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El Chico

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Kotherhofstrasse 1, 55116 Mainz, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
+49 6131 238440
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18:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 18:00 - 23:00
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Carlow, Ireland
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115 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A small little steakhouse big in flavour. The tomato soup to start was delicious, not tasting like a typical soup. The filet steak was extremely tasty and tender and complimented nicely by a jacket potato. Service is efficient and friendly. For a good steak I'd highly recommend this place

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Thank ASarge77
Falun, Sweden
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Argentinian atmosphere but not overly so. The carpaccio is prepared at the table and was really excellent. I had the fillet and it was made to my taste. you get a sallad and garlic bread with the dish but sauces and side dishes need to be side ordered. The wine list was spars and the wines a little young which... More 

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Baska Voda, Croatia
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Concerning the city of Mainz which I've visited a couple of times this is the best restaurant there. I ate here 3-4 times. Concerning steakhouses, this is by far the best steakhouse that I've ever been to.

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Watford, United Kingdom
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356 reviews
202 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

We went as a group on the off-chance of getting a table in the busy restaurant. The staff was very accommodating so we got a table for everyone, which was good. The steaks were excellent, cooked to perfection, with generous side dishes. Overall, the price with wine was very reasonable, so good food at a good value for money?

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Bentonville, Arkansas
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19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

We had dinner on December 9 of this year. When we entered we were met by seating hostess and taken to our table. Our wait person Autumn came and with a big smile took our drink order. She came with our drinks and the cheese dip. She took our food order. We had the enchiladas made with beef. The food... More 

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Danbury, Connecticut
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60 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

I dined at El Chico with a colleague who had been earlier this year and loved it! He raved about it so I said let's try it on a night when we had no business plans. It was cold and rainy but as soon as we walked it we were welcomed with the delicious aromas and great hospitality! We were... More 

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Heraklion, Greece
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16 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

In a very good location , a very warm restaurant with excellent meat. The service was very good and quick,the fillet we had was really very delicious and the prices were really reasonable. Try to make a reservation before because it's quite full . I will definitely visit this place next time I will be in Mainz

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Thank Adam_ps
Lucerne, Switzerland
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

We are living in Europe for few months and have tried many dishes. The steak here is the best we ever have. Fillet steak is the recommendation. Better than rumpsteak and lamb. But you can try all :)

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Seattle, Washington
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40 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

Based on review we visited this restaurant late evening. We did not have reservation and initially the waiter did not want to accomodate us but we convinced him. Steaks were tender and tasty. Service was not very good but they improved in the end.

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15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

Service was attentive, friendly and accurate. The steak was done perfectly and tasted great but was a little sinewy for me. The vegetables were perfect. The prices were reasonable. I will be back.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Steakhouse, Argentinian, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
18:00 - 23:00
Monday
18:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
18:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
18:00 - 23:00
Thursday
18:00 - 23:00
Friday
18:00 - 23:00
Saturday
18:00 - 23:00
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?