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Cafe 203

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9 rue du Garet, 69001, Lyon, France
+33 4 78 28 65 66
10:00 - 02:00
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Sun 10:00 - 02:00
Mon - Fri 07:00 - 02:00
Sat 09:00 - 02:00
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Lyon, France
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34 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Consistent with other reviews I've read, the servers were slow, unfriendly, and it seemed like a new person was coming up to us every time. It took a long time to get menus, it took a long time to get our drinks, however once we ordered the food came out fairly quick. Was not impressed by their 'veggie burger' which... More 

Thank bissyblue7
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45 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

very nice place to sit. we had eaten hamburger which was also nice. but the cheese plate was the best. There were many different kinds of cheese and the most importantly they put the whole cheese instead of a piece. Very delicious.

Thank Burcu A
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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129 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We came here a few times during our stay and had good service, refreshing Meteor beers and nice platters of chips and mayo/ketchup. We also tried the vegetarian platter, which was tasty and filling, with hummus, green olive tapenade, green olives, baba ganoush but a not so tasty black olive tapenade and sun dried tomato thing - but could be... More 

Thank 185DavidW
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

We sat down about 18h40 and it took the staff 15 minutes to hand us a menu. We ordered drinks at 19h. We ordered a glass of wine, a raspberry mojito, and a martini. After 15 minutes we hadn't received our drinks but people who arrived after us were served their drinks within 5 minutes of ordering. A second waitress... More 

1 Thank Franky C
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102 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

Had the platter starter and it was excellent followed by the Ribeye steak and chip which was delicious and the portion was huge. The chips are to die for. The staff were attentive and efficient which was surprisingly good as it was early and this place was busy when some restaurants we not open yet. Definitely worth going to.

Thank David M
1 review
Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

We were looking for a cosy place were we could have a nice dinner after an all day long site seeing. The place seemed perfect for this from the outside. We have ordered french fries as a starter which was totally oily. As we were hungry we ate like the half of it. We expected more from the main courses...but... More 

Thank karolinaf213
Avon, Colorado
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 January 2017

The Cafe was great for French food. The meal seemed to be average however the service was terrible. The waitress seemed to have forgotten about me. I asked for a wine that was never delivered and then after my meal arrived they never returned. Finally I asked them for the bill and it took them forever to come with the... More 

Thank Adam B
London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 January 2017

I love the cafe 203. I used to go there when i was a student in Lyon since my school was located right next to it. I've only been there for the usual coffee-cigarette (or wine cigarette) and they have good wines and good coffee. And the best thing? Cafe 203 is one of the few places in Lyon where... More 

Thank Zizette1988
Geneva, Switzerland
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

We ordered a burger classic well done and entrecôte medium. My burger was medium and oily, and the entrecôte cold, rare and very hard. She couldn't eat half of it cause there were pieces of fat everywhere. The waitress avoided us after serving the food... No need to Tell you that we don't recommend this place. Try "Bouchon lustré" !!... More 

Thank AAA-bestplaceshunter
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 November 2016

In fall and winter they have a heated outdoor section that's quite cozy. The place is well decorated and quite popular. Drink prices were reasonable and the food looked quite good. I will return to try the food!

1 Thank Carl D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$19
French, Bar, European
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
10:00 - 02:00
07:00 - 02:00
07:00 - 02:00
07:00 - 02:00
07:00 - 02:00
07:00 - 02:00
09:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9 rue du Garet, 69001, Lyon, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes  >  Rhone  >  Lyon
  • Phone Number: +33 4 78 28 65 66

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