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16 avenue Felix Faure, 06000 Nice, France
+33 4 93 92 42 77
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12:00 - 00:00
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Sun - Thu 12:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 12:00 - 00:00
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Vilnius, Vilniaus Apskritis, Lithuania
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

Very anverage. Dont go here. Food wasnt uneatible, but not tasty, nothing special. Meat was mid quality, salad very weak.

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Thank Lukas R
Singapore, Singapore
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54 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

Saw it fully packed with long queue around 3pm so had to try it for dinner. Went there just before 6pm, was totally empty. Staff was genuinely friendly. We ordered a fish fillet and a medium rare burger. Fish came with rice, tasted pretty good. My medium rare burger was more like well done, and certain parts of the patty... More 

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Sarasota, Florida
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113 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016 via mobile

We have eaten at this chain all over France. We find it inconsistent. We were staying nearby and were very tired when returning from a tour. We decided to eat here and were very glad we did. We sat outside and the location is great for watching the world go by. I was very pleased with my steak and fries.... More 

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Thank Kenneth R
Dalkey, Ireland
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61 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016

We ordered a cold light snack. Fois Gras delicious. Champagne - wonderful. Seating and Service slow.

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Thank Judith R
Western Finland, Finland
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67 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

Hippopotamus has many restaurants all over France. Shortly: in Nice food was very good, it´s quite cheap, staff friedly/polite and it`s always open. Service did not work well. Reason was very easy to understand: too many people, restaurant is too popular! It´s not for people in hurry.

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Thank markkup193
Telford, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

we went on our first night in nice lovely restaurant with friendly staff good choice of menu used by lots of family english speaking staff

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Thank nanny1949-6
Lewes, United Kingdom
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368 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 658 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

We visited this restaurant on the late afternoon of 18/10/16. There was just one lady waitress on duty....she was extremely efficient, friendly and kind and we just had drinks and a jacket potato, since we had already had a meal earlier. The reason for the very good rating is because of her excellent service. On the basis of this service... More 

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Bedford, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Shocking service. Sat for nearly 20 mins before being served. When served it was lukewarm greasy food given to us by waitress who was moody to say the least! Avoid.

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Wiesbaden, Germany
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3 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

After ordering, receiving our drinks 20 minutes later, and sitting there for more than 45 minutes, watching people all around us who came in after us order and receive their meals, we flagged down a waitress who kept looking at us. We asked her, "What happened to our orders?" In a snippy tone we were told that she was not... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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106 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

Not the first time in this restaurant. Higher you pay for your steak better it is. Good choice of side dishes. The funny thing on the menu will be the references to the entree, main dish and dessert if the day... they are permanent on the menu! It is a food chaîne so don't expect much. How ever, iur waitress... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$11 - US$27
Cuisine
Grill, French, Steakhouse, European
Meals
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Kids, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 23:00
Monday
12:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 00:00
Saturday
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16 avenue Felix Faure, 06000 Nice, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Provence  >  French Riviera - Cote d'Azur  >  Nice>  > Centre
  • Neighbourhood: Centre
  • Phone Number: +33 4 93 92 42 77
Description
Steack house restaurant,where you can eat fine pieces of French meat, burgers and salad. Open untill late every day, you can have drink and desserts outside or in our air conditionned restaurant.

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