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Chez Leon

20 rue des Godrans, 21000, Dijon, France
+33 3 80 50 01 07
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good31%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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French, European
$$ - $$$
20 rue des Godrans, 21000, Dijon, France
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1 - 10 of 98 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Chez Leon is an example of classic french cooking with local seasonal ingredients. The staff is extremely affable and the wine list extensive, as it should be, but not intimidating. Get the baked eggs in mushroom sauce as a starter - life changing.

Thank Adam V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have visited restaurant today and really enjoyed, it were absolutely fantastic food and excellent service, would like to say thank you for the evening.

Thank Kirill Z
Reviewed 22 May 2017

I found this restaurant while researching where to dine in Dijon prior to our trip. We absolutely loved this charming, out-of-the-way restaurant. My husband had the owner select what he should eat (yes, pigeon was a great choice) and they easily accommodated my need to...More

Thank APearlofGreatValue
Reviewed 17 May 2017

This seemingly ''popular'' restaurant in fact serves food that is tasteless and ''réchauffée''. Even the bread was mediocre. Service was amicable up to the moment we expressed our displeasure!

Thank Julien L
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

Stopped off here on our return from South of France and Italy. great little oasis of good food and nice wines at reasonable prices. Service and front of house staff very friendly and food came promptly presented well. Well worth a visit Captain Medley Isle...More

Thank Captain M M
Reviewed 28 April 2017

Our 1st encounter with a Lyonnais style Bouchon, small, family owned, and fabulous food. Our first encounter with Kir, not to be confused with Kir Royal. The food was delicious, service attentive and at a reasonable price.

Thank Riskm
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

We visited this restaurant on a cold spring evening. This limited sitting outside. We had booked and was pleased we had because by 8pm it was full. It is only a small, intimate family run restaurant. The two waitresses are exceptional - friendly, helpful and...More

Thank jackirmic
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Chez Leon was full of locals as well as visitors- book ahead - we saw many turned away through the evening. We tried various dishes all beautifully cooked and matched recommend wine wonderfully. a lovely evening

Thank musgraveh
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

We stopped in Dijon for just a couple of nights and decided to try this local restaurant. The food was delightful and had a local touch for sure. It's a very small seating area which for us makes it far more attractive and cozy. The...More

Thank Aaron S
Reviewed 26 February 2017

Friendly welcome from owner who is second-generation. She runs the place and I think her father is the chef. Warm atmosphere and interesting paraphernalia create a special experience as soon as you walk in to this diminutive but perfectly positioned restaurant. I had stuffed pig's...More

Thank Nancy L
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Nicole A
I would love to make reservations for tonight at 8:30. Is that possible?
12 November 2016|
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Response from Bagabondnyc | Reviewed this property |
I hope you availed yourself of their T A website and called them directly....and were able to enjoy a lovely meal there. Asking a reviewer such as myself seems a tad inefficient ?
Julie H
I'd like to book a table for 2 at your restaurant Chez Leon on Thursday October 6th about 8pm Je voudrais une table pour deux personnes a Chez Leon le jeudi prochaine le six octobre autour huit heures s'il vous plait. Merci
1 October 2016|
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Response from Marc M | Reviewed this property |
I am just reviewing the restaurant as customer.... Please contact the owner or the booking service Thanks and enjoy the dinner 👍
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20 rue des Godrans, 21000, Dijon, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Bourgogne-Franche-Comte  >  Cote d'Or  >  Dijon
  • Phone Number: +33 3 80 50 01 07
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