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El Chico

Kotherhofstrasse 1, 55116 Mainz, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
+49 6131 238440
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Overview
  • Excellent70%
  • Very good24%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (51 reviews)
“garlic bread” (3 reviews)
“salad” (9 reviews)
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CUISINES
Steakhouse, European, Argentinian
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Kotherhofstrasse 1, 55116 Mainz, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
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1 - 10 of 86 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago 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
Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

We read a review that recommended the lamb filet. It was superb!! Ordered it medium and it was a perfect, tender medium rare. The South African shiraz was the perfect accompaniment.

1  Thank cynbruce
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

The beef fillet I had was really tasty and perfectly cooked as ordered. A plus was that the maitre was speaking English which is not a given for this city. He was also frequently checking on me as I was having dinner on my own....More

1  Thank StellaZog
Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

Turned up on chance on a Saturday night to see if they had a table available at about 8.30. We were promptly given a table. Service was excellent and the steaks we had were excellently cooked to perfection. Staff understood what our requirements were.

1  Thank alan c
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Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

Went for a dinner at this gem of a cozy city in Mainz and it was a fantastic idea, the steak is the best I had so far the salad is crunchy and deli and to top of the whole experience was the steak and...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

We went there spontaneously on a Wednesday evening. The waiters and waitresses were quick and fantastically friendly. The filet was wonderful. We had corn and a pepper sauce, which I can certainly recommend. And all the while you had these waiters, who were making slight...More

Thank André H
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

The steaks were both really great and exactly as we ordered them. The waiter was really friendly and the service was fast. We would come back any time we are in mainz.

Thank Thea H
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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
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Monday
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Friday
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
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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