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French, Steakhouse, Grill
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15 Parvis de la Defense | Centre Commercial les 4 temps, 92800 Puteaux, La Defense, France
+33 1 41 02 08 57
12:00 - 23:00
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Swadlincote, United Kingdom
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489 reviews
216 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 307 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

When I'm staying in Paris knowing where to eat that won't cost an arm and a leg is important. This chain of restaurants provide just that. Decent food, beer and wine and all at a sensible price. I always enjoy the steaks and this location didn't disappoint.

Thank TheScubaDuo
Chester, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2017

We arrived here about 8.30 and had a short wait for a table . That's when the waiting really started , it was about half an hour before someone took our order which we would never have tolerated at home , very slow service but they were VERY busy . I ordered fish and chips and my partner ordered the... More 

Thank Bridget B
Singapore, Singapore
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50 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

I love Hippopotamus since my first visit to Paris in 2008. Even during my last visit in 2015, there were still not English menu. But finally! Finally, there's a English menu. Love the snails. Finally could try other food other than their steak before I can finally understand what's on the menu. On weekdays, there's a special menu and it's... More 

Thank Shirlene5757
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38 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 December 2016

went here with my friend, not sure if was because of holidays season, but waiting was very very long, even for just water on the table. so we have to ask them was is going on. at least food was good, but service is very slow and it was on lunch time, I don't even want to imagine how dinner... More 

Thank clacla m
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145 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Stopped here on my own for a bite to eat whilst visiting La Defense. There was a large menu choice with lots great French dishes. The staff were friendly and the location was good.

Thank fluffybellybutton
Beirut, Lebanon
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200 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 October 2016

The food is good and service as well. I like the basket of sea food and meat there.Normally I don t like burger but at hippopotamus I find it very good.

Thank joumana s
Peoria, Arizona
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62 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 October 2016

I used to always come here when I am in the area for work when I just need an simple dinner, but not after tonight. It's a French chain but has been pretty good in the past. This time, it took forever to get my dinner and the duck was way overcooked (no pink at all). I always get my... More 

Thank Karl T
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68 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

I visited the place with a friend after a whole day shopping at les Quatre temps. This place i must say i enjoyed sumptuous beef and the waitress spoke English and was very friendly and helpful. A place i would definitely visit again!!

Thank Crystal O
London, United Kingdom
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493 reviews
283 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 September 2016

one of the main food chains in France. Overall good food and service but nothing special. you pay for what you get there are long queues at lunch time so get there early

Thank cgab2013
Melbourne, Australia
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65 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 September 2016

Many options to choose from and not too expensive. Reasonable quality, but more for a quick meal, not a fancy romantic dinner.

Thank IDW999

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
French, Steakhouse, Grill
Lunch, Drinks, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15 Parvis de la Defense | Centre Commercial les 4 temps, 92800 Puteaux, La Defense, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Hauts-de-Seine  >  La Defense  >  Puteaux
  • Phone Number: +33 1 41 02 08 57

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