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Le Brin de Zinc

) #16 of 284 Restaurants in Orleans $$ - $$$ French, , European
60, 62, 64 Rue Sainte Catherine, 45000, Orleans, France
+33 2 38 53 38 77
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good48%
  • Average14%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
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“mussels” (8 reviews)
“salad” (10 reviews)
“bone marrow” (2 reviews)
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French, Bar, European, Diner, Delicatessen, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
60, 62, 64 Rue Sainte Catherine, 45000, Orleans, France
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1 - 10 of 74 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stumbled across this place while on our way to place de martoi. We were immediately made welcome with buggy and Baby and kid in tow. Food was very good and staff patient with our less than perfect French. 😳 Would definitely come back and...More

Thank shewoop
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After approaching the three restaurants that were open in the main square and getting no joy we stumbled on Le Brin de Zinc by chance and waited for an outside table to become available. The maitre d was friendly, efficient and professional and the food...More

Thank Victorioriana
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Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

We went here as a family with two young kids ( 5 & 8) and found plenty of variety on the menu. We enjoyed our meal on the first night so much we went back again the next night. The place has a bit of...More

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Reviewed 11 July 2017

A great find. Just off the center square, this place is bustling with locals having business lunches around laptops and whatnot. We squeezed into a table just off the terrace (which was full) and were able to peer into other people's tables before we ordered....More

Thank Pablo C
Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

Service friendly and waiting time for placing orders and receiving the food was correct. Food was all right, nothing outstanding but of fresh quality and portions were decent. Nice ambiance on the terrace if you don't mind the smokers.

Thank FordPrefectII
Reviewed 26 June 2017

Lovely Friday evening, eating at an outdoor table. Lovely moules for one and large brochette for the other. Staff were friendly and helpful though knowledge of gluten free seemed to throw them at first, this is important to us as one of us has coeliac...More

Thank 465Hilary
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

Nice restaurant. It's rare to find good service in France and here the waiters were attentive and responsive. Food was good. We had bavettes.

Thank Damien P
Reviewed 6 June 2017

Nice restaurant with typical French cuisine, Steak tartare, mussels, bone marrow and other local delicious foods. Nice wine list,quick service. On public holiday you have to make a reservation or be there around 19.30 hours!

Thank Andrea S
Reviewed 3 April 2017

Food was good, not to die for. Prices were reasonable, but not great. Service was very friendly, and the location was very nice: outdoor seating in a cobblestone pedestrian only street.

Thank Bruno M
Reviewed 17 March 2017

On a last minute quite late mission to eat in Orleans before heading back we chanced upon this delightful hostelry , the atmosphere , the food , the camaraderie all superb . What struck me was the vast age range and styles of the clientele...More

Thank triciareilly
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$41
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 60, 62, 64 Rue Sainte Catherine, 45000, Orleans, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Centre-Val de Loire  >  Loire Valley  >  Orleans
  • Phone Number: +33 2 38 53 38 77
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