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Hippos Galerias Grill & Tavern

$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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Zona Viva, Galerias Santo Domingo, Managua., Managua, Nicaragua
+505 2276 5059
11:00 - 01:00
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Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

Just in a few words; WORST SERVICE IN MANAGUA. It took over an hour to get 2 hamburgers. They weren't good either. We also order an appetizer that never came.

Thank nap411
Managua, Nicaragua
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

Food's awesome, the wings, the hamburgers, I have to say everything that has to do with food was excellent. Meanwhile, the service was terrible. It sucked. The waiter was literally just across the table, and I was screaming to him "Sir" more than 5 times! Until one of my family members grabbed all of the plates in the table and... More 

Thank Mariana D
Managua Department, Nicaragua
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 September 2016

I am no an expert of Burger..but I think this place has a good one and our Local Beer Toña...I love it.

Thank Carlos E
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 28 July 2016

I went there to dine with a friend. First time for me, recurring time for him. We ate chicken wings (good taste) and drank a couple of beers each one. Has a good selection of beers and great prices. The ambience and service was adequate at the time.

Thank Jorge L
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65 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 June 2016 via mobile

Fun spot for happy hour. Highly 'Americanized' feel to it. If you have been traveling for a while & dying for a good burger or wings this is the spot to try. Live music at night busy. Keep in mind service is always slower in Central America so be patient & order another drink! ;-)

Thank MissElizabeth8-D
Chandler, Arizona
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422 reviews
233 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 May 2016 via mobile

Flew into town and after checking into my hotel and I was in the mood for dinner. Walk over to Hippos and was greeted by a friendly staff. There English wasn't the best but they tried. Looking over the menu was easy since that had a bunch of pictures next to the items and the menu item names were in... More 

Thank cjschreiner
Charlotte, North Carolina
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 April 2016

I wouldn't go here for food. Food here tries to be "American" and is really awful. If you are from the US, why eat at a place that works to be a mid-range mall focused chain? Prices are high and the place feels cheap. Drinks, however, are cheap and there are usually specials.

Thank Steve V
Kelowna, Canada
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421 reviews
266 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 184 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2016

If you're looking to satisfy your craving for American style food, you can't go wrong with this place. Great burgers, awesome wings (especially the boneless version), curly fries & giant cocktails - the upgrade to the 'Hippos' size is well worth it & they make a particularly good Long Island Iced Tea here.

Thank 306KarenK306
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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149 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 February 2016

When this opened in Las Robles it was so different to what was on offer in managua at the time that they ended up naming the barrio after it. Fifteen years on, and twelve since I left Nicaragua, it's great to know it still does the business. Still the best quesadillas around served with great cold beer. A managua must.

Thank timabdelhadytravel
Bristol, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2016

The burger I had here was amaaaaaazing. Really good food, friendly staff. Quite westernised/touristy but well worth visiting for the burger.

Thank xxxLoveTravelxxx

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 50
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Zona Viva, Galerias Santo Domingo, Managua., Managua, Nicaragua
  • Location: Central America  >  Nicaragua  >  Managua Department  >  Managua
  • Phone Number: +505 2276 5059

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