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Au Petit Bouchon Chez Georges

#22 of 2,831 Restaurants in Lyon
Certificate of Excellence
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Terreaux - Bat D'argent
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8 rue du Garet, 69001, Lyon, France
+33 4 78 28 30 46
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Saturday
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 12:00 - 14:00
19:30 - 22:00
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Lyon, France
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very warm welcome from the staff. Food was perfect. We spent a good time with my colleague and dicuss with our neighbour, because we share table with other people. Incredible experience.

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Thank Sébastien M
Manchester, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My Cousin's favourite place for lunch.. and so.. it had to be tried whilst on a visit today. I am not surprised my Cousin and her Husband found this place so perfect. The service and ambiance is second to none and the food.... wow... .I had a mixture.. Salad Lyonnaise La Pochouse Du Bouchon Glase Sorbet Aroses Reasonably priced.. and... More 

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1 Thank Tigger0161
New York City, New York
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193 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2017

It's a bouchon. One expects it to be small, and cozy. One hopes for some good food. This was great, all the way around. Tripe. Pig. Tables of people there to EAT, and have a great time with friends. I was very happy to see ten big men all squeeze into a table and enjoy themselves, the waiter, and the... More 

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1 Thank SampleASample
Australia
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156 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 January 2017

This was one of my favourite meals in Lyon. The dining room is small but beautifully decorated with nostalgic memorabilia. We were the first to arrive for dinner and were given a warm welcome by the chef and the waiter. The chef saw us looking at the picture on the wall and explained it was of the first George. He... More 

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2 Thank ZanderAustralia
Ottawa, Canada
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 December 2016

Le petit George is a tiny and yes cramped but not uncomfortable restaurant so make sure to make a reservation. Very welcoming and smiling waiter and bartender. We asked to be told about the different dishes as a bouchon serves a lot of meat and offal we did not know about but were open to be acquainted with. We were... More 

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2 Thank TripEvaluator10
San Diego, California
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27 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

As a top rated bouchon I expected more. The seating was very cramped and uncomfortable and it was so hot inside. The salmon was pretty good and my husbands steak was extremely chewy. It did not live up to its ratings.

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Thank traveljoyfully1
misyol, Gérant at Au Petit Bouchon Chez Georges, responded to this review
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Bonjour et désolé pour ce moment apparemment moyen, mais si j'en lis les commentaires, cela ne correspond pas à mon... More 

Sint-Joris-Winge, Belgium
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65 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 November 2016

There are quite some places in Lyon where you can “experience” a bouchon. But not all of them are serving high quality food. Chez Georges, there is no doubt about that. Food is just succulent here. On the menu you will find most of the typical dishes a bouchon would (and should) offer. My wife had the menu of the... More 

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2 Thank Renet_58
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31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 September 2016

That was a great experience, but you must know two things: 1. Really hard to get a table, you need to make a reservation, place is really small. 2. You will not eat a burger there... It will be Lyonnais.

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1 Thank AroldoEG
Asheville, North Carolina
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64 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2016

Really did not know what to expect from this restaurant. This is a very small place with typical crowed tables. The tables were fill with locals and those in the know for great food. It was the best representation of Salad Lyonnaise that we had. All the food was terrific. It was also served family style. House wine a winner.... More 

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1 Thank william p
Homer, Alaska
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 September 2016

I remember this bouchon from my time as a student in Lyon decades ago, when bouchons were part of the daily life. Times and tastes have indeed changed, as has Lyon for the better. Chez Georges has remained a traditional restaurant with good food at good value in a timeless decor with cheek-to-jowl seating. The previous reviews tell tell the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 26 - US$ 39
Cuisine
French, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 - 14:00
19:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:00
19:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:00
19:30 - 22:00
Thursday
12:00 - 14:00
19:30 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 14:00
19:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 rue du Garet, 69001, Lyon, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes  >  Rhone  >  Lyon>  > Terreaux - Bat D'argent
  • Neighbourhood: Terreaux - Bat D'argent
  • Phone Number: +33 4 78 28 30 46

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