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Hippopotamus

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17 Place de la Republique, 75003 Paris, France
+33 1 42 74 51 09
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11:30 - 00:30
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Sun - Thu 11:30 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 00:30
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Torrevieja, Spain
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29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017

It was a very cold evening, we were tired after sightseeing all day, so decided to pop into cosy looking Hippopotamus. Restaurant was full of diners which is always a good sign. When we sat down we noticed cutlery missing, one glass was very dirty, I asked the waiter for another glass, he did not apologise and never returned with... More 

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Thank Rosalia451
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118 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017

We chose to do a set menu - reasonably priced at around 15 euros for two courses, and then chose a starter of escargot from outside the set menu. The escargot were tasty. The main and desert were relatively uninspiring but excellent value - particularly the main as it came with a choice of 2 sides, i chose rattatoulie and... More 

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Thank Charlotte D
New York City, New York
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102 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

This is a chain resto but it was delicious. We had different variations of "steak frites" and everything was well done. Service was very slow but overall I would return for another meal.

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Thank Pamela A
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 May 2016 via mobile

We decide to have a lunch an popped into the Hippopotamus for a meal, reasonably priced and good service. To top it of the food was great too.

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Thank Davidmrm
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70 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2015 via mobile

Ate here tonight. Both had entrecote steak came with baked potato and sour cream and sauce of your choice. Ordered side salad which in France is lettuce. Wine 24e a bottle cheapest so got 2 carafes of Merlot at 17 e much better value. Plenty of bread provided which his nibs scoffed along with complimentary crisps. Don't normally do dessert... More 

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Thank Fozzerella
東京
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386 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 145 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2015

There are many Hippopotamus restaurants in Paris or probably througout France. Name is unique but food is not so unique, just standard.

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Thank masaofc
Watford, United Kingdom
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97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2015

They didn't seem to want to give us just drinks but they allowed it and they were all fine. Food looked a bit over priced and what was coming out of the kitchen not so great, that's why we only had drinks and then left...

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Thank Derrick T
Paris, France
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2015

The food was excellent, as always at Hippotamus. I've been going to other restaurants of this chain for a long time, but this was my first visit to this particular restaurant. And, unlike in other Hippopotamus, here I was disappointed. The waiter did a great job bringing us water all along our dinner, but he forgot about a tea we... More 

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Thank AntonKunin
USA
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56 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2015

Positive: Great food. Killer desserts. Pleasant staff. Reasonable prices. Good choice if you're traveling with children. Negative: long wait time.

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Thank MichTrvlng
Manchester, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 2014 via mobile

We had a meal at the Val De Europe which cost us €69. It was terrible. The steak was really fatty, the salad all bruised and my little girls burger was pink in the middle so I sent it back. Terrible service and really over priced

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Steakhouse, French, European, Grill
Meals
Lunch, After-hours, Drinks, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 23:00
Monday
11:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 23:00
Thursday
11:30 - 23:00
Friday
11:30 - 00:30
Saturday
11:30 - 00:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17 Place de la Republique, 75003 Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris
  • Phone Number: +33 1 42 74 51 09

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