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“Poor version of steak house chains”
Review of Hippopotamus

Hippopotamus
Ranked #12,594 of 17,155 Restaurants in Paris
Cuisines: French
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Restaurant details
Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Neighbourhood: Chateau d'Eau / Gare du Nord
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Poor version of steak house chains”
Reviewed 9 December 2012

If you are used to US steak house chains with tasty and juicy meat..well this is NOT your pick...not clean nor well priced with service in average with the quality and helpfulness you find around Paris

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“Bad”
Reviewed 1 November 2012 via mobile

Worst ever service, bad food, not recommended at all, food came after almost an hour and half, uneatable meat, rats on the floor....

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Thank Marwa A
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Tel Aviv, Israel
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“go anywhere else !”
Reviewed 2 October 2012

when we saw so many people entering we thaought that it should be a good place to eat. what a mistake. the service was slow (as expected), but the bad surpeise was the food. cold dry hamburger, and hard uneatable (expensive) T bone stake.

  • Visited September 2012
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Thank i-herman
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Rishon Lezion
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108 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
“Ate there a year ago, celebrating my birthday with cousins”
Reviewed 29 September 2012

It was very good, I took a special dish of cooked "moele" and enjoyed it a lot, even if the cousin warned me of the many calories in the dish

Visited October 2011
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Thank BettyLeon_12
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Portugal
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56 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
“Tasteless Burgers”
Reviewed 9 September 2012

Probably they can do better on their steaks, but at the time I visited this restaurant there was a massive burger advert about how big and tasty they were. Gave it a try and that was just completely waste of money. I had a quarter of the burger and left the rest of it. Any Macdonals, Burger King or even Quick burger would do better than this at 1/5 of the price. It was completelly tasteless, quite raw cooked even though I asked well done, fries were below standard.
For starter I had a Caesar Salad which was just OK, would not eat it again.
I had a cocktail with the meal which was by the way very good! The only thing...
The service was terrible. I was there around 7.30pm, not many people and the waiter took ages to do anything. I asked for olive oil upon getting the salad and they brought it when more than half the salad was eaten...
Paid € 34 and walked away still hungry.

  • Visited September 2012
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Thank SEMIDEUS
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