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Avenida D. Joao II | Parque das Nações, Lisbon 1990-083, Portugal
+351 21 891 5460
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12:00 - 23:30
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 23:30
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Lisbon, Portugal
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22 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The restaurant is ok but I always have the feeling there aren't enough choices for me. However, big pieces of meat lovers seem to be happy all the time. My favorite thing is the shrimps starter, simply delicious. Definitely better than the ones we find in Paris which I would not rate more than a 3.

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Thank joaniinhah
Berlin, Germany
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127 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Not bad, but just decent. Service is always friendly and timely. We stayed at the Tivoli Hotel, so we ate here several times.

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Thank MattSimiskey
Lisboa
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30 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Steaks very good meat. Naco charolês very tender. Sides are nice and desserts with the classical crème brulée. Try the café doçura with a mini crème and a mini mousse.

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Thank mgadanho
Vaasa, Finland
2 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very good service, quiet and relaxed atmosphere. Burgers ok, bread and fries could be made in-house for better quality.

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Almunecar, Spain
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361 reviews
168 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2017

Hippopotamus is a good quality food answer to MacDonald's. It is not necessary to eat soft, sweet, high calorie meals to eat economically. We had, respectively, a good steak and a good hamburger, with a mug each of good draft beer without breaking the bank. Yes, MacDonald's serves billions; but, I choose not to eat what I consider mush. Yes,... More 

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Thank ECraigMcKay
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

First time in Portugal and searched out restaurants in our area where we stumbled upon Hippopotamus restaurant. We were greeeed by our waiter Diorgo who made our dinning experience very relaxing and entertaining. He spent the time explaining our orders and gave great recommendations. I had the grilled cod fish with rice and salad. Best experience so far

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Thank Edward M
Lisbon, Portugal
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17 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2017

Hippopotamus is a great place to enjoy meals with business colleagues. Food is good and staff is very nice.

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Thank _inescosta91
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

Went for a meal with colleague the food is a great price great service and very tasty! Would definitely come back.

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Thank Mark T
Valencian Country, Spain
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

I recommend this place for dinner in the Parque das Naçoes area. The menu offers several options and the food quality is good. Saladas and burgers are good. The staff is really kind and the price, in the average of the area.

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London, United Kingdom
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24 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

Business lunch at this ideally located restaurant next to an important business district in Lisbon. Service was fine but following acceptance of our order and when 3 of the party of 4 were about to receive our food we were told that her option was not available. The Mgr informed us of this but the hostess had not been informed... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Steakhouse, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Digital Payments
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 23:30
Monday
12:00 - 23:30
Tuesday
12:00 - 23:30
Wednesday
12:00 - 23:30
Thursday
12:00 - 23:30
Friday
12:00 - 23:30
Saturday
12:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida D. Joao II | Parque das Nações, Lisbon 1990-083, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Central Portugal  >  Lisbon District  >  Lisbon>  > Parque das Nacoes
  • Neighbourhood: Parque das Nacoes
  • Phone Number: +351 21 891 5460
Description
Much more than just a restaurant. The perfect place for everyone who loves great grilled meat. The Hippopotamus restaurant, the most recent development at the Tivoli Oriente in Lisbon, promises to surprise true fans of grilled meat.With relaxed decoration and a family atmosphere, this lisbon restaurant is now the place to meet in Parque das Nações in Lisbon, for anyone looking to enjoy the best in grilled meat, done to perfection.The menu is varied with different meat and fish dishes, but without doubt beef takes pride of place, which true devotees will really appreciate. Located on the ground floor and with direct outside access it is ideal for a quick lunch or a relaxing dinner with family or friends. And for the kids .... Kids feel right at home at Hippopotamus. Our fun mascot - Hippo - can be seen all over the restaurant and your children will simply love the enjoyable and educational games we have to keep them entertained.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Parque das Nacoes

Neighbourhood Profile
Parque das Nacoes
This neighborhood was built up at the end of the 1990s mostly because of the Expo '98. The pavilions and structures that once were the home of all the Expo's attractions and exhibits are still culturally and artistically significant. In Parque das Nações you'll explore conference and concert pavilions, a shopping center, trendy restaurants and an enjoyable cable car ride you can't miss out on. On top of this, the amazing Lisbon Oceanarium (one of the most spectacular things you'll ever see in the city) will take your breath away: its respect and will to preserve natural wildlife is uncanny. Easily accessible by metro, bus or taxi from the city center, Parque das Nações is highly recommended for anyone who'll spend more than 3 days in the Portuguese capital.
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