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Hippopotamus

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French, Steakhouse, Grill
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15 Parvis de la Defense | Centre Commercial les 4 temps, 92800 Puteaux, La Defense, France
+33 1 41 02 08 57
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12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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152 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 23, 2013

We had lunch here while strolling around the Opera House area and along Hausman. It was okay. Just okay food. I probably wouldn't do again.

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Thank okie74012
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 21, 2013

I visited this Restaurant whilst in Paris on business recently, The food was good and also good value, but the service was very slow as we were waiting 30 minutes before we had our order taken, despite there being several members of staff available and they were not many people in the restaurant. Once the order was taken the food... More 

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Thank Iain L
Miami Beach, Florida
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180 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 133 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 6, 2013

This "acceptable" steak house chain should do it for those who crave meat in a country where meat is not cheap. Impersonal, but with a good menu and service we had a good experience. Recommendable if you are staying at La Defense, where the restaurants options are limited.

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Thank FerdieGordon
Portsmouth, Virginia
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117 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 28, 2012

I ate here twice in the week that I was so that should say a lot about it. Good english service, and the food was very good. The only reason I didn't say it was excellent was because the steak was bland because they don't use any sort of rub so you'll need to salt and pepper it a bit.... More 

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Thank Seahawksman
Hervey Bay, Australia
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161 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 21, 2012

One of the worst display when it comes to service. Waiters/waitresses not even caring about people waiting for a seat, even when the restaurant is half empty. One has to wait and wait and .. well wait again to order, then get served and an average meal lasts for ages. On my last visit, they forgot to bring the drinks... More 

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Thank Sam P
Saint Louis MO
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77 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 12, 2012 via mobile

This chain is predominantly a steak restaurant. The multilingual staff was quite cordial. The meal was just so-so. The staff never asked if we would like another glass of wine. The food presentation lacked any imagination. The restaurant was crowded and it seemed as though they were more interested in turning the tables than providing their clientele with an enjoyable... More 

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Zwolle, The Netherlands
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32 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 16, 2012

This restaurant chain delivers constant quality. Dining here will give you good value for your money. Waiter forgot to bring me my salad. When I finished my drink, he only took my glass and didn't ask me if I wanted another drink. Steak was really nice.

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Thank MarBass
Canton of Zurich, Switzerland
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37 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 14, 2012

tried some of their menus, don't do the same mistake, rather take a normal steak/etc without being combined in one menu.

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Thank stanleyivanov
Saint Louis, Missouri
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410 reviews
265 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 130 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 3, 2012

It was very reasonable in price, and the English speaking servers were most friendly. I visited some of their locations in Paris and found all to be consistent for quality and comfort. The dish I liked the most was the seafood, but all the food looked excellent.

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Thank jerrycoin
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2011

They ran out of the type of steak i ordered, after trying to give me another one (without asking), they then gave me an alternative...which i didnt want, i wanted another but they refused to switch it (even talked to the "manager"), they still refused. Would have paid extra, but even that was not possible... :0 The best thing they... More 

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Thank BigBee73

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
French, Steakhouse, Grill
Meals
Lunch, Drinks, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
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 - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15 Parvis de la Defense | Centre Commercial les 4 temps, 92800 Puteaux, La Defense, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Hauts-de-Seine  >  La Defense  >  Puteaux
  • Phone Number: +33 1 41 02 08 57

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