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Cafe Comptoir Abel

) #72 of 2,836 Restaurants in Lyon $$ - $$$ French, European
25 rue Guynemer, 69002, Lyon, France
+33 4 78 37 46 18
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good42%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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“chicken” (43 reviews)
“foie gras” (22 reviews)
“quenelle” (49 reviews)
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French, European
$$ - $$$
25 rue Guynemer, 69002, Lyon, France
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Reviewed 5 days ago

I would highly recommend this restaurant because of * cosy environment * local traditional dishes * very well located * reasonable prices * sitting outside The only thing you could ask for is better service quality in order to make this place outstanding in its...More

Thank Amkunt
Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate here twice and were seated in the front room in the middle and the atmosphere and action going on around us were great,the decor just sets the scene,we had Salad Gourmande and the Foie Gras with toast to start then the Filet of...More

1  Thank frau
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great atmosphere,good food in this back street restaurant. Plenty of choice including offal for the brave. Would have preferred to have been in the front dining area but this was full so placed in the rear room with a couple of larger groups. Very convivial...More

1  Thank ben454
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ate at Cafe Comptoir last night, based on a strong recommendation from our hotel. After booking I had a look at previous posts on this cafe, and I will touch on some of what I saw in my comments below. The food at Cafe...More

2  Thank C_F_Mason
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Like others, we were disappointed in the service and food quality at Cafe Comptoir Abel. We shared one foie gras and artichoke heart appetizer. The foie gras was average and the artichoke heart was fine. For main courses, we each had the poulet aux morilles...More

Thank JacksonCage
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food is edible but not memorable. And for its price (€50/pax without drinks), you best give this a miss.

Thank sereneyc
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Asked for the name of the best trad. bouchon in Lyon, our friendly hotel receptionist recommended Abel without hesitation. This was our only budget dinner of the holiday, but we were careful to book well in advance. Sure enough, the place was packed. No surly,...More

1  Thank Barnabee797
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's not that it's terrible. The food is OK and the building is kind of charming. It's a sort of average food. That's all. I was traveling with my francophone friends which was somewhat helpful. I had the "Poule". That confused all of us for...More

Thank btvdan
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The traditional Lyonnaise "Boucherie" food served by Abel is noteworthy and craveable. The service is friendly and helpful. English speakers , like in much of Lyon, will have no problems communicating with the restaurant staff, and finding a dish that you each adore. take advantage...More

1  Thank Heather D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Cafe was recommended by staff at our accommodation in response to our request to avoid the tourist traps close to the city centre. A reasonable walk with good directions led us to the cafe. Like many eateries in this area it didn't open till...More

1  Thank Stephen J
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Noel K
Is there a dress code for dinner?
15 May 2016|
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Response from b12345s | Reviewed this property |
Not that I am aware of. I would say it is casual.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 22 - USD 148
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Private Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
19:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:30
19:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 25 rue Guynemer, 69002, Lyon, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes  >  Rhone  >  Lyon
  • Phone Number: +33 4 78 37 46 18
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