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68 Boulevard du Montparnasse, 75014 Paris, France
+33 1 43 20 37 04
11:00 - 01:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 01:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 03:00
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Ancona, Italy
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice steak with nice atmosphere. Hippopotamus is a nice restaurant family. They accommodate little children with drawing books to keep them busy in their baby chair. It was amazing how i didnt hear any baby crying even though the place was packed with children. The steak was done nicely and so was the dessert. Even though we came in big... More 

Thank Nietha23
Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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3,161 reviews
1,616 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 592 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hippopotamus restaurants is more often in Paris, small tables, parisian ambiance, good steaks, frites, salades,, many choices of other menus; friendly and rapid service; cuisine is open late.

Thank Manuela L
Vaasa, Finland
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52 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

Standard chain restaturant. Too long waiting time for food to be a chain. And they forgot part of our order. We couldn't choose the table amd were seated in a tiny corner at the window. We enjoyed looking at beggers and staff bringing water to them. Big point for that gesture. Still I'd rather skip it next time.

Thank poczwarka
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

Good place, affordable prices, good food, nice ambiance, slow service, friendly waiter. Recommended.

Thank Marie L
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

Last night in Paris, so went out for a few cocktails and food!! Did not disappoint!! Steak , burgers, fries, amazing desserts, cocktails wonderful!

Thank Sarah B
Bluffton, South Carolina
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547 reviews
297 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 137 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

Our food took forever. It was good but not great one of the lesser meals in Paris. It was convenient to Notre Dame but we had better meals elsewhere

Thank HapyGuy7
New York City, New York
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1,604 reviews
834 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 702 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

This chain seems to be everywhere in Paris, and I spent a very pleasant half hour in this location while my companion did some banking business nearby. It is obviously aimed at kids -- balloons, clowns, toys galore -- but the food was pretty good for adults as well. It was a great joy for this codger to watch the... More 

Thank robcurtross
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132 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

We had dinner here one night based on previous experience with other Hippopotamus restaurants in Lyon and Paris. Food quality and service is definitely not consistent across each branch. Food here was a bit hit and miss. We had the fish, fried basket and nuggets and chips. it was ok but not as nice as other branches.

Thank ABagOfJourneys L
Beirut, Lebanon
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47 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

i visited this place in September, the staff is a bit rude, the food wasn't that great either but it is a good value for money deal. the seating outside is nice and tour montparnasse is around the corner.

Thank Mickelange
Paris, France
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Worst service , worst waiters... Waited for a long time for our food! Finally, when the food came the order was wrong !!!

Thank foodparisgourmet

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
American, Steakhouse, Grill
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 03:00
11:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 68 Boulevard du Montparnasse, 75014 Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Montparnasse
  • Neighbourhood: Montparnasse
  • Phone Number: +33 1 43 20 37 04

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

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The namesake tower of Montparnasse dominates over the landscape but the fun part is the throbbing life that goes on below it. Bright lights, busy cinemas, brasseries and diners encompass hidden museums and parks to entertain the masses. Long avenues lead away from the tower to take you to unsuspecting places and historical monuments and treasures. In between lie adorable ivy-covered houses with beams and small gardens to match. Just a short metro ride away from the centre of Paris this neighbourhood has something for every hour of the day.
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