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“good restaurant” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Hippopotamus

Hippopotamus
Ranked #12,322 of 16,717 Restaurants in Paris
Cuisines: Steakhouse, Grill
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Restaurant details
Good for: Kids, Child-friendly
Dining options: Dinner, After-hours, Lunch, Drinks, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Neighbourhood: Chateau d'Eau / Gare du Nord
Rome, Italy
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37 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“good restaurant”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 April 2014

we had a dinner and lunch there. it is a good restaurant the i reccomend for work and business meeting :)

Visited April 2014
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Date | Rating
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modi'in
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145 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
“bad service, no patience for English speakers”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2014

we arrived the restaurant, 2 couples, and the waitress was really with no patience to help us, making restless gestures at us - not very pleasant.
the food was good! hamburgers - great - but a bit small. Ceasers salad very good. steaks as well. we received the wrong steaks at first - and it took us time till the waitress understood that she made a mistake! great chocolate cake for dessert. in the end, we received the check with a mistake - they added us 50 euros! not very nice of them... too bad - the service really can ruin a evening - even if the food was good.

  • Visited February 2014
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Chicago, Illinois
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57 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“An Unfortunate Choice”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 May 2013

I concede that my family and I look American and that none of us are particularly fluent in French. That said, we're quiet, well-mannered and non-demanding. None of that made a difference during a recent spring break lunch that only served to confirm the old axiom that Parisians are frequently rude to tourists from the United States. Without belaboring the point, suffice to say that the wait staff was slow, rude and seemed to delight in feigning a communications issue until tiring of the ruse. To top it off, the already mediocre food arrived cold - - literally at the point of being inedible. We did not complain or send our plates back. Rather, we politely paid our bill and left to catch a train back to the UK where we enjoyed a dinner that could not have been more different. How sad.

  • Visited April 2013
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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9 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Poor version of steak house chains”
2 of 5 bubbles 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”
1 of 5 bubbles 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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