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El Chico

Kotherhofstrasse 1, 55116 Mainz, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
+49 6131 238440
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good25%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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Steakhouse, European, Argentinian, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Kotherhofstrasse 1, 55116 Mainz, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
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Reviewed yesterday

Quaint restaurant with limited seating. Has indoor and terrace options. Food is simple and delicious. The carpaccio is a must. Very good food, excellent service.

Thank Spwilson13
Reviewed 6 days ago

Steaks were good, but no vegetables to choose from, wine was cheap, service was good but does slow down as they get busier. Inside and outside seating.

Thank tgrdecker
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had dinner at this restaurant one evening to celebrate some good news. All of our dinners were very good, but unlike other restaurants in Mainz, our portions were considerably smaller and higher priced. The service and atmosphere were both spot-on good, recreating for me...More

Thank furnmtz
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Came here on recommendation from the hotel. They didn't have an English menu but I was able to figure most things out. Melina was my server and translated the side dishes. The filet was perfect, and the beer was cold and refreshing. Nice atmosphere out...More

Thank MR W
Reviewed 19 April 2018 via mobile

The Hostess / Owner , was extremely helpful and made us as comfortable as possible. The Carpaccio was incredible followed by the steaks that were very well cooked to perfection. The only negative - the medium riesling house wine was too sweet. Highly recommend!

Thank DSS-Bombay1
Reviewed 14 March 2018

Lovely atmosphere with very friendly staff who couldn't be more welcoming. If you want steak cooked perfectly to your preference then this is the place for you. Not extravagant or overly complicated, this is what I look for in a steak restaurant, homely atmosphere, good...More

Thank Glyn H
Reviewed 21 February 2018 via mobile

A joy of tastes that really make your evening in a pleasant way! Starter the shrimp cocktail (had a delicious mustard sauces) 😘 followed by the lamb fillet that were so crisp and tender and at the end the strudel with vanilla Icecream! 😍 All...More

Thank Andrei S
Reviewed 30 January 2018 via mobile

Good service great Food. We were served at small table but it was nice. Our waiter Robert was nice and gave good sugestions . Will be there soon again

Thank Gabrijel M
Reviewed 22 January 2018

maybe rather small location but in summer time if you are lucky you may catch a table outside and enjoy a very nice steak

1  Thank thomasrepke
Reviewed 15 January 2018 via mobile

Arrived without a reservation on a Wednesday evening, after reading some good reviews on TA, to a very full restaurant. The manager said she would have a table free in 3 minutes and sure enough within 5 we were seated... myself and my 2 colleagues...More

Thank Piers B
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Robert Dale R
22 November 2016|
Response from Kelley T | Reviewed this property |
Actually the El Chico I reviewed is in Mainz, Germany - see the map.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kotherhofstrasse 1, 55116 Mainz, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  Rhineland-Palatinate  >  Mainz
  • Phone Number: +49 6131 238440
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