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Le Restaurant L’Hippocampe

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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Overview
  • Excellent32%
  • Very good46%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“scallops” (9 reviews)
“seafood” (9 reviews)
“bouillabaisse” (13 reviews)
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CUISINES
French, Seafood, Mediterranean, Soups
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
14 quai du Port | in front of Notre Dame de la Garde, 13002 Marseille, France
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1 - 10 of 62 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Restaurant L'Hippocampe specializing in local seafood, but also has a variety. We shared the Octopus salad to start which was flavored delectably with lemon, oil and some garlic. I had a steamed cod dish with a variety of vegetables, potatoes and a few small mussels...More

Thank MikeBarry657
Laurent10126, Propriétaire at Le Restaurant L’Hippocampe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you very much.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Le Restaurant L’Hippocampe is very good restaurant with very good food and very good service. We enjoyed it .

Thank Yossi N
Laurent10126, Propriétaire at Le Restaurant L’Hippocampe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you :-)

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good location, with nice view of hundreds boats at Marseille port vieux and facing the city icon – Notre Dame de La Garde. Very good and tasty seafood, two thumbs for the king prawn, the best on our 2-weeks Riviera trip. Moule frite is good...More

Thank wisnu315
Laurent10126, Propriétaire at Le Restaurant L’Hippocampe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind review.

Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

Service was average. Fish dishes were overcooked. Scallops was very good. Seafood pasta dish had very little seafood. Nice ambiance and well located.More

Thank avrils616
Laurent10126, Propriétaire at Le Restaurant L’Hippocampe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Sir ; why don't you have said to our waiters that your fish was overcooked. We should have cooked another one immediately... and you would have leaved with a diferent feeling of our restaurant ? About the seafood pastas, I let customers see lot...More

Reviewed 25 June 2017

we were advised to go to the Miramar for bouillabaisse - it was closed that day- we went to the hippocampe next door because it looked nice and was fairly crowded- 2 of us got the bouillabaisse and could not eat it because it was...More

Thank Chip T
Laurent10126, Propriétaire at Le Restaurant L’Hippocampe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Sir ; people like bouillabaisse because it's a very tasty and fishy plate. That's the dish the most sold in our restaurant "L'Hippocampe". And it's because our restaurant is knowned as a specialist of this traditional typic dish of Marseilles. About the average prawns......More

Reviewed 16 June 2017

Started with mussels which were delicious. The main was another seafood platter with scallops- excellent, langustine - lovely accompanied with polenta and rice. Very tasty. The main problem was that, because it was on the front, prices were much higher than elsewhere. Staff were helpful...More

Thank David A
Laurent10126, Propriétaire at Le Restaurant L’Hippocampe, responded to this reviewResponded 18 June 2017

Dear Sir ; We would like to thank you for your review. But I notice you have a wrong understanding about the pricing of our dishes. If the prices are a little bit more expansive than others restaurants, it is because we are the only...More

Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

Had dinner there on Friday May 19. The fresh seafood was perfectly prepared and delicious Service was prompt, informed and caring. We had the special grilled fish and scallops, Coquille St Jacques with an appetizer of Grilled Octopus. A great find in the old port...More

Thank Steve G
Reviewed 10 May 2017

We sat outside at a table with a view of the marina and Notre-Dame de la Garde. It was very relaxing. Since we wanted to try more dishes, my friend and I chose to order the L'Assiette de poissons en Bouillabaisse, where everything was served...More

Thank HungryLilTravelbug
Reviewed 22 March 2017

Had lunch here and the food was great. Big portion sizes and very tasty. Staff friendly too and accommodating with our poor spoken french.

Thank HelenDudley1973
Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

Amazing sea food ! The staff are very welcoming. You can enjoy la terrasse in March. Creme Catalane brulee is mouthwatering .

Thank zeina B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$41 - US$59
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, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 14:45
18:30 - 22:15
Monday
11:30 - 14:45
18:30 - 22:15
Wednesday
11:30 - 14:45
18:30 - 22:15
Thursday
11:30 - 14:45
18:30 - 22:15
Friday
11:30 - 14:45
18:30 - 22:15
Saturday
11:30 - 14:45
18:30 - 22:15
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14 quai du Port | in front of Notre Dame de la Garde, 13002 Marseille, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur  >  Bouches-du-Rhone  >  Marseille
  • Phone Number: +33 4 91 90 88 38
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Description
The specialist of Bouillabaisse, Aioli and fresh wild fish.

Since 1993 we propose to our customers a traditional cooking based on fresh seafood, fresh wild fish and fresh fruit and vegetable. Dishes and desserts are exclusively homemade.
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