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Le Cafe de Lyon

#11,608 of 13,815 Restaurants in Paris
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Bastille / Oberkampf
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27 rue de Lyon, 75012 Paris, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

We were 5 and we all loved the food. Good prices, good food and great service. Simple place with good people watching. You won't regret it.

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Thank Cristina C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

I really enjoyed my meal and I have absolutely nothing to complain. I've ordered due de poison and I really loved it ! Beside that the prices are way lower than the other places . I assume it's a family business and the owners were there so the food was really good . We've seen loads of local people so... More 

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Thank Diana L
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

Very good food, good prices and fast servind. Oldschool my family says. Lovely place. A place i would return to if i will travel to Paris again.

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Thank Maria C
Altorf, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

Wonderful restaurant next to Moulin Rouge offering marvellous and traditional french dishes. Zabojad enjoyed its visit to Café de Lyon while working in Paris a full set of and breathe of France with anice service.Happy Sharing Happy Inside

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Wamberal, Australia
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 2016 via mobile

Having been to quite a few Paris bars, eateries, I would rate this just below average. Basic pub food, with average service. My lasagna looked and tasted like a sara lee microwave job. The hamburger was ok. Very cheap quality wine glassware for the very average wine. The ambiance inside also became very uncomfortable and stuffy when they closed the... More 

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Thank Marc D
Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 May 2016 via mobile

On my first morning in Paris and staying near Gare de Lyon I stumbled across this little cafe while in dire need of a coffee. Many of the surrounding cafe's did not feel approachable with banks of smokers along their fronts so ducked into this small slightly out of the way cafe. The coffee was excellent. It seems family run... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2016

The food is fine and the service is good. Basic French café with good food. Not a lot of charm, but reasonable prices.

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Thank Sandra D
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2015

Good location on Rue De Lyon about two blocks from the train station. I has a nice dinner of lamb shank with garlic potatoes. Service was nice and was an overall good experience

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2015

Comfortable little place to eat on first arriving at Gare Lyon, nice food and easy going atmosphere, children will like pinball machine.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2014

We sat outside with our cafe et croissant across from the Gare.It was a pleasant respite before our overseas flight

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
French, Bar, Cafe, European, Pub
Meals
Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 27 rue de Lyon, 75012 Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Bastille / Oberkampf
  • Neighbourhood: Bastille / Oberkampf

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

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Bastille / Oberkampf
Bastille and Oberkampf are lively parts of town made for entertainment. During the day rows of unassuming bars welcome customers for a bite or a drink, but it’s at night this area really comes to life. Students and young professionals fill the busy bars around Bastille and Oberkampf. At Place de la Bastille, crowds flock to the Opéra Bastille in the evening and groups wait for coveted tickets during the day. Towards Republique, skateboarders practice their tricks while others chill out at the square. If you’re looking for late-night revelry, this is your neighbourhood.
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