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Takao Takano

4.7 (613) $$$$ $$$$ Creative


Summary: An oasis of Japanese-infused French cuisine.

In the heart of Lyon, Takao Takano presents a serene 30-seat haven where Japanese minimalism meets the richness of French flavors. Here, diners indulge in an artful convergence of cultures with dishes like gnocchi and crab in a lobster vinaigrette, all complemented by a carefully curated wine selection. The restaurant's design, marked by Scandinavian influences, white tones, and wood, creates an atmosphere of pure elegance. Guests are treated to meticulously crafted plates that redefine French gastronomy, such as the Black Angus beef with Padron peppers and zucchini flower fritters, or the Ard├Ęche peach baba with elderflower, mascarpone, and raspberry. The wine cellar boasts both timeless classics and contemporary vintners, ensuring a pleasing selection for every palate. Friendly staff round out the exceptional dining experience at Takao Takano.


2 Stars
La Liste
Score 89.5 / 100 2023
Ranked # 598 in the World 2023
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33 Rue Malesherbes, 69006 Lyon, France

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