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Hippopotamus

#5,252 of 14,619 Restaurants in Paris}
$$ - $$$French, Steakhouse,
9 rue Lagrange, 75005 Paris, France
+33 1 43 54 13 99
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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good27%
  • Average30%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible11%
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CUISINES
French, Steakhouse, Grill
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
9 rue Lagrange, 75005 Paris, France
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1 - 10 of 58 reviews

Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

It was my second time at hippopotamus. This place near of notre dame was disappointing. The waiter SO rude and too much hurry. The plates came wrong or incomplete. He doesn't ask the siders...just brought what he wanted. The food was too flat, far away...More

Thank Marcelo_Mohr
Hippopotamus_FR, Manager at Hippopotamus, responded to this reviewResponded 26 June 2017
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Cher Marcelo Merci d’avoir pris le temps de rédiger un avis sur notre établissement. Nous faisons le maximum pour satisfaire...More

Reviewed 21 May 2017

had a nice meal here with good hot tasty food with nice portion sizes. the staff were friendly and efficient. the prices were reasonable for what was served and the drinks were ok with plenty choice.

Thank Steve P
Hippopotamus_FR, Manager at Hippopotamus, responded to this reviewResponded 22 May 2017
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Cher Steve, Merci beaucoup pour vos compliments sur notre restaurant ! A très bientôt chez Hippo :) Thibault, Manager

Reviewed 15 March 2017

I took my young daughter to Hippopotamus because I read the reviews suggesting they cater to kids. And they do have a kids menu, but the food is similar in quality to (or perhaps worse than) McDonalds and the service is far worse! I ordered...More

Thank Patrick435
Reviewed 15 January 2017

I usually shy away from restaurant chains when I travel and try to eat at local restaurants, but sometimes it's good to know that you'll get a level of quality at a fair price. The menu is quite varied for a steak restaurant and the...More

Thank Sydney-sider_ML
Reviewed 6 November 2016

Yes, it is a kids chain restaurant in Paris; but it was the only place that catered to our two fussy toddlers, had a great kids menu, high chairs, and room for a stroller. This place was a relief when the kids were fussy, and...More

Thank Matt_Amber_2012
Reviewed 13 October 2016

This looked like a chain designed to appeal to visitors, so at first we passed it by. When later we saw it was very busy and full of French people, we decided to give it a try. Menus available in English. Chateaubriand was excellent. So...More

Thank Phil W
Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

Hesitated at first it was a chain. Took the dive in and ordered the 1.2kg rib steak to share between me and a work mate. With 2 sides for each (I ordered the ratatouille and baked potato)... steak was medium and it came with 5...More

Thank StanleyAUS
Reviewed 25 June 2016

This Hippopotamus restaurant is the closest of the brand to Notre Dame Cathedral. Its just 2 minutes walk over the bridge and easy to find on the left. Its not on the main road and therefore not usually overcrowded. I've dined here several times over...More

1  Thank smakibbfb
Reviewed 15 June 2016

After experiencing the splendor of Notre Dame, this restaurant is just around the corner tuck away from the hustle and bustle. The ambience is relaxing and the food is great. The wait staff was helpful and gave us menu's in English. They took the time...More

Thank Akingskid
Reviewed 30 May 2016

A bit serious attention of personnel but efficient. Good food with reasonable prices. Average fast to serve. Toilette a bit uncomfortable. Of course as any restaurant not easy to have a conversation too many tables together without space.

Thank EmilioDubai
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
French, Steakhouse, Grill
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:45 - 23:00
Monday
11:45 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:45 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:45 - 23:00
Thursday
11:45 - 23:00
Friday
11:45 - 00:00
Saturday
11:45 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9 rue Lagrange, 75005 Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Odeon / Saint-Michel
  • Neighbourhood: Odeon / Saint-Michel
  • Phone Number: +33 1 43 54 13 99
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