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Zinc Brasserie

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215 E Water Street, Sandusky, OH 44870-2502 (Market Street)
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Closed now
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Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Always top notch. Wonderful cocktails.

Been coming here for a couple years and have never had a bad experience or bad food. Always has been delicious. Came a couple times this summer - wonderful bar tenders.

5 of 5 starsReviewed November 16, 2015
Cleveland, Ohio
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On the move- military
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36 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My family and I were in the middle of a military move across country over Christmas. This coincided with my husband's 40th birthday. We happened to stop in Sandusky during that leg of the trip, and I wanted a restaurant that would cater to my husband's foodie and international tastes. Based on Trip Advisor's favorable reviews, I chose Zinc Brasserie.... More 

Thank hrw2mom
Cleveland, Ohio
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30 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2015

Been coming here for a couple years and have never had a bad experience or bad food. Always has been delicious. Came a couple times this summer - wonderful bar tenders.

Thank Crunchberry327
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20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015

I was stranded in Sandusky due to weather and wandered into Zinc for the first time in their new location. The hostess and bar tender were very friendly and courteous. I had a cocktail with friends that I happened to meet, then went on to have dinner alone. My server was Cameron and was friendly and efficient. He suggested the... More 

1 Thank dugbote
Sandusky, Ohio
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29 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015 via mobile

I was so excited to finally get a fine dining restaurant when Zinc came to town but after eating here plenty of times over the years I always leave with a feeling of emptiness. Their food isn't bad by any means, but every time we eat here we spend a few hundred dollars and I wish I would have just... More 

Thank ChiggerBear
West Jordan, Utah
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66 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2015

Great place on the water in a quite little town. The atmosphere was great and the food and wine choices made it hard to choose what to have.

Thank Karen J
Quebec City, Canada
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47 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2015

This place was amazing. The food was more than delicious. We went to many place for our last vacation and this place is one of our best memories because of the food. This is one of the most recommand restaurant in the area - and you should go there too. The location is so-so, but rest assure the food is... More 

1 Thank caroleuh
Mequon, Wisconsin
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260 reviews
169 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 167 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015

i've been to Sandusky before, but have never been that impressed with the area. This time, our bed and breakfast, the Simpson-Flint House, recommended Zinc. We could walk there and were able to make a last minute reservation. We actually ate here twice during our stay and would return when in the area. The waitstaff was friendly and helpful. They... More 

Thank Ttttraveler
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

The was a delicious restaurant. It's located in a beautiful building on the waterfront. They were all out of the vegetarian meal on the menu, but they were happy to accommodate! The desserts were also great!

Thank Christine M
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106 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015 via mobile

This is a very classy restaurant. The menu is not too long and everything we tried was excellent. Unusually for this class of restaurant the portions were large and after the starters few managed to finish their main course. The waiters were very knowledgable about the menu as well as the exhaustive wine list. They certainly did not try and... More 

Thank AnOxfordCouple
Singapore, Singapore
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

Each and every time we return to Ohio to visit the family, Zinc Brasserie is one of the first stops we make. And we come back for a few times (in a matter of two weeks) before we have to leave. Food is creative, delicious and prepared with a lot of love. The owners and chef keep it interesting and... More 

1 Thank Gwmh

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 215 E Water Street, Sandusky, OH 44870-2502
    (Market Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Sandusky
  • Phone Number: 419-502-9462

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30 - 50
  • Cuisine: French

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Good for: Romantic, Special occasions, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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