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Steakhouse, Grill
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286 rue de Vaugirard, 75015 Paris, France
+33 1 56 56 13 00
12:00 - 22:30
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 12:00 - 22:30
Fri - Sat 12:00 - 23:30
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London, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We were too tired at the end of our anniversary day to venture too far to the nice restaurant we originally picked, so we came here for an easy steak and chips dinner. We were seated promptly and didn't have to wait too long for our meals, however, I asked for a medium-well steak which came back very rare. I... More 

Thank MrsFebruary22
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

It took too long to order,then to get our dishes. Several times asked additional spoons and plates as we shared a dessert,at the end I went myself to the kitchen to take them. They forgot to bring crème brûlée. They have to do something with their service. The quality of the food could be better I think. The price we... More 

Thank Mussabayeva L
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice place, serving express menu that includes combination of starter, main course and drink, or combination of starter main course and dessert - all this either for 11 euro or 15 euro. However this menu is served till 14:00. We tried their hamburgers, was good. Nice atmoshere. Only one person from staff spoke English, but the other were very friendly... More 

Thank Angelica K
Peoria, Illinois
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92 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017

We had a great meal and awesome service. I had a steak dinner that was grilled perfect and tender. The staff was prompt and friendly.We had a nice evening here and will be back.

Thank rather-be-camping911
Jakarta, Indonesia
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

Always come to hippopotamus every time when we are in Paris - Excellent for the entracote - the bake potatoes is excellent and always love the bernaise sauce - some waitress are nice but some not / the place is big but the seat is so petite typical of france restaurant😪

Thank Myrna N
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191 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

Just what you need for your onward journey plenty of space for your suitcases while you rest. Very efficient, nice and clean interior,great price for food and drink. The burgers were the best Ive ever tasted, must try for yourself.

Thank Wayne P
Pittsburgh, United States
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

Not a good place for me. It feels like a TGI Fridays or Applebees (American chain restaurants). The service was very good. The food was ok. I imagine it's a great place for kids.

Thank Sheila A
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

I was searching a place to eat with my daughter. They have a baby chair, so good. Meal was really yummy but not for my small child, she likes soups, and they dont have. But good restaurant at all.

Thank Petra S
Ghent, Belgium
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43 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

It is a pity that we didn't have enough time to order stake because this restaurant is definitely a place to eat meat. The staff is super friendly. I would like to visit Hippopotamus again!

Thank AnaSergievskaya
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

Unfortunately this place was just "ok" compared to all the incredibly delicious food we had in our 2 week stay in France - the menu looked like a "Denny's" type menu, plastic-coated with pictures of all the food and yes, with English subtitles. We had a "tip" before our trip that if the menu had any English on don't eat... More 

Thank Maggie N

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Steakhouse, Grill
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 286 rue de Vaugirard, 75015 Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris
  • Phone Number: +33 1 56 56 13 00

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