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El Chico

Kotherhofstrasse 1, 55116 Mainz, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
+49 6131 238440
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good24%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“filet” (13 reviews)
“salad” (11 reviews)
“garlic bread” (3 reviews)
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Steakhouse, European, Argentinian, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Kotherhofstrasse 1, 55116 Mainz, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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

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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
Reviewed 11 December 2017 via mobile

A great find, excellent food (highlights the tomato soup and orange vinegarette on the in between palate cleansing salad, nice touch!). Not overpriced, in fact the wines were surprisingly cheap and the steaks very tasty, prepared and presented well. Make sure you book! Although you...More

Thank Maachin07
Reviewed 23 October 2017

The steaks....always great. The orange vinaigrette salad dressing..... incredible. The baked potato..... large. The homemade sour cream..... I could eat it like ice cream, the best ever! El Chico is my go to restaurant when I'm in Mainz. Reservations are recommended.

Thank Wes C
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

Excellent restaurant! The food and service was amazing. Asking for extra pepper was a hit. The waiter just gave it everything. Like watching the carpaccio being prepared on the next table, will defiantly have that next time. Steaks were perfect!

Thank Anthony B
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

We decided to try this place without a reservation. We were told we could dine there but had to leave by 7:30 for a reservation. No problem as it was only 6:00 pm. I ordered the filet steak and my wife ordered the Rumpsteak. A...More

Thank William M
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Robert Dale R
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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
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  • Value
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, 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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