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Zinc Bistro

15034 N Scottsdale Road, Suite 140, Scottsdale, AZ 85254-8140 (Paradise Valley)
(480) 603-0922
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Ranked #157 of 1,014 Restaurants in Scottsdale
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $41 - $80
Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: French
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Good for: Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Neighborhood: Paradise Valley
Cross street: Scottsdale Rd & Greenway-Butherus
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  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Any
English first
scottsdale, arizona
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58 reviews 58 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

Been here 10 times but not in last 2 years. This was a Sunday at 5 pm in September, 2014. What a joke. Took 5 guests and had terrible service. Waited 70 minutes for only food, the main course, to arrive. It should only have taken a few minutes to prepare. Nothing special. The sun shown in the faces of... More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Only ate there once they have a great lunch and we did enjoy it.The service was good ,We have so many great restaurants here in Scottsdale it's hard to make choices.

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Bennington, Vermont
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33 reviews 33 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

We ate at Zinc on very hot Saturday for an early dinner. We got to sit in front (by the bar) where you get a real bistro sense. The wine was great (great choices by the glass) and our meals perfect. I had the Ahi done just right and my husband had the evening special of sea bass. To finish... More

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Scotland
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74 reviews 74 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We decided to go to this restaurant on our first night in Scottsdale for about 10 years. Zinc got a good write up and was in a retail mall we had been to before. It was very quiet being Labor Day. The food though was very good and the service was good. Very French in the US and the. signature... More

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Nashville, Tennessee
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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 via mobile

This was a pleasant jewel in the middle of the desert! Our server was very attentive but not too much so. My onion soup was so good it knocked me out! The lunch serving was a plate of three breads with a wonderful tuna salad on top with a tasty red relish (I don't remember the name because I was... More

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Ormond Beach, Florida
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57 reviews 57 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

This place came HIGHLY recommended. I was very happy with the server we had and the restaurant was nicely appointed. However, I didn't see the food being worth the hype. Yes, it was tasty, but I don't think the price and portions were in line. I also would have preferred a better seat. The people sitting next to us should... More

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Vancouver, Canada
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160 reviews 160 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
121 helpful votes 121 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

I really enjoyed the ambiance, the charming service and the delicious food here. If you have no ethical problems you must try the seared foie gras appetizer prepared in whatever way the chef chooses to do it that day. A perfectly seared slice of melting goodness on super crispy buttery toast accompanied by kumquats and crispy cipollini onion rings was... More

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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69 reviews 69 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

We ate off the nice lunch menu, the food was very good. We had mussels, chicken sandwich and salads. The bread was excellent. We were on the late side of the lunch time, and were seating immediately. Service was knowledgeable and prompt. We look forward to returning on our next trip.

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Mt. Vernon, Washington
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26 reviews 26 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Food was outstanding, service was outstanding, prices were pretty decent. Was able to get quick seating and service. it was perfect for a quick lunch. Great food selection and the staff was helpful in making suggestions and local favorites. Will definitely go back!

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Glendale, Arizona
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

It started with the bread being cold, completely cold. It was not even luke warm. We were dinning with a small child and my kid was banging a spoon onto the table and the manager walked by and just grabbed the spoon out of his hand and walked away. He never mentioned anything to us about our child being loud.... More

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