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Hippopotamus

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Steakhouse, Grill
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286 rue de Vaugirard, 75015 Paris, France
+33 1 56 56 13 00
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12:00 - 22:30
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 12:00 - 22:30
Fri - Sat 12:00 - 23:30
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Jakarta, Indonesia
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Always come to hippopotamus every time when we are in Paris - Excellent for the entracote - the bake potatoes is excellent and always love the bernaise sauce - some waitress are nice but some not / the place is big but the seat is so petite typical of france restaurant😪

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Thank Myrna N
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86 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Just what you need for your onward journey plenty of space for your suitcases while you rest. Very efficient, nice and clean interior,great price for food and drink. The burgers were the best Ive ever tasted, must try for yourself.

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Thank Wayne P
Pittsburgh, United States
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

Not a good place for me. It feels like a TGI Fridays or Applebees (American chain restaurants). The service was very good. The food was ok. I imagine it's a great place for kids.

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Thank Sheila A
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4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

I was searching a place to eat with my daughter. They have a baby chair, so good. Meal was really yummy but not for my small child, she likes soups, and they dont have. But good restaurant at all.

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Thank Petra S
Ghent, Belgium
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43 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

It is a pity that we didn't have enough time to order stake because this restaurant is definitely a place to eat meat. The staff is super friendly. I would like to visit Hippopotamus again!

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Thank AnaSergievskaya
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

Unfortunately this place was just "ok" compared to all the incredibly delicious food we had in our 2 week stay in France - the menu looked like a "Denny's" type menu, plastic-coated with pictures of all the food and yes, with English subtitles. We had a "tip" before our trip that if the menu had any English on don't eat... More 

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Thank Maggie N
Beaumaris, Australia
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6 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

Restaurant menu advertised steak as "melt in the mouth tender" but we were extremely disappointed with the meal. Steak was that tough it could not be eaten and was left on the plate. The waitress showed no emotion when she asked how the meal was, she just tried to sell us dessert. No apology and no feed back given to... More 

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Thank Kerrie M
Windsor, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

The staff were very friendly and welcoming, the food was good, however nothing special, the beef was slightly undercooked however the chicken was delicious. It took a while for the food to come despite it not being very busy and the final bill was higher than what it should have been.

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Thank Tajwar S
Frankston, Australia
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

If you love steak then THIS is the place for YOU! Absolutely mouth watering and very decent sized steak! The service was outstanding! My husband and I were visiting from Australia and knew very little french so the waitress brought us English menu's and spent a lot of time talking to us to make sure she knew what we wanted!... More 

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Thank Beck R
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Comparing to restaurants around, this place was a very good value on both food and cocktails which were in general at least 2 or 3€ cheaper than at other places. Delicious food, we had duck breast and a steak, we were both happy although the steak instead of rare as ordered, was mor elike medium so be careful with that.... More 

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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 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Steakhouse, Grill
Meals
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:30
Monday
12:00 - 22:30
Tuesday
12:00 - 22:30
Wednesday
12:00 - 22:30
Thursday
12:00 - 22:30
Friday
12:00 - 23:30
Saturday
12:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 286 rue de Vaugirard, 75015 Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris
  • Phone Number: +33 1 56 56 13 00

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