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Le Lyonnais Restaurant

416 Great Rd, Acton, MA 01720-4003
+1 978-263-9068
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good20%
  • Average13%
  • Poor18%
  • Terrible11%
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416 Great Rd, Acton, MA 01720-4003
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Reviewed 10 January 2017

If you like country French cooking, you'll love this restaurant. It's great for special occasions but also date night. It's a cozy atmosphere without blaring music.

Thank NYW W
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Unexpectedly high quality French cuisine. Good for special occasion out. In remodeled home, so it is broken up into various smaller dining rooms. Cozy. Parking right on premise.

Thank Lenthetraveler
Reviewed 12 October 2016

We just returned from a week in Littleton, MA visiting family. One evening we drove to Acton for dinner at Le Lyonnais Restaurant. The waitstaff was informed and enthusiastic about the food selections. She had ample information on each item as well as her own...More

Thank Jerry G
Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

The restaurant is cute and dated. Food was great and their fixed menu is great value. The place is clean and the wait staff is friendly. Great for a celebration.

Thank Valerie F
Reviewed 25 March 2016

After many years of hearing the praises of this restaurant, we finally gave it a try. I guess we waited too long. While it may have lived up to the reputation back in the day, we felt is was definitely past its prime, a surprising...More

1  Thank pgrovs
Reviewed 10 January 2016

We had dinner at Le Lyonnais in the Boston suburb of Acton. The food was classic French prepared in the traditional way. If you are looking for onion soup, escargot, coq au vin, etc. Le Lyonnais is the place to go. The restaurant is in...More

Thank CarpeNox
Reviewed 7 January 2016

Set in an old home and run by the chef and owners Gerard and Joan, this restaurant is a gem. It has small cozy dining rooms, which in my opinion are best suited to couples and groups of 4 adults. The food is fabulous with...More

Thank theirinheritance
Reviewed 23 December 2015

back in the day i'm sure this place was "the cat's meow!" the food is seriously OLD school french. think early julia child, america just learning about fine french cuisine. atmosphere is quaint (it's in an old house) and chef gerard is adorable. the food...More

Thank absolutahnie
Reviewed 29 November 2015

This was such a disappointment. Expected much better from beginning to end. The bread was not "hot and just out of the oven" as advertised by the waitress. Same old restaurant rolls you get anywhere. Onion soup was bland with very little taste. The mushroom...More

Thank Shelley H
Reviewed 2 November 2015

Four of us went to Le Lyonnais on Sat. night, and everyone loved the food. We had escargots, onion soup, roast duck a l'orange, roast duck with olives, chicken livers and seafood paella. Everything without exception was delicious. The service was excellent and leisurely. I...More

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Response from CarpeNox | Reviewed this property |
The menu changes regularly and I recommend checking whether the Floating Island is available on a particular day.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Open Hours
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 416 Great Rd, Acton, MA 01720-4003
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Acton
  • Phone Number: +1 978-263-9068
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