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Hippopotamus

#11,868 of 14,158 Restaurants in Paris
€€ - €€€
Neighbourhood:
Les Halles
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29 rue Berger, 75001 Paris, France
+33 1 45 08 00 29
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11:30 - 10:30
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Sun - Thu 11:30 - 10:30
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 00:00
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Chester, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

Really good burgers and steak, cooked well to order. Order came quickly as did the drinks, the only downside was that the restaurant itself is a bit cramped and service didn't really come with a smile - good for couples but not for a big family, I imagine.

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Thank John L
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

Chicken for burger and salad OK-ish. Lettuce was dirty in the salad. T-bone 400gr was a disgrace for people who know how about good meet. Overall, too expensive for the quality it is offering.

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Thank Yannis A
Widnau, Switzerland
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30 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016

Been there after visiting "Les Halles". The food is good but a bit pricy and the service is not the fastest one! Overall just an "OK" rating.

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Thank Moritz83
Ridgeville, South Carolina
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98 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 April 2016

...with hubby and with sides of fries and green beans, it was a good meal. A tour guide had told us the the fries here were especially good, but we found them to be just okay. The steak was done just the way we like and was flavorful. The beans were fine. The service was unremarkable and the customer base... More 

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Thank 244maryellena
Stockport, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2015

Have to agree with Joey L. have used this restaurant several times during the last five years, but this will be the last. We arrived at an almost empty restaurant and chose a window table only to moved by an ill mannered waiter because that section was closed. Funny that about five minutes later, other customers (French I might add)... More 

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Thank john t
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2015

Service was bad as waitresses were not welcoming and rude. Despite several attempts to thank them with a smile everytime they serve us, there was neither a smile nor any response from them. It made it sound like our visit was a hassle to them! Food was average given the value, but the poor service made the entire dining experience... More 

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Thank Joey L
Des Moines, Iowa
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343 reviews
157 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2015

After a long day of travel, we ate here for dinner. The food was ok, nothing spectacular. My mom did a combo deal of a burger and beer that was a good deal. My daughter got a ice cream treat with the kids meal. The staff struggled with English, even near a touristy area. With all the great places to... More 

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Thank Guitarjess
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 April 2015 via mobile

Stay away. Got the wrong meals, took long time, beef like rubber, a chickenburger dry as sahara, everyting that's possible was wrong. I'll rather eat garbage. Seriously, shot this place down now..

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1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2015

Poor service. My husband and I popped in for a quick lunch during our stay on Paris. We were in a very "touristy" area and figured we could get by on some french words. Upon walking in, we were greeted and seated promptly. We asked for English menus to which we received. My husband ordered a glass of wine and... More 

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Thank Cpham16
Casablanca, Morocco
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2014 via mobile

I went there last night with my friend,the waitress looked at us then said come back in 20 mn. There were available tables though .last night, There was a soccer game, so all the places were crowded.After few minutes, we went back and another waitress said no available tables for another 20 but we could see the place was emptier... More 

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Thank Hind E

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
French, American, Steakhouse, Grill
Meals
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 10:30
Monday
11:30 - 10:30
Tuesday
11:30 - 10:30
Wednesday
11:30 - 10:30
Thursday
11:30 - 10:30
Friday
11:30 - 00:00
Saturday
11:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 29 rue Berger, 75001 Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Les Halles
  • Neighbourhood: Les Halles
  • Phone Number: +33 1 45 08 00 29

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

Staying in Les Halles

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Les Halles
Historically the central iron-clad market of Paris, Les Halles has evolved architecturally since then but the pulsating energy has stayed the same. Now it houses the main shopping mall, which nestles underground surrounded by fast-food take-aways and international restaurants coupled with beautiful churches and the old commodity exchange. Parallel to it are the high-street stores of Rue de Rivoli and just parallel to that the Seine. The area bustles with faces from all continents and all ages at all times of the day. If enjoying high-street shopping with easy access to fast eateries and lively bars is on your agenda, this is the place to go.
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