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Au Vilain Petit Canard

) #671 of 2,840 Restaurants in Lyon ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ French, European
41 Rue Franklin, 69002, Lyon, France
+33 4 78 62 34 77
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good39%
  • Average14%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“duck” (15 reviews)
“salt” (3 reviews)
Open Now
19:00 - 22:30All hours
French, European
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
41 Rue Franklin, 69002, Lyon, France
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Reviews (146)
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1 - 10 of 146 reviews

Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

Loved the foi gras / duck liver entree and salt duck main. Burger and duck breast were both really good too.

Thank Bison72
Reviewed 7 November 2016

Do yourself a favour, Get the salt crusted duck for 2 with the 5 sauces... even my 3 year old daughter devoured it! It was crazy good. the owner was the only wait staff on the saturday night we were there .. he is super...More

1  Thank HaliCat
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

We are here tonight as our 'pinnacle' last dinner before departing Lyon. What a delightful treat! If ever there was a boutique restaurant where the owner himself does all the front of house service, this is it. Everything from the name, to the menus, to...More

1  Thank Picky_Girl38
Reviewed 14 October 2016

I happened upon this wonderful restaurant while walking around Lyon. It is a gem! I had the best relaxed lunch of my stay. The duck is from their family farm in the Perigord region, and they even offer a wine from Cahors! If you love...More

Thank Susan K
Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

I was shouted at in front of all the people in the restaurant because I dared ask for bread with my main course after the waiter had removed the basket after the starter. Apparently he does this (the only waiter in all of France) so...More

Thank williamdfr
Reviewed 11 July 2016

Good food, not too cheap but reasonably priced. Friendly waiter and relatively quick service. If you like a nice magret de canard this is worth a visit. The style is simple but sympathic, possibility to sit outside on a small terrace. The location is not...More

Thank Robert L
Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

Excellent! The food was delicious and beautifully presented. The staff was friendly and English-speaking.

Thank Nancy E
Reviewed 28 May 2016 via mobile

The duck was amazing, service attentive I can't fault this place. It had good sized portions which presented good value for money.

Thank Frances S
Reviewed 11 May 2016

My husband and I dont speak french, but the staff were really friendly and they have english menu too! The food is really good.

Thank Aline2712
Reviewed 6 December 2015 via mobile

Had a lovely 3 course dinner for only 25€ Well coked weĺl served. Nice staff and good atmosphere made it a nice evening. Would ceartenly recomend this

Thank Håkan N
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 13 - US$ 28
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:30
19:00 - 22:30
19:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 41 Rue Franklin, 69002, Lyon, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes  >  Rhone  >  Lyon>  > Carnot - Gailleton
  • Neighbourhood: Carnot - Gailleton
  • Phone Number: +33 4 78 62 34 77
  • E-mail
Au Vilain Petit Canard is a piece of heaven for any lover of French south-west cooking. Take a seat and get ready to be delighted in a welcoming atmosphere!You will discover unique specialties around duck and foie gras directly delivered from the owners’ farm in south-west of France. The side-dishes are elaborated with vegetables from the local market depending on the season. A traditional cooking that might surprise you!And if you want to bring back home a little bit of French south-west, the shop corner is here to propose our products from the farm.
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