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Le Restaurant L’Hippocampe

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14 quai du Port | in front of Notre Dame de la Garde, 13002 Marseille, France
+33 4 91 90 88 38
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11:30 am - 2:45 pm
6:30 pm - 9:45 pm
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Thu - Mon 11:30 am - 2:45 pm
6:30 pm - 9:45 pm
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Gravesend, United Kingdom
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277 reviews
150 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 146 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 9, 2016

we had walked past here before but it had been shut. This time we got a table at lunchtime with a good view of the Old Port. Food was perhaps slightly expensive but excellent cooked. My wife went for grilled prawns and I had the scallops. All ingredients seemed very fresh and were serve piping hot by friendly efficient staff,... More 

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Laurent10126, Owner at Le Restaurant L’Hippocampe, responded to this review

Thank you very much to have taken of your time to write that nice revue about us. All the team is very pleased to know how our customers are satisfied. Very few restaurant are cooking fresh products and have professional employees. That increase a little bit the price, unfortunately. But our local and foreigner customers are mostly satisfied. Hope we... More 

Preston, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 8, 2016 via mobile

We had no plans to eat here but decided to after wandering along looking at the menu's outside the many restaurants along the front. My husband chose la plancha, a mix of fish and seafood which he thoroughly enjoyed and I had the Menu Provençal. My choice of the octopus salad followed by the squid mains couldn't be faulted, both... More 

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Thank hilary b
Laurent10126, Owner at Le Restaurant L’Hippocampe, responded to this review

Thank you very much to have taken of your time to write that nice revue about us. All the team is very pleased to know how our customers are satisfied. Hope we shall se you soon. More 

Marseille, France
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170 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 198 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 8, 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is located in the Old Port area of Marseille facing the waterfront across the street. Indoor and outdoor seating. Good menu. Very good service. The grilled salmon was excellent as were the mussels. Was a very pleasant evening. Menu is a little pricey but understandable because of the location. Great place to eat.

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Thank Al M
Laurent10126, Owner at Le Restaurant L’Hippocampe, responded to this review

Thank you very much to have taken of your time to write that nice revue about us. All the team is very pleased to know how our customers are satisfied. Hope we shall se you soon. More 

Deanshanger, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2016 via mobile

Beautiful setting, views breath taking. Unfortunately really disappointing food. Plates all looked the same, except for fish type. Food was just ok, although presented well. Staff were not that friendly and seemed bored with their job! I did feel it was well priced- this should have rang alarms!

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Thank ypstel
Laurent10126, Owner at Le Restaurant L’Hippocampe, responded to this review

Thank you Ypstel for writing us your feeling about our restaurant. Our Chef is cooking exclusively with 1rst quality products selected with care. Our dishes are based on fresh fishes and fresh vegetables only. If you had a fresh sea-bass and a fresh sea-bream for dinner, do you expected different looking for the two plates ? The average price for... More 

Almaty, Kazakhstan
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203 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 5, 2016 via mobile

This restaurant seems to be the place that is recommended by nearby hotels for bouillabaisse- local traditional fish soup. But the bouillabaisse in this restaurant is not the best by far, as well as other food. The prices however are quite high and the service is a bit unstable. And on the top there is one more trap inside the... More 

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Laurent10126, Owner at Le Restaurant L’Hippocampe, responded to this review

More clear than this ? What did you expect ? Extract of our menu : The Plate of Bouillabaisse (for one person , served in the same dish) 36,10 € Fish soup. Four Fresh Fish Fillets of the market, Potatoes, Garlic sauce, Croutons. The Bouillabaisse of Marseille Price by person 53,20 € (Minimum for 2 persons). Fish soup as a... More 

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25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 2, 2016 via mobile

This is in Marseilles Old Port, where most businesses are "tourist traps". I guarantee this is not such a place. The food is great, the service was outstanding (which is a lot to say for any place in FRANCE) and yes, it might be pricey but the location is worth it. Great view of the marina and even the Notre... More 

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Laurent10126, Owner at Le Restaurant L’Hippocampe, responded to this review

Dear Miguel ; thank you for your nice text. We hope to see you soon. Sincerely yours. More 

Reykjavik, Iceland
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 21, 2016

Our hotel recommended this restaurant for seafood, nice located in the old harbour of Marseille. The staff was really nice, didn´t speak much english but tried their best to explain to us the food. I had the speciality of Marseille of course and i liked it, i know that others in the group didn´t like it but different tastes. the... More 

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Thank RebekkaRos
Laurent10126, Owner at Le Restaurant L’Hippocampe, responded to this review

Dear Rebekka ; thank you for your nice words. May be you could explain you were here for a football match of the EURO 2016 and so the service was a little different and complicated. Usually, we are known for a rapid service, but in such a day, everyboy is in te hurry... Hope next tim you will be more... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 16, 2016 via mobile

We stopped here for dinner without a reservation. The staff were welcoming and attentive despite being quite busy. The location is lovely, right on the old port which was great for people watching but also set back slightly from the street giving a cosy atmosphere. We ordered from the competitively priced set menu (menus also available in English and staff... More 

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Laurent10126, Owner at Le Restaurant L’Hippocampe, responded to this review
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Merci; Tous nos poissons, entiers ou en filets sont frais, nos légumes aussi, et nous essayons de garder des prix... More 

Cumbria, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 15, 2016

Fresh, tasty food & good wine, however the quality could be improved for the price of both the starters and main meals. Pleasant & attentive service.

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Thank Elewis2016
Laurent10126, Owner at Le Restaurant L’Hippocampe, responded to this review
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Merci Nathalie ; Tous nos poissons, entiers ou en filets sont frais, nos légumes aussi, et nous essayons de garder... More 

Kansas City, Missouri
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94 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 14, 2016

We visited this restaurant with friends during a Mediterranean cruise. It is right on the harbor & we sat outside to enjoy the weather (beware a very windy day, though!) I had a seafood sampler platter which was very good in all respects. My wife had a fish soup that was also delicious, & one of our friends had the... More 

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Laurent10126, Owner at Le Restaurant L’Hippocampe, responded to this review
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Merce ; Tous nos poissons, entiers ou en filets sont frais, nos légumes aussi, et nous essayons de garder des... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$32 - $48
Cuisine
French, Seafood, Mediterranean, Soups
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar scene, Scenic view, Business meetings, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 2:45 pm
6:30 pm - 9:45 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 2:45 pm
6:30 pm - 9:45 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 2:45 pm
6:30 pm - 9:45 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 2:45 pm
6:30 pm - 9:45 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 2:45 pm
6:30 pm - 9:45 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14 quai du Port | in front of Notre Dame de la Garde, 13002 Marseille, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Provence  >  Bouches-du-Rhone  >  Marseille
  • Phone Number: +33 4 91 90 88 38
Description
Fresh fishes and seafoods, Spaghetti with seafoods, Wild prawns, fresh cuttlefish, fish soup, bouillabaisse,aioli, grilled squid...

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