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L'Epicerie

#109 of 2,822 Restaurants in Lyon
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Cordeliers - Jacobins
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2 rue de la Monnaie, 69002, Lyon, France
+33 4 78 37 70 85
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11:30 - 00:00
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Sun - Sat 11:30 - 00:00
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Calgary, Canada
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171 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2017

Great services and good food. We were fortunate to be there when they had fresh oysters, excellent. The food was very good and I wish I had room for desert because it looke awesome. Loved the decor and atmospher

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Thank stephenavenue
Brisbane, Australia
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31 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

A lovely little place tucked in a corner. Met an old friend (now a local) there for a cuppa. Did not eat however the patisseries that kept coming out of the kitchen looked absolutely to die for. Staff were very helpful when I left my sweater there. Kept it aside for me and I picked it up the next day.

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Thank anniemae18
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36 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

It is a very typical French place, with nice atmosphere and very tasty toasts. They offer cold and hot toast; cheese and pâté, all is very tasty, well presented and carefully selected. Nevertheless it becomes a bit insufficient if you are hungry and you really want to eat. With one toast and a pâté to share we still were hungry.... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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135 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2017

A lot has already been written about this place. Tartines, what could be simpler, but you need to make them good for people to come back. Well, that is the case, simple, affordable and simply good. A great ambiance, difficult to get seats, as the place is regularly completely packed in the evening. The desserts are amazing, HOME MADE (you... More 

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Thank Gaëtan P
Montreal, Canada
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

Tucked away on a side street, you'll fall in love with this rustic looking bistro! I had the 3 cheese and pear tartine which is an open faced grilled sandwhich. It was fabulous bursting with flavour. Waitress was very pleasant. Wonderful desert selection although I only had a cappuccino, which was equally satisfying. I would recommend this place and would... More 

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Thank Dara777
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Excellent tartines in a lovely and casual restaurant with cute decor. MStaff were busy, but attentive. My boyfriend and I had the duck/cornichon cold tartine, the 3 cheese and pear warm tartine, as well as the soup du jour. Both tartines were good, but the cheese and pear tartine was really excellent. For dessert we had the hazelnut praline tart... More 

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Canton of Valais, Switzerland
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52 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

We were positively surprised by this cute restaurant. The service was very friendly and the food simple but delicious. We considered it to be a very authentic experience.

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Thank bellini14
Oak Bluffs, Massachusetts
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

Simple food that was well prepared. Server was incredibly sweet and helped us out in explaining how much we should order :) $32 for a bottle of great house wine, pumpkin soup, potatoes gratin, and two tartines!

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Chicago, Illinois
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32 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 November 2016

We had to wait about 15min for a table for lunch after some heavy rain was over. The food was great and we just looked around at what everyone was eating and ordered. Unbelievably good food for only 57 euros for 3 people. We had our first tartines and were they great. I highly recommend this place!

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Kelowna, Canada
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139 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 November 2016

L'Epicerie is a busy atmospheric little place decorated with shelving of old kitchen cupboard items. They have great tartines (open-faced sandwiches), potatoes gratin, and delicious fruit tarts at great prices. The beer is over-priced and the carafes of wine are not the best quality, but the casual atmosphere and good prices make it a great stop when you just want... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 9 - USD 22
Cuisine
French
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 00:00
Monday
11:30 - 00:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 00:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 00:00
Thursday
11:30 - 00:00
Friday
11:30 - 00:00
Saturday
11:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 rue de la Monnaie, 69002, Lyon, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes  >  Rhone  >  Lyon>  > Cordeliers - Jacobins
  • Neighbourhood: Cordeliers - Jacobins
  • Phone Number: +33 4 78 37 70 85

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