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US$2 - US$16
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Cafe, European, Healthy
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very lovely place to start your day with a delicious breakfast or have a lunch break. The menu is simple but there is something for everyone. We had the breakfast deal with some extras for just €20,- per person. Very friendly staff that helped us...to find a table. I would definitely visit this place next time. (Please note that in the weekends it might be very busy and there is no option to book a table)More

Date of visit: May 2022
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Hilbert the Hippo, Owner at Green Hippo Punavuori, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for the great feedback, we're happy to hear you enjoyed the quality of the food and the customer service! <3 Hopefully we will see you again!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had two lunch combos. It included halloumi fries, avocado pasta and piece of a chocolate cake. Drinks were beer or a glass of a white/red wine. Highly recommend!

Date of visit: April 2022
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Hilbert the Hippo, Owner at Green Hippo Punavuori, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for the great feedback, we're happy to hear you enjoyed the quality of the food! <3

Reviewed 2 April 2022

Green Hippo seems to have a fun combination: healthy vegetarian food and lots of drinks! The large outdoor area was full of very trendy and well-dressed people, so we we a bit out of place. However, the food was very good! I had an excellent...tofu bowl with black rice, cabbage, peanut sauce and broccoli.More

Date of visit: July 2021
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Hilbert the Hippo, Owner at Green Hippo Punavuori, responded to this reviewResponded 8 April 2022

Thanks for the great feedback, we're happy to hear you enjoyed the food! Hopefully, we will see you again soon <3

Reviewed 26 February 2022

I have been to the restaurant several times. The food there is good. A few weeks ago, I had brunch with friends. The brunch was a very good value - the latte was pretty bland, but the smoothie bowl, sea buckthorn shot and toast were...good! I think the restaurant has lost its charm because of its popularity. The tables are packed to the brim, the queue goes all the way out, the staff seems stressed and busy. The idyllic brunch experience suffers considerably. The first time I went, the staff were really happy and it was a pleasure to do business there. Now I prefer to go to a quieter brunch place where customers are appreciated.More

Date of visit: February 2022
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Hilbert the Hippo, Owner at Green Hippo Punavuori, responded to this reviewResponded 7 March 2022

Hi! Thanks so much for taking the time to review us! We are happy to hear you like the food! The restaurant has become very popular in recent years, and the crowdedness is further emphasised by the fact we have only beeb allowed to have...More

Reviewed 19 February 2022

Had two salads and some coffee. The chicken was tasty, well seasoned and juicy yet crispy. Sweet potato in the salad was unfortunately tasteless, maybe they should be warm? seasoned?

Date of visit: February 2022
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Hilbert the Hippo, Owner at Green Hippo Punavuori, responded to this reviewResponded 7 March 2022

Thanks for the feedback! We're glad you enjoyed the chicken. The sweet potato should have a lot of taste, so I will bring your feedback to the kitchen so we can improve for the future!

Reviewed 12 December 2021 via mobile

Place is cozy! Food was just okay. Why I wanted to write this review is the fact that I've never seen so chunky! fruit flies in a restaurant, and especially in December?!More

Date of visit: December 2021
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Hilbert the Hippo, Owner at Green Hippo Punavuori, responded to this reviewResponded 7 March 2022

Thanks for the review! Fruit flies can emerge in the hot temperatures of the kitchen, especially since we use a lot of banana. They are, however, completely harmless. Hope to see you again and we would be glad to hear how we can improve our...More

Reviewed 12 October 2021

The place is cute, can get crowded though. The food is ok, a little over priced for what it is. My dish had RAW broccoli, which was a surprise. I didn't really understand the appeal, Not very stomach friendly, nor yummy (a lime marinade won't...change a thing if they're raw). Lightly steamed would've been nice. I really liked that they have vegan desserts though.More

Date of visit: October 2021
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Hilbert the Hippo, Owner at Green Hippo Punavuori, responded to this reviewResponded 18 October 2021

Hi! Thanks for the review. I will discuss the broccoli with the kitchen and see if we could make a change.

Reviewed 3 September 2021 via mobile

We ate breakfast at the green hippo. Really nice smaller place and pretty much all seats were taken. Definitely a relaxed atmosphere. Food is good (even when slightly overpriced ). Tasty and filling. Coffee was good and there is no pressure for you to leave...even with customers waiting for a table.More

Date of visit: August 2021
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Hilbert the Hippo, Owner at Green Hippo Punavuori, responded to this reviewResponded 18 October 2021

Hi! Thanks for the review, hope to see you again! <3

Reviewed 29 August 2021

Came in for breakfast on Sunday. Super stressful atmosphere. The staff look overwhelmed. Waited on the terrace for an hour, just to find out that the staff forgot about our order. After complaints they did finally bring food - but not what we ordered. After...more waiting, we finally got what we paid for, but the mood was already ruined. Skip this place if you want a stress-free time.More

Date of visit: August 2021
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Hilbert the Hippo, Owner at Green Hippo Punavuori, responded to this reviewResponded 18 October 2021

Hi! First of all, sorry for the slow response. We are really sorry to hear about your bad experience with us! Sunday's can be quite hectic from time to time but in this case we are really sorry for forgetting your order and thus ruining...More

Reviewed 4 August 2021 via mobile

Thank you for the tasty and healthy food, and your friendly service. This was our first visit, and will definitely come back again!

Date of visit: August 2021
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Hilbert the Hippo, Owner at Green Hippo Punavuori, responded to this reviewResponded 6 August 2021

Thanks for the great feedback, we're happy to hear you enjoyed the food and the service! <3

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Green Hippo Punavuori is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4.5