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Le Restaurant L’Hippocampe

14 quai du Port | in front of Notre Dame de la Garde, 13002 Marseille, France
+33 4 91 90 88 38
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Overview
  • Excellent32%
  • Very good44%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“scallops” (7 reviews)
“seafood” (8 reviews)
“bouillabaisse” (12 reviews)
Closes in 25 min
All hours
CUISINES
French, Seafood, Mediterranean, Soups
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
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Food
Value
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LOCATION
14 quai du Port | in front of Notre Dame de la Garde, 13002 Marseille, France
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1 - 10 of 433 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

we were advised to go to the Miramar for bouillabaisse - it was closed that day- we went to the hippocampe next door because it looked nice and was fairly crowded- 2 of us got the bouillabaisse and could not eat it because it was...More

Thank Chip T
Reviewed 1 week ago

Started with mussels which were delicious. The main was another seafood platter with scallops- excellent, langustine - lovely accompanied with polenta and rice. Very tasty. The main problem was that, because it was on the front, prices were much higher than elsewhere. Staff were helpful...More

Thank David A
Laurent10126, Propriétaire at Le Restaurant L’Hippocampe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Sir ; We would like to thank you for your review. But I notice you have a wrong understanding about the pricing of our dishes. If the prices are a little bit more expansive than others restaurants, it is because we are the only...More

Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

Had dinner there on Friday May 19. The fresh seafood was perfectly prepared and delicious Service was prompt, informed and caring. We had the special grilled fish and scallops, Coquille St Jacques with an appetizer of Grilled Octopus. A great find in the old port...More

Thank Steve G
Reviewed 11 May 2017

We sat outside at a table with a view of the marina and Notre-Dame de la Garde. It was very relaxing. Since we wanted to try more dishes, my friend and I chose to order the L'Assiette de poissons en Bouillabaisse, where everything was served...More

Thank HungryLilTravelbug
Reviewed 23 March 2017

Had lunch here and the food was great. Big portion sizes and very tasty. Staff friendly too and accommodating with our poor spoken french.

Thank HelenDudley1973
Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

Amazing sea food ! The staff are very welcoming. You can enjoy la terrasse in March. Creme Catalane brulee is mouthwatering .

Thank zeina B
Reviewed 20 February 2017

Fantastic in and on every level. Excellent dishes, EVERYONE in our party was extremely happy with service, food, price, ambience, atmosphere, comfort and beauty as we spent our time there. I was MORE THAN PLEASED with everything, especially the fresh fish, variety of shellfish, vegetables,...More

Thank ME A
Laurent10126, Owner at Le Restaurant L’Hippocampe, responded to this reviewResponded 7 April 2017

Thank you very much. Hope we see you soon.

Reviewed 9 September 2016

we had walked past here before but it had been shut. This time we got a table at lunchtime with a good view of the Old Port. Food was perhaps slightly expensive but excellent cooked. My wife went for grilled prawns and I had the...More

Thank welshtraveller42
Laurent10126, Owner at Le Restaurant L’Hippocampe, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2016

Thank you very much to have taken of your time to write that nice revue about us. All the team is very pleased to know how our customers are satisfied. Very few restaurant are cooking fresh products and have professional employees. That increase a little...More

Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

We had no plans to eat here but decided to after wandering along looking at the menu's outside the many restaurants along the front. My husband chose la plancha, a mix of fish and seafood which he thoroughly enjoyed and I had the Menu Provençal....More

Thank hilary b
Laurent10126, Owner at Le Restaurant L’Hippocampe, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2016

Thank you very much to have taken of your time to write that nice revue about us. All the team is very pleased to know how our customers are satisfied. Hope we shall se you soon.

Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is located in the Old Port area of Marseille facing the waterfront across the street. Indoor and outdoor seating. Good menu. Very good service. The grilled salmon was excellent as were the mussels. Was a very pleasant evening. Menu is a little pricey...More

Thank Al M
Laurent10126, Owner at Le Restaurant L’Hippocampe, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2016

Thank you very much to have taken of your time to write that nice revue about us. All the team is very pleased to know how our customers are satisfied. Hope we shall se you soon.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 39 - USD 56
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 14:45
18:30 - 22:15
Monday
11:30 - 14:45
18:30 - 22:15
Wednesday
11:30 - 14:45
18:30 - 22:15
Thursday
11:30 - 14:45
18:30 - 22:15
Friday
11:30 - 14:45
18:30 - 22:15
Saturday
11:30 - 14:45
18:30 - 22:15
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14 quai du Port | in front of Notre Dame de la Garde, 13002 Marseille, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur  >  Bouches-du-Rhone  >  Marseille
  • Phone Number: +33 4 91 90 88 38
  • E-mail
Description
The specialist of Bouillabaisse, Aioli and fresh wild fish.

Since 1993 we propose to our customers a traditional cooking based on fresh seafood, fresh wild fish and fresh fruit and vegetable. Dishes and desserts are exclusively homemade.
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