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Hippopotamus

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33 quai des Belges, 13001 Marseille, France
+33 4 91 59 91 40
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12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

*Rude service *Incorrect food served (twice) *Undercooked steak *Extraordinarily slow service I am so disappointed we wasted a meal in this restaurant when there are so many other options in town.

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Thank Katherine W
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 3, 2017

I attempted to eat here twice with my small family. First in the evening (New Years Eve), we entered the restaurant and there was a lot of confusion, nobody to greet us and other customers seemed confused as well. There were open tables but also appeared to be people waiting for tables. Finally after many minutes an employee came and... More 

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Thank concert-fan44
Marseille, France
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4 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 2, 2017

Good location, the meal was very good. The salads are good but the meat is excellent.Pay attention if you want a well-done meat, maybe it would be too raw.

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Thank danymv
Scottish Borders, United Kingdom
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87 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016

Very expensive no effort to engage with us not impressed with the service. 8 euros for a vodka and coke 6 euros for a pint of lager

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Thank StephLor
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 4, 2016 via mobile

Nice place to have lunch . Staff were friendly and the meals were cooked well. Clean toilets and well priced. Great spot over looking the port .

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Thank Tony H
San Rafael, California
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133 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 24, 2016 via mobile

Stopped by for a day for lunch. I had the Magret De Canard(duck), she had a chicken sandwich. Both were very good. Service quick and good English speaking. Worth the good price and food combination.

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Thank Gelliott415
Oxford, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 21, 2016

Very rude waitress, clearly not interested in our custom. Would not recommend as there are hundreds of places in Marseille with better food and attitude.

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Thank CBDPL
Shanghai, China
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119 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 5, 2016 via mobile

Located in front of Marseille Vieux Port, this steakhouse is part of a chain of grill restaurant, thus decoration and menu are pretty much the same in all restaurants in France. So, I knew what to expect, which was for me a quality piece of charcoal beef at affordable price, plus wifi to check my emails.

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Thank Wai C
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 26, 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed a nice steak here. Menu is mainly steak and burgers. Friendly staff who spoke English, Is in a nice location in the harbour.

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Helsinki, Finland
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340 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 15, 2016 via mobile

We were just strolling and stopped for a drink and a bite. You would expect a bit more higher quality and service in a neighborhood like this. It was not bad at all but we still left the place disappointed. You will not miss anything if you decide to go elsewhere.

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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, European, Grill
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Dining on a budget, Large groups, Families with children, Scenic view, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 33 quai des Belges, 13001 Marseille, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Provence  >  Bouches-du-Rhone  >  Marseille>  > Opéra
  • Neighborhood: Opéra
  • Phone Number: +33 4 91 59 91 40

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?