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Zinc Brasserie

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215 E Water St, Sandusky, OH 44870-2527 (Market Street)
+1 419-502-9462
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16:00 - 23:00
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri 11:00 - 23:00
Sat 16:00 - 23:00
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5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

Whenever my wife an I are visiting family (at least once a year), we go to Zinc as a big group. The food is wonderful and reasonably priced for the portion sizes. The dishes change to keep things fresh and seasonal and the preparations are delicious. This was the first "nice" restaurant that came to Sandusky, and I am glad... More 

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New London
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

One of my most favorite local restaurants. The evening always starts off with one of their wonderful "Martinis". All are good And can't go wrong. Great small plates with yummy beet salad! Lovely atmosphere, great wine list and best of all wonderful food. Zinc's is a must to try out in lovely downtown Sandusky.

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

First time guest and left having enjoyed nothing more than the free water. The server looked down much of the time and seemed unaware of our attempts to get her attention. There was only one other table occupied in the tavern... a 2 topper! Finally she took our order but scurried away before we could tell her what we wanted... More 

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Broadview Heights, Ohio
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39 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

We were there earlier than our reservation and seated promptly. We ordered truffle fries which were excellent fries but had no truffle taste at all. Maybe a mistake or a bad recipe. The onion soup was outstanding. We had the surf and turf (scallops and sirloin) and pork chop. The scallops were tasty, the sirloin really not. The pork chop... More 

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Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016

Love to try new venues, especially near the water (North Coast) in this case. Walking inside were immediately in a lively bar atmosphere. We ate in the quieter dining room. Immediately our server introduced herself and provided us menus and asked about water. Was nice enough to allow my wife to sample a tap Pinot Noir before she ordered it.... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016

Our food was phenomenal: complex flavors, not overbearing or fussy; beautiful plating. Our server was delightful. We had a great night here and recommend it without reservation.

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Thank Elizabeth D
Decatur, Alabama
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

Zinc's is located on East Water Street on the eastern end of the downtown docks. We parked on the street in front of the restaurant. Many other patrons had simply walked. Inside is a small more formal dining area in addition to a more relaxed bar area. Reservations are suggested for the dining area, especially on the weekend. We were... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2016 via mobile

I was with a group of adults and teenagers and EVERYONE loved this place! The first night Philip was our server and he was outstanding!! We had oysters, the Brussels sprouts and sweet potato starter was AMAZING! Enough for a vegetarian meal. Had the salmon special and it was so good too! Leftovers and it was good even reheated two... More 

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Huron, Ohio, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016

Excellent food and ambience, one of the better French restaurants I've visited. Interesting food and good presentation. Very glad to have this available in our area!

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Thank Dave M
Sandusky, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2016

This is a place you can't go wrong eating at. It is locally owned and has set the bar in Sandusky for food quality.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$50
Cuisine
American, French
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
16:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 215 E Water St, Sandusky, OH 44870-2527
    (Market Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Sandusky
  • Phone Number: +1 419-502-9462

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?