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Hippopotamus

16 Avenue Felix Faure, 06000 Nice, France (Centre)
+33 4 93 92 42 77
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Ranked #956 of 1,413 Restaurants in Nice
Price range: $12 - $31
Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Neighborhood: Centre
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night

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Toronto, Canada
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38 reviews 38 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Location great. Food good. Easy to access walking or via tram. Close to Place Massena and the center of Nice. .

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Nice, France
Top Contributor
54 reviews 54 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

This restaurant is famous for the locals as well as some tourists, but more local that you see. Great and tender steak, sauces are great.

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

wow loved this restaurant I would happily go back to Nice tomorrow not just for the stunning scenery but for a beautiful Hippopotamus meal. Being a chain we weren't really expecting much, but the restaurant was close to our accommodation so we give it a try, and i am so happy we did. I had a lovely sirloin steak with... More 

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Lyon, France
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52 reviews 52 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Not every meal can be wonderful. Since we live in Lyon, we were told that Hippopotamus restaurants where a chain that were reasonable and good for families with your kids. I think this is true about most of their locations, but this franchised branch is not the best sadly. The kids had two acceptable burgers. The fries were nothing to... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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78 reviews 78 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

It is interesting that the Hippo receives such widely differing reviews when it is part of a National Chain and one would expect a similar standard across it many outlets. We had a very pleasant meal here, staff were attentive and our steaks and fries perfectly presented. When we ate at the other Hippo branch in Nice, it was a... More 

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england
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

I saw more than one Hippopotamus so I assume it's a chain restuarant but this one was just opposite the square on the corner by the tram line, so a good location. However when we arrived no one greeted us or even acknowledged us and when we eventually did get some service it appeared to be reluctant.. The tables were... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014 via mobile

We have visited many hippopotamus restaurant all over the world and the service and staff and the food was always great. But Nice Hippopotamus has a very poor staff which is never smiling, the menager is very disrespectful in terms of attitude and the AC above our table was dripping water literally into our plates.the food was below average compared... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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30 reviews 30 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Situated in a nice place opposite the square we thought we had a chance of some decent food! Wrong!! The waitress was very rude telling us off when we asked to be served. Ordered spicy Cajun chicken and chips. It was dry and definitely not spicy. My wife's salmon was far from fresh and her baked potato was full of... More 

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Basel, Switzerland
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

The "restaurant" is situated in a wonderful place near Place Massena, so it alway has customers, mostly awful Russians and their terrible and loud and bad behaving kids, who don't know where else to go. It's a restaurant chain with food which is decent enough in other cities. But in Nice seemingly everything will do, since most of the people... More 

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Portsmouth
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

We stayed in the IBIS by the railway station for three nights to see the Monaco Historic Grand Prix (May 2014) - see separate review. We walked down a road suggested by one of the Tour Managers but found only Chinese and Pizza style places. Eventually, having walked further than intended we hit a main road on which stood the... More 

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Additional Information about Hippopotamus

Address: 16 Avenue Felix Faure, 06000 Nice, France
Phone Number: +33 4 93 92 42 77
Location: Europe  >  France  >  Provence  >  French Riviera - Cote d'Azur  >  Nice>  > Centre
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Monday 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 12 - 31

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