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“Many better places in Paris”
Review of Hippopotamus

Hippopotamus
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Ranked #5,920 of 18,014 Restaurants in Paris
Cuisines: French, Steakhouse
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Good for: Child-friendly
Dining options: Lunch, After-hours, Dinner, Breakfast, Delivery, Reservations
Reviewed 30 May 2014

We stopped at the Hippoptomas near the train station on a whim. The service is very poor, I felt that we were diliberately ignored. Two meals and two desserts came at very different times. There are so many better choices in Paris. (The Creme Brûlée, when it did arrive, was excellent, though.)

Thank Boomwriter
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Reviewed 29 May 2014

Staff OK, Food cost expensive, Food quility - medium, food time - fairly quick. Waiter knew english untli we asked him what the 12 Euro extra charge was on the bill.... then only french. Luckily for us our two children are bi-lingual. waiter said it for service so you dont have to get your lazy but s up from the seat. France does not want tourist in their county. The government does, but the residence dont. Shame shame.

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Reviewed 23 May 2014

OK, so you are wandering around Paris, looking in all the places to eat and they are all packed with tourists. The prices seem to match as well. So you take a breath and head down Rue de Vaugirard and find this place.
I know that if you are enjoying Paris as a holiday break you may want to eat the local cuisine but this places is a gem if you just want a steak, burger or something similar.
Thank you Hippopotamus.

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Thank TheScubaDuo
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Reviewed 21 May 2014

I have recently visited my good Friend Andrew Hanlon in Paris. We went out for lunch to the reccomended Hippopotamus. The menu looked good but the service definitly was not. After waiting about 20 minutes to be seated we finally got put in the corner of the restaurant (out of the way). The lack of service was ridiculous. We sat for around 20-30 minutes without even being offered a drink. This service just isnt exceptable in 2014 so next time ill be going to burger king!

AVOID THIS PLACE!!!!

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3  Thank Andy K
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Reviewed 16 May 2014

Dined there this evening. Great service and location and English menu on offer also.
Great starter followed by a wonderful steak and some nice smooth American coffee.
Very good!

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1  Thank hubz72
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