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“Very disappointed”

Hippos Marina Lounge
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $8 - $20
Cuisines: American, Mexican, Seafood
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Restaurant details
Good for: Scenic view, Local cuisine
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Delivery, Reservations
Description: Lovely breakfast, lunch, dinner and special event restaurant overlooking the dolphins which are less than 15 feet away. Hippo has a great Taco Bar on our second patio with all the toppings you can imagine. Fresh daily fish and lobster sold by the gram. Hand carved American Black Angus steaks cut to size.We have large screen TV's for sports events but keep the volume low so others can enjoy the ambiance. Free fresh popcorn and terrific cocktails and ice cold draft/bottled beers make Hippo a gem in Puerto Aventuras for all to enjoy.
Reviewed January 7, 2013

Our family returned to Hippos for the first time since 2011. The waiters did not know we even existed and we waited 10 minutes before anyone asked if we wanted drinks. When no one brought us menus after another 10 minutes, one of us had to go up and get them ourselves. Of 7 meals, 3 came cold and one did not come at all. Two entrees were very good. We have eaten in several other restaurants here and Hippos was also the most expensive. With so many other excellent choices on the marina, Hippos is off our list.

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Reviewed January 6, 2013

Typical bar food. Burger a bit over cooked and dry. Good place to watch sports. The owner is attentive, however his loud way of summoning his staff at times is a bit odd. I could see why some people might not like this.

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John T, Owner at Hippos Marina Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded January 7, 2013

Thanks for your review. I guess the way we communicate may seem a little odd for our non-regulars. It is a bit of a Hippo standing joke the way we all bark a bit at each other. Sorry your meal was only all right. We will try harder next time. Cheers, jt

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Reviewed December 25, 2012

Service is great and at night the rib's are wonderful,also the only great ceaser salad made side of table in town...LOVE IT

Thank carolbrck1
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Reviewed November 20, 2012

We have travelled to Puerto Aventuras a number of times and have always had to go back to the Hippo. I highly reccomend this restaurant to anyone in the area. Great staff, great views of the Dolphins right off the patio, and unbelievable food. Cant wait to go back!

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Thank Tyler F
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Reviewed November 16, 2012

I spent many days enjoying to atmosphere but the Hippo was my place of choice for great people and food. I highly suggest this place and enjoy your favorite sports on their large TV and comfortable seating outside enjoying the fab weather.

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Thank Tammy F
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