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Cafe Am Ballplatz

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German, Cafe, European, Central European
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Ballplatz 2, 55116 Mainz, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
+49 6131 1430522
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09:30 - 01:00
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Sun - Thu 09:30 - 01:00
Fri - Sat 09:30 - 02:00
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104 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2016

Nice coffeeshop and night-time venue. Good atmosphere, in interesting location in the old part of the town.

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Thank Orlando R
Leeds, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2016

Cafe Am Ballplatz is a pleasant cafe with a nice atmosphere. It's best visited in the warmer months. Personally I find the interior OK, but nothing out of the ordinary. Similarly the food is fine - decent cafe fare, and good for a quick lunch, but I wouldn't go for the food. However, on a warm, sunny day as a... More 

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Thank Lyra127
Mainz, Germany
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43 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2014

I really like coming here. The food is always tasty and I never have to wait for too long. They also make great lemonade, try it if you go there!

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1 Thank katja p
Orlando, Florida
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88 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2014

Touring across Germany we found this café and what a treat it was. Food so delicious we went back and had dinner. Place we packed both times we ate there. Not tourist heavy locals only. Give this one a try. You'll be greatly surprised. Guy running the bar was extremely nice and Spokane perfect English. Thanks Kevin for all the... More 

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Thank luggageinhand
Nijkerk, The Netherlands
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 March 2013

We visited this cafe on a rainy sunday afternoon. There was football (soccer) on TV (without sound) and some background usic was playing. Most tables were occupied. We got lucky that we got a table, as some people were just leaving. We had some drinks and ordered currywurst. It was all reasonably priced and served in time. The wurst was... More 

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1 Thank roadronner
Utrecht, The Netherlands
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181 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2012

Nice trendy bar, young people (students). Simple, but good food. Cocktails, beers and a very nice comfortable terrace.

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1 Thank Reynoldino
Edinburgh
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52 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2012

This is a great place to go for a late breakfast/brunch when the sun is shining. Enjoy a lazy meal outside in the sun and watch the world go by..food is good too!

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4 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2012

This is my first time at this restaurant and came recommended by people. However the first impression has been serverly marred by the fact that I had to wait 40 minutes for my meal to arrive. And when I asked the wait staff if food usually take that long to be served, she replied very matter of factly that on... More 

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Thank Smash2012
Millersville, Maryland
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211 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2012

Great spot for lunch with the girls. Strollers welcome. Large room, uncrowded. Need to go back when for outside dining in the lovely platz.

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1 Thank CherylInMainz
Frankfurt, Germany
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22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2012

This café and Bar is a little bit hidden from the hustle and buzzle of the inner city yet very centrally located and you get really good food and cocktails at a reasonable price. They have 2 for the price of 1 cocktail on Tuesday Night and the breakfast is great (I recommend the "platter for 2", it is a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
German, Cafe, European, Central European
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
09:30 - 01:00
Monday
09:30 - 01:00
Tuesday
09:30 - 01:00
Wednesday
09:30 - 01:00
Thursday
09:30 - 01:00
Friday
09:30 - 02:00
Saturday
09:30 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ballplatz 2, 55116 Mainz, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  Rhineland-Palatinate  >  Mainz
  • Phone Number: +49 6131 1430522

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