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El Chango

) #38 of 2,029 Restaurants in Cologne $$ - $$$ , Steakhouse, Barbecue
Bolzengasse 9, 50667 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
+49 221 2581212
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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Grill, Steakhouse, Barbecue, Argentinian, South American, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Bolzengasse 9, 50667 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The filet steak is simply one of the best I had in Europe. Tender, perfectly grilled. A real treat. Even the broccoli were tasty! Restaurant is simple but the atmosphere is great. Service extremely friendly. Don't hesitate!

Thank NikoleNiak
Bay0nne, Leiter Öffentlichkeitsarbeit at El Chango, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear guest, dear NikoleNiak, thank you very much for visiting our steakhouse and your nice rating. We appreciate, that you spend your time for us. We would love to see you right back in cologne. Yours, El Chango

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Waitress was awful, impatient and imposing. The food was just ok. You can't enjoy here, too much old style restaurant.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was one of the best fillet steaks I have tasted - Shame about the variety of side dishes; baked potato / corn on the cob. With white asparagus in season it was would have been a perfect rating of 'Excellent". Clean restaurant with polite...More

Thank Half-a-sandwich
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a steakhouse with all beef from Argentina. The food are excellent! The wine recommended by the waiter is fantastic ! Prices are reasonable !

Thank Highlander2046
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

Very similar experience to other patrons. This family-run restaurant has good food, arrogant staff. The steaks are good. The other dishes as well. Dine here with an open mind as you shouldn't expect great service. Just enjoy the food. Note: Reserve your table well in...More

Thank Anthony A
Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

It is a very warm steak restaurant specialized in Argentinian steaks. It's decoration is very special and food is delicious and original. Meat is soft and cooked in the best way. The staff is very friendly and fast. The wine list is good too. Try...More

Thank Stavros1924
Reviewed 19 April 2017

We have eaten there several times and the food has always been superb. The steaks are thick and juicy and done to perfection. My wife likes the Bernaise sauce and I like the Mushroom Cream Sauce. The vegetables are all good with very large portions...More

Thank brucebF9769YO
Bay0nne, Manager at El Chango, responded to this reviewResponded 21 April 2017

Dear Guest, dear brucebF9769YO, thank you very much for yor kind rating! We appreciate this and we hope to see you soon in Cologne. Your Team El Chango

Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

I was in Cologne on a recent business trip and was recommended to visit this restaurant. It is situated just off one of the main squares in the heart of Cologne. Even on a Monday evening the place was busy which is always a good...More

Thank waynep19642015
Bay0nne, Manager at El Chango, responded to this reviewResponded 21 April 2017

Dear guest, dear waynep19642015, thank you very much for spending your time and your kind rating! We appreciate this and we hope to see you soon back in Cologne. Your Team El Chango

Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

El Chango is one of our go to restaurants in Cologne. Normally the food is amazing and we never have any complaints about anything. We hadn't been for a year so we thought a visit was long overdue. Sadly the service we had last night...More

Thank Fodfather
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

I have visited El Changos many many times whilst on business in Cologne, it is in my opinion the best steak restaurant I have ever been to in all my travels.

Thank Pat O
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$17 - US$51
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bolzengasse 9, 50667 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  North Rhine-Westphalia  >  Cologne
  • Phone Number: +49 221 2581212
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