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Hippo Bar & Grill

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Sairee Village, Koh Tao 84380, Thailand
+66 85 226 2648
13:00 - 01:00
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Sun - Sat 13:00 - 01:00
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Me and my girlfriend went to eat at hippo burger, got recommended by a friend. I love pulled pork, and i've eaten it cross the world and back home. But got really skeptical of the first bite, to thick etc.. Ate the whole burger, and 1-2 minutes after I ran to the toilet, phuked the burger up directly. Got also... More 

1 Thank Daniel S
Brighton, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We came to koh Tao for 4 nights and first the hippo bar the first night here. Wow r there burgers good. Seriously good. In fact the best burger I've ever tasted. We came here 3 times in 4 days. Lol. Defo come here if u want great tasting burgers & other good food. Nice chilled vibe to the place... More 

Thank kieleypoole
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23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I've been on island for quite sometime and have had everything on this menu... Excellent service, excellent food.. Only thing is waiting time to order!!!! But otherwise excellent all the Hippo way round!!!

Thank Drexler76
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6 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I got the dirty hairy burger, and it was just alright. After reading all the reviews, I really had my hopes up, but for the price of the burger and fries it was just regular. The portion size is definitely large. I was able to make two small meals out of the burger.

Thank j N
Gothenburg, Sweden
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102 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place truly sticks out in Koh Tao! Amazing burgers (big portions) and friendly and fun staff! The places looks amazing too and we enjoyed both eating and being there and it was a novelty skipping Thai food just for once too!

Thank TessanSG
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22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had the 'fillet steak' but the taste was only so so, not much flavour. The garlic butter was good though.

Thank Vinh L
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57 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing burgers! Had the veggie burger, modified it to make vegan and was so delicious! Was so full after, would recommend this place 100%!

Thank Summerlivin20
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Huge burgers that taste amazing!! If you go between 4 and 6 you also get a free shake. Staff are a little slow but could of just been a busy night. Prices from 180bht to 300bht.

Thank Ed B
Winnipeg, Canada
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was one of the best burgers I've ever had- nevermind that it is in Thailand! The aesthetic of the restaurant is also fantastic. You should absolutely eat here!

Thank NiciMae
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very cool restaurant, great food( dirty hippo burger, hungry hippo and more) Go there if you are hungry :))

Thank Nir K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, European
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
13:00 - 01:00
13:00 - 01:00
13:00 - 01:00
13:00 - 01:00
13:00 - 01:00
13:00 - 01:00
13:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sairee Village, Koh Tao 84380, Thailand
  • Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Surat Thani Province  >  Koh Tao
  • Phone Number: +66 85 226 2648
Hippo is a friendly bar and grill, popular with local ex-pats and tourists. Open for 2 years now it's own by Thai and UK partners. we specialise in steaks and burgers but have many dishes from salads to Thai curries. good music, pool table and outdoor dining. great milkshakes and mojitos too.

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