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“Fantastic setting for fantastic German meal & GREAT wait staff.”
Review of Heiliggeist

Heiliggeist
Ranked #5 of 539 Restaurants in Mainz
Certificate of Excellence
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Good for: Business meetings, Bar scene, Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic, Local cuisine
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Reservations
Reviewed June 29, 2013

Located in an old church (some say it had other uses) provides beautiful setting for meals. The meals were generous (had pizzas, sausage, & veal dish during stay, all great). While many meals in this German town are great, the wait staff made this location stand our, they were great & very accommodating to non-German speaking tourist. English menus available, but NO CREDIT CARDS. While main room seemed reserved for reservations, a large open dining/drinks area is first come first serve, and very nice too. Jeans to Business Casual to formal.

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Reviewed June 5, 2013

Go for the ambience alone! This is an old church-turned-restaurant. It's such an interesting space. Tables are where the pews normally are.

The food is good-- not Michelin Star good, but satisfying and tasty. The cocktail list is right out of the 1990s-- I felt like I had gone back in time. There were a couple good selections on the wine list, and there was a nice and varied beer list.

This is not a place to go to have the dining experience of your life, but if you want a good, sturdy dinner with a tasty beer or glass of wine in a really interesting space, this is the place for you. Portions were hardy, and I enjoyed everything. (I went during Spargle-- aka white asparagus-- season, and I ordered the Spargle menu almost everywhere I went). If I were to put this restaurant on a NYC gauge, this would be a trendy downtown restaurant in NYC.

Dogs are welcome.
Large groups are easily accommodated.
Perfect for a fun family dinner, an interesting date, or a casual business dinner.

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Reviewed May 29, 2013

Service was okay, but the food was nothing special. There are many other good restaurants in the Mainz area.

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Reviewed May 25, 2013

We ate here our last night after spending the day in Wiesbaden. Our food was plentiful and good. The atmosphere was good and the staff quite pleasant. I particularly liked the Jagerschnitzel. Like some other places in Mainz, cash is king.

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Reviewed May 23, 2013

Everything, the food, drinks, atmosphere and service. Also the interior decoration very cosy and historically beautiful, as it used to be part of an old convent building I believe. Yje the name Heiliggeist, meaning Holsy spirit in German.

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