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El Chico

Kotherhofstrasse 1, 55116 Mainz, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
+49 6131 238440
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good26%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“filet” (15 reviews)
“salad” (11 reviews)
“carpaccio” (5 reviews)
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Steakhouse, European, Argentinian, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Kotherhofstrasse 1, 55116 Mainz, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
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Reviewed 23 October 2018 via mobile

It’s really nice stake house in Mainz. It’s simple and quite tasty stakes. They are concentrating for meats, not for the other!! If anyone interested for stake in Mainz, I want to recommend!!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank jeonghoonyu2018
Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

What a nice place! Unexpected find and I did not book... but was very lucky to get a table on a Friday. Soup and a steak for €25 ... great value and the staff are very kind. Well done! Keep it up! I will be...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Justin E
Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

What a pleasant surprise...an Argentine Steak House in Mainz. This is a very good steak house and extremely popular so if you want to go be sure to make a booking as early as possible in advance to be sure you get in. Relatively small...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Robert S
Reviewed 4 July 2018

Unbelievably delicious !! Very expensive, but worth every penny! Always full, you must reserve ahead of time to get a seat.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank mainzerwheel
Reviewed 24 June 2018

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.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Spwilson13
Reviewed 20 June 2018

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.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank tgrdecker
Reviewed 29 May 2018

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

Date of visit: May 2018
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Reviewed 25 May 2018 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

Date of visit: May 2018
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!

Date of visit: April 2018
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

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank GlynH810
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22 November 2016|
Response from KTDby | Reviewed this property |
Actually the El Chico I reviewed is in Mainz, Germany - see the map.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
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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