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“great atmosphere for drinks”
Review of Vaivai

Vaivai
Ranked #126 of 2,600 Restaurants in Frankfurt
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Italian, Steakhouse, Bar
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Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Description: VAIVAI is an expression of urban modern lifestyle and it reflects the spirit of the times. The art lies in the meaningful return to the simple and good - ,,l`arte di mangiare" - the art of dining. Even with that in mind, everything happens quickly, is always fresh and is available at all times. Italian cuisine has began to conquer Germany decades ago and now remains a constant addition for German fare as it continues it's worldwide presence. VAIVAI joins with winning streak constantly interprets Italien cuisine in a modern way. The name VAIVAI, which means ,,chop chop", is equivalent to us as: ,,we raise the bar" - with speed, warmth and productivity...
Reviewed November 5, 2012

Great atmosphere for drinks....food also very good if not in a hurry...bit slow for business lunch....!

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Reviewed August 11, 2012 via mobile

This place is the closest you can get in Frankfurt to the cool atmosphere and design restaurants in cities like London and New York! It's a great set up with cool furnitures and and very open and nice setting inside! BUT, the menu unfortunately feels average ... There was not a single main course that "jumped out" at me in terms of interesting or fun choices. Very standard steak, pasta dishes so lacking a bit of a food edge. When the flood comes it's good enough but nothing spectacular in terms of taste. Lastly, the service is a bit "iffy" ... Slow and you have 3-4 different waiters helping you instead of the same one so it's a bit chaotic but maybe I put that down to the place being new. Lastly, management should tell their staff it's ok that they are "cool" but still a smile from a waiter goes a long way and is currently missing a bit. In summary, I still love the place but I go here (again and again) for drinks but I have dinner elsewhere!

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Reviewed July 3, 2012

I really enjoyed this place. The atmosphere is cool, all exposed brick and rafters, but still bright and open. There is a neat loungy area to the right, and they do have a pretty big outdoor seating area. Service was friendly and attentive for Germany, but not overwhelming or annoying like in the USA. Everything Ive eaten here has been good and visually appealing. I will definitely return.

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