealand
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017

We loved this bouchon so much we went 3 times - twice for dinner and once for lunch and thoroughly enjoyed ourselves on each of the 3 occasions. The staff were very friendly and happy (and extremely patient) to let us practice our French. The food was exceptional and they environment traditionally snug and welcoming. The highlight of our many... More 

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Redlands, California
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017

Visited 12/2016. Visited twice this "unofficial" bouchon. My first night a delicious ray and the second time pistachio sausage followed by the best rhum baba on this vacation. A few false notes (snap peas overcooked). Friendly and sincere service. Would return.

Thank Letrun
Santos, SP
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70 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

As soon as you walk in the restaurant you feel you getting back on time. This is a superb place, a really Lyonnais Bouchon. Good service and plentiful food.

Thank ThiagoBilli
Istanbul, Turkey
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30 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016

A typical Bouchon is located on Rue Merciere, Atmosphere/Decoration are nice, both inside and a small street outside between kitchen and restaurant. Staff is friendly. Food is okay, but not the best....just an average experience..

Thank dpekdemir
Sydney, Australia
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4 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016

Decor is tatty, waiter should be employed I a high camp vaudeville and is like a fish out of water in this restaurant. His talents and verve re misplaced. We ordered 3 menus 2 with the foie gras entree to see us charged at the end with the a la carte price for foie gras. Our negotiations aimed to,prove us... More 

Thank Francoise A
Southampton, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

For English people coming to Lyon it can be tricky to choose a bouchon. This one is slap bang in the middle of the 'tourist' street, but don't be put off by its location. It's very old-school and rustic. To make the most of the menu I would recommend the cheaper dishes for the more authentic experience, and order a... More 

Thank GetsAround101
Montreal, Canada
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80 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

We stopped there during a less-than-a-day trip to Lyon, and it was awesome. The ambiance is obviously great, just like the other streets of the Old Lyon. The four services were really good, and so was the wine. Overall it was a delight!

1 Thank Martz560
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mille mercis pour votre commentaire , lequel nous remercie de notre sélection de bons produits, de notre travail et d'un... More 

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26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Went there on a rainy saturday of august, we were 10 in the restaurants The menu was excellent, starter, cheese and dessert were great, chicken a bit disapoonting but very good experience overall, very friendly service

1 Thank pizzaiolo

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$22 - US$44
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
19:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
19:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:15
19:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:15
19:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:15
12:00 - 14:15
19:30 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:15
19:30 - 00:00
19:30 - 00:00
12:00 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 56 rue Merciere, 69002, Lyon, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes  >  Rhone  >  Lyon>  > Cordeliers - Jacobins
  • Neighbourhood: Cordeliers - Jacobins
  • Phone Number: +33 4 78 37 67 35

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