The Top 10 Restaurants In Fourvière, Lyon

Salmon and Avocado|©Stewart Holmes
Salmon and Avocado|©Stewart Holmes
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9 February 2017

Lyon, France, is a city famous for Bouchon, or Lyonnaise cuisine that consists of staples such as duck pâté. Within Lyon sits the district of Fourvière, known for their beautiful religious monuments and for their outstanding food. In addition to Lyonnaise cuisine, visitors can enjoy a variety of cuisines ranging from Italian to Japanese and everything in between. Here we list the 10 most exceptional places to eat in Fourvière.

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Le Krépiôt

Le Krépiôt is the ideal destination for anybody in need of a brunch fix. The restaurant itself has an airy outdoor feel, complete with a comfortable sitting area outside. Le Krépôit is a crowd favorite because of its high quality crêpes made with fresh fruits. Their flexible hours can satisfy breakfast lovers all day long.

Address & telephone number: 2 Quai Romain Rolland, Lyon, France +33 4 72 41 78 22

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Al Dente

An Italian pizzeria has perfectly manifested itself in Lyon by way of Al Dente. Located conveniently just a few steps off the metro, Al Dente is an incredibly convenient location for anyone looking for high quality pizza. Their head chef, Maurizio, recently moved to France from Italy, and specializes in pizza. They have several salads, such as the bufala salad, that serve as entrées for the main course pizza. The menu also includes a delicious selection of desserts and Italian wine.

Address & telephone number: 54 Rue Tramassac, Lyon, France +33 4 78 60 69 30

Le Royal Indien

Le Royal Indien offers an quiet and intimate setting for guests to enjoy authentic Indian food. Diners are welcome to choose their own entrée, as well as bread, rice, and dessert, depending on selection. Selections include beef curry, fish masala, and chicken madras.

Address & telephone number: 14 Rue Lainerie, Lyon, France +33 4 78 08 95 71

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Giovany’s Ristorante

Restaurant, Italian, Vegetarian, Vegan, $$$
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The perfect stop for Italian food in Old Town, Giovany’s Ristorante is a family friendly restaurant with a wide selection of salads and pizzas in addition to their Lyonnaise cuisine. Giovany’s offers family-style cooking in generous portions and is known for their phenomenal pasta dishes. Customers do not have to choose between quality and quantity at Giovany’s, where beautifully prepared food comes at a reasonable price.

Les Adrets

With beautifully made classic Lyonnaise food, Les Adrets is a popular spot among locals. Selections from the dinner menu include salmon, foie gras, and fresh fish. Peacefully situated just a few blocks from the Cathedral of Lyon, the location is perfect for after a long day of exploring the city.

Address & telephone number: 30 Rue du Bœuf, Lyon, France +33 4 78 38 24 30

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La bande à Gnafron

La bande à Gnafron is a must for wine lovers. The owner has expert knowledge of both imported and local wines, as well as a passion for serving fresh foods. The restaurant offers homemade soups, delicious desserts, and classic French dishes such as ratatouille and ham. The restaurant is extremely affordable, with an entrée, main dish, and dessert for just 20 euros.

Address & telephone number: 6 Rue des Macchabées, Lyon, France +33 4 72 57 40 30

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Nando is a great place for those looking for delicious Asian food, with an emphasis on Japanese cuisine. The soups are all made in-house, and they offer delicious sushi. Because of its small size, Nambo has an intimate setting with a modern vibe that is impossible to dislike.

Address & telephone number: 16 Quai de Bondy, Lyon, France +33 4 72 25 56 16

Bistrot Jul

Restaurant, French, European, $$$
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Bistrot Jul is the perfect location for customers looking for French cuisine at a modest price without sacrificing quality. The menus are all written in French, but the staff are incredibly friendly and able to translate the meals. The options vary constantly with a dish of the day, including choices such as cooked pheasant and beef skewers.

Le Bon, Le Boeuf Et le Truand

The perfect stop for anyone who loves meat, Le Bon, Le Boeuf Et le Truand has a distinctly homely vibe, with stone walls and dim lighting. The beautifully prepared meats come prepared exactly as requested, with large portion sizes and included potatoes and vegetables. Le Bon also has a delicious selection of wine for visitors to choose from.

Address & telephone number: 8, Rue Juiverie, Lyon, France +33 4 78 28 96 71

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Chez Chabert

Conveniently located near the city’s center, Chez Chabert is praised for their classic French cuisine. Their food is served in multiple courses, starting with eight options for salad alone. For 25 euros, customers can fill up on a large variety of foods from large white bowls, in addition to picking a main course, with options including beef tongue and sausage. Chez Chabert is the perfect choice for visitors wanting to try local cuisine.

Address & telephone number: 14 Quai Romain Rolland, Lyon, France +33 4 78 42 99 65

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