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A la Traboule

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Vieux Lyon - Quarantaine
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3 Place du Gouvernement | 69005, 69005, Lyon, France
+33 4 72 41 99 58
11:30 - 23:30
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Sun - Sat 11:30 - 23:30
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Rothenbuch, Germany
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137 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I have been here before and it was really perfect! No Tourist prices, no Tourist quality, everything perfect! This time it was different, unfortunately. My colleague had a french plate, perfetto as usual. I had a steak. I forgot, french chefs want to be sure the cow is dead. It was a desaster, but steaks are not good where ever... More 

Thank Christian F
Matlock, United Kingdom
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145 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

In the heart of the tourist trade in Vieux Lyon. We arrived after 1430, when most places were closed, but this was open, so we took an outside table. The restaurant takes its name from the adjacent Traboule, down which we saw some guided tour groups disappear while we ate. Being in a central square, the location offers some protection... More 

Thank PJandSJ
Dublin, Ireland
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

Had lunch in this place. The description of the plate of the day did not match what was served. Two small leg bones with almost no meat on them accompanied by some uninspiring potatoes and a bit of lettuce. Would not go back

Thank Jim C
Canton of Geneva, Switzerland
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 April 2017

Terrible experience. The place looks nice and cozy, but the food and the service were one of the worst I ever have had in my life. They brought the wrong starters, and they were really bad. Then, the main dish was even worst and what could we say about the dessert... It was an industrial dessert we buy at the... More 

Thank César R
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 9 March 2017

My husband ordered pork, and it came burned almost beyond recognition and had the wrong sauce. When he asked about the sauce, he was told that the menu was wrong, and that the sauce he was served was the correct one, that the menu had not been corrected yet and so, too bad. By the time this discussion was over,... More 

Thank 456dianneb
Istanbul, Turkey
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32 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 January 2017

Nice, cosy restaurant. Visited in winter, nice atmosphere with a small but very nice fireplace. Tasty and satisfying food. Onion soup is superb. Cold meat and wine go very well together.

Thank Onko_TR
1 review
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

Very cozy place to have a meal in Lyon. Very good atmosphere and awesome food. Excellent food choice can satisfy everyone.

Thank Анни Я
רמת השרון, ישראל
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42 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

Aside the food, the service was goid, romantic atmosphere and decoration, local people eat here so i guess they enjoy the food. A small well done steak, simple salad, average lasagna, reasonable prices. Try to find a better place in the endless options of lyon.

Thank amibronsky1
Melbourne, Australia
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110 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

I ended up at this place after trying to go somewhere else and then finding it was closed for 2 weeks. I then meandered through the old town realising that it was full of tourist restaurants. Yuk! This one also looked very touristy but it also looked popular which in my book is always a good sign. So I went... More 

Thank ShellyAus
Nice, France
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81 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016

I had a dinner with friends here, so couldn't really choose the place and I was worried when I saw the reviews. The place is very charming, but it's definitely a tourist trap for people who are looking for typical food from Lyon. Sizes were poor, food was very average, service was slow and they only accept cash. I wouldn't... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$ 25 - US$ 100
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 Place du Gouvernement | 69005, 69005, Lyon, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes  >  Rhone  >  Lyon>  > Vieux Lyon - Quarantaine
  • Neighbourhood: Vieux Lyon - Quarantaine
  • Phone Number: +33 4 72 41 99 58

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