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Zehnder's Restaurant

730 S. Main Street, Frankenmuth, MI 48734
+1 855-421-4312
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Overview
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good25%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“chicken dinner” (417 reviews)
“cabbage salad” (48 reviews)
“liver pate” (58 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, German, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
730 S. Main Street, Frankenmuth, MI 48734
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Reviewed 25 April 2016

A little secret is the buffet downstairs ... affordable and lots of choices!!! We like to eat here when we're with friends who are a little more budget minded. Food is good ... can't pass up the noodles!!

Thank TealOfAmber
Zehnders, Manager at Zehnder's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 30 April 2016

Hello, thank you so much for the great review! We are so happy to hear you had such a great time at our restaurant and sincerely appreciate your business. We look forward to seeing you soon. Thanks again! Shelby Albrecht F&B Manager

Reviewed 25 April 2016

We went here as a group of two families (4 adults, 4 kids); specifically, to NOT get the family chicken dinner (which our opinion, is good, but not sure why all the rage). So, we went with a variety of meals. All in all the...More

Thank Matt S
Zehnders, Manager at Zehnder's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 30 April 2016

Hello, thank you so much for the great review! We are so happy to hear you had such a great time at our restaurant and sincerely appreciate your business. We also do take reservations every day, but call and plan ahead because those spots fill...More

Reviewed 24 April 2016

This restaurant is a Michigan treasure, a superior operation on every level and a world-class dining experience. They can accomodate any group request and still provide an intimate setting at the same time. I love this place. It is one of the best in the...More

Thank Claude F
Zehnders, Manager at Zehnder's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 30 April 2016

Hello, thank you so much for the great review! We are so happy to hear you had such a great time at our restaurant and sincerely appreciate your business. We look forward to seeing you soon. Thanks again! Shelby Albrecht F&B Manager

Reviewed 23 April 2016 via mobile

We love this place and come many more times a year than just our free birthday meal (whole families b-day in September ) LOL...They have a WONDERFUL BUFFET on Sundays and holidays. ..order chicken dinners and you will explode you get SO MUCH food....chicken noodle...More

Thank Jeanie S
Zehnders, Manager at Zehnder's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 30 April 2016

Wow, thank you so much for your review. Shelby Albrecht F&B Manager

Reviewed 22 April 2016 via mobile

Zehnder's is iconic! If you're in Frankenmuth MI, this resturant is worth your time. You might have to wait a while to get in, but that's only because everyone knows how incredible this place is, and it's worth the wait.

Thank GabrielFields
Zehnders, Manager at Zehnder's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 30 April 2016

Thank you for taking the time to write. We look forward to hearing from all of our guests. It truly is only through your feedback that we know how we’re doing. Thanks again for writing. Shelby Albrecht F&B Manager

Reviewed 21 April 2016 via mobile

I am a huge, huge raving fan of the Cherry Chicken Salad from Zchef Cafe downstairs. Love the dressing, dried cherries & parmesan cheese, they make my mouth water just thinking about it.More

Thank Angela H
Zehnders, Manager at Zehnder's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 30 April 2016

Thank you for such a great review. Please feel free to contact me if there ever is a need to do so. I eat the cherry salad at least once a week, so I know exactly what your talking about. We look forward to serving...More

Reviewed 21 April 2016

Zehnder's is famous for fried chicken... It's very good, but it's probably the atmosphere that makes the impression... 1020-1030's Bavarian... wait staff all in costume... great atmosphere, and they certainly give you a lot for your dollar.. I wouldn't call the chicken spectacular though... needs...More

Thank Puddleduckie
Reviewed 21 April 2016

My husband and I were in Frankenmuth about 25 years ago and I really didn't remember very much about the trip with the exception of the chicken at Zehnder's....so when we were looking for a "not too far" week-end trip, Frankenmuth seemed like a natural....More

Thank Patnmel
Zehnders, Manager at Zehnder's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 30 April 2016

Thank you for such a great review. We hope you come back again, and again. The service we provide to our guests is very important to us, and we work very hard to not only meet, but to exceed our guests’ expectations. Thanks again. Shelby...More

Reviewed 20 April 2016 via mobile

We visit Zehnders annually for our birthday dinners. The family style chicken dinner is always great. The food is hot, tasty, & fresh. The service is always the best! Thank you Zehnders! We'll keep coming back!

Thank LindafromMI
Zehnders, Manager at Zehnder's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 30 April 2016

Thank you for taking the time to write. We look forward to welcoming you back to Frankenmuth and Zehnders again and again. Thanks for the great review. Shelby Albrecht F&B Manager

Reviewed 20 April 2016 via mobile

Love the food,atmosphere, never been dissapointed,great chicken dinners love the cranberry relish. .a must visit..More

Thank KIMBERLY P
Zehnders, Manager at Zehnder's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 30 April 2016

Thank you for taking the time to write. I will be sharing your review with our staff at our daily meetings. I assure you they really enjoy these reviews and I will use this as an example of great customer service. Thanks again. Shelby Albrecht...More

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Linmae
Dress code
4 June 2017|
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Response from Patricia S | Reviewed this property |
There is no dress code except for you need shoes and shirts!
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Carol S
Want to bring family (9) for birthday dinners. Do you do anything special as we will be celebrating all of ours at one time. We have 2 in Dec., 4 in Feb. and 3 in March. What is the cost for family style chicken dinner and do you take reservations. We re planning on Feb. 5th around 1:00 p.m.
21 January 2017|
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Response from Zehnders | Property representative |
Yes we take reservations. You can visit us online at "zehnders. com" and make them online or call 800-863-7999. The Family Style Dinner is $21.95 for adults, and we do offer our Rewards Club and part of that is a free Family... More
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Jackie L
Least crowded day to eat at Zehnders restaurant.
6 November 2016|
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Response from Melissa P | Reviewed this property |
Monday through Thursday are best days, we walked in and was seated promptly.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$20 - US$25
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Buffet, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:30
Monday
11:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:30
Thursday
11:00 - 21:30
Friday
11:00 - 21:30
Saturday
11:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 730 S. Main Street, Frankenmuth, MI 48734
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Frankenmuth
  • Phone Number: +1 855-421-4312
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Description
Hospitality abounds with traditional family style chicken dinners and tantalizing breads and pastries in the world-famous Zehnder's of Frankenmuth restaurant.
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