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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%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (52 reviews)
“garlic bread” (3 reviews)
“salad” (11 reviews)
Opens in 25 min
All hours
Steakhouse, European, Argentinian, Gluten Free Options
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Kotherhofstrasse 1, 55116 Mainz, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago

maybe rather small location but in summer time if you are lucky you may catch a table outside and enjoy a very nice steak

Thank thomasrepke
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
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 17 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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Robert Dale R
22 November 2016|
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
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
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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