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Am Holztor

) #15 of 418 Restaurants in Mainz $$ - $$$ , German, European
Holzstr. 40 | 55116 Mainz, 55116 Mainz, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
+49 6131 5547700
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good26%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“salad” (8 reviews)
“potatoes” (5 reviews)
“schnitzel” (9 reviews)
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Wine Bar, German, European, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Holzstr. 40 | 55116 Mainz, 55116 Mainz, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
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Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

Really great service, very friendly with a smile. Food was fantastic and would happily eat here again. Wine selection was good, all by the glass, very reasonable.

Thank Sarah N
Reviewed 10 May 2017

While At the Hyatt my wife and myself walked along the romantic Rheinspasse ....we chanced upon Am Holztor. What a delightful wrong turn!!Family restaurant with great german food...grass roots fare served w/ care, class, and true feelings of being welcome. Domenic' (owners son of German...More

Thank JosephMD2013
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

If you're staying at the Hyatt Hotel, this place is a must to eat. Two minutes walk along the banks of the Rhine. Excellent local restaurant. Good honest home cooked food, generous portions too AND very reasonably priced. VERY HIGHLY RECOMMENDED.

Thank StephenHoneyman
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

This is perhaps our 6th visit to Am Holztor. Always a great welcome. Good wine and beer. Even better food! KUTGW (Mach weiter so!)

Thank RadioTircoed
Reviewed 8 February 2017

I found this restaurant recommended in TripAdvisor and decided to give it a try during a business trip to Mainz. The location is small and was fairly busy, so I was first given a seat at the bar. After ordering, one of the tables was...More

Thank James G
JoernKarner, Inhaber at Am Holztor, responded to this reviewResponded 10 April 2017

Dear James, thanks for your kind review. We are pleased, you enjoyed your stay with us. Since our main courses are quite big, we do not serve bread with the side salad. But it would not have been any problem to ask the waiter for...More

Reviewed 19 October 2016

Despite living in this town for many years, I have only recently discovered this excellent restaurant and wine bar in connection with a visit to the nearby "Kammerspiele". It's located in a residential street where you wouldn't normally expect it, but it's only a few...More

Thank colinson
JoernKarner, Inhaber at Am Holztor, responded to this reviewResponded 12 December 2016

Thank you very much for your positive review. It's nice to read, that you enjoyed your stay with us and hope, you'll return soon, to try our dessert - I love our small chocolate cake! Maybe after our next Kammerspiele-Visit? See you soon!

Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

We love to explore our hometown and find favorites. This is now one of them!! A very calm, traditional German restaurant. Serving for 131 years!! The service is so friendly with smiling faces (don't see too often). I LOVE the wine selection. In the menu...More

Thank Roxanne E
Jörn K, Inhaber at Am Holztor, responded to this reviewResponded 6 October 2016

Dear Roxanne, thank you so much for your nice review, it's a pleasure to read, that you enjoyed your stay and our wine selection - so you will have to come back, to try the rest of the wine menu :) We'd love to welcome...More

Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

We just went here last night for dinner having seen some of the great reviews. The food was very interesting, I had (from the 'local specialities' menu) a salad with sausage. It was exactly as it sounds - a salad where sausage and cheese were...More

1  Thank Angus H
Jörn K, Inhaber at Am Holztor, responded to this reviewResponded 6 October 2016

Dear Angus, I remember your visit, you sat in the backyard on the bigger table, 2 other guests joined you. Thanks for you positive review, nice to read you enjoyed your stay and our service staff. Hope the rest of your trip was nice! Best...More

Reviewed 7 July 2016 via mobile

Pork schnitzel with French Fries and mushroom sauce and salad. Portion was just nice and the Cajun fries was yummy. Ordered a glass of Pinot Blanc recommended by the waiter. Fantastic!

1  Thank Faye C
Jörn K, Inhaber at Am Holztor, responded to this reviewResponded 6 October 2016

Dear Faye, thanks for your nice review and your feedback. I bet it was wine nr. 16, our favorite white wine. See you next time!

Reviewed 20 May 2016

I had the Pork Snitzel with mushroom sauce and extra fried mushroom. German friend potatoes and a side salad. Great attentive staff that spoke english. Good fare in a nice environment. Total recommend.

1  Thank Angus H
Jörn K, Inhaber at Am Holztor, responded to this reviewResponded 6 October 2016

Dear Angus, I do remember your stay with us, you sat on the first table outside beside the stairs. Thanks for your nice review! Hope you visit us again, when you're around. Have a good time

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Response from MarkMZ | Property representative |
Yes, I definitely would. Or come early and enjoy eating at a table reserved for guests arriving later. We open at 4:00 pm.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
USD 6 - USD 24
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Cash Only, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments
Good for
Local cuisine
Open Hours
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Holzstr. 40 | 55116 Mainz, 55116 Mainz, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  Rhineland-Palatinate  >  Mainz
  • Phone Number: +49 6131 5547700
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