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Grebenstr. 4, Mainz, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
06131-237137
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  • 5
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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Very Nice Intimate Mid-Range Restaurant

The service is lovely and the atmosphere intimate. The food (I was there only once) was fresh and faultlessly prepared if not quite distinguished. What I realy liked about Zur Kanzel was that you go there with a friend and have a long conversation in a quiet and unhurried setting. I saw nothing... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 14, 2012
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Tulsa
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  • Italian first
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English first
Mainz, Germany
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152 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Pleasant, friendly, efficient service Food and wines acceptable but nothing impressive. Perhaps a little over-priced but not exorbitant. Worth a second visit.

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NH
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75 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

The atmosphere is lovely, the food is great and the location is in historic alt stadt, what more could you want?! I highly recommend the goat cheese salad. For dinner, you can't go wrong with the rumpsteak or the rack of lamb. For fish lovers the salmon or tuna and for those wanting German go for the pork loin filets... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

Walking down a charming street after visiting the Dom we spotted this interesting restaurant filled with history and warmth. The staff was very friendly. The beer and Rhine wine was just what the rainy day called for. I had a lovely salmon filet with a herb sauce and my husband had the schnitzel. The cabbage and potatoes are not to... More 

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Edwardsville, Illinois
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16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2012

I like absolutely everything about this restaurant. It's a small, quiet, classy place, with great service and unbelievably good food. The curried monk fish and the pfeffersteak are the two best entrees I've ever put in my mouth! Everything I've tried there has been first class--the sauces are phenomenal. And it's moderately priced. I'm an international pilot who's lived all... More 

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Princeton, NJ
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2012

Our first night in Mainz. Nothing had really clicked. Until we walked into Zur Kanzel... We were on the earlier side of the dining experience in Mainz. The place was warm and welcoming, even picturesque. We found the owner, Guido, a talkative and friendly host, behind the bar. He welcomed us as if we were guests in his home. He... More 

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Tulsa
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30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2012

The service is lovely and the atmosphere intimate. The food (I was there only once) was fresh and faultlessly prepared if not quite distinguished. What I realy liked about Zur Kanzel was that you go there with a friend and have a long conversation in a quiet and unhurried setting. I saw nothing else in Mainz that rivaled this restaurant's... More 

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Wiesbaden, Germany
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132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 202 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2012

This was a tough restaurant to review. The service was friendly and attentive, the decor was tasteful, the food was simple and OK (although the steak my wife ordered was rather tough). It just wasn't what I would call a "dining experience". There was nothing really wrong with this place, except perhaps that you can easily drop 80 Euros for... More 

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Brussels
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13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2011

Every time I am in Mainz I love to go to this restaurant, its informal atmosphere, friendly service and great food are a must if you visit Mainz. This is the first review I have written about the restaurant , even though I have visited on more than 10 occasions. The staff are more than happy to review the menu... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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38 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2011

The concierge at the Hyatt called and made a reservation for us, she had recommended this restaurant and we had a great meal. It was a few blocks to walk from the Hyatt. Service was friendly and the waiter told us the menu in English. We had a good bottle of a Reisling wine.The food was very good. It was... More 

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St. Augustine Florida
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2011

We dined at Zur Kanzel in September 2011 and in December 2010. Having previously dined there in 2009 we expected good food and good wine. Wrong!! The food was over cooked and the wine was sour and of poor quality. I suspect they serve only good wine by the bottle. The service was also unfriendly an rushed even though the... More 

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Address: Grebenstr. 4, Mainz, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
Phone Number: 06131-237137
Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  Rhineland-Palatinate  >  Mainz

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  • Address: Grebenstr. 4, Mainz, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  Rhineland-Palatinate  >  Mainz
  • Phone Number: 06131-237137

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