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Lyon-Dakar

#293 of 2,806 Restaurants in Lyon
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Voltaire - Saint Amour
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227 rue de Crequi, 69003, Lyon, France
+33 4 78 62 29 54
Today
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 23:00
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Tue - Sat 12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 23:00
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Scotland, United Kingdom
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179 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2016

We decided to go here on the basis of the reviews and wanting to try something a bit different. We had 2 different types of fritters/beignets - one aubergine and one salt cod. We struggled to differentiate them much unfortunately. That said the hot sauce and side of tomato and onion sauce were both delicious. We then both opted for... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2015 via mobile

If you're looking for unpretentious food, and a dining experience that is friendly to the senses and kind to the wallet, then this place is certainly worth considering. I also recommend trying the beers.

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Zurich
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43 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2014

Went for lunch one day and thoroughly enjoyed the food! Would recommend to anyone. When they say spicy, they mean spicy, so be careful with the hot-sauce!

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Sao Paulo, SP
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2011

Very pleased with this interesting restaurant. Food is from Senegal. I had a very tasty beef stew with a tomato/peannut sauce which was wonderful. My wife had a "dorade" fish that she thought had more bonnes than meat, but still good. We also had some fried bananas and "somosas" as starters. Service was very pleasing. Overall a very good experience.

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France
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30 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2010

My friend and I were pleasantly surprised when we had lunch here recently. It was my first time trying Senegalese food and while I can't say if what we had was "authentically" Senegalese, we enjoyed the rich flavors and spices in the dishes we tried. If you love spiciness, you will love the bowl of chili on the side. It... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$44
Cuisine
African
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 227 rue de Crequi, 69003, Lyon, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes  >  Rhone  >  Lyon>  > Voltaire - Saint Amour
  • Neighbourhood: Voltaire - Saint Amour
  • Phone Number: +33 4 78 62 29 54

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