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Le Vivarais

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Carnot - Gailleton
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2nd 1 Place Gailleton, 69002, Lyon, France
+33 4 78 37 85 15
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
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Mon - Sat 12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
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Tel Aviv, Israel
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64 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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
The Hague, The Netherlands
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30 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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
Adelaide, Australia
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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 en route) for us to taste and share at the table. Strongly recommended.

Thank Mark G
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 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 desert and Kir for appetisor Always go to this restaurant when I go to universite... More 

Thank ata h
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227 reviews
140 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 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 nice atmosphere

Thank Micy01
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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 new hands and I'm reassured that the quality is still so high. I wish I... More 

Thank lochaber13
Ferney-Voltaire, France
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles 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 had we asked if we could have that with our meal, it wasn't part of... More 

Thank Ilonafay
Toronto, Canada
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72 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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, prepared in classic style and typical of what one might eat at a Sunday luncheon... More 

Thank davidlocke2015
Gothenburg, Sweden
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42 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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 m02016
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20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 March 2016 via mobile

A very good food, old lyonnaise cusine. If you like light and modern food this is not the right place. If you want to discover the original taste of the Lyon Kitchen this restaurant is perfect! Also very nice and cozy.

Thank Filippo T

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?