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Restaurant l'Hippocampe

14 quai du port - 13002 MARSEILLE -, 13002 Marseille, France
04 91 90 88 38
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Ranked #184 of 1,261 restaurants in Marseille
Price range: $35 - $69
Cuisines: French, Mediterranean, Seafood, Chowder
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Good for: Local cuisine, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Description: fresh fishes and seafoods, Spaghetti with seafoods, Wild prawns, fresh cuttlefish, fish soup, bouillabaisse, grilled squid...
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Moscow, Russia
Top Contributor
107 reviews 107 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

Although one could say it's a typical Marseille restaurant in Vieux-Port - l'Hippocampe has it's individual stylish interior and very nice blue chairs! The bouillabaisse is not cheap but it worth it! I'd recommend the Traditional bouillabaisse (49 Euro per person) - it's really good!!! And you're full with one dish only - just don't forget a jug of local... More

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voyageurpar
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26 reviews 26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

We had dinner here a monday night, a lot of restaurants were closed but this one was open. We had the "saumon carpaccio" as entree and then the "dorade à la placha" with a bottle of white wine. The carpaccio was great and the dorade was also good but the accompaniments were not very tasty (the ratatouille was good but... More

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London, United Kingdom
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58 reviews 58 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2013

really nice combination of things: good service, smiley people, positive, sitting outside of terrace. Food super fresh, and tasty. Went twice there and both times positive.

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Moscow, Russia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2013

This is not the place for bouillabaisse. The price for bouillabaisse is too high. We had to pay for the water whilst all other tables received it for free. I would't recommend it to my friends!

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13 reviews 13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013

i picked this restaurant out of the many restaurants at the port because it was not too big and i did not regret my choice. Nice service and fresh fish dishes. it's probably not the coolest place around but they serve good price / quality food.

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Paris, France
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32 reviews 32 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2013 via mobile

We have been there twice during our holidays. Fishes are from the day and very fresh. Each time perfect and no regret. Whatever we have tested we were delighted from the sea food pastas to the Bouillabaisse plate which is gorgeous. Meal is around 25€ and bouillabaisse plate 40€. Perfect restaurant on the Vieux Port!

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Kirkland, Canada
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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

Just what we were looking for . We had lunch in a pleasant setting , service was fine and the food most acceptable . The salmon carpaccio we shared for starters was delicious . Then I had steak tartare the tradional version with raw egg and my wife the pasta with clams , both most enjoyable . Would recommend .

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Portland, Oregon
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38 reviews 38 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

My wife and I enjoyed a nice dinner at this restaurant towards the end of May. The service was good and the fish soup was excellent in an outdoor setting.

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Portland, Oregon
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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2013

The restaurant was busy when we arrived. One of the waitresses just pointed us toward an empty table.We made our own way there, and then we waited and waited for service. Finally someone noticed that there was nothing on our table, and a waitress, thinking we must have already finished and were ready to order dessert, came over. When we... More

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Bucharest
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17 reviews 17 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2013

This is not a gourmet location nor has the wow factor of Miramar. But it seems to do a great job while being more discreet. The food is good, prices are somewhat fair, location is good. Staff is fast enough - despite not being a waiters' army like in Miramar, you get your drinks faster.

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